If you want to increase security and extend the hours of outdoor enjoyment on your property, consider landscape lights outside your home.
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West Michigan Has Everything You Need to Beautify Your Home or Garden
Our homes truly are our castles. It’s where we relax, spend time with family and friends, and refresh ourselves. We work at making our home an expression of our personality- from its welcoming exterior to the way we decorate the various rooms. During the warmer months, many of us venture out into our gardens to plant flowers, shrubs, fruits, and vegetables- enjoying the feeling of digging into the warm earth.
West Michigan is a beautiful area to live- home to Lake Michigan, lighthouses, miles of forested land, and four seasons of fun! The cost of living is relatively lower here than in more metropolitan areas, and it’s a safe, clean region where you can feel right at home. Whether you’re looking for a dependable contractor to build your custom dream home or for some resources to do some simple home repairs yourself, West Michigan has it all! Luxury homes, some with waterfront views, are available all throughout West Michigan including Ludington, Pentwater, Silver Lake, Whitehall, around Hamlin Lake, and more.
The Great Outdoors
If you’re a nature lover and enjoy growing plants, flowers, and vegetables or are seeking a professional to help develop and maintain your yard, check out our landscaping and gardening page to find what you need. These businesses have helpful advice on what to buy and how to care for your plants. If you are looking to purchase fresh produce or even pick your own fresh fruit on the farm, check out the farmers markets & u-pick farms that the area has to offer! And to beautify the area around your home and garden, look for a qualified landscape contractor to help draw up a plan. For any hardware, tools, fencing, or paint supplies you may need, there are several hardware and home improvement stores to visit and get helpful ideas and information from.
Help With Home Improvements
Home is where the heart is, and West Michigan Homes and Gardens is where you can find the resources you need to create the perfect home, whether you are looking to buy a new home, tackle a fixer upper, or even build from scratch! Home exterior services are available from a new build on up to smaller details like gutters and siding. Once you find the perfect place, you’ll want to personalize it to make it feel just right. The home interior services and home furnishings businesses in West Michigan can help you do just that.
If you are working on a fixer upper, or wanting to hire a building contractor to build your very own personalized home, there are businesses waiting to help! Electricians, plumbers, and heating & cooling experts are always a necessity. But when it comes down to making your house a home, you’ll want to look into floor coverings, appliances, personalizing your porch & deck, and maybe even throw in a hot tub, pool, or your very own spa!
When you Need Repairs – Fix it Fast!
When it’s broken, you need it fixed right now! Here you’ll find a quick reference to licensed plumbers, electricians, appliance repairs and building contractors in the West Michigan area. From leaky faucets to blown fuses to holes in the roof–we’ve got you covered. There’s only so much a homeowner can do himself, so it’s best to leave most repairs to the professionals. For quick and easy fixes to do yourself, hardware & home improvement stores are the place to get the supplies you need, as well as helpful information.
Property Maintenance Services
This is aimed especially for cottage owners or those with rental properties. You need someone to care for your investment, whether it’s lawn care, septic cleaning, or snow removal. Check out our listings for businesses that will keep your property in tip-top shape. We have companies that power wash, deal with pests, sealcoat your driveway, add sand and gravel wherever it need be, and even winterize your home. Those specialty businesses can be found on our professional services page.
Our love of homes and gardens is something we all share. We hope you enjoy this site, and find useful information for living along the lakeshore.
More Home & Garden Information
Screens are fairly simple and inexpensive to fix. With the right materials, you can fix a screen in less than an hour for about $20 or less.
A rule that everyone should live by: for every tree that is cut down, two more should be planted. Planting trees can save the environment.
Tree diseases common to the West Michigan area include Oak Wilt Disease, a fungus, and Beech Bark Disease which is caused by insects..
Pruning is a way to maintain proper health and growth, and to keep the size and shape of a tree or shrub in order and visually appealing.
Every year, the Mason-Lake Conservation District offers sales for tree seedlings and for native plants. Take advantage of this great service!
Get the most out of your money by caring for your lawn mower and lawn and garden tools is the best way to keep them in tip top shape.
When it comes to your home, and everything inside that has value, it’s important to keep those it insured with homeowners insurance.
We have created a handy list of seasonal “chores” and suggestions for important activities to accomplish season by season.
Here are a few maintenance tips to keep your furnace running in top condition and save you extra cost from your pocketbook.