The Artisan Contracting Blog

The Artisan Addition

Have you ever heard someone complain that their second level is always too hot or too cold? Over the years, we’ve developed our own way of adding second storey additions that maximizes both mechanical efficiency and non-disturbance to the main level: Our unique approach includes adding 16″ knee walls on top of the first level […]

Feature Project: Wilson

The whole interior of the home (2 floors) was redesigned with a new layout. A custom designed kitchen, powder and family rooms completed the main floor. A new staircase leads to multiple bedrooms upstairs and a second level addition above the garage. This addition includes a large master bedroom with vaulted ceiling and custom bathroom […]

Feature Project: Sabo

The Sabo residence was transformed by a full scale interior renovation plus a full second level addition to transform it into a bed and breakfast. The main floor received an open concept custom kitchen and living area, as well as a full custom bathroom. Several bedrooms were added upstairs, including a master bedroom with en […]

Feature Project: Pagliari

The entire Pagliari home went through an extensive interior renovation. When they wanted a new home, their location in a nice neighbourhood near the Hamilton bay front beckoned them to stay and renovate extensively rather than move. This home was truly transformed as walls on the main level were moved to accomodate a new layout. […]

Feature Project: Matthews

Our clients wanted a kitchen that was more usable and accessible. The design plan for the new layout called for walls to be moved and the whole space reshaped. The kitchen was then built up from studs and sub-floor and finished with quartz countertops, tile backsplash, custom cabinets and hardwood floors.

Feature Project: Greenwood

The Greenwood residence required a complete mainfloor interior renovation. The renovation design included a custom kitchen design, open concept living room and dining room combo, staircase, new bathrooms and an elevator shaft. This particular family had special requirements for their disabled daughter who could not climb stairs very well. As a solution, Artisan built an elevator […]

Feature Project: Graydon

This home required a complete exterior renovation. The roof was refinished, carport redesigned and windows and doors were replaced. The home was finished with a combination of stone and wood board and batten. The Client purchased a home large enough to accomodate herself and her parents. The home was left wanting. She hired us to […]

Feature Project: Baker-Boisvert

The owners of this home required the remodeling of two bathrooms. Similar in style, but unique in their layout, a custom bathroom design was provided for both. This couple was looking to update their main bath and ensuite, with high-class and style. They had an idea of what they wanted and Artisan offered options and […]

Feature Project: Bailey

The Bailey home was a complete renovation, interior and exterior (more pictures to come!). As an italian who loves to cook and entertain, her kitchen and dining room were not working for entertaining purposes. Additionally, she wanted a view of Lake ontario and the garage to be connected to the house. To accomplish all this, […]