Project Spotlight: The Swanton Home

“Is Group Building a Good Gamble?” asks the headline of an article in the March 1946 edition of Better Homes & Gardens. The story centers on four houses overlooking upper Mystic Lake in Winchester that …

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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 …

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MacHarrie Marks 10 Years at Custom

Congratulations to Brenda MacHarrie, who is celebrating 10 years as Custom’s office manager.   Brenda, who grew up in Arlington Heights, spent 20 years supporting sales teams before joining Custom in 2009. While she hadn’t …

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Project Spotlight: The Rabins Home

A few years ago, Erica and Selwyn Rabins had growing concerns about Erica’s father, David. A widower, now 80 years old, David was living alone in a two-family home in Medford. Navigating the stairs was …

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Transforming a Basement

For some lucky homeowners, their basement offers hidden potential to be converted into prime living space. One such homeowner is Arlington resident, Janet Fidelman who recently worked with the Custom Contracting team to transform an …

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The SMART Kitchen

Technology has transformed the kitchen in recent years. Housewives of the 50s and 60s may have trouble recognizing today’s refrigerators and stoves and the voice of Alexa or Google Assistant might scare the heck out …

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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 …

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