Decking and the risk of Fire

Is your decking at risk of fire? With the recent fire tragedy in London, fire safety has been pushed to the forefront of our minds. While it is part of nature, when fire destroys homes and lives, it becomes a

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Outdoor Renovation made easy

Outdoor Renovation is an adventure Nowadays, outdoor living can really be an extension of your home, if you put in the investment and take the time to create your own space, not only will you and your family enjoy additional

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Dividing Fences – Keeping the peace

This can be a grey area for a lot of land owners but it doesn’t have to be. Knowing your rights and that of your neighbours when installing a dividing fence makes the process a more pleasant experience and you

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Patio or Pergola. What is the difference?

In Western Australia having a patio or pergola at home is almost a must. In Perth we experience mild winters and hot summers that see us spending a lot of time outdoors almost year round And why wouldn’t we want to be outside?

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Winter warmer – enjoy Pumpkin soup on your patio

What could be more inviting than sitting around a long table with friends and family under your Cedar lined patio with with fresh crusty bread and a big bowel of winter warmer pumpkin soup? Well, Castlegate Home Improvements can build the patio and

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Castlegate Home Improvements new logo and website

Castlegate Home Improvements has been operating in Perth for 20 years. Thats a long time building decking, patios, verandas, fencing and roofing. Last year, Castlegate Home Improvements decided we needed to pull our little family run business into the 21st century and

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Decking is the way to go in Europe

In Europe, everyone’s decking it! We’ve just returned from England and Spain and couldn’t believe the amount of decks we came across. The deck below is by a spa in the Spanish Pyrenees. It looks stylish and gives the roof

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How to add value to your property & ask for more when selling

Selling a property is stressful. You want to earn as much as possible on your investment without breaking the bank and with these few tips below, we can show you how to add value to your property and as a

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Complying with Council Regulations

Applying for permission to build your patio, balcony, raised deck, carport or even your front fence is just one of those things sometimes involved in making your home perfect …. And in the long run, not only is it legal

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Are tradesmen trying to rip me off?

That’s a great question and one we’ve heard dozens of times. The answer could be yes depending on who you talk to; ‘tradesmen are overpriced and you gotta watch them or they’ll do a shoddy job’, ‘They come from the

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