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35 years, did
work on the Schwartz home.
Allan and Sharon Sefton of Beverly
Hills, also customers of the Sterns,
couldn't find a suitable new house or
a lot to build on, so they stayed and
"We remodeled the kitchen and
added an island there to give me space
for cooking for the Jewish holidays:'
said Sharon. "We also remodeled three
bathrooms and did some little things
to make sure everything is okay for
our two children, who are home from
school over the summer.
"We've lived here for 35 years and
just didn't want to move added
Sharon, who operates a UPS store in
West Bloomfield. Her husband is an
The Sterns did the $100,000
remodeling project for the Seftons
over five months, and "they were very
easy to work with:' said Sharon. Bob
Stern said 90 percent of the firm's
business comes from referrals.
Scott Gittleman, who started
Gittleman Construction in
Farmington Hills 29 years ago, says
the spurt in remodeling and reno-
vation work in the past year "has
kept our business whole." He added,
"Many people just aren't moving.
They like the surroundings, they like
the school system for their children,
This page: Details
from the Sefton'
so they're staying put and fixing up
Gittleman features his customers in
his weekly newspaper advertising.
Jody and Shelly Mendelson of
Farmington Hills called on Gittleman
to redo their kitchen and nearby bath-
room, replacing dated countertops
and cabinetry with granite and cher-
rywood. Now, the ivIendelsons and
their three daughters share cooking
duties in the state-of-the-art kitchen.
After living in the four-bedroom
colonial for 12 years, "we had to make
a decision — move or redo',' said
Shelly. "We were happy with the loca-
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