An Omaha Custom Home Builder's Blog

Choosing a Roof for Your Omaha Custom Home

Posted by Elise Kloster on Feb 20, 2017 10:18:00 AM

 

Your roof does so much more than keep the weather out of your home; it’s a vital part of making and keeping your home energy efficient, comfortable, and stylish. You may not realize until you start the home building process just how many options there are for your new home’s roof. What’s the right choice for you? Learn more about some of the most popular options to help top off your new Omaha custom home with a roof that protects your home, makes a stylish design statement, and stays within your budget.

 

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Topics: Design, Building a Custom Home

Make Your Custom Home Stand Out in a Sea of Bland Designs

Posted by Holly Jones on Feb 6, 2017 12:12:21 PM

If you watch home design shows on television, you may have noticed that many of the “after” versions of the homes on the makeover shows and the already-remodeled houses that house-hunters see look remarkably similar. Is this just because home design trends right now favor a blandly neutral look, or is there more to the story? How do you get a cozy, warm, welcoming feeling in your own space rather than a cookie-cutter look?

 

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Topics: Design

Trick Out Your Custom Omaha Home with Whole-House Tech

Posted by Holly Jones on Jan 30, 2017 10:03:00 AM

 

 Photo credit: Scott Lewis

It’s 2017, and although we don’t have flying cars yet, home technology looks more and more like it came out of The Jetsons every day. If you’re designing a custom home, take a look at these high-tech ways to make it more convenient, comfortable, and efficient than you ever thought possible.

 

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Topics: Design, Building a Custom Home

5 FAQ Posed to Omaha Custom Home Builders—Answered!

Posted by Elise Kloster on Jan 24, 2017 10:12:00 AM

 

If you’re thinking about moving to Omaha or building a new home in the area, you may have questions about how the custom home building process works. Here are some answers to five of the most common questions Castle Brook custom home builders hears from first-time clients. We’ll help you every step of the way through the process of designing and building your own home.

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Topics: Design, Building a Custom Home

Why 2017 Is a Great Time to Build Your First Omaha Home

Posted by Elise Kloster on Jan 17, 2017 10:25:00 AM

 

 

If you’re thinking about moving to Omaha or making the leap from a rental to a home of your own, you may wonder if it’s the right time to buy. There are a lot of reasons it’s a great time to build your first home in the Omaha area in 2017—don't wait any longer!

 

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Topics: Building a Custom Home, Choosing a Location

Beyond the Walls: Designing Your New Custom Home

Posted by Elise Kloster on Jan 9, 2017 10:28:00 AM

 

Building your own custom home involves a lot of design decisions, from the style of the house itself to the interior fixtures, floors, and finishes. How do you know where to start? How do you make your brand-new, custom-built home look cozy, stylish, and welcoming for your family and guests?

 

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Topics: Design, Building a Custom Home

How Do I Choose an Omaha Custom Home Builder That Shares My Vision?

Posted by Elise Kloster on Jan 3, 2017 9:29:00 AM

 

Whether you are thinking about moving to Omaha, building your first family home here, or upgrading to the home of your dreams, the process can seem overwhelming! A design-build team you can count on and connect with can help you get started on the right foot.  Your first steps will involve finding the right property for your new home and securing financing. Once you’re ready to start the design and build process, not just any builder will do! It’s important that you choose a custom home builder who shares your vision of what your family’s new home should be.

 

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Topics: Design, Building a Custom Home

5 Home Design Tips from Omaha Home Builders

Posted by Elise Kloster on Dec 27, 2016 10:11:00 AM

 

 

If you’re designing a new custom home for your family, you’re facing a lot of exciting decisions! These five tips will help you get the home design process off to a great start.

 

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Topics: Design, Building a Custom Home, Choosing a Location

How Do I Choose Between Omaha Custom Home Builders?

Posted by Elise Kloster on Dec 19, 2016 10:36:00 AM

If you are thinking about building a home in the Omaha metro area, you have a lot of decisions to make. The first one—arguably the most important—is how to choose between the many Omaha home builders. How do you know where to start? Horror stories abound on the internet and in the news about poor quality or even fraudulent home builders. And above and beyond ensuring that a builder is trustworthy, reliable, and will provide great craftsmanship, is it reasonable to expect that you’ll connect with your custom home builder and have good communication?

 

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Topics: Building a Custom Home

What Are the Advantages of Multi-Story Custom Homes?

Posted by Elise Kloster on Dec 12, 2016 10:12:00 AM

 

One of the first decisions you have to make when designing and building a custom home is whether you want to live in a “ranch” style single-story home or a more traditional multi-story home. Both have advantages and disadvantages, and both are popular designs for new Omaha custom homes. In a previous article, we discussed the advantages building a ranch home; today, let’s explore why you would choose to build a more traditional, multi-story home.

 

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Topics: Design, Building a Custom Home