Choosing Color in Your Custom Home

Color adds, well, color, to our daily life. And how it is applied and what we choose to surround ourselves with in different circumstances may mean many different things to many different people. It may be a reflection of our gender, our heritage, our personality and even our astrological sign. ...

Louis on the Lake: A Custom Remodel

The definition of lightning: 1: the flashing of light produced by a discharge of atmospheric electricity; also :  the discharge itself 2:  a sudden stroke of fortune What happens when a family lake home’s large oak tree is struck by lightning? In the case of Louis on the Lake, when lightning ...

A Custom Lake Home Complete: Moose Hill

When the owners of this new, beautiful custom home found their perfect lake lot, they were excited to begin the creation of their home with Colby Construction.  Having raised their family and now enjoying grandchildren, the goal of the home was to create a space that could be enjoyed by the ...

To Dine or Not to Dine?

Is the formal dining room disappearing in custom homes? The formal dining room, a longtime fixture in the American home, seems to be disappearing. When creating the vision for your dream home and working on the floor plan, should it include the formal dining room or not? If the decision ...