The Artisan Contracting Blog

5 Simple Ways to Give Your Home a Facelift

Your home is your space: to relax, throw parties, rest, enjoy and spend time with friends and family in. Over time you might feel as though your home needs some retouching but you aren’t quite prepared to do major renovations, or maybe you don’t want to change the structure of your home but just the […]

Tips to Make Your Home Renovation Enjoyable

When it comes to renovating a room or home, it can be a rather stressful experience. Just the fact there will be disruption, as well as the money that you have spent, mixed with the excitement of having a newly renovated area, can make the period of renovation less than enjoyable. There are however, ways […]

3 Things To Consider When Installing A New Bathtub On The Second Floor

1. Budget For people who are fitting or re-furbishing their bathroom, there are a range of bathtub options available to them. Firstly, of course you don’t actually have to have a bathtub, many people live only taking showers, and they can be economic on the amount of water used and the amount of time spent washing […]

Installing New Windows to Save on 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 […]

What to Consider before getting a Custom Kitchen Renovation?

Renovating your kitchen is usually a pretty hefty task, and one that can make a big difference to your day to day life. It can also be costly if you plan on making major changes such as the fitting or re-positioning of features such as sinks, washing machines and dish washers. And not to mention […]

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. Getting it right is a must. Location Rafters in your home will greatly determine where a skylight can be placed. […]

How Suitable is Your Home for a Second Story Addition?

With the rising cost of property and seemingly less land space to share around, adding a second story to your house can be an excellent way to expand, get extra space, but not taking up more land or having to worry about moving house. Whilst the idea of adding an extra story might seem like […]

how to Reinforce a Door to Protect from Burglary

When we go inside our homes, and then shut and lock the front door, we feel amongst the safest that we can feel. 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 […]

Planning for Building Your Dream Home: Tips from the Pros

Whether you’re planning a dream home from the ground up, or looking to take your existing home to new heights of sophistication, it all starts with a well-designed plan. Planning out your renovations properly will allow both you and your contractor to work towards a shared vision and a stellar final product. When getting ready […]

Surviving a Home Renovation

Renovating part of your home is an exciting time. Designing and choosing your newly renovated house is the fun part. But when it comes to actually having the work carried out, it can be quite disruptive and stressful. Depending on the size of the job, the amount of disruption to your everyday life can vary. […]