Over our many years in the restoration business, Burton Brothers has developed an expertise that ranges from residential to industrial. Our staff of project managers is matched to each project based on their experience in handling a certain type of project. Detailed record-keeping and scheduling, which is so important when dealing with insurance companies, is one our strong points that sets us apart from our less experienced competitors.

Our 24 hour service ensures that you are never more than a phone call away from the help that you need when disaster strikes. It also allows you to contact our project managers in the evening when most offices are closed.
Burton Brothers has handled projects in all 48 contiguous states, Canada, and the Caribbean. This national and international experience has earned us a reputation of being able to adapt to any type of working condition and locale.

Commercial Projects

Splash Universe Water Park Resorts Holiday Inn Express

damage perform repairsDundee, Mich. – When tornados struck Dundee one early spring morning, Burton Brothers was called in to assess the damage and perform repairs. Our rapid response team quickly established temporary power allowing for roof framing and temporary roof covering. Immediate, dangerous situations were addressed for safety concerns and to prevent further damage from all areas. Plans for cleanup of all debris from outside common areas, pool area, and parking lots devised and completed within 48 hours. Interior environmental concerns were addressed with the rapid drying process that mitigated bacteria or mold.

Nestle Corporation (Arrowhead Springs)

Ontario, Calif. – Water pipeline damaged by wild fires and mudslide. Spring water tapped from the top of a mountain and piped down through steel tubes became damages. Eight miles of steel piping, spring houses, antennas and solar panels were inspected and deemed for replacement or repair. Helicopters hired for difficult delivery of replacement components, tools, workers, and finally re-inspection of the pipeline before reactivation of water surge.

Hickory Grove Condominiums

Bloomfield Hills, Mich. – Fire damaged 3 units of this upscale condominium. Quick response from our 24 hour emergency board up service allowed heat to be restored which minimized the damages in the dead of winter. Full restoration was then performed, upgrading to the latest building codes for management and updating design to the delight of the homeowner.

Pacific States Cast Pipe

Provo, Utah – Explosion: Cost analysis, estimating and scheduling.

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, Mich. – Yost Arena: wall collapsed in the University of Michigan Yost Ice Arena. Burton Brothers provided scope and pricing to the University.

Point West Condominiums

Galveston, Texas – Hurricane Damage on this condominium brought water and wind damage. Burton Brothers on the job cost analysis and estimating allowed workers to begin repairs before mold infestation occurred, which is so important in preventing further damage and keeping costs down. $26,000,000 project.

Houston Community College

Houston, Texas – Hurricane damage: Burton Brothers consulting division provided a cost analysis and estimation. $6,500,000 project.

Sheraton Brook Hollow

Houston, Texas – Hurricane damage to this large hotel and vacations as well. Burton Brothers nationally recognized consulting division responded immediately with a cost analysis and estimation. This allowed the restoration to be addressed before mold and environmental damage occurred. $5,500,000 project.

Grand Blanc Processing Plant

Genesee County, Mich. – chemical explosion at Grand Blanc Procession Plant: Burton Brothers estimated the damaged, and coordinated repairs which included cleaning of all machinery, replacement of electrical feeders, repaired mechanically fastened roof, cleaned and painted concrete walls. Partial production for the plant was made available during reconstruction providing full capacity in just three weeks. $1,500,000 project.

Payne-Pulliam Career Center

Wayne County, Mich. – vandalism stopped operations offered by this non-profit career center which provided programs for Work First, PAL, and WIA. Burton Brothers 24 hour board-up service came out and provided safety for the remaining elements, then restored the building to its fully operational capacity. Then restores the building to fully operational capacity. $18,000 project.

Detroit Transportation Corporation - People Mover

Detroit, Mich. – Detroit People Mover: Maintenance repairs included replacement of grating at all train stations with professional metal ground level grating allowing for the safety of every People Mover Passenger.

Kowalski Sausage

Hamtramck, Mich. – Fire Damage restoration: $500,000 project.

Dillard University

New Orleans, La. – code compliance: $60,000,000 project.

May Company

Los Angeles, Calif. – earthquake damage; scope, cost and scheduling. $10,000,000 project.

Port Authority of New York

commercial damage repairNew York, N.Y. – Path tunnel restoration on 9/11/01: Burton Brothers General Contractors was called to serve as lead consultant for properties controlled by the New York Port Authority. Subway tunnels were just one of our assessments of damaged properties. Our country’s vulnerability that day proved to Burton Brothers that we must take steps in all of our lives to serve, protect, and watch out for each other. Scope and cost: $160,000,000 project.

Fox and Hounds Restaurant

Bloomfield Hills, Mich. – Fire completely destroyed this landmark restaurant. Burton Brothers rebuilt in record time allowing business interruption to be kept to a minimum. As with all the Burton Brothers rebuilding projects, building code compliance was strictly adhered to. The restaurant was back preparing their delicious meals in their beautifully remodeled kitchen and dining room in record time. $3,000,000 project.

Ground Zero

New York, N.Y. – September 11th, 2001 changed everyone’s life. Burton Brothers is proud to have provided professional assistance in the assessment of damage to the Millennium Hotel, Merrill Lynch, and Dow Jones Building. Worked at Ground Zero as well as the underground retail, parking, and subway tunnels provided a grim reminder of our vulnerability but also made us proud to assist in rebuilding a symbol of our freedom.

Chrysler Corporation

New Castle, Ind. – Fire damages: budget and scheduling $3,000,000 project.

General Motors Corporation-Pontiac Motors

Pontiac, Mich. – Fire damage: estimation and scheduling $2,000,000 project.

Miami International Airport

Miami, Fla. – tornado damage; code review $2,000,000 project.

University of Texas Medical Center

Houston, Texas – flood damage: scope, cost, scheduling, and monitoring. $25,000,000 project.

Mercy Hospital

Miami, Fla. – hurricane damage: scope, cost, and scheduling $1,500,000 project.

Saginaw Valley Hospital

Saginaw, Mich. – flood damage: restoration $1,500,000 project.

Matilda Dodge House

Rochester, Mich. – fire damage: restoration $750,000 project.

Elmwood Chapel

Detroit, Mich. – Fire damage restoration $1,000,000 project.

Diamond Carpet

Dalton, Ga. – Fire damage: scope, cost and monitoring, machinery repair $10,000,000 project.

Specialty Foods

Lena, Wis. – Fire damage: scope, cost, scheduling and monitoring, building and machinery $10,000,000 project.

Kraft Foods

Champaign, Ill. – fire damage: scope, cost and monitoring $1,000,000 project.

Thorne Apple Valley

Detroit, Mich. – Fire damage restoration: $750,000 project.

ConAgra Beef

Garden City, Kan. – fire damage: scope, cost and scheduling $35,000,000 project.

Central Romono Corporation

Dominican Republic – Hurricane damage: sugar mills, power plants, infrastructure and housing, retail outlets - All severely damaged by the hurricane. Burton Brothers spent many months detailing the damage from the building owned by the Central Romono Corporation including the landscaping, beaches, and their beautiful resort destination operation. Scope, cost, scheduling, and monitoring $60,000,000 project.


Grand Bahamas – scope, cost and scheduling restoration $4,000,000 project.

Walt Disney Corporation – Castaway Cay

Abaco, Bahamas – Hurricane damage: high winds and water destruction on the docks and piers of the Disney Property in Castaway Cay delayed their cruise ships from normal operations. Burton Brothers’ immediate verification of scope and cost allowed us to establish scheduling and monitor the rapid restoration of this most important Disney Port. $4,000,000 project.

Disney World

Orlando, Fla. – drain collapse: scope, cost and monitoring $5,000,000 project.

Western Sugar

Scottsbluff, Neb. – explosion damage: scope, cost, scheduling and monitoring $22,000,000 project.

Cleveland Public Library

Cleveland, Ohio – footing collapse due to construction: cost, monitoring and court presentation $5,000,000 project.

Star Kist Tuna

Puerto Rico – hurricane damage: scope, cost, scheduling and monitoring $1,500,000 project

Nitsky Mall

U.S. Virgin Islands – hurricane damage: scope, cost and scheduling $1,000,000 project.

Casa de Campo

La Romana, Dominican Republic – hurricane destruction: after hurricane destroyed this beautiful island resort, Burton Brothers led the way with their consulting division and managed the rebuilding of villa, restaurant, marina, fold courses, and even beaches on this 7,000 acre resort. Vacationers were back in no time enjoying the many pleasures Casa de Camp has to offer. Scope, cost, scheduling and monitoring were provided.

Residential Projects

Condo Fore Restoration

residential fire restorationWaterford, Mich. – August 2008: “I’m the owner of a condo that sustained damage from a fire. I communicated easily with Burton Brothers during the re-building process. They were easy to work with and put my concerns to their immediate attention. I do not ever want to go through a fire loss again. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Burton Brothers to someone else because of my good experience” – Mr. W. Moore.

Water Damage

Royal Oak, Mich. – 2009: Water damage from second floor shower resulted in replacement of bathroom tile, shower pan and drywall in the kitchen below. “Everything is looking great. Burton Brothers has been really responsive and helpful the whole way. Thanks for looking out for me. Cheers, M. Livanos.”

Waste Pipe Breakage

Southeast Michigan – “The main pipe that services our home broke and spilled raw sewage into various areas of the main floor and basement. From that day till now, Burton Brothers’ performance has been nothing short of phenomenal. Phone calls never went unanswered, our questions and concerns were answered promptly. The caliber of work that was performed in our home has exceeded our highest expectations. Although this was a traumatic event for our family, the assistance of this fine group of individuals made it the best it could possibly be. Regards, Daniel and Nicole.”

Ice Damage

Southeast Michigan - water loss resulting from a roof leakage due to ice back-up: “We just wanted to express our gratitude for the services your company has provided for us. Responding immediately to our needs was crucial and your company was first class. The workers you sent to us were kind, considerate, and professional. The quality of work performed was excellent. We will not hesitate to recommend your company to our friends. Thank you, Tom and Mary.”

Residential Fire Restoration

Southeast, Mich. – catastrophic fire loss, November 2007: reconstruction from the ground up, custom built 5,000 square foot condominium which involved two separate insurance companies. Reconstructed in a remarkable 6 month period. “My house burned down in November 2007. Burton Brothers General Contractors, L.C. came out and assessed it and declared it a total loss. Burton Brothers’ crew rebuilt my house. They were supremely efficient in all of their areas of expertise. They made sure everything was rebuilt to my specification and special request. All involved worked very diligently and were very helpful throughout the entire process of rebuilding. My original move-in date was scheduled around mid-November of 2008, but I was able to move in before Halloween thanks to Burton Brothers. Everyone involved was dependable, trustworthy, and lots of fun! I highly recommend Burton Brothers General Contractors, L.C. without exception. Sincerely, M.S. Nederlander.”

Walker Property

kitchen drywall repairGrosse Pointe, Mich. – Fire repair: as with any fire occurrence, you have smoke damage. This eight unit townhouse was smoke damages throughout. Burton Brothers repaired the fire damage unit, cleaned and painted the other units as needed. $500,000 project.

Charles Tompkins

Grosse Pointe, Mich. – This long time residence had damage from a fire while the homeowners were out of town. Our emergency services were called to board up the house for safety purposed until the insurance company and owners were contacted. Burton Brothers reputation allowed us to start work before they returned home which brought relief to the owners upon learning of the fire disaster. $750,000 project.

Ford Residence

Grosse Pointe, Mich. – water damage to this residence occurred when a pipe broke and caused unlivable conditions to the homeowners. Burton Brothers emergency services were called and prevented further damage from mold and mildew. These owners were back living in their beautiful home in less than 3 months. $250,000,000 project.

George Detwiler

Grosse Pointe, Mich. - Fire repair: a project that goes back a few years, but Mr. Detwiler was extremely happy to have his home finished after fire damage. Our experience with insurance companies helped to accelerate the rebuilding process, giving the homeowners a sense of calmness. $500,000 project.

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P.O. Box 371 Southfield, MI 48033
248-357-7000, 800-6-Burton

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Burton Brothers General
Contractors, L.L.C.

P.O. Box 371
Southfield, MI 48033

Phone: 248-357-7000
Toll-free: 800-6-Burton
Fax: 248-353-5638

Business Hours:
24-Hour Emergency Service

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