The Artisan Contracting Blog

7 Ways to Update the Exterior of Your Home & What You Need to Consider

Curb appeal goes a long way in helping your home maintain its value. If you are ready to update the exterior of your home, here are seven ideas you need to consider. What You Need to Consider for your Exterior Update Consider these factors when you change or update the exterior of your house: Assess […]

How to Renovate a Bathroom on a Small Budget

It’s no secret that a quality bathroom renovation can add value to your home and provide you with the perfect sanctuary to relax in and enjoy. However, many homeowners don’t know how to transform their bathrooms while sticking to a tight budget. Luckily, we have a few tips and tricks to help you achieve an […]

5 Mistakes During Bathroom Renovations You Should Avoid

The bathroom can also be one of the most expensive rooms in the house to renovate because the costs depend mainly on the design, products, types of additions and accessories you want to add. Several pitfalls may be encountered during the many phases of remodelling. It’s crucial that homeowners need to be aware of what […]

5 Reasons Behind Unexpected Renovation Costs & How to Avoid Them

Investing in internal house renovations can often end up costing more than you think. While you get quotes for the labour and material costs, it is common to overlook unexpected renovation costs that might come up. Here are five common reasons you might encounter unexpected renovation costs with tips to help you avoid them. 1. […]

How Long Do Bathroom Renovations Take? A Breakdown of Bathroom Renovation Timelines

Bathroom renovations rank as the second most popular restoration for a very good reason. The bathroom is one of the most important rooms in the home in terms of usage, but creating a beautiful bathroom into a place of elegance doesn’t just happen overnight. Below, we break down realistic bathroom renovation timelines you should consider. […]

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 […]

Renovating? Follow these Tips to Save Space in Your Bathroom

As the smallest room in your home, your bathroom’s surfaces can quickly become cluttered with toiletry items, hair dryers and more. But it doesn’t need to be that way! With some careful planning and reorganizing, you save space in your bathroom. Here’s how! Get Organized In some cases, a lack of organization in your bathroom can […]

How to Make Your Addition Energy Efficient

An addition to any home is a huge undertaking. Even with the professionals on board, adding square footage to your beloved home will require a multitude of considerations. How you create a space that optimizes energy efficiency will require it’s own unique set of decisions. The options available for saving energy with the construction of […]

Which Home Renovations Require a Permit?

In Ontario and Canada, homeowners and renovation companies require permits for several different kinds of renovations. Of course, different cities also require different permits, but starting with the national and provincial permits is wise. What Home Renovations Require a Permit? A huge range of home renovation projects require a permit. Essentially, you need to get […]

Lower Your Monthly Bills With These Energy Efficient Swaps

Our houses provide shelter, protection and a place to call home. All this comes with a price. One that is often higher than it has to be. Energy efficiency in our homes can be achieved. Finding ways to make our homes more energy efficient will make living in our homes even more enjoyable. Here, we […]