Your mantel, and the way that you decorate it, can provide a quick facelift for the entire room.
What in the world is a wet room? Well, it’s exactly what it sounds like – a bathroom in which the whole room is waterproof and can get wet.
Adam and Kelly Vertican of Impact Building & Renovations originally built this Mountain Craftsman home for their own growing family. But as is often the case with people in the building profession, they got another idea and built something else. So, another family hit the jackpot with this one. The very same passion, detail, and care are evident in each home that Impact builds.
Classic cars and their collectors abound in Michigan. After all, we’re the automotive capital of the world. But what happens when folks take that passion a step further?
Marcus Trombetta was celebrating his recent property purchase at a local winery when he first heard about the company that would build his new home. Bill Ayers, of Ayers Contracting LLC, had remodeled the very bar he was sitting at, converting it from a living space to a commercial wine tasting facility.
It’s no wonder that Michigan has a thriving boat building industry, manufacturing every type of boat imaginable. From powerboats to pontoons to canoes and even a boat building school, boat builders abound in Michigan’s. Let’s take a look at some of the companies keeping our state afloat with these Michigan-made boats.
A complete, down-to-the-studs remodel and addition by Conquest Builders, the home went from a dark and closed-off three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath weekend cottage to an open and welcoming five-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath haven for family and friends to gather.
Belize has it all. For the adventurer, wild jungles and underwater caves abound. Beach bums can relax on miles of pristine coastline and enjoy some of the best snorkeling in the world. History buffs revel in the Mayan ruins. There’s fishing, flavorful food, and friendly people.
There’s a Yale psychology class that was the most popular course ever. It's called “The Science of Well-Being,” and it is a class designed to teach people how to be happy. It turns out that what we think of as “success” – having money, working hard enough, being smart enough to get into an elite Ivy League school, and prestige – isn’t enough. Americans are feeling more unsatisfied and unhappy than ever. In fact, we’re 18th in the world on the U.N.’s “World Happiness Report.”
Located on storied Woodward Avenue, the Shinola Hotel renovated two historic buildings -- the old T.B. Rayl & Co. sporting goods and hardware store and a former Singer sewing machine store -- and built three new ones with a nod to the architecture of Detroit’s past.