An Omaha Custom Home Builder's Blog

Some Things Never Go Out Of Style: Home Design Essentials

Posted by Holly Jones on Apr 17, 2018 12:27:00 PM

Everyone talks about the year’s top design trends, but by the next year, those elements are often left in the dust. While being on the cutting edge of design is fun, it can be exhausting! Fortunately, there are ways to ensure that your home is on trend year after year by utilizing these classic design essentials. 

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Topics: Living in Your New Home

Castle Brook Builders to Participate in 2018 Spring Parade of Homes in Omaha

Posted by Elise Kloster on Apr 11, 2018 4:33:00 PM

Castle Brook Builders is excited to take part in this year’s Build Omaha spring Parade of Homes! We have entered four of our homes to be featured in the April event.

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Topics: Parade of Homes

Spring Has Sprung: Brighten Up Your Home!

Posted by Elise Kloster on Mar 27, 2018 12:17:00 PM

Dreary winter months can take a toll on us all, but winter gloom doesn’t have to darken your outlook! With spring just around the corner, now is the perfect time to brighten up your home—and your spirits.

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Topics: Living in Your New Home

It’s All About The Open Concept: What Are The Pros & Cons?

Posted by Holly Jones on Mar 19, 2018 11:17:00 AM

As you’re planning for your custom home, one of the most important decisions you’ll make is choosing a layout. This quick list of pros and cons will help you decide if an open concept floor plan is right for you and your family.

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10 Tips For Creating a Backyard Outdoor Oasis

Posted by Elise Kloster on Mar 14, 2018 3:54:00 PM

As the weather heats up in Omaha, everyone can't wait to get outdoors. Now is a great time to start thinking about creating an outdoor oasis you can take advantage of during the warm months. We have some tips for creating the perfect space for your family.

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Is Omaha The Right Place to Build My Custom Home?

Posted by Holly Jones on Feb 19, 2018 7:19:12 AM

Location, location, location—you’ve decided on building a custom home, now what? Choosing the location of your new custom home is not a decision to be taken lightly. If you’re considering settling down in the Omaha area, here’s what you have to look forward to.

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Topics: Our Design & Build Process

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Building a Custom Home

Posted by Holly Jones on Jan 21, 2018 9:48:18 AM

Taking the leap to build a home is a big decision. Getting to this point means you’ve likely weighed whether building or buying an existing home is the right choice for you. If you’re leaning towards building a custom home, there are some questions you should be sure to ask yourself prior to taking the plunge.

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Topics: Our Design & Build Process

Interviewing Custom Home Builders

Posted by Holly Jones on Nov 29, 2017 12:34:00 PM

Finding a builder you trust to build your custom home isn’t easy. Properly vetting potential builders ensures you’ll find a construction partner who fits your needs. In our last blog post, we discussed the pre-construction phases of home building. Today, we’re digging deeper into the home builder selection process by walking through questions to ask while interviewing.

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Topics: Our Design & Build Process

Before You Build: A Pre-Construction Home Building Checklist

Posted by Elise Kloster on Nov 21, 2017 2:27:00 PM

While construction is a key phase of the home building process, a lot happens before it’s time to break ground on your custom home. We’ve put together a checklist to help you navigate the decision stages of home building.

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Topics: Our Design & Build Process

How to Design the Perfect Mudroom

Posted by Elise Kloster on Nov 14, 2017 11:59:00 AM

Mudrooms have become a staple in new homes. They’re especially handy as the wet winter months approach to serve as a transitional space between the harsh outdoor elements and your home’s interior. They also provide a convenient area to store miscellaneous items that you may need as you enter and leave your home, like shoes, jackets, umbrellas, bags, sports gear, and dog leashes.

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Topics: Our Design & Build Process