Category: Custom Renovation

Inspiring Kitchen Makeover Adapted To A Family Of Six

  A family of six relocated and purchased a large home, but knew the kitchen area needed a total transformation. The homeowners had an aggressive timeframe. Much of the project had to be completed via virtual meetings with the homeowners and Case. They began sharing designs via video chats with one quick in-person visit to […]

10 Big Ideas for Small Bathrooms

Architectural DistractionDesigners Mark Edge and Amy Wikman collaborated to turn Mark's narrow yet tall master bathroom into a classic, masculine retreat. By cladding the walls with dark paneling and freeing the sink from closed-in cabinets, they minimize the space's shortcomings and shift focus to its architectural interest. Bold-Colored BathroomAs this 6-foot-by-7-foot Atlanta bathroom demonstrates, sometimes [...]

CCI Management Memo: The Realities of Renovating a Bathroom

Despite what you may see on HGTV or hear from companies like Bath Fitter, you can’t complete a major bathroom renovation in a week. If you’re going to do it right — which is how we do it at Custom — it takes a lot longer.   Getting Started To kick things off, president Bill […]

Client Spotlight: The Harris-Crocombe Home

Marla Harris and Richard Crocombe have lived in their Winchester home since 1997. They were never happy with their kitchen but decided that a major renovation would be too disruptive while they still had kids around. Once their youngest son went off to college, they decided it was time. The couple first heard about Custom […]

Custom Contracting’s Kitchen & Bath Design Center – Featured Bath

Spacious, well-planned and functional full bath with double vanity, linen closet, granite tops, undermount sinks, matching wood framed mirrors. Opposite wall holds tub/shower with toilet nook. Vanity/linen cabinet is Legacy (product of Bertch Custom), full overlay Lexington style doors and drawers. The wood species is white birch with a semi-gloss “brindle” stained finish. The countertop […]

Client Spotlight: The Robie Home

    Ellen Robie’s mother is a professional kitchen designer. So Ellen and her husband Fred already had some pretty clear ideas in mind for their new kitchen. When it came time to bring their vision to life, they turned to Custom. Previously, we had completed bathroom and porch projects for the Robies. They appreciated […]

Kitchen Remodel Ideas: Planning Your Remodel’s Scope of Work

Planning a kitchen remodel includes finding your style, searching for a professional and determining the scope of work and your budget. This ideabook focuses on that last element. Scope of work is the term used to describe the basic parameters of a project. Are you planning an addition or do you want to move the […]

Much More Than Kitchens & Bathrooms

Over the past two decades, Custom Contracting has made its name on kitchen and bathroom remodeling. And we love working on these types of projects. But did you realize we can also do all kinds of specialty work? Specialty projects span everything from the basic essentials (e.g. laundry rooms, mudrooms) to the extra touches that […]

Client Spotlight: The Powell-Hollebone Home – Basement renovation & Winery Creation

The Powell-Hollebone Home Noel, a chemist by day, is CEO and winemaker at Aaronap Cellars. The company handcrafts wines from harvest to bottle, and he plans to release the first products in spring 2014. It’s the fulfillment of a longtime dream. “I got introduced to wine while going to grad school in California. My friends […]