Category: Attic Remodel

Remodel to increase home value

The Best Ways to Improve Your Home’s Value

2018 is shaping up to be a big year for residential remodeling. Home values are up, which means it’s a good time to invest in your house by making key upgrades. Keep in mind, however, that not all remodeling projects offer a decent financial return on your investment (ROI). For instance, when the time comes […]

Renovations That Pay You Back

8 Renovations That Pay You Back

Conventional wisdom holds that upgrades and improvements will enhance a home’s value. But some improvements are better—and more cost-effective—investments than others. Contrary to what you might imagine, some of the most worthwhile projects also are the most economical. Start charting your home improvement course now by considering some of the projects with the biggest payoffs. […]

Kitchen & Bath Remodel

Maximize Your Remodeling Dollar

The average American is said to move every five to seven years. As that statistic suggests, you would be wise to think carefully about how you spend your renovation dollars. The odds are that in the not-so-distant future, you will be trying to recoup your expenditure when you’re getting ready to move on to your […]

Arlington MA Remodeling Company

How to Increase Home Value with Smart Renovations

Conventional wisdom holds that upgrades and improvements will enhance a home’s value. But some improvements are better—and more cost-effective—investments than others. Contrary to what you might imagine, some of the most worthwhile projects also are the most economical. Start charting your home improvement course now by considering some of the projects with the biggest payoffs. […]

Multiple Uses for Mother-In-Law Suites

Multiple Uses for Mother-In-Law Suites

Mother-in-law suites are multi-purpose housing units, offering a variety of benefits and usages. The chance to keep your extended family in close proximity, potentially strengthening communication and generational bonds, are just a few reasons why mother-in-law suites work. But, mother-in-law suites aren’t only used to house extended family members.   Opportunities abound with mother-in-law suites […]

Is a Mother-in-Law Suite Right for You?

Is a Mother-in-Law Suite Right for You?

Sure, you may not have planned for your elderly parents to one day live with you and your family. What if you don’t have the space? What if you can’t afford to move them into a retirement or care facility? If you haven’t looked into a home with a mother-in-law suite, perhaps you should take […]

Remodeling for Multigenerational Living

A converted garage becomes living space to accommodate a parent moving in with the family. It’s a fact of life today: More and more seniors are moving in with their adult children. Many families are struggling to accommodate these new additions to their households. According to U.S. Census figures, the number of adults living with […]

Taking on More Than You Can Handle? – CCI Management Memo

            If you have the patience and the know-how, you’re probably well-equipped to tackle a variety of home remodeling jobs. You may want to think twice, however, before undertaking major projects in two spaces: the attic and the basement. Remodeling an attic or basement involves a number of challenges that […]

Five Projects to Beat the Winter Doldrums for Next Year

I’m sure there are many of us, after the winter we just had, thinking about what could have helped brighten our days as we trudged through all the cold and snow. Sure, the  skiing, skating and other outdoor activities were great this winter – but if it wasn’t your thing and you are just counting […]

Making More of the Space You Have

From our perspective, homeowners seem a bit more optimistic about the economy these days. But for the most part, the prospect of committing to a major addition is still making people nervous. For that reason, we’re hearing from a lot of homeowners interested in renovating within their home’s footprint. At Custom Contracting, we have ample […]

How to Make the Most of Your Existing Space

Feeling squeezed into your current home? You have three basic options: buy a bigger house, build an addition or do more with the space you already have. From Kitchen to Kitchen Lounge Today’s kitchen is a place where the whole family tends to congregate. While Dad cooks, the kids do their homework at the island […]