Much More Than Kitchens & Bathrooms

Specialty renovationsOver 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 spice up your home (e.g. theater rooms, outdoor kitchens). Here are some examples of what we can do outside of the kitchen and bath.

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Whether you telecommute or are self-employed, having a home office can be convenient and cost-effective. There’s a lot that goes into creating an appropriate work environment in the home (e.g. soundproofing, lighting), and we can help you factor in all the key considerations.

Theater Rooms

Want a perfect space to enjoy that new, giant flat-screenTV? A home theater room might be the answer. Theater seating provides a comfortable view, surround sound enhances the experience, and acoustical insulation in the walls and ceiling ensures the movie’s loud explosions won’t wake up the kids.


Laundry Rooms

No, it’s not glamorous. But let’s face it: Many of us spend a lot of time in our laundry room, filling and emptying the washer and dryer, folding clothes, ironing, etc. Make this time more enjoyable with a spacious, comfortable laundry room featuring plenty of shelves and counters — and maybe even a TV.

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It’s not always so simple to find a good space for that elliptical machine or treadmill. Depending on where you set up a workout room, you might need things like special flooring and lighting, foam padding in the walls or additional ventilation. We can walk you through everything.


Walk-in Closets

Have you always dreamed of a walk-in closet? Don’t call California Closets. At Custom, we can build out the closet and install American-made cabinets from Shiloh Cabinetry (which also includes the Sequoia line) or Bertch Cabinet Manufacturing — two of the best manufacturers around.


If you have kids — or even if you don’t — it’s easy to see the appeal of a mudroom, especially on a messy New England winter day. We have plenty of experience converting entry spaces into mudrooms. Some mudrooms even have enough space to double as a laundry room.

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A home library has to have just the right ambiance. You want it to be quiet, comfortable and well-lit, but it should also have that special look. Lots of wood. Custom cabinets and counters. A coffered ceiling. When you do it right, there’s no better place to spend hours poring through your favorite books.

Porch Conversions

Around here, we don’t have the luxury of using our porches all four seasons. Many of us find alternate uses for that space. Cu-tom can help convert your porch into something you can use year round, like a family room, home office or library.

Outdoor Kitchens

If you love to cook and entertain, an outdoor kitchen is a real treat. Just imagine spending lazy summer afternoons preparing meals — or cool autumn evenings noshing by the fireplace. More and more appliances are coming on the market to satisfy those who want to bring the kitchen to the backyard.

There’s a reason why we included “Custom” in our company name. Whatever kind of custom specialty project you have in mind, we can help bring it to life. If you’d like to talk through your plans with a remodeling expert, please call us at 781-648-2835.



Custom Contracting, Inc. 1267A Massachusetts Ave. Arlington, MA 02476 Phone: 781-648-2835 Fax: 781-648-0907 Email:

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