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The Holmes-Farley Home – Kitchen and flooring remodel in Arlington

The Holmes-Farley Home Becky and Randy Holmes-Farley love their Arlington neighborhood. In an effort to make the most of their home – rather than find a new one – they contacted Custom Contracting to discuss renovations to their kitchen, back hallway and half bathroom. The original kitchen lacked natural light, and the small window in […]

“To Catch a Missing Contractor” – Watch the Video!

Many homeowners have issues with their remodeling contractors going missing in the middle of a job. NARI members are a cut above because they must adhere to NARI’s Code of Ethics. Learn why you should hire a NARI member to complete your next remodeling project. Custom Contracting is a proud member of NARI.

We’re a Certified Contractor – what that means for you

Custom Contracting, Inc. is a long standing member of NARI; National Association of The Remodeling Industry. We uphold the highest standards of NARI which insures you are getting the best design/build contractor in Custom Contracting.   What does Custom Contracting’s NARI Membership mean to homeowners like you? The goal of the National Association of the […]

Kitchen Remodel & Exterior Renovation – The Duncan/Potter Home Home – Arlington, MA

The Duncan/Potter Home Perched on a hill in the Jason Heights neighborhood of Arlington, the home of Sharon Duncan and Thomas Potter has all the charms – and challenges – of a structure built in 1904. Since the couple moved there in 2000, the house has undergone extensive renovations. Sharon and Thomas have done some […]

Kitchen Remodel – The Bickenbach Home – West Medford, MA

The Bickenbach Home A kitchen renovation/expansion was the centerpiece of a project that gave this family some much-needed additional space. It’s a familiar story: A couple with a growing family starts to feel the squeeze and must decide whether to create more space or find a new house. After giving it some careful thought, West […]

Why Design-Build is so good

Why Design-Build is so good   We’re often asked about the advantages of design-build over the conventional system of architect and general contractor. It’s a great question and with over a decade of design-build experience under our belts, we feel like it’s a good time to call out our top ten reasons why the design-build […]

Two Story Addition in Arlington

The Silver Home Over the years, the Silvers’ 1950s split-level home – located just north of Route 2 near the Dallin School in Arlington – gave them little trouble. But recently, they decided some major improvements were in order. The roof and heating system needed to be replaced, and the exterior paint job was on […]

Why choose a NARI Certified Contractor?

Custom Contracting, Inc. is a member of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) and abides by the strict standards set for all members. What does this mean to you? A reputable design/build firm that you can count on! Watch the video below to see more…