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High performance home newly constructed by TDS Custom Construction with a 5.4KW Photovoltaic solar system, passive solar orientation, double exterior walls and super thick levels of insulation. 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.

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Jun 30 2021

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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.

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.

Ensuite bathroom remodel with brass fixtures, marble tiled shower and bathtub, painted Woodharbor cabinets, marble herringbone floor tile in Maple Bluff, Wisconsin by TDS Custom Construction. Everything You Need to Know About Renovating Your Primary Bathroom

Everything You Need to Know About Renovating Your Primary Bathroom

Apr 28 2020

Planning a primary bathroom remodel can feel daunting, but it doesn’t have to be.

Mid-Century Modern Carport Redesign

Mid-Century Modern Carport Redesign

Mar 31 2020

We recently restored a mid-century modern attached garage addition on a Madison area home.