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4 Places to Look for Home Renovation Inspiration

When planning a home design project, the first thing you’ll want to do is establish the look you’re going for in your home. That way, you’ll be able to communicate with the renovation team what you are trying to accomplish with the project. Fortunately, there are plenty of resources available to give you the inspiration [...]

How to Determine a Budget for Your Home Remodel

What's the first thing you do before beginning any home remodeling project? Make a plan, of course! You need to determine your ultimate goal. Are you remodeling the basement into a man cave, or maybe you are restoring your Arts and Crafts home to its former period condition.   Whatever you hope to do, having [...]

Questions to Ask When Considering a Bathroom Remodel

If you’re like practically everyone else, that is your top question when planning a bathroom remodel. Since there are so many factors going into the cost of upgrading your bathroom, the true answer is that it depends on a number of things. Materials and labor are a given, but here are some other factors that [...]

How to Start Your Home Renovation Project Out Right

To get the home renovation you want, and a renovation experience that isn’t a nightmare, start the process out right.  Here are some tips on what to do from the beginning to get your project on the right track and keep it that way: Always Select Experienced Professionals. Hiring experienced professionals for your home renovation [...]

3 Ways to Save Money on Home Remodel Supplies

Do you want to save on your next home remodeling project? Sure, we all want to save when making purchases for our homes, such as appliances and refinishing supplies. Keep reading for thrifty ways to save on everything from plaster to dryers. Check out mom-and-pop shops Independent retailers have more control over pricing -- including [...]

How to Avoid 4 Mistakes During Your Home Renovation

Renovating your home can mean a slight disruption in your life. Certain parts of your house may be off limits while contractors work to create a beautiful home for you and your family. The last thing you need during a home renovation is the hiccups that come with such a major undertaking. Use the renovation [...]

10 Home Improvement Projects for Summer

If you’ve put off home improvement projects until nice weather arrives, now is the time to tackle them. Summer isn’t just for cooking out and swimming – it’s also for sprucing up your home. Try one of these projects to get started: 1. Power wash walkwaysGive your sidewalks and home exterior a deep clean, but [...]

How to Spring-Clean Your Way to Sparkling Windows

In an ideal world, windows would be washed two times each year. However, since this task is often dreaded by homeowners, it doesn’t get done nearly enough. If you dread cleaning your windows, you might be doing it the wrong way.Wadded-up newspaper or worse – paper towels – along with spray cleaner rarely yield good [...]

3 Easy Spring DIY Project Fix-Ups to Save You Money

Now is the time to get your home and yard ready for the warmer months. Focus on these 3 areas with the simple upgrades listed below, and reduce power bills, increase curb appeal, and make your outdoor spaces comfort zones for your entire family. 1. Stain Your Fence  Important Because: Over time, the sun breaks [...]

Create the Kitchen of Your Dreams with Castlehaven Construction

If you’re like most homeowners, the kitchen is the heart of your home. It is the hub for family activities as well as a place where guests gather. When you decide to renovate this important room of your home, Castlehaven can help you transform an out-of-date or too-small kitchen.  We’ll create a space where you [...]