Flower Beds for Your Custom Lake Home

The unpredictable spring weather in southeastern Wisconsin has us all longing for spring and blooming flowers and plants. April showers bring May flowers, and now is the time to add more color to your gardens. When building a custom lake home, care and consideration also needs to be taken for the landscape ...

8 REASONS TO BUILD A CUSTOM HOME

1 - You are the designer of your home. There’s nothing like the feeling of walking into a home, knowing every detail in the house and the design was hand-selected by you. With a Colby Construction custom home, you’re not limited to just decorating rooms, as your home will have ...

Countertop Trends for Custom Homes

The countertop is a focal point of every custom home kitchen. The countertop is essential to the functionality of a great space for cooking and gathering, and it is a big piece of the heart of the home. The countertop is also the foundation of kitchen décor and sets the ...

Aging in your Custom Lake Home

Today’s baby boomers are beginning to age, but this active group of society is making it a priority to remain in their own home. As they are retiring or thinking about retiring, a new custom home or lake home may be the dream they are ready to enjoy. In order ...

Build Your Dream Home in Lake Country (Waukesha County)

Nestled in the northwestern corner of Waukesha County is an area referred to as “Lake Country” because of its large number of lakes. It includes the communities of Pewaukee, Delafield, Hartland, Merton, Nashotah, Chenequa, Okauchee Lake, Oconomowoc, Summit, and Lac La Belle. Lake Country is a nature-lover's dream location with hiking and biking trails, fishing, kayaking, canoeing and countless other ...

Following a Home Remodel

The view with a nature conservancy across the lake, along with the flat shoreline: these are two reasons why the owners of Atwater decided to purchase a property they knew would need both an addition and a significant renovation. Could the property, a 3-bedroom, single bathroom A-Frame have the potential ...