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Planning a Green Remodeling or Construction Project?

Planning a Green Remodeling or Construction Project?

Jun 14 2022

Start here with our tips for what you must do before you start a remodeling or building project. Are you considering a remodeling project that…

Your Guide to How TDS Constructs Design/Build Budgets

Your Guide to How TDS Constructs Design/Build Budgets

Jun 14 2022

Our Three-Step Process  Defining a construction or remodel budget can be intimidating. But with TDS Custom Construction, you can rest assured your budget is in…

TDS Lead Carpenter Alex Bartlett Featured in Journal of Light Construction

TDS Lead Carpenter Alex Bartlett Featured in Journal of Light Construction

Apr 18 2022

The Lindl Project One of our lead carpenters, Alex Bartlett, was recently featured in the Journal of Light Construction, highlighting one of our latest projects…

Dog in TDS house Help Us Build Our Online Presence

Help Us Build Our Online Presence

Mar 15 2022

Leave TDS a Google Review Can we ask you a quick favor? Help us by taking 30 seconds to leave us a review on Google.…

Ben Blodgett, the owner of TDS Custom Construction, has his portrait taken in Madison, Wisconsin on June 10, 2021. TDS Custom Construction Owner Ben Blodgett Featured in Fine Homebuilding Magazine

TDS Custom Construction Owner Ben Blodgett Featured in Fine Homebuilding Magazine

Jan 31 2022

Passion for the craft Our very own Ben Blodgett was recently featured in Fine Homebuilding magazine’s issue #305. Check out his feature below, and listen…

Ian Schwandt TDS Project Developer Ian Schwandt Now Co-Host of Fine Homebuilding Podcast

TDS Project Developer Ian Schwandt Now Co-Host of Fine Homebuilding Podcast

Feb 22 2022

Ian joins the crew at the Fine Homebuilding Podcast The Fine Homebuilding Podcast focuses on the preservation of craftsmanship and the advancement of home performance…

Sustainable Building & Remodeling

Sustainable Building & Remodeling

Jan 10 2022

Sustainability for your home can mean a lot of things. This blog post breaks it down below into three easily digestible parts: from sustainable remodeling to deep energy retrofits and passive home construction.

Passive House build in Wisconsin with super-insulation, air-tightness, and solar panels to achieve net-zero energy, constructed by TDS Custom Construction. Mud Lake House Update: The Mechanical Systems

Mud Lake House Update: The Mechanical Systems

Sep 09 2021

Follow along for the continuation of this blog series—where we’ll first update you on the mechanical systems (heat and ventilation) that we used for the home, then share some interesting data points on the home’s energy performance.

Remodeling Checklist

Remodeling Checklist

Oct 12 2021

Follow along for the continuation of this blog series—where we’ll first update you on the mechanical systems (heat and ventilation) that we used for the home, then share some interesting data points on the home’s energy performance.

New Certified Lead Carpenters at TDS

New Certified Lead Carpenters at TDS

May 03 2021

Alexander Bartlett CLC, Martin Gutierrez CLC, and Kevin Hayes-Birchler CLC, of TDS Custom Construction are now  certified by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry…

Remodeling Our Industry’s Legacy

Remodeling Our Industry’s Legacy

Mar 25 2021

Here at TDS, we actively support organizations and projects working to build a better, more equitable and just world.

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.

A New Blueprint at TDS

A New Blueprint at TDS

Jan 20 2021

As we all look to the end of 2020 and prepare for what 2021 has in store, we at TDS have some news of our own to share.

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.