CB Winter 2018


The new HappyWords design features festive words such as: happiness, joy, and contentment written in English, Spanish, and French

Thor Kitchen is offering an entire professional-style kitchen suite for $5,000

Unison Architectural Hardware’s Inox CeraMax ceramic coating for hardware and doors offers durability, corrosion resistance, and high-level hardness and adhesion

Elica’s Stoney Island hood features the Hush Suppression Noise System to reduce noise and Perimeter Aspiration technology for powerful, efficient fume extraction.

Weather Shield Windows & Doors’ Bi-Fold Windows include the standard performance sill, intermediate sill, U-channel sill, and the ADA sill.

Neolith’s newest sintered stone pattern for its Fusion Collection is designed to produce a Terrazzo-style effect. 

L.E. Johnson’s Soft-Close Wall Mount Sliding Barn Door Hardware works with any metal or wood door 1 inch to 1 ¾ inches thick, up to 60 inches wide,

Velux Active is operated via smartphone app and integrates with Apple HomeKit.


A Minnetonka, Minn. builder answers the call to build a Craftsman-style house that doesn't look like every other Craftsman

An entrepreneurial spirit helped Luis Jauregui blaze an early path for design/build, as well as a variety of other profit centers

These custom homes captured top honors in the 2017 Best in American Living Awards with their brillant synthesis of design and craftsmanship

Unique storage configurations by White Wood Kitchens' Gail O'Rourke

A kitchen design by Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen & Bath's Sarah Kahn Turner that connects the Japanese shou sugi ban wood exterior to the counters, shelving and natural light inside

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram: Do custom builders need any of it? A web maven offers advice

Foreign buyers are playing a significant role in new-home sales and understanding the international nuances of negotiating can help close a deal

Building a solid, trusting relationship with your clients is the first rule

The kitchen as part of open plan living design by Polhemus Savery DaSilva Architects Builders, an integrated architecture and construction firm based in coastal New England.

Building custom homes in out-of-the-way locations poses many challenges, not the least of which is septic


This Month in Custom Builder


Sales leader and author Mark Richardson shares his advice for how custom builders, and leaders throughout residential construction, can improve the effectiveness of thier staff meetings

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