Home Renovations

How to Make Your House Brighter

You’ve bought the house of your dreams surrounded by large mature trees. You consider this place your heavenly oasis with lots of shade on hot sunny days, right?  Unfortunately, after you move into your new castle, you discover that all of those big trees cast a dark shadow over the house. The interior is darker […]

Installing New Windows to Save on Your Electricity Bill

It is no secret that a home with drafts can by very expensive to heat as any warmth that you inject into it is quickly lost through the gap where the draft is coming from. Drafts generally come in through old windows and doors, so to avoid the drafts and consequently, heat loss, the gaps […]

Five Things To Know Before Installing a Skylight

Considering a skylight but aren’t sure about how to install it, where to install it and if it’s even safe to install a skylight? There are many things to consider when making this home renovation. Here are some things you don’t want to miss when installing a skylight. Location Rafters in your home will greatly […]

How to Reinforce a Door to Protect Your Home from Burglary

When we go inside our homes, and then shut and lock the front door, we generally feel safe. Unfortunately, this is a false security for most people, as what a lot of people are unaware of is the fact that unless the door is reinforced, it can be easily kicked down. After all, an inch […]

Best Materials for Exterior Doors & Their Considerations

Several different types of materials are used for exterior doors. This article will help you make the right choice by explaining the pros and cons of each material. HOLLOW METAL Hollow metal doors are extremely durable. It is this property that makes them ideal for external door applications. Hollow metal is made of cold rolled […]

The Pros and Cons of Steel, Wood and Fibre Glass Doors

The entrance door to your property can come in a variety of shapes, sizes and materials. Each one has its pros and cons when it comes to the aesthetics of your property, security and energy efficiency. Most entrance doors are made from steel, wood or fibreglass, and each door material has properties that are best […]

Why You Need New Windows and Doors

If eyes are the windows to your soul, what does that make your actual windows? While the jury is still out on that, the folks at Artisan Construction will tell you that your windows and doors are very important. Not only do they provide access to your home, and much-needed airflow, but your windows and […]