Rehabilitate Porch Grand Marais Harbor of Refuge Keepers Dwelling

Awarded projects in last 2 yrs: from Feb. 18, 2013

Name: Rehabilitate Porch Grand Marais Harbor of Refuge Keepers Dwelling

Awarded date/ Press release: Oct. 2011- Federal Business Opportunities website

Description of work: Demo existing deteriorating porch & Construct a new front porch on an existing lighthouse on the west channel wall to Lake Superior, out of Grand Marais, MI.

Materials used: Timbersil products, a green product which is an infused with glass lumber product. And Accoya wood product which also is a green product extremely fast growing hardwood. A custom fabricated metal handrail was installed, new foundation work, painting, wood siding, columns, capitols, and bases, concrete sidewalks.

Architect involved: Army corp. of Engineers

Relevant information: A small project that was extremely involved, including performing the work through the winter of 2011 and 2012 on the shore of Lake Superior. Worked closely with officer Chris Case of the National Lakeshore division.

Ottawa Beach Pump House Restoration


Project: Historic Ottawa Beach Pumphouse Restoration – completed June 2015

Historical Interior and Exterior Restoration, lead paint abatement, masonry restoration, structural steel work, rough carpentry, window and door replication and restoration, finish carpentry and painting
Ottawa Beach Pumphouse project was performed in 2015.

The work consisted of: Replication of wood doors, restoration of wood windows & trim, Lead paint abatement, interior- concrete work, stripping and repainting of wood tongue & groove siding, interior & exterior painting work, new roofing installed, interior & exterior masonry restoration and new structural steel beams and lintels installed. Rough & finish carpentry. There was an official opening held out on the boardwalk over lake Macatawa where a city official cut the ribbon and speeches were made by 3 representatives.