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Near-west Madison, Wisconsin kitchen remodel with WoodHarbor cabinets, ceramic tile, and quartz countertops, designed and built by TDS Custom Construction. How to Make Your 2021 Kitchen Remodel Work for You

How to Make Your 2021 Kitchen Remodel Work for You

Oct 07 2020

When the pandemic hit, we all started comparing notes with each other about the new reality of “safer at home”, and about how we were getting through it.

From “Diamond in the Rough” to “Forever Home”

From “Diamond in the Rough” to “Forever Home”

Oct 06 2020

When we were asked to perform some interior improvements on this single story, 1,000 square foot workingman’s bungalow in Madison’s Marquette neighborhood, what we found was a diamond in the rough.

Lower level remodel that includes a guest suite with many beautiful details: wallpaper, brass reading lights, and custom cabinets. By TDS Custom Construction of Madison, Wisconsin. Language Matters: Why TDS Custom Construction Is Adopting the Term “Primary Bedroom” to Replace “Master Bedroom” Terminology

Language Matters: Why TDS Custom Construction Is Adopting the Term “Primary Bedroom” to Replace “Master Bedroom” Terminology

Sep 29 2020

Over the past few months, TDS has made the decision to start using the terms Primary Bedroom, Primary Bathroom, and Primary Suite to refer to the largest bedroom and bathroom in a house. We have made the decision as a company to move away from the antiquated terminology of Master Bedroom/Suite.

Nissan Lead Madison TDS Custom Construction Takes the Nissan Leaf out for a Spin

TDS Custom Construction Takes the Nissan Leaf out for a Spin

Jul 16 2020

Since our beginnings here at TDS in 1985, our commitment to the environment has been a driving force.

A whole home remodel for a classic home in Maple Bluff, WI by TDS Custom Construction. Everything You Need to Know About Creating Your Ideal Workspace at Home

Everything You Need to Know About Creating Your Ideal Workspace at Home

Jul 15 2020

Let’s face it; working from home can be tricky, even during the best of times. Partners, kids, and pets barge on screen in Zoom calls.

Award-Winning Historic Preservation Renovation

Award-Winning Historic Preservation Renovation

Jun 16 2020

TDS Custom Construction recently received the Madison Trust for Historic Preservation’s 2020 Award for Exceptional Interior Preservation for our restoration work on the Governor’s Mansion Inn and Café.

Roxul installation complete on a passive house built by TDS Custom Construction in McFarland, Wisconsin The Wall and Roof Systems

The Wall and Roof Systems

Jun 12 2018

The walls of this house are 2×8 construction with dense-pack cellulose insulation (R-27), ZIP sheathing for the air barrier and 6” Roxul insulation (R-24) for a total insulation value of R-43.

Passive House The Foundation System

The Foundation System

Nov 01 2017

The foundation for this passive house consists of a slab-on-grade with a thickened perimeter footing that is thermally isolated from the ground by eight inches of high-density, structurally-rated EPS insulation (R-38).

Passive House on Mud Lake

Passive House on Mud Lake

Sep 18 2017

Here at TDS, we have a history of providing remodels and additions to clients that are more durable, environmentally-sensitive and healthy than conventional construction.

40th Annual Willy Street Fair this Weekend!

40th Annual Willy Street Fair this Weekend!

Sep 14 2017

TDS is proud to sponsor the 40th Annual Willy Street Fair this weekend Sept 16th and 17th, 2017.

Central Park Sessions- Last One Sept 7th!

Central Park Sessions- Last One Sept 7th!

Aug 30 2017

Summer is waning here in our pretty little city and with that comes the last of our Central Park Sessions.

AtwoodFest this weekend!

AtwoodFest this weekend!

Jul 26 2017

3 Stages. 25 Bands. 20 Local Food Vendors. 14 Local Beers. 50 other vendors.

la fete de marquette La Fête De Marquette – July 13 – 16, 2017

La Fête De Marquette – July 13 – 16, 2017

Jul 12 2017

TDS is proud to sponsor another year of the Fête de Marquette! Four days of fabulous world-class music, unparalleled local cuisine, cute boutiques, cold craft beer, wine for all tastes, an expanded Family Fête, and much more!

MNA Waterfront Festival Waterfront Festival

Waterfront Festival

Jun 13 2017

The annual Marquette Neighborhood Association Waterfront festival takes place in Yahara Place Park, nestled on the northern shore of Lake Monona near where it meets the Yahara River just a couple of blocks from Williamson St., Schenk’s Corner, and just a few blocks from our office.

Exterior remodel of a historic home front porch in Madison Wisconsin, by TDS Custom Construction. Award Winning Historic Bungalow Porch Restoration

Award Winning Historic Bungalow Porch Restoration

May 25 2017

What a transformation! TDS Custom construction was proud to accept an award from the Madison Trust for Historical Preservation in for an historic bungalow porch restoration. The Nathaniel Crampton House is located at 625 East Gorham Street here on the isthmus in Madison, WI.