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10 Summer Projects & Trends 2020
 May 22
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Fireflies, sunglasses, and sprinklers – summer is on the way! Great Lakes Contractor Services (GLCS) is here to help with your interior and exterior construction, restoration and cleaning. From dreams to reality, no project is too big or too small! Here are some of our favorite summer projects and trends of 2020!
Is Your Home Ready for Summer? Read This First!
 Apr 01
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One thing is for sure: Midwestern weather keeps us on our toes! On Monday, you get a sunburn and on Tuesday, you wake up to find a blanket of snow on budding branches. By now, you are probably welcoming the idea of warm weather. Summer is just around the corner! To make sure you are ready when warm weather arrives, it is important to make your home prepared. Preparing in advance means that you can fully enjoy the summer. Who wants to deal with house issues when Lake Michigan is open to beach goers? Thankfully, summer prep and doesn’t take much time and can save money in the long run. It allows you to step up your summer and focus on barbecues and beaches!
Getting Smart About Water Damage
 Mar 30
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Water is the symbol of tranquility. Unless, of course, it is damaging your home. When your washer overflows, your sub pump backs up, rain leaks in your attic, or any other wet, unexpected mess happens, it is anything but tranquil. As a matter of fact, water damage is serious and should be addressed right away.
When to Replace Your Windows
 Feb 25
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If eyes are windows to your soul, are windows the eyes of your home? Even if they aren’t, it’s clear that windows are important. They let in the warmth of the sun while keeping the chill of the air outside. If you feel a draft or your windows are damaged or never look clean, it may be time to replace your old windows. When you have beautiful new windows installed, your home will be more comfortable. New windows will retain heat and air conditioning better and can save you on energy costs. Another perk is it will raise your home’s value. That’s great news if you hope to sell in the near future!
Remodel Trends We Love in 2020
 Jan 30
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Flooring: Many homeowners are choosing durable, beautiful floors that will last. One example of this flooring trend is polished concreate floors. These floors are eye-catching and low-maintenance. Light colored wood and wood-grained vinyl planks are also in trend for 2020. Floors are light in color this year, promoting a natural, neutral vibe.
Disaster Recovery Cleanup Services
 Dec 23
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When disaster strikes, you want someone with experience to help. At Great Lakes Contractor Services, it is our honor to be the Region’s 24-hour emergency cleanup team. Our goal is to restore your home, your business, and your life fast. We are an IICRC certified restoration company, and our experts use the latest technology and equipment to restore buildings and homes to their original condition.
Why Have Your Restaurant's Ceilings Professionally Cleaned
 Nov 20
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Look up! When is the last time you cleaned your restaurant’s ceilings? There are many areas in a restaurant that become filthy. Ceilings are known to get especially gross. After being exposed to restaurant odors, dust, cobwebs, fumes, and oil, and everything else, ceilings become dirty, discolored, warped, and stinky.
5 Important Things to Do for Fall
 Oct 18
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The summer is departing and taking away the beach and long, warm nights. The season of apple cider and orange and golden leaves is here!
What to Do If Your Basement Floods
 Sep 09
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Finding water in your basement is more than just a headache. It’s an emergency.
Kitchen Trends 2019
 Aug 07
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As the heart of the home, keeping an updated kitchen is important. New kitchen trends set a wonderful atmosphere for cooking, eating, and making memories.
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