The Artisan Contracting Blog

How to Choose a Perfect Bathtub for Your Bathroom Renovation

If you’re remodelling and looking to add a new bathtub, find out what options are available for bathtub types, installation and materials to find the perfect tub for your budget. The bathtub is a statement piece in your bathroom that sets the tone for the rest of the fixtures, so it’s good to do a bit of research. Although […]

Tips to Consider During a Kitchen Renovation

When you renovate your kitchen, it’s almost as if you have a blank slate and you can do (almost) anything that you like with it. Didn’t like where your cupboards were? Didn’t have enough storage space? Didn’t like where the fridge was? Everything can be changed and moved to another location. There might be some things, […]

How to Make Your Kitchen Family Friendly

Everyone knows that the kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s the place where families spend most of their time eating and socializing, but today’s kitchens are becoming even more important as a hub for families to interface and engage. As smartphones, tablets and laptops become more common in everyday life, a family-friendly kitchen […]

Should I Add a Second Storey Addition or Dig Out the Basement?

Most homeowners at some point, decide that they would like to have more room in their home. But say you love your current location and don’t want to move. To get the space you want, some renovations are in order. If the size of your property prevents you from building out, your options are to […]

How Long Do Bathroom Renovations Take?

The most important question every homeowner should consider regarding a major renovation is whether the renovation will be a wise investment, what its ultimate cost is, and how long it will take to complete. Bathroom renovations rank as the second most popular restoration for a very good reason. The bathroom is one of the most important […]

Preparing your Home for a Kitchen & Bath Renovation

As many homeowners have already discovered, breathing new life in a home with a renovation is the most desirous and rewarding project they can experience. It can increase the value of your house and make it more appealing for you and future buyers. Kitchen Renovation Preperation Since the kitchen is the heart of a home and most frequently used […]

What makes a kitchen “high-end”?

Every home has a kitchen, and they’re all as unique as the people who live there. When designing our kitchens, it is very common to put a little of ourselves into the design, finishes, and fixtures but what distinguishes a high-end kitchen from a regular one? Where is that line drawn? If you’re wondering if your kitchen […]

High-End Renovations

As homeowners contemplate the various renovations that can improve the look and feel of their home, they quickly discover that not all renovations are created equal. One of the fundamental questions that might be asked is how likely will I be to get a return on my investment if I embark on an expensive renovation, and which […]

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 […]

Top 3 Returns on Investment Home Renovations

Although completing home renovations can be costly, time intensive and stressful, doing so can pay off big time when it comes time to sell your home! However, not all renovations provide the same return on investment (ROI), so it’s important to consider which ones are the best to do. Listed below are the top three renovations to […]