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CortY 2016 National Winner

Winner of the 2016 National Contractor of the Year Award

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) Names National CotY (Contractor of the Year) Winners Contractors from seven regions nationwide vie for the awards on an annual basis. An impartial panel of judges, who are experts within the industry and associated fields, selected winners based on problem solving, functionality, aesthetics, craftsmanship, innovation, degree of difficulty and entry presentation....

Oregon Home Magazine featured Fairmount Hills Cottage Restoration

Featured in Oregon Home Magazine

A decade ago, Kraft Custom Construction’s renovation and addition to a 1927 cottage in Salem was featured on the front page of Oregon Home Magazine. Now, the publication has revisited the project in “As Time Goes By”, an article that highlights the timelessness of the renovation design. The Salem home, dubbed the “Tulip Cottage” for the stained-glass flower featured in a front window, underwent a renovation whose aim was to give the owner the space she needed while preserving the home’s...

FEATURED IN PORTRAIT OF PORTLAND MAGAZINE New Modern Ranch House

Featured in Portrait of Portland Magazine

A stunning example of new home construction by Kraft Custom Construction has been featured in Portrait of Portland magazine. “Happy Trails” details the planning and creation of a 3,000-square-foot house in the hills outside of Dallas. The dream home is surrounded by 80 acres and breathtaking views of the Rickreall Creek Valley and the Coast Range....

Robert Kraft President

Master Certified Remodeler Designation

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is pleased to announce that Robert Kraft has recently achieved the prestigious Master Certified Remodeler (MCR) designation. He is the first contractor in Oregon to hold this certification. Additionally, Kraft is the only contractor in the state of Oregon to have attained the three designations of Certified Kitchen & Bath Remodeler, Certified Master Builder, as well as the MCR. He has been in business for more than 31 years, and provides services in Portland,...

Mid-Century Modern Remodel bathroom

Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodeler Designation

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is pleased to announce that Robert Kraft of Kraft Custom Construction has recently achieved the prestigious Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodeler status. Kraft is also a Certified Master Builder and Certified Remodeler, and is the first builder in the state of Oregon to hold all three designations, as well as being a Certified Lead-based Paint Renovator. “Although I have more than 30 years of construction experience, it’s been re-affirming to go through this...

Mid-Century Modern Remodel

Mid-Century Remodel in Oregon Home Magazine

Fortunately, (Angus) Vail knew where to turn for remodeling help, thanks to an earlier makeover that included turning his formerly snug main bathroom into what Vail now proudly dubs his Bathing Cave. The enlarged space features an ample new soaking tub, multiple shower heads and glimmering red tile made of recycled glass. Vail was thrilled with the outcome and reconstituted much the same group for this latest (Mid-Century remodel) effort. They included Portland architect and friend, Tim Mitchell; contractor Robert Kraft,...

Fairmount Hills Cottage Restoration bedroom

Featured in This Old House Magazine

Kraft Custom Construction’s remodel project of a 1927 cottage was selected by This Old House Magazine and is featured on the cover and in their article “Small Fixes, Big Payoff”. The magazine dedicates eight pages with ten photos to the “Tulip Cottage” project, identifying key changes that made the vintage cottage much more livable and energy-efficient without sacrificing an ounce of charm. As a builder/remodeler with more than 30 years of experience, Robert Kraft, president of Kraft Custom Construction, is sought after for his company’s...