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The team here at Castle Home Improvements have built up a good reputation for delivering high quality and knowledgeable construction services to the local area. With expertise coming from all different areas of our industry, we are able to advise on the right materials, methods and procedures to ensure a project runs as smoothly as possible. Our blog is our way of sharing this information and knowledge with our customer base. A hub of information, we have pulled together handy tips and tricks to ensure you get the most out of your renovation.

Whether you’re looking for advice on how to plan a new kitchen design or want to know what to avoid when styling your conservatory, our regularly updated blog is the place to visit. From across the fields of plastering, plumbing, tiling, electricians and builders, we are able to pull together the most accurate information for your reading pleasure. Our blog posts will also cover frequently asked questions such as, ‘What windows should I have replaced in my home?’ and ‘How do I measure up for a brand new door?’. By providing you with extra knowledge and advice, we hope to build a friendly and professional relationship with every customer.

Browse through our blog posts below to discover what the Castle Home Improvements team have been up to. If you have any further questions or inquiries, our friendly customer service team are always on hand to provide additional advice. We have over 20 years of experience in our field and during this time have built up strong relationships with all our contractors. This allows us to be confident that the information you find here is accurate, helpful and ideally suited to answer all your questions, worries and concerns. Check back for regular updates and more in the world of construction, conservatories, windows, doors and kitchens.

What is uPVC? 15th February 2021

What is uPVC? when replacing windows and doors within your home, it’s important you make the right decision on style, frame, and material, and we’re on hand to help you.

How to maintain your conservatory 10th November 2020

People often forget that conservatories are an investment to the home and need to be treated as such. These tips will help you maintain a conservatory.

Conservatories: A Practical Space 21st September 2020

Did you know that a conservatory can be used for so many different reasons? It’s a much cheaper alternative to a full extension and it can give your home some much needed extra space.

5 Jobs To Do Before Winter 16th September 2020

To get your home in the best condition for the upcoming winter months, here are a few top tips that will keep your home in the best condition until next year.

Block Paving Explained 16th September 2020

Block paving can transform your driveway from dull to exciting. In this blog post, we will walk you through some of the different options and how they fit in with the style and character of your home.

Is block paving the right choice for your driveway? 21st January 2020

Block paving is a relatively new, but popular, driveway design. It has many benefits including increased life span and overall aesthetics.

Why choose Castle Home Improvements? 15th January 2020

At Castle Home Improvements, we know how important your home is to you. With new kitchens, bathrooms or home extensions, you want a company you can trust.

How to release equity for your home improvement project 19th December 2019

If you’re renovating your home, you can release equity from your home in order to fund the project. This provides you with a way of paying for the renovation.

The beginner’s guide to planning permission 11th December 2019

This article will cover when planning permission is needed and how to request it. Plus, what you can do if your request is denied or the need arises to withdraw a planning application.

What upgrades make your buy-to-let property more attractive to tenants? 5th December 2019

The best investment for your new buy-to-let property is in the areas that will guarantee tenants, such as new builds and renovations of existing buildings.

7 Jobs To Do This Spring Around Your Home 14th November 2019

Spring is the perfect time to spruce up your home and make those small, but significant, improvements. Read the article for a list of 7 jobs you can do around your home this spring.

5 Interior trends to look out for this summer 9th November 2019

What are interior trends? Interior trends are the newest design and colour patterns that can change how your home looks, giving it a fresh new look.

Should you extend or move? 24th August 2019

Building an extension is a cheaper option to move if you have been thinking about it, or have recently had a change in lifestyle which would mean that it is no longer possible to remain in your current home.

How to choose new windows 15th August 2019

Choosing the right windows for your property is a big decision, they are the main things people see from outside and protect your home from weather entering.

What are the signs it’s time for new windows? 1st July 2019

Windows are an integral part of a home, and they can enable better heating efficiency and light levels in your home. If your windows aren’t performing well, it is time for new windows!

5 Benefits of a New Conservatory you Might Not Even Have Considered 25th June 2019

Home renovations can be expensive, time-consuming and difficult to carry out. However, by adding a conservatory to your home, you could receive benefits that hadn’t even crossed your mind.

What permissions do I need to build a conservatory? 21st May 2019

Adding a conservatory to your home will increase its size. However, you may be unsure about what permissions you need for the project. Planning permission and legal permission each have their own requirements.

How can the right windows reduce your monthly bills? 13th May 2019

How can the right windows reduce your monthly bills? Measure costs related to heat and check how much you’re spending by investing in new windows for your property.

What upgrades make your buy to let property more attractive 19th February 2019

To keep your buy-to-let property lively and maximize the potential return on your property you will want to invest in renovations. Talk to a professional contractor about what upgrades to make for the best results.

How to make the most of a small kitchen and bathroom 19th February 2019

So, how do you make the most of a small kitchen and bathroom? Well, this article will teach you how to plan and style your kitchen and bathroom.

What are the most important things to consider when designing your new kitchen? 21st November 2018

A person’s kitchen is the most important room in their house. It defines the functionality and looks of their home, as well as how much time they spend there. It’s worth considering a lot of things before renovating your kitchen.

The top 7 most common home improvements 15th November 2018

Home improvements are a popular pastime for many homeowners. Here are seven of the most common home improvement projects and what makes them so popular with homeowners.