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”
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.
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.
Since our beginnings here at TDS in 1985, our commitment to the environment has been a driving force.
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
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.
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.
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
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!
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!
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!
Jul 26 2017
3 Stages. 25 Bands. 20 Local Food Vendors. 14 Local Beers. 50 other vendors.
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!
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.
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.