Can you help me find a contractor?


Finding someone reliable to perform repairs and improvements on your home is challenging. Other people in the Association may know just the right person for your job and this list is a common place where our members can share positive experiences with contractors.  The University District Community Association does not in any way support, recommend, or endorse any of these contractors

 

Masonry Contact Information Referring Neighbor Type of Work Performed
Oscar 313-218-0984 Stacia Little, Parkside Tuck Pointing
Chris Sykes 248-321-3410, Ferndale Deborah Donison Masonary, Driveway & Sidewalk
Electrical
Othea Wilson, Electrician 313-342-8785 Elaine Gilbert, Oak Dr
Lynn LaPlante Electric 248-762-5989 David Horger, Parkside Service Change, etc
Plumbing
Watework Plumbing 248-542-8022, Ferndale June Crews Floor Drain Snaked (Newsletter Advertiser/Coupon)
Bison Plumbing 586-754-4281, Warren Tom Bauer, Parkside Floor Drain Snake & Camera
Todd Wall Plumbing 248-506-8778 Elaine Gilbert, Oak Dr
McGraw Plumbing 734-558-8794 Deborah Donison Replaced All Plumbing 2002
General Construction
Jerome Ruff 313-624-5115 Cell

313-642-1867 Home

Ann Eskridge Roofing, Tile Flooring, Plaster Plumbing, Water Heater
Brothers of Excellence,

Cederick Campbell

313-204-8181 Cederick Campbell UDCA member and Parkside Resident
Scott Construction & Mechanical 586-790-9020

586-790-9022

Recommended by Marygrove Resident General construction and trim work and Installed Furnace and AC
Spaulding & Sons Construction 313-220-9680 Un Vetted Windows, Siding, Gutters, Carpentry, Brick work
Roofing
RGS Roofing, Gutters & Siding 586-201-4742, Jim Tom Bauer, Parkside Tear off & Re Roof including flat roof
American Metal Roofs 866-612-9193 Deborah Donison & Tom Bauer Installed Lifetime Metal Roof
Glendon McDanial Slate 313-460-5922 Un Vetted Slate Repairs
Slate Expressions, Myron Way 323-336-0522 Tom Bauer & Cederick Campbell Repaired Slate Roof, Replaced Missing Shingles
Hardwood Floors
Eldren Akins Floor Refinishing & Sanding 20126 Lesure, Detroit

313-345-5416

Brenda Simmons, Parkside 4 Rooms & Stairs “Reliable , clean & great work”
Custom Hardwood, Steve Russel 248-630-5025 Tom Bauer, Parkside Restored & Refinished Water Damaged Floors, Custom Millwork
Reba Dobbs, Hardwood Classics 313-318-7249 Tom Bauer, Parkside Recommended by my Flooring Supplier
Heating/Cooling
SDC Service Corp. Rusty & Andy 810-618-5479 Daniel Vermeersch Major Boiler Repair, “Honest & Fair”
Hutchins Heating & Cooling 313-475-1343

313-839-6225

Elaine Gilbert, Oak Dr
Flame Furnace, Warren 586-234-2340 Deborah Donison Ongoing Maintenance & Repair
Denny’s Heating and Cooling 313-368-4233 David Horger, Parkside HVAC Installation
Blue Ray Mechanical 248-955-4389 Franco Ligori, Muirland Boiler Repair and System Improvements.
Gutters & Siding
Great Lakes Gutter 734-953-4096, Livonia Deborah Donison 6” Half Round Gutters & 4” Downspouts
Gutter Dude 734-658-5170 Deborah Donison Gutter Cleaning
Canton Gutter Repair 734-637-6828 Deborah Donison GutterCleaning
Chimney Sweep
High Hat 734-466-9590, Livonia Deborah Donison Cleaned Fire Place Flue
Detroit City Sweep 313-437-2254 Jamie Beniga Cleaned Fire Place Flue
Sprinkler Repair
D.F. DePue Lawn Sprinkler Systems Inc. 313-585-5899

313-794-3529

Elaine Gilbert, Oak Dr
Wilcox Brothers Troy, 248-588-3600

www.wilcoxbros.com

Dan Secrest, Parkside Installed New Sprinkler System
Stan Anders

 313-433-3344

Ms Spiller, Muirland Repair, Replace and winterize
Trees & Firewood
True Cut Tree Service 248-798-5909 Deborah Donison Reasonable Price, Firewood Delivered
Big Dave’s Tree Service 586-222-1750 David Horger Parkside Tree Removal, Fair Price & Good Cleanup
American Pest Control 248-585-2600 Deborah Donison Infestation Treatment for Trees
Painting
IV Walls Painting Fred Butler

248-398-0842

Elaine Gilbert, Oak Dr Interior Painting
Al’s Masterpiece Painting 313-263-3168 Gloria Williams, Birchcrest Interior & Exterior Painting, Deck Maint.
Structure Foundation
Calculus Foundation Systems 586-552-8585 www.calculusfondations.com Tom Bauer Consultation on Foundation & Basement
Foundation Systems of Michigan 888-609-8252 www.drymich.com Tom Bauer Consultation on Basement wall & Drainage issues
Mid-Michigan Foundation, Inc 517-647-5579, Portland Mi. Un vetted Foundation & Basement Repairs
Fencing
Kimberly Fence 586-920-2014, Warren, Mi Deborah Donison, Muirland Installation and repair since 1988
Park’s Fence 586-755-1556, Warren, Mi Tom Bauer, Parkside Fair Prices and Quality Products
Furniture Repair
Rob Hickey Furniture Restoration 21521 Telegrapgh, Brownstown

734-675-5733

Un Vetted
Rasmussen & Sons Woodworking 12100 Cloverdale, Detroit

313-933-1155

Un Vetted
Sandy’s Custom Sewing 313-854-7883 Un Vetted Upholstery, Draperies, Alterations

 

 

Useful Information:

Verify Builder’s License:  http://www.dleg.state.mi.us/verify.htm

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA):  http://www.michigan.gov/lara

File a Complaint or Verify a License:  http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-35299—,00.html

Guide to Avoiding a Complaint:  http://www.dleg.state.mi.us/bcsc/forms/enf/lce-400.pdf

Other Contractor Referral Lists:  http://www.historicbostonedison.org/contractors.shtml  http://www.sherwoodforestdetroit.org/This%20Old%20House.htm

 

If you have a contractor you would like to recommend to the members of the UDCA and are willing to include your name in the referral please contact the UDCA at https://www.udca.info/about-us/contact/

 

The University District Community Association has not screened or investigated any of the contractors or the resident who referred them and the work performed. It is your responsibility to check them out and verify their claims. It is recommended that you hire licensed and insured contractors. For more information on hiring and screening contractors refer to the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs