Category: Kitchen Pantry

Kitchen Expansion

Kitchen Expansion

  It’s always great when homeowners return to us for another job. In this case, we had previously worked on their bathroom…it turned out so well…and they liked the tile so much…that they hired us to do a kitchen addition and use the same eye-catching tile as a backsplash. Excellent! The original kitchen was small […]

Kitchen Remodel

Revisiting a Kitchen Remodel

In 2009, Arlington resident Janet Fidelman was ready to remodel her cramped kitchen. She had originally purchased the home in 1979, and, all those years later, had decided that it was time for a major update. Janet said, “The kitchen was always big enough, it was just really inefficient.” After hearing about Custom Contracting from […]

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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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12 Kitchen Trends That Will Take Over in 2018

In the realm of remodeling, kitchens are king! Cooking space upgrades are the projects homeowners most hope to take on in the coming year, having usurped bathroom redos according to the National Association of Home Builders’ Remodeling Market Index. While there’s a vast array of choice on the market now, designers and contractors do have […]

Kitchen (smaller) remodel

9 Ways To Design Your Kitchen So You Can Eat Healthier

Do you ever wonder whether your kitchen is keeping you from, or helping you meet, your healthy eating goals? Ideally you want your kitchen to be a joyful, functional space that encourages you to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, between poor organization, bad lighting, isolating architecture and a slew of other flaws, many kitchens actually […]

Kitchen Confidential: 9 Trends to Watch for in 2016

Kitchen Confidential: 9 Trends to Watch for in 2016

If you’re anticipating next year’s hottest kitchen trends, we’re right there with you. So what might the quintessential 2016 kitchen look like? We asked two interior designers for a sneak peek at what’s to come. Hi-tech workstations, ’80s glam and muted color schemes are just a few of the looks they say will lead the […]

The Kitchen of Tomorrow Is Already Here

What will the kitchen of tomorrow look like? Just ask the people building and planning the kitchens of today. With that in mind, we asked homeowners in 11 countries — the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Spain, Sweden and Denmark — through a series of discussions, polls, surveys and interviews […]

Kitchen Remodel Inspiration

Ready to remodel your kitchen? We work with you from conception to completion. Being a Design/Build firm you never have to worry about separate contractors – we’ve got you covered. Here is a sampling of our past projects… Ready to remodel your kithcen? Give us a call today! Custom Contracting, Inc. Phone: 781-648-2835 1267A Massachusetts […]

Trend Watch: 13 Kitchen Looks Expected to Be Big in 2015

Have you been toying with the idea of revamping your kitchen and think 2015 may be the perfect time to take the plunge? Before you start searching for a pro to tackle the project, it’s important to think about what you’ll need and how you can improve your kitchen setup, as well as what you […]

10 Top Kitchen Trends for 2015

  In the year 2015, the kitchen is not being built for just cooking. Rather, it is becoming a multi-purpose room that simultaneously allows restaurant-worthy meals to be made while also acting as the hub of all conversation, dining, social gatherings and festivities. We already know that kitchens seem to have a magic power of […]

Gold & Brass Fixtures to Upgrade your Kitchen

Yanic Simard, the talented Canadian interior designer, recently renovated his kitchen. With a totally functional layout, the space didn’t need a drastic makeover. But according to the designer, the kitchen did feel dull, therefore needed an upgrade. It’s the feeling you get once you get too used to a certain thing. It becomes mundane and […]

How to Instantly Upgrade your Kitchen without Spending a Small Fortune

It might be said that the kitchen is the most important room in the house. For many of us, it is the most used as well as where we spend most of our time, whether we’re preparing nutritious meals for our families, preparing to entertain large and small crowds, or just sitting at the kitchen […]