Category: Granite

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Oversized Kitchen

(The above large kitchen remodel includes an oversized island with plenty of seating for the whole family)   Over the past 29 years, Custom has worked on dozens of kitchen remodeling projects. Lately, these projects seem to be getting bigger and bigger. Given the age of the housing stock in Arlington and surrounding communities, many […]

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2019 Kitchen Countertop Trends

Your new countertop should be one that you love as well as one that can stand up to the need of each space.  If you’re ready for a new countertop this year, here’s what’s trending: Quartz Quartz, the strongest commercial grade stone, is known for its durability and the consistency of its color throughout the […]

Best time to remodel your Kitchen

When Is The Best Time To Remodel Your Kitchen?

One of the top projects for homeowners is kitchen remodeling. Custom Contracting remodels many kitchens. It’s a great way to increase the value of your home and customize the kitchen to your liking. After all it is the heart of the home. While you can certainly get your kitchen remodeling done any time of the […]

Kitchen Remodel

Client Spotlight: The Heinrich Home

Len and Judy Heinrich rightfully claim to be one of Custom’s longest-tenured clients. We completed our first project for them — a major renovation of their home on Hillsdale Road in Arlington — back in the early 1990s. Soon after, the couple had their first child and moved to a brand new colonial in Stoneham. […]

Kitchen & Bath Remodel

What Does Your Kitchen Countertop Say About Your Style?

Your kitchen has a style, whether you want it to or not. While there are many factors that go in to styling a kitchen, the larger features, such as a kitchen countertop, can set the look for the rest of the kitchen. If you love your countertop or are dreaming up something new, you should […]

Kitchen & Bath Remodel

12 Kitchen Trends You Might Regret

A big kitchen renovation is one of the costliest (and most cost-effective) improvements you can make to your home. Perhaps you’ve heard the expression “kitchens sell houses.” If it’s true that a beautiful and functional kitchen will help you sell your home, it’s also true that certain passé trends could hinder your sale. If you’re […]

Kitchen & Bath Remodel

Your New Kitchen: 7 Tricky Questions You Didn’t Know You’d Ask

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Winter 2017 Kitchen Design Trends

Brrrr! Winter is here and it is cold.  Lots of people try to do indoor projects in winter.  The most popular? Kitchens and baths of course. Kitchens remodels are exciting to do.  They change the way you live. You start hanging out more in the kitchen, you cook comfort foods and avoid unhealthy meals out, […]

2017 Kitchen Countertop & Backsplash Trends

 Your kitchen says a lot about your style. There are many elements that work together to create your look. You must consider colors, finishes and materials used. Your countertop and backsplash are two kitchen focal points that greatly impact your kitchen décor. Don’t let your outdated backsplash and countertops impact your kitchen décor. There are […]

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The Pros & Cons Of Kitchen Islands

People see pictures of luxury kitchens with a large island online and on TV and think they just have to have one. In general, there’s nothing wrong with this. When we’re first meeting with clients for an initial consultation about a kitchen remodel, one of the most common things we hear is “we really would […]

Bathroom Accents

Top 10 Small Bathroom Decor Ideas To Steal In 2016

If you’re the owner of a small bathroom, then you know how hard it is to make it look bigger and function better. Getting to your end goal may be a tough challenge, but it’s one I encourage you to attempt.A new year means new must-have trends and fresh decorating ideas for your home. Don’t […]