Summer in Your Custom Lake Home

Memorial Day weekend is upon us in southeastern Wisconsin, which means it is also the kick off to summer! The long winter months are behind us, and Wisconsinites make the most of the warm months ahead and try to pack in as much as possible. Lake living in Waukesha County ...

Making a Bright, Clean Entrance During a Wet Spring: Ideas for keeping your Custom-Built Home’s Entryways Fresh and Clean during Muddy Season

Making a Bright, Clean Entrance During a Wet Spring: Ideas for keeping your Custom-Built Home’s Entryways Fresh and Clean during Muddy Season

Every year residents in southeastern Wisconsin optimistically throw open their doors when the snow melts and green shoots start to emerge, somewhat forgetful of the undesirable outdoor elements that are quickly tracked inside. Families with children and/or pets are particularly at risk for massive indoor mud deposits, virtually impossible to ...

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 ...