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Screen porch and deck with railing added to a Middleton, Wisconsin home by TDS Custom Construction.
From “Diamond in the Rough” to “Forever Home”

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.

Award-Winning Historic Preservation Renovation

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.

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

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.

NARI Madison Chapter 2015 Contractor of the Year Award

This small bungalow got a new second floor, plus an exterior makeover, while staying true to the original aesthetics of the home.

NARI 2015 Region 3 North Central Contractor of the Year Award

Staying true to the traditional aesthetics of this classic colonial home in Nakoma, a new second story addition was designed and constructed on top of the existing kitchen space to allow for a new primary suite and small private porch.

Historic preservation project in Madison, WI. Madison Trust for Historic Preservation Award 2015

The George Jr. and Lucia Curtis house was built in 1906. Restoration efforts focused on the exterior of the home, including windows, siding, the deck, and brick foundation walls, using historic clues from the existing structure.

Historic restoration of a Madison, Wisconsin 1920's lakeside home. Madison Trust for Historic Preservation Award 2014

The Worden House is a Colonial Revival style home built in 1920. The City of Madison owned the home for several decades and maintenance had been deferred.

Madison Trust for Historic Preservation Award 2014

This home on Lake Mendota was designed by Frank Riley, who created an elegant sunroom facing the lake.

Remodeled screened-in porch in Madison, Wisconsin NARI of Madison 2013 Contractor of the Year Award

Seamlessly designed to complement the original proportions and rhythm of this home, this new kitchen addition with screen porch, mudroom and half bath blends traditional design with modern function while preserving the home’s historic integrity.

TDS Custom Construction provided an energy efficient, green and sustainable design and Interior renovation. Opened up kitchen, dining and living rooms to the front entry. NARI of Madison 2011 Contractor of the Year Award

Our client grew up in this 1972 vintage house and when her parents decided to sell it she decided to buy it with her husband with the hope of reconnecting with her childhood roots. They wanted to design a home that was uniquely their own.

Home addition and exterior remodeling with copper roofing, a bay window and a distinctive sunroom addition adds indoor-outdoor space to the rear of the house by TDS Custom Construction. Madison Trust for Historic Preservation Award 2011

The Prof. Edward E. and Gladys Milligan House designed by William V. Kaeser built in 1942 in the “Wrightian” style. The challenge was to blend the addition into the home’s prominent symmetry without overwhelming the home.

Historic renovation/preservation of a 1911 lakeside cottage in Monona, near Madison. NARI Madison Chapter 2009 Contractor of the Year Award

This cottage on the shore of Lake Monona was built in 1911 as a one-story summer cabin by the grandparents of the current owner. They later added a main house, which is connected to the cottage.

Kitchen remodeling by TDS Custom Construction. Primary Design Silver Award 2007 Whole House Remodel

Sustainable materials used in the project include the bamboo custom cabinetry and cork floors in the kitchen, which received Green Built certification.

Traditional kitchen remodel with white custom cabinetry and granite countertops in Madison, Wisconsin. Chrysalis Award 2007 Kitchen Remodel

This project’s main objective was to give the kitchen a much-needed facelift without changing the footprint or basic layout of the space.

This tudor home received a whole house remodel by TDS Custom Construction and was winner of the prestigious Chrysalis Award. Chrysalis Award 2006 Whole House Remodel

The restoration of this stately Tudor revived interior and exterior details, while incorporating energy efficiency improvements and adding new living space. The project included major structural improvements, and exterior restoration work, as well as interior remodeling and detailing.