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Pre-Construction Resource Guide


    Pre-Construction Resources




    Getting Ready For Your Project

    As you prepare to physically build or alter your space, we know that you will be moving, removing, purging and discarding. 

    Here's a resource guide to help you with all of your pre-construction preparations.


    Men on the Move

    6544 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor, 734-913-9966

    Two Men and a Truck

    125 Dino Drive, Ann Arbor, 734-418-0575

    Handle with Care Moving Company

    4260 Varsity Drive, Ann Arbor, 734-677-2000


    Dog in a car made of cardboard box - fast shipment concepts
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    Storage + Packing

    PODS Storage Solutions

    36501 Van Born Road Ste 110, Romulus, 855-706-4758


    10049 Harrison Road, Romulus, 877-627-8269

    U-Box Moving and Storage 

    3655 S. State Street, Ann Arbor, 734-994-1156


    Online crate and moving company. Simple, convenient, and sustainable.


    Meadowlark is passionate about Building Better Futures.

    Please consider donating to the organizations below to avoid filling up our landfills with what someone else may consider a found treasure.

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    Habitat for Humanity Restore: 6241 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor, 734-276-0599

    • Building materials + furnishings 
    • See websites for specifics

    Avalon Housing:  1327 Jones Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, 734-663-5858

    • Ann Arbor's non-profit organization that provides housing and furnishings for low-income families
    • Bedding, dressers, mattresses...etc, living room + dining room goods, wooden + sturdy hangers, cleaning supplies
    HouseN2Home:  5361 McAuley Dr. Suite 1125, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, contactus@houseN2home.org 

    • Furnishings (must send pictures for acceptance)
    • They do not take desks
    • See website for furniture details
    Kiwanis Sale:  100 N Staebler Rd Suite C, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, 734-368-9738

    • Toys, tools, linens, sporting goods, collectibles, antiques, kitchen goods
    SOS Community Services:  114 N River St, Ypsilanti, MI 48198, 734-485-8730

    • Based in Ypsilanti and their focus is homelessness
    • Personal care, food pantry, first aid items
    Ann Arbor Thrift Shop:  3500 Washtenaw Ave K, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, 734-662-6771

    • Mission: Emergency social service aid through Ann Arbor Community 
    • Housewares, china, linen, books, home decor, surface decorations
    PTO Thrift Shop:  2280 S Industrial Hwy, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, 734-996-9155

    • Mission: Non-profit that funds Ann Arbor Public Schools
    • Clothing and Furniture in good shape
    • They will pick up large furniture (quantity and/or size) donations
    Scrap Creative Reuse:  4567 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, 734-800-4137

    • Mission:  to inspire creative reuse and environmentally sustainable behavior by providing educational programs and affordable materials to the community
    • Craft items and leftover materials (fabric, gift bags, thread, yarn, crafting supplies)

    Humane Society of Huron Valley 3100 Cherry Hill Rd,  Ann Arbor, MI 48105, 734-662-5585

    • Mission: to improve and save lives through compassionate care, community engagement, and advocacy for animals. 
    • Gently used or new bath towels (but no hand towels),  small blankets, and pet beds that can be laundered in a normal washing machine.