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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Going Green When Remodeling

Here’s a question we’re getting from more and more clients: “What’s the most environmentally friendly way to dispose of all the stuff being taken out of my home during my remodeling project?”   Recycling is …

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Welcome Hannah Wirtz to the CCI Team!

Hannah Wirtz joined the Custom team earlier this year as a design assistant. A graduate of the New England Institute of Art (Brookline, MA), Hannah studied interior design. Hannah lives on a farm in Littleton, …

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Remodeling Spending on the Rise

In our Management Memos, we often like to share our perspective on what we’re seeing in the local remodeling market. Lately, one trend has clearly stood out: Homeowners are spending more on their remodeling projects. …

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