The Artisan Contracting Blog

Top 4 Reasons Not to DIY Roof Repair: Professional Advice

When it comes to maintaining your home, the roof is one of the most crucial elements to keep in good condition. While DIY projects can be rewarding, roof repair is one area best left to the professionals. In this blog, we will explore the top four reasons not to DIY roof repair, ensuring your home […]

What is a Multi-Functional Laundry Room, and How Can I Create One?

  A laundry room doesn’t have to be a single-purpose space. With a little creativity and planning, you can transform it into a multi-functional area that serves various needs, making your home more organized and efficient. Here’s how to create a multi-functional laundry room that goes beyond just washing clothes.  The Concept of a Multi-Functional […]

10 Home Improvement DIYs You Should Never Attempt Yourself

Tackling home improvement projects yourself can be tempting, especially with all the how-to videos and tutorials available today. However, not all DIY tasks are suitable for non-professionals. Some projects can pose serious safety risks or require a level of expertise that goes beyond basic handyman skills. In this article, you will learn: The importance of […]

What Renovations Add the Most Home Value?

The most important question every homeowner should consider is whether a renovation will pay off and boost the value of their home. Although you may not be planning to sell your home anytime soon, remodelling projects can add home value, improve your family’s quality of life and attract future buyers. Even if selling isn’t your […]

Laundry Room Sinks – A 2024 Guide to Trends and Styles

Laundry room sinks often fly under the radar, but they’re gaining momentum as a must-have feature in modern homes. Traditionally not given much consideration, these sinks are now recognized for their blend of functionality and style. In this blog, we explore why installing a trendy laundry room sink is a wise home improvement move. Why […]

Laundry Room Renovations: Inspiration, Tips & More

It’s 2024—your laundry room deserves a makeover. This often-overlooked space in your home is brimming with possibilities to add both social media-worthy style and convenience to your daily routine. With the right design choices, your laundry room can become an organized area you’ll actually enjoy using. In this blog, we look at the latest trends, […]

6 Types of Insulation and Their Applications

When it comes to renovations, most homeowners don’t find insulation be a particularly exciting topic. After all, it isn’t as sexy as granite countertops, and it doesn’t stimulate the imagination the way scouring over paint samples and backsplash tiles might. Nevertheless, if you don’t want to live in a home with cold spots or come […]

Transform Your Ensuite Bathroom with These 2024 Trends

Ensuite bathrooms, the private sanctuaries connected to primary bedrooms, are evolving beyond their traditional functionalities. Whether you’re planning a remodel or just seeking inspiration, here are the top ensuite bathroom trends we’re predicting for 2024.  1. Backlit Mirrors  Gone are the days of simple mirrors—chic backlit mirrors are stealing the spotlight. These mirrors aren’t just […]

Outdoor Project Ideas to Inspire You

Now that spring and summer are just around the corner, you can get inspired this year with any number of outdoor projects to spruce up your property.  This is the time of year that homeowners bust out from the hibernation endured during the wretched winter months and gear up for the warmth of outdoor living. […]

Surviving a Home Renovation: Your Complete Planning Guide

Renovating part of your home is an exciting time. Designing and choosing your new features is the fun part. But when it comes to actually having the work carried out, a home renovation can be quite disruptive and stressful. “So why go through it all?” I hear you ask. Well, because in the long run, […]