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4 Reasons to Renovate vs. Move

Your home is more than just a house. It is where your life unfolds every single day. It’s where you celebrate milestones with family and entertain friends. It’s yours. So why move?  Maybe your bathroom isn’t keeping up with busy morning routines as family members rush to get out the door to school and work. Or [...]

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 [...]

4 Unique Ways to Renovate Your Garage

Garages aren’t just for parking cars anymore. Homeowners are using creativity to transform this formerly function-only space. However, there are issues to consider when planning a garage-to-dream room renovation. Read on to learn about ideas for transforming this space. 1. The shape and location matter Consider that most garages have vaulted ceilings, which create angles [...]

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 [...]

6 Ways to Make Your Kitchen More Buyer-Friendly

Kitchens can make or break home sales. They are often the first room potential buyers want to see when they view your home. An upgraded, beautiful kitchen can make your home irresistible to buyers. According to HGTV, your kitchen should earn a 70 percent return on investment when you sell your house. But where should [...]

5 Deck Upgrades Your Family Will Love

In the summer, your deck becomes you living room, as it is the preferred place to sit and enjoy the weather. It sometimes becomes the kitchen and dining rooms as well, thanks to barbecues and parties. If you aren’t completely happy with your deck, it’s easy to make changes that will have a big impact. [...]

5 Tips for Creating the Ultimate Basement Media Room

If your home comes equipped with a basement, but you’re not utilizing this space, then you are missing out on some prime real estate – literally. Basements can add often-used rooms to your house, and even function as multiple rooms, depending on the design you set up. Some homeowners like to create a gym or [...]

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 [...]

6 Ideas to “Deck Out” Your Deck This Summer

Warm weather is upon us, and that means spending more time in your home’s outdoor spaces. While it’s second nature for most homeowners to update their home’s indoor décor, many of us forget to give the same attention to our decks and porches. This is the perfect time of year to add comfort and design [...]

How to Throw the Best Summer Deck Party

It’s hard to believe summer is almost here! There’s plenty of time to throw a warm weather bash in the months to come, but how can yours stand out from the rest? The best summer parties include family, friends, and a deck meant for fun. And maybe the folks at Castlehaven Construction won’t teach you [...]