Most people naturally want their home or business exterior to be inviting, well-maintained, and appealing to the eye. Whether it’s vibrant trees, a manicured lawn, or little mix of both, each of the business owners featured here is sure to provide exactly the right service.
There are roofers and then there are those who were born to roof. Steve and Paul Elieff, brothers and co-owners of Elieff Brothers Roofing Inc., are proud members of the latter. Their company slogan, We live for roofing your house, is more a statement of fact than a mere business tagline.
Randy Southwell, owner of Southwell Builders, began his career at the shop at Oldsmobile, where he worked for five years, while also attending Michigan State University to get his teaching certificate.
The cover of nearly every home improvement magazine is crowned with a photo of a meticulously maintained house that screams curb appeal. There are the dazzling paint and trim, wraparound porch with swing and enough designer roof tiles to empty a slate quarry.
Crawford Door Company (officially Crawford-Raynor Door) opened for business in the early 1970s. Current owner Ted Samra’s father owned the business from 1979 to 1993, when Samra took the reins after graduating from college.
Curb appeal is an elusive concept, but you know it when you see it. If the outside of a home looks well-tended and has an interesting and pleasing variety of plantings and features, you’ve already unconsciously formed an opinion of what the inside of the house will hold.