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The behind the scenes - the dirty work - the nitty gritty...these are the things that make up a project and I want to show you all of it. Just like life, projects don't always go according to plan. Let me share and show solutions. I will also show the pretty things, not to worry. 

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On Wednesday, September 8th we welcomed close to 200 guests to the newly completed 2308 Hartford Residence in Central Austin. Watching the late summer Texas sunset on this special evening with our close friends, family, business partners, and community, was truly a stunning sight. We wanted to offer our sincere thanks and gratitude to everyone […]

The exterior of the Hartford Residence may look simple, yet this luxury home was intentionally designed with an unassuming facade. This two-winged home features a main level and a lower level built into the natural sloping downhill landscape, but, you would never be able to tell from the street view of the home. Beyond the […]

Today we’d like to introduce our Trim Specialist, Danny Drew. He works alongside his older brothers and father, Mike Drew to build beautiful pocket doors, trim door frames, and install baseboards in all of our custom homes. Meet Danny Drew: General Construction Crew, Trim Specialty Q: Tell us about your role with Next Custom Homes.A: […]

Once a solid foundation has been poured and the frame of the home installed, the next phase involves intricate work inside the home. We like to call this part the “guts,” and with a home as large and unique as the Hartford Residence, the guts are complex. To help manage it, a home automation system […]

The NEXT team works closely together on every project, from designing closets to digging pipelines, we all have our specialties. Our team is constantly growing and includes family members and business partners we consider as close as family. Today we’d like to introduce our Project Manager, Micah Drew. Meet Micah Drew: Project Manager Q: Tell […]

The Hartford Residence: Foundation and Framing When building a home, the most essential phase of the process is without a doubt, the foundation and framing. Setting up your home to be stable, safe, and secure is so important to the future life of that home and its occupants. Establishing the foundation requires a vast background […]

The Hartford Residence Is bigger always better? We think so.  Over the last decade, our team has been honing our craft and creativity, building dozens of unique, contemporary homes throughout the Austin, TX area. In 2019 we felt it was time to take our attention to detail and skills to the next level. Property in […]

Welcome to the Next Custom Homes Blog. In our little corner of the internet we hope to share project updates, feature builds, and more about our team. After all, when you choose to work with NEXT you’re getting a whole family of experts, instead of a handful of different contractors. We’re a family-run business of […]

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