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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

Composting

If your family produces a large amount of kitchen scraps, why not compost and use them as a natural fertilizer for your garden?

Plant Trees

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.

Muddy Driveways

With all the snow that winter brings, there is sure to be muddy lawns and driveways once the snow melts and the rain starts.

Annual Tree & Plant Sales

Every year, the Mason-Lake Conservation District offers sales for tree seedlings and for native plants. Take advantage of this great service!

Ice & Snow Removal

Removing ice and snow from your roof can prevent damage later. Here are tips on how to keep your roof clear.

Add Value to Your Home

Home sales are on the rise, so if you’re thinking about putting your home on the market, now may be the time to make some changes.

Tree Diseases in West Michigan

Tree diseases common to the West Michigan area include Oak Wilt Disease, a fungus, and Beech Bark Disease which is caused by insects..

Humidifiers

Here are tricks and tips to keep the humidity at a comfortable setting so you can rest well at night, and breathe easy during the day.

Homeowners Insurance

When it comes to your home, and everything inside that has value, it’s important to keep those it insured with homeowners insurance.