The Blog

Qualified Remodeler Magazine’s Top 500 list for 2015!

August 27, 2015 We are very excited to have been chosen as one of Qualified Remodeler Magazine’s Top 500 list for 2015! We’ve been remodeling and transforming the fast-growing Durham, NC area for years and it’s an honor to get a national accolade. More than 30 years ago Qualified Remodeler Magazine founded the award to … Continued

The CQC Process

For most people, the thought of home remodeling brings two emotions: 1) joy at having your dream realized; 2) and anxiety about how painful the process might be with some remodeling contractors. We have all heard the horror stories that have indeed been painful. But at CQC, we have honed our process over nearly 17 … Continued

What’s Cooking in Kitchen Design?

  When the recession hit several years ago, homeowners began to spend less time eating out and more time in their home kitchens. As a result, the space has become more central to the hub of activity that goes on in a household instead of just the place for meal prep. Open concept living means … Continued

6 Things To Remember When Redesigning Your Bathroom

  Tired of staring at the oversized Jacuzzi tub that hardly ever gets used? Looking at your undersized showerhead and wishing you felt like you just stepped out of a spa instead of a mist tent? Then it’s time to renovate your bathroom into a place that offers a relaxing spa environment when desired and … Continued

Bull City Blankets – Coat and Blanket Drive

A cornerstone of our business is giving back to our community and I am writing to seek your help in our effort to collect coats and blankets for needy families in Durham. Our goal is to collect 400 items!  Please help us in this effort.How you can help? Simply drop off your gently used coats, … Continued

3 tips for Winterizing your Home on a Budget

If you have lived in North Carolina for at least one year, then you are aware of it’s unpredictable weather pattern. But if your new to the great state of N.C – Welcome and be prepared for everyday to be a guess for the weather pattern. In one week you may hit the highs of 70 and a low of below freezing … Continued

Durham Remodeling Company Reaches Kenya

CQC loves creating better spaces, better quality of life and better communities whether right here in Durham or abroad in the deserts North of Nairobi, Kenya.I know…I know. “Kenya?” you ask. YES Kenya! is the short answer….and Uganda (but that’s a different blog post). A more in depth response is that we have a ministry … Continued

Durham Home Remodeling Company to raise awareness for Breast Cancer

CQC, a Durham home remodeling company, is always looking for ways to give back to our community. Owner of CQC, Kenneth Combs, was inspired by Mr. Rosati and his dreams to start a foundation, He too wanted to make the city he was born and raised in a better place. And so our first CQC benefit was to bring awareness to ALS Since this … Continued

30 Random Acts of Kindness Challenge

For the month of September CQC hosted a 30 day challenge to our family, friends, clients, and all those in between. We had an incredible showing of love and generosity for everyone who joined in. We received several emails for those who had been blessed by a “random act of kindness”. They were filled with … Continued

2014 Durham Vendor Fair supporting National MS Society & Leukemia Research

We are proud to be apart of a wonderful & giving community. It didn’t take long for word to get out that CQC was at it again. We wanted to help out at a local charity fair. This will be our second community event just this Summer 🙂 A client of ours, Amanda, whom also pitched in … Continued