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Small Bathroom Décor Details That Make A Difference

Finding the perfect bathroom décor can often be a challenge. You’re likely dealing with a lack of space in addition to looking for décor that can withstand the moisture of the bathroom. The good news is that you can use plenty of different elements to make your bathroom look great. You’d be surprised at what […]

Common Garage Problems & How To Solve Them

Common Garage Problems & How To Solve Them

Garages come in all shapes and sizes. Some are small and detached from the home with space above for storage. Others make it easy to open the garage door, park and walk right outside without ever facing the elements. If you’re lucky enough to have a garage, you also know that they can come with […]

Kitchen Remodel

Should You Complete a Kitchen Renovation? Questions for Home Sellers to Consider

As a home seller, it is important to do everything possible to transform an ordinary kitchen into a comfortable, attractive setting. With an awe-inspiring kitchen, you may be able to differentiate your house from others that are available in a competitive real estate market. Plus, your house’s kitchen might even lead some homebuyers to submit […]

When Should Windows Be Replaced

When Should Windows Be Replaced?

The windows in your home are important. They provide a source of air, but they also provide a source of protection from the elements and help to keep the heat in the home. They also prevent the cold air from escaping in the summer months. With properly insulated windows, you’ll actually save on heating and […]

Going Green When Remodeling

Going Green When Remodeling

Here’s a question we’re getting from more and more clients: “What’s the most environmentally friendly way to dispose of all the stuff being taken out of my home during my remodeling project?”   Recycling is one route. Waste Management, for example, recycles concrete, porcelain, lumber, metals and many other common construction materials. The company can […]

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Remodeling Spending on the Rise – CCI Management Memo

In our Management Memos, we often like to share our perspective on what we’re seeing in the local remodeling market. Lately, one trend has clearly stood out: Homeowners are spending more on their remodeling projects.   To cite just one example from our historical data, our average kitchen project has gone up about 80% over […]

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Ready to Transform Your Basement?

Custom Contracting clients used to be pretty conservative about basement renovations. Now, it seems like the sky is the limit.   Until recently, homeowners tended to hire us to convert their basement into a playroom, home office or entertainment room. These were sizable projects, but they paled in comparison to what we’re currently seeing.   […]

9 Inspiring Ideas for Basement Flooring

The basement is one of the most versatile areas in the home. It can function as work space, storage space, or even as an extension of your living space. But basements present some unique renovation challenges, particularly when it comes to selecting flooring. Because basements are subject to high moisture and low temperatures, it’s important […]

Kitchen Lighting

Kitchen Lighting – How Small Changes Make a Big Impact

You have a beautiful kitchen. However, you cannot see anything on the counter tops once dusk hits without turning on all the lights. This is a common issue with most kitchens. People overlook small details such as lighting. Here at Custom, we pay attention to these details.   How about back lighting in a beautiful […]

Creating A Family-Friendly Kitchen

Do you want a kitchen that’s a space for all to enjoy? Creating a functional kitchen is top of the list for many homeowners. You can also take this a step further and make it a functional kitchen your family can enjoy too. From families big to small, the kitchen is where you’ll gather together […]

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Get Inspired! Kitchens That Defy Their Small Size

Many homeowners dream of a kitchen with loads of workspace, lots of storage, and all the latest gadgets. But what if your kitchen is so small that you’re unsure it can accommodate your vision? Fear not. Remodeling a small kitchen can be a big success if you keep a few key concepts in mind. First, […]