Home Planning and Design

A Streamlined Home-Building Process

The home-building process can be overwhelming with all that is involved with the design, planning, bidding, and construction processes. John J. Castle, General Contractor, can serve as a single point of contact making the new home construction process a stress free and enjoyable experience - from planning at the beginning until your new home is move-in ready.

Benefits provided in the home planning and design process:

  • Responsiveness to the needs and specific desires of each client
  • Accurate, efficient, and effective communication with each customer
  • Long-term value through flexible planning
  • Cost effective solutions to suit each client's needs - minimizing risk for the client
  • High-quality materials and construction
  • Strategic planning and coordination with our team of contractors and vendors during each phase

"We offer comprehensive planning and in-house design services tailored to meet the specific needs of each customer." ~ John J. Castle

Custom Homes / New Home Construction

Your Dream, Your Legacy, Your Home

Whether you come to us with an architectural plan or partner with us to design your dream home, we are here to help turn your dream into reality. John J. Castle, General Contractor, explores trends in home design to bring you the latest in custom features to personalize your home.

Customize your home with unique and exciting products such as:

  • Technology centers for home office or student
  • Custom kitchens with state-of-the-art stainless steel appliances
  • Granite, Corian, Ceaserstone, Soapstone and Concrete countertops
  • Mudrooms with large closets and custom built-in cabinetry
  • Custom ceramic showers with automated body sprays, showerhead. and rain head
  • Heated ceramic tile floors
  • Custom marble and limestone fireplaces and range surrounds
  • Distressed wood floors
  • Wood ceiling beams
  • The latest home automation and security systems


Sunrooms, Media Rooms and Finished Basements

Have you outgrown your home or looking to add a sunroom, media room or finished basement? In today's economy, investing in your home with a new addition can dramatically increase your home's overall value. Whether you are looking to position your home to sell in an unstable housing market or want to add value and appeal for years of enjoyment, John J. Castle, General Contractor, can help.

"Complements on your home improvement efforts are always a welcome payoff, but nothing beats seeing your home's value rise as the result of a successful remodel." ~ John J. Castle

Interior Design

Unparalleled Attention To Detail

We work with each client to create an interior that will reflect your lifestyle and unique personality. We provide a practical approach to interior design - bridging the gap between the need for high design, comfort, efficiency, and budget.

Our in-house interior design services may include:

  • Space planning solutions and furniture layouts
  • Material, finish, and fixtures selections
  • Lighting layouts and selection assistance for ideal illumination and color correctness
  • Paint selection and color flow mapping
  • Upholstery and furniture selection
  • Custom window blinds, wood shutters, shading systems and soft window treatments

We look forward to partnering with you to turn your dreams into reality!

John J. Castle General Contractor, Inc.

3600 5th Avenue, Suite B
Altoona, PA 16602

Phone: 814.949.9356
Fax: 814.949.9358