Category Archives: Architectural Control Posts

Window Replacement

We had previously requested recommendations from anyone who had had their windows replaced. Yvonne Craig used Pella Windows at Five Mile and Sheldon and has been very happy with the results.  According to Yvonne, it is both warmer and quieter in the house since the installation of the new windows. The contact information can be… Read More »

Window Replacement

One of our residents is considering replacing many of the windows in his unit and would be interested in any positive feedback and recommendations from residents.  So if you can help out your fellow Woodchuck with a recommendation, just drop a note to Contact the Communications Committee. Remember, although the replacement of the windows is the… Read More »

Woody’s Corner Recommendation for Railings

David and Janet Pitcock HIGHLY recommend Wayne Craft to anyone interested in installing railings, all on display at their showroom. Their salesman was Jason McFall (cell 734-323-6880). According to Dave and Janet, he was a perfect gentleman and very knowledgeable of not only their products but of how to help them decide what was best… Read More »

So Sorry!

  There was an error in the original posting on the replacement light for under the cabinets in the kitchen. The correct product number is NU-12. Please note the correction.

Under Kitchen Cabinet Lights

A special thanks to Fred Sheill who through persistent research was able to locate a replacement for the light fixture and lamps located under the kitchen cabinets. Manufacturer:  Nora Lighting ( Product #:  NU-12 (without Lamp) NU-12L (with Lamp) Lamps #:  1-F13T5CW Nora Lighting does not direct sell as they are a wholesaler.  However, a… Read More »

Sump Pump is in the Dump

One of our residents is having a problem with their sump pump and is reaching out to determine if someone else has had this issue and if so what was the solution. Over the last couple of weeks, ever though it has been relatively dry, their sump pump has been running every 15 to 25 minutes. … Read More »

Woody’s Corner Recommendations

Below are additional contractors that have been personally recommended by members of our community after personal experience.  Remember, all co-owner recommendations can be found on the web site by click on Co-owner’s Corner at the top of the Web Site and then clicking on Woody’s Corner. Restoration of Corian Countertops Solid Surface Restoration, LLC 586-566-6036 Finish… Read More »

Bathroom Light Covers

We have had numerous inquiries regarding the frosted glass light covers for the light bars originally installed by Pulte.  One of our neighbors, Cindi Gleisman took one of the fixtures to Michigan Chandelier on Grand River in Novi.  They were very helpful and provided the following information for replacement: Part Number:  206286 Description:  CK 640040-97 Frosted… Read More »

How safe is your Deck?

An article published in the Detroit News “Ask Angie” column on October 16, 2015, stated that per the Consumer Product Safety Commission, thousands of people are hurt on decks every year.  The higher the deck the more potential for serious injury.  The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors estimate that only 40 percent of existing decks… Read More »

Remodeling Query

One of our neighbors is posing a query for fellow ranch owners.  Specifically, they are wondering if anyone has removed the wall between the kitchen and living area, the one that currently has the oven and stove, as they feel that it would really open up the area. If you have done so or perhaps looked… Read More »