Hitting the Quarter-Century Mark

Thank you for 25Years! In a highly competitive industry where the average firm only lasts a few years, it’s a true honor to celebrate 25 years in business. Custom Contracting opened its doors in 1990, …

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What is Design/Build and why does it matter?

At Custom Contracting, we see design/build remodeling as the foundation of a successful home renovation or addition. Design/build remodeling is a project delivery system in which one entity is responsible for both design and construction. …

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Kitchen & Bath Design – Understanding Your Motivations

Our clients have a variety of motivations for remodeling their kitchen and/or bathrooms. Scenarios range from a growing family that needs more space to a couple who’s finally ready to build out their dream kitchen or bath. Regardless of what motivates the homeowners, the key to creating a …

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Tom Blain Officially Joins Custom Contracting

We’re pleased to welcome the latest member of our team, Tommy Blain. Tom, the son of general manager Scott Blain, has actually been involved with Custom for about two-and-a-half years, including the past year as …

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The Importance of the Lead Carpenter System

In this Management Memo, we’d like to explain Custom Contracting’s “lead carpenter system” — and how it benefits our clients. The way we see it, there are two possible extremes for a remodeling project: chaos …

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Understanding Differences in Remodeling Quotes

Homeowners ask us all the time: “Why are there such differences in the numbers I get from various contractors?” It’s complicated to answer, but we’d like to give it a try. We know homeowners usually …

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Remodeling for Multigenerational Living

It’s a fact of life today: More and more seniors are moving in with their adult children. Many families are struggling to accommodate these new additions to their households. According to U.S. Census figures, the …

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Why ‘Single Source’ is the Way to Go When Remodeling

At Custom Contracting, one of the most appealing benefits we bring our customers is the comfort and convenience of one-stop shopping. That’s what we mean when we refer to “single-source responsibility.” The alternative, of course, …

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