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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Taking the Fear out of Remodeling

Investing in a home renovation or addition is an exciting prospect, but it can also be scary. While there’s considerable upside, there are also perfectly understandable concerns about everything that could go wrong. At Custom, …

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Project Spotlight: Arlington Colonial

Ever since buying their Arlington colonial 10 years ago, the owners dreamed of converting the basement into something special. “One thing we’d always wanted to do was to transform the basement into a daily living …

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