Category Archives: Neighbor Helping Neighbor

Free Bathroom Light Lenses

Cindi Gliesman, one of our fellow woodchucks,  has replaced the original lights installed by Pulte over the bathroom mirror.  They were kind enough to save the light lenses as replacement parts for their neighbors. Therefore, if you are in need of a light lens, they are free for the taking. Contact Cindi at

Exhaust Water Pipe at Furnace

Ken Coakley wanted to share this valuable information with his neighbors: There is a white plastic pipe on the side of the furnace that goes  to a floor drain. Ours was leaking so we called  a plumbing company. You can save money by doing the following. Either pour a cup of white vinegar or a… Read More »

Recommendations for Deck Enclosure Contractor

As always our neighbors have come through with a recommendation for those of us that might be interested in constructing a room on the deck. Jim Yoder wrote: Lars David/248-625-9501 “They did my porch and Bartling’s and at least one other I know of in our sub. They are exceptional.” Remember that the approval of… Read More »

Neighbor Helping Neighbor

We have two requests this week: We are still looking for recommendations for contractors that have installed enclosed porches in the community.  If you can recommend someone, please Contact the Communications Committee We have a resident that is interested in installing one of those Nest Smart Thermostats .  He has heard that there can be significant wiring… Read More »

Enclosed Back Deck

We have a homeowner who is interested in enclosing their back deck and is looking for recommendations for contractors.   So, if you have had your deck enclosed and would recommend the contractor that performed the work please Contact the Communications Committee. Remember, that this type of work does require a modification request and approval from… Read More »

Garage Door Repair Recommendations

Our wonderful community has again answered the call to assist their neighbors by making contractor recommendations: Maria Lyzen recommends: Town and County Door/(248) 636-1804. “I have used Town and Country Door, and they come evenings, Saturday or Sunday and emergencies without extra cost.  Found them to be efficient, honest and courteous.” Dale Autio recommends:  Five… Read More »

Help with Garage Doors

One of our residents has requested recommendations for repairs on their garage door.  They weren’t really specific as to the issue being with the garage door itself or the garage door opener. That being said however, if you have any recommendations to provide for reputable contractors to address either of those issues, please Contact the… Read More »