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Jacob Livingston

Jacob brings 20+ years of residential construction experience to the Custom Built team. He has spent years in the field learning the hands-on side of building from foundation prep to roofing shingles. With a need-to-know mindset and a desire to understand how things work, Jacob has studied building science, systems integration, home inspection, and radon measurement and mitigation.

Decks & Outdoor Living | Planning & Budgeting

10 Things to Consider While Designing Your Deck

February 16th, 2024|7 min read

Decks & Outdoor Living | Remodeling Tips

6 Common Issues With Resurfacing Your Deck

February 14th, 2024|5 min read

Decks & Outdoor Living | Planning & Budgeting

7 Benefits of Adding a New Deck to Your Home

February 1st, 2024|5 min read

Decks & Outdoor Living | Planning & Budgeting

6 Things to Consider Before Investing in Your Composite Deck

December 18th, 2023|4 min read

Decks & Outdoor Living | Design & Selections

Pros and Cons of Reusing a Deck Frame for Composite Decking

December 12th, 2023|5 min read

Decks & Outdoor Living | Planning & Budgeting | Contractors

8 Red Flags to Look Out For With Composite Deck Contractors

November 9th, 2023|5 min read

Decks & Outdoor Living | Design & Selections

A Weather Resilience Comparison: Composite Decking vs. Wood Decking

November 8th, 2023|4 min read

Remodeling Tips | Planning & Budgeting

Sales Models During a Remodel: Relationship Selling vs. One Call Close

September 8th, 2023|6 min read

Remodeling Tips

Top 5 Types of Wall Insulation and Which is Right for You

August 11th, 2023|6 min read

Home Additions | Remodeling Tips

How to Convert an Existing Structure into a Guest House

July 14th, 2023|5 min read

Decks & Outdoor Living | Remodeling Tips

Top 5 Unique Deck Designs

June 28th, 2023|5 min read

Decks & Outdoor Living | Remodeling Tips

Top 3 Problems With Composite Decking

June 8th, 2023|4 min read

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Remodeling Tips | Planning & Budgeting

What’s the Value of a Fixed Price Agreement?

March 6th, 2023|4 min read

Home Additions | Design & Selections

5 Top Ways to Upscale Your Home Addition in Lansing, MI

February 6th, 2023|4 min read

Decks & Outdoor Living | Remodeling Tips

How To Clean a Composite Deck

November 18th, 2022|4 min read

Decks & Outdoor Living | Design & Selections

Top 8 New Deck Design Features for an Outdoor Living Space

November 10th, 2022|4 min read

Remodeling Tips | Planning & Budgeting

The 3 Best Winter Home Remodel Projects

October 21st, 2022|2 min read