your home exterior


Northern QMS specializes in bringing your outdoor visions to life.
Our Capabilities
We design and install custom hardscape features bring value and curb appeal to your home.
Staircase down to water.
Brian operating a machine.
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Our team builds spaces that withstand the various seasons Michigan has to offer.

All projects are done using sustainable, sturdy and long lasting materials.
Brian Girard
Founder & Owner
Outdoor Gathering Spaces


Whether you love to entertain or just relax outdoors, we can create an impressive haven for you!
Back patio at a house.
Outdoor Entertainment

Kitchens & Fireplaces

An outdoor kitchen and fireplace create a fun, inviting atmosphere that can be used year-round.
Let us build you a luxurious way to maximize your entertaining or at home dining capabilities.
Stone outdoor fire-pit.
Home Improvement

Retaining Walls
& Steps

Create a positive first impression for anyone visiting your space. Practical and stylish hardscapes compliment your home and keep your exterior at its best.
• Retaining walls add dimension to your property and curb appeal all while improving drainage and preventing flooding.
• Seating walls are permanent structures that provide seating space without additional chairs. These are built using solid block construction and blend in with other exterior design features.
• Custom stone steps allow for convenient access to sloped areas around your property while also creating a beautiful focal point to landscape around.
Retaining wall with steps.
Walkway on the side of a house.
"Brian and his team are the hardest working crew I've ever met."
Traverse City, Michigan


Whether the need is handicap access, overall convenience or a grand statement, we can make it happen.

Accent Lighting

We can add accent lighting to your project! We commonly add accent lighting to retaining walls and staircases.

Water Features

We can beautifully compliment or expand your existing water features through hardscaping.
Hardscape design services.

Northern QMS Builds




retaining walls


Water features

Outdoor Kitchens


Exterior Lighting

instance is ideal for

your product.


Property VIsion

We take time to understand your vision and align our project goals.
Initial design for a project.

Hardscape Design

Hit the drawing board to turn your idea into reality.
Drawing a hardscape design.

Build & Install

Break ground and watch your vision come to life.
Stone walkway install.

Elevate your exterior

With northern QMS

Get in touch with our team to discuss your upcoming residential or commercial project.