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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. [...]

4 Steps to a Beautiful AZEK Deck

We've written on this topic before, but it bears repeating. Cleaning AZEK decks is so simple once you know the tools of the trade. AZEK Porch and Deck Boards provide the perfect space for entertaining and enjoying quality time with the family. You need only clean them periodically to maintain their comfortable surface and the [...]

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 [...]

Simple and Smart Locks to Keep Your Home Secure This Summer

With summer upon us, many of us will be traveling to vacation destinations in the coming months. That means leaving your home and all of your possessions behind. How can you be sure your valuables are safe, and is there a way to do it conveniently and intuitively? Check out these three smart-home door locks, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

How to Get a Beautiful Deck in Time for Summer

With spring in full bloom and summer just around the corner, many of us are looking for ways to maximize time spent outdoors with family and friends. One way to do just that is by enhancing your outdoor space so you can spend even more time there. The deck is the perfect place to make a few [...]