Case Studies

Custom Delivers On 2010 TCAA Commercial Project Of The Year

Custom Delivers On 2010 TCAA Commercial Project Of The Year

“This project was submitted based on technical merit, which in this particular case, is focused on the large format tile that had yet to be used in the US at the time of installation. This award reflects the great partnership that DeAnza Tile and Custom® Building Products have built over the years,” said Rich Papapietro, […]

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Custom Delivers Just What the Doctor Ordered

Custom Delivers Just What the Doctor Ordered

When Kindred Healthcare, Inc. began construction on a new extension of its award winning, long- term, acute care hospital in the Sacramento area, Performance Tile & Stone of Rocklin, Calif. won the contract for installing tile in the new facility. Kindred’s plans included a 2,200-square-foot industrial kitchen that specified 6-inch by 6-inch quarry tile and […]

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Custom Delivers High-Performance For A Florida Beach Airport

Custom Delivers High-Performance For A Florida Beach Airport

Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport, the nation’s first new international airport built since 9/11, opened on schedule with its first flight departing on May 23, 2010. The project, which broke ground in 2007 after a 10-year planning and feasibility stage, serves Panama City and the surrounding Florida Gulf Coast area, replacing the small, aged and […]

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Old Hollywood Elegance Returns To The Sunset Strip By Way Of A Custom Installation

Old Hollywood Elegance Returns To The Sunset Strip By Way Of A Custom Installation

Down a quiet sidestreet, just off the fabled Sunset Strip, there is an apartment complex that appears, at first and even second glance, to be a perfectly maintained vestige from Hollywood’s early days. Though its white stucco walls glimmer and its warm terra cotta tiles are pristine, 7 Fountains could easily pass for a building […]

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Custom Goes to Infinity and Beyond

Custom Goes to Infinity and Beyond

Home to famed artifacts from America’s aeronautical heritage such as the Enola Gay, the Spirit of St. Louis and the Wright brothers’ original Wright Flyer that flew at Kitty Hawk, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum is the world’s most visited museum. It is located on The Mall in Washington, D.C., and hosts over nine million guests […]

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Custom Helps Transform Hanes Mall

Custom Helps Transform Hanes Mall

Like many shopping centers of a certain age, Hanes Mall in Winston-Salem, N.C. was a popular and well-patronized suburban mall in need of some significant updating. With two large wings that were built in different decades, the mall was functional but slightly disjointed in terms of both construction and design. The original structure dated back […]

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Six-Sided Sealing from Aqua Mix Preserves Beauty of Stone

Six-Sided Sealing from Aqua Mix Preserves Beauty of Stone

Dubai International Airport is one of the world’s fastest-growing airports, and is in the midst of a long-term plan for expansion. Terminal 3 was recently completed after three years of construction, and features 3.8 million square feet of a Brazilian stone called Panha Fragola Corcovado, or “PF”. PF presented a serious sealing challenge because the […]

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When Stakes Are High, Custom Comes Through

When Stakes Are High, Custom Comes Through

Since the opening of Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa, discerning visitors to Las Vegas have a fresh, contemporary alternative to the city’s famously massive hotels and casinos. Situated in Las Vegas’ new luxury community of Summerlin, Red Rock is the first billion-dollar resort built off the Strip delivering cool, classic Vegas, reinvented for the […]

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Stone Installation Challenges For World’s Tallest Building

Stone Installation Challenges For World’s Tallest Building

Burj Khalifa (known during construction as Burj Dubai) – the world’s tallest building – opened January 4, 2010. Custom Building Products was selected to provide tile and stone installation and protective products in different areas of the building. For the 160 floors of Burj Khalifa, the designers selected a vast range of stone and tile […]

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New Medical Center Prescribes Custom to Solve Tiling Challenges

New Medical Center Prescribes Custom to Solve Tiling Challenges

After a two-year long construction project, which began in April 2010, the home of Palomar Medical Center West in Escondido, Calif., was completed and open for business in 2012. Situated on a 52-acre site, the 11-story, state-of-the-art healthcare facility is designed to accommodate 360 patient beds, 12 operating rooms, a trauma center and a nursing […]

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