Category: Additions

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 […]

Could an Addition Be in Your Future?

We hear the story time and time again: Rather than trying to sell in this uncertain economy, homeowners are opting to make the most of their current space. After all, if you’re going to stay where you are for awhile, you might as well enjoy it. And contrary to what you might think, now is […]

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 […]

Client Spotlight – 2 Story Addition in Wellesley

The Ramnath Home Wellesley’s Suja Ramnath has lived in her 1920s-era colonial home since 2000. A couple years ago, she decided that while she loved the charm, she needed more elbow room and an updated interior. Based on a recommendation from co-worker (and Custom client) Kevin Harrington, Suja contacted us to discuss her vision. The […]

The Harrington Home – Kitchen, Addition, & Outdoor Deck

The Harrington Home A couple years ago, Kevin and Lisa Harrington faced a decision: Fix everything they didn’t like about their Arlington home or start searching for someplace new to live. Their list of complaints was long, from poor flow in the kitchen to a sloping floor to bathroom pipes that froze every winter. On […]

The McShine/Zhang Home: Addition, Kitchen & Bath Remodel

The McShine/Zhang Home One of the many advantages Custom Contracting brings to clients is the ability to handle the demands of big remodeling projects. That’s why a recent two-story addition to the home of Drs. Randall McShine and Sherrie Zhang was right up our alley. “The capabilities of our company make us a perfect fit […]

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 […]

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 […]