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When to Move & When to Start a Home Improvement Project

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When you’ve called your house home for a long time but have start to outgrow it - it can be hard to say goodbye. You ask yourself, should we put it up for sale and upgrade with a new build home? Or do we start a home improvement project and…
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Quick & Easy Ways to Save on Your Home Energy Bill

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Winter in Alberta can be magical. There’s ice skating, warm nights by the fire, sledding with the kids - and much more. Unfortunately, we all know there are drawbacks to our long, chilly and ‘magical’ winter months. One being, the spike…
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Homestead’s Smart Home Holiday Gift Guide

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The future of home improvement is smart. A lot of us have a list of devices that we would love to add to our home but often hold back. We talk ourselves out of them because they may seem impractical, expensive or extravagant. However, it’s…
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Pinterest-Worthy Home Improvement Tips (For Both Practical & Extravagant Projects)

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The most-searched category on Pinterest is ‘Home’ and ‘For the Home’ is the number one most used Pinterest board name. People are looking and there certainly is no shortage of home improvement tips and renovation ideas on the internet.…
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4 Custom Cabinet Design Ideas For Small Kitchens

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One of the biggest trends in home renovations and custom home builds are huge, open kitchens. As experienced custom carpenters, we want to debunk a kitchen remodel myth. You don't need a massive space to create a functional and beautiful kitchen…
How To Avoid Hidden Home Renovation Costs | Homestead Custom Carpentry

How To Avoid Hidden Renovation Costs

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Home renovation projects can quickly become overwhelming, stressful, and costly. Whether its a bathroom, basement, whole home remodel, or kitchen renovation, hidden renovation costs can add up. At Homestead Custom Carpentry Red Deer, we work…
Simple Tips to Make Your Bathroom Luxurious | Homestead Custom Carpentry

Simple Tips to Make Your Bathroom Luxurious

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When it comes to home renovations and remodels there are few projects more satisfying than a luxury bathroom. Transforming your bathroom into a spa-like oasis doesn’t need to be time-consuming and expensive. With a few small changes and a…
4 Fresh Layouts for your Fall Kitchen Remodel | Homestead Custom Carpentry

4 Fresh Layouts for your Fall Kitchen Remodel

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4 Fresh Layouts for Your Fall Kitchen Remodel When planning a kitchen renovation or home project it can be hard to know where to start. The kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s a place where you drink a cup of coffee in the quiet of the…
Improve Your Outdoor Look | 4 Ideas for Your Patio or Deck

Improve Your Outdoor Look: 4 Ideas for Your Patio or Deck

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From BBQing and sharing laughs with friends to making smores and stargazing with family, your patio or deck is an integral part of your home. If designed and built thoughtfully, backyards, decks and patios can be places defined by fun, community…
Curved Stairs: Add Value To Your Home | Homestead Custom Carpentry

Curved Stairs: Add Eye-Catching Value To Your Home

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Curved Stairs: Add Eye-Catching Value To Your Home By Mike Wark If you’re looking to add some unique flavour to your home or deck, adding a set of curved stairs will bring some serious elegance and style to your next home renovation…