January 18, 2020

6 Ways a Backyard Pool Will Make You Happier

Categories: Misc, Projects

6 Ways a Backyard Pool Will Make You Happier

According to the OC Register, swimming can make you happier in the following ways: 1.) Eliminates the Risk of Falling 2.) Builds Brain Power 3.) Relieves Stress 4.) Staves off Depression 5.) Immediate Sense of Accomplishment If swimming can make you happier in these ways, then it stands to reason that swimming in your own

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February 28, 2019

Best of Houzz 2019

Categories: Projects

Best of Houzz 2019

Built Custom Homes is in the HOUZZ! I just received news that we’ve won in the Design category for Best of Houzz 2019, and I couldn’t be happier. This award is based on customer feedback, the support of Houzz’s online community, and other complicated algorithms that I can’t begin to understand because, well, I build

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April 14, 2016

The Story of #TinyMountainHome

Categories: Projects

The Story of #TinyMountainHome

“The mountains are calling and I must go…” First things first, let’s get the stats: Name:  #TinyMountainHome Location:  Park City, Utah Size:  640 Sq Ft, 2 Bed, 2 Bath Project:  Gut Renovation (In the Middle of a Blizzard) Timeline:  5 Weeks If you know us at all, you know we like to stay “in the

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February 16, 2016

A “Surf City” Beach Build

Categories: Projects

A “Surf City” Beach Build

“If you are lucky enough to live at the beach — you are lucky enough” Ok, not only are we lucky enough live at the beach, but we are lucky lucky lucky (think jackpot of gold!) to work here as well.  Huntington Beach CA is, in our VERY biased opinion, the BEST place in the whole wide

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July 14, 2015

California Craftsman II

Categories: Projects

California Craftsman II

Sometimes our projects are tiny (What a Baby), sometimes our projects are small (The Perfect Little Patio), and sometimes our projects are just the opposite!  Big, whopping, time-consuming, all-hands-on-deck, 14 month, late nights and early mornings, types of projects.  Well, this is the story (and final photos – yay!) of one of those projects. We

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April 12, 2015

Dream Big Little One!

Categories: Projects

Dream Big Little One!

Let it be known – WE HEART OUR CLIENTS!  It’s a full-blown love affair over here! When our client (she was already a couple months pregnant) called and asked if we could help with their nursery, we were super excited!  We were also a little nervous.  We’ve never done a nursery before and although we had a

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