An Omaha Custom Home Builder's Blog

What Are the Best Heating Options For My Custom Home?

Posted by Elise Kloster on Jun 21, 2018 1:26:00 PM

When building your new Omaha custom home, choosing your brand new appliances is typically one of the most enjoyable tasks, due to the wide variety of models and options available. However, before you begin selecting your new appliances' color, finish, and features, you need to answer one question: gas or electric? This is an important question because if you determine at a later date that you’d prefer a different power source it can be expensive to convert.

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Topics: Home Maintenance

Secure Your Construction Site When Building Your Custom Home

Posted by Elise Kloster on Jun 12, 2018 6:11:00 PM

Building a custom home requires a significant investment of time, energy, and money. The last thing you want to do is jeopardize your future home by neglecting the construction site. Keeping your home’s construction site secure will require a joint effort between you and your custom home builder. Here are a few security factors to consider when building your custom home.

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Get to Know Our Durham Collection of Custom Homes

Posted by Holly Jones on Jun 7, 2018 11:28:00 AM

Now that you’ve decided to build a custom home, the fun begins! As you search for the perfect home design for your family, take a look at the bright, open spaces and luxury amenities of the Durham Collection of custom homes from Castle Brook Builders.

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Topics: Homes for Sale

Benefits of Including a Sunroom in Your Custom Home

Posted by Elise Kloster on May 31, 2018 4:13:00 PM

If you’re looking for a fun way to add square footage to your custom home, consider a sunroom. These indoor-outdoor rooms are the perfect marriage of sunlight, fresh air, and bonus space. Read on to learn more about sunrooms and their benefits.

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It's Time to Build a Custom Home Not Buy

Posted by Holly Jones on May 22, 2018 11:54:00 AM

Being in the market for a new home gives you many options, the biggest being whether to build a custom home or buy an existing home. It’s an important decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly.

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Topics: Our Design & Build Process

Get to Know Our Stirling Collection of Custom Homes

Posted by Holly Jones on May 17, 2018 5:53:00 PM

If you need a beautiful, functional home design, take a look at our Stirling Collection. A ranch-style home with an open floor plan, the Stirling Collection features a fantastic kitchen, walkout basement, and spacious bedrooms. If we’ve piqued your interest, read on. It gets even better!

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Topics: Our Design & Build Process

Add Some Curb Appeal with These Landscaping Tips

Posted by Holly Jones on May 2, 2018 12:42:00 PM

You’ve worked hard to make your home a place you love—on the inside. If you cringe as you’re pulling up to your driveway, it may be time to spruce up your yard. Whether it’s a lack of character or a boring color scheme, you can improve many aspects of your home’s curb appeal with landscaping.

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Topics: Living in Your New Home, Home Maintenance

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