“Best Devices to Make Your Home “Smart”

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Thanks to devices, your home is becoming more and more automatic and less manual with the upgrades in technology. Home automation has become a very popular concept not only because it makes operating things and appliances at home that much easier but also because it can make your home a much safer place to live in. Here are a few of the best smart devices that you can install in your home to make your home “smart” –   Controllers and … Continue reading

Outdoor Lighting Ideas

EXTERIOR LIGHTING IDEAS

Summer is almost here, which means barbecues and late night swims in your pool (or in your neighbor’s pool!) However, none of this will be as comfortable as it should be without the proper outdoor lighting. In fact, some research has found that as much as 90% of today’s homeowners see exterior lighting as a “must” in their yardscapes. The proper exterior lighting, though, takes planning as well as expertise. After all, haven’t we all been a bit disappointed with … Continue reading

How Artisan Electric Can Help, Part I: Lighting Your Home

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How Artisan Electric Can Help, Part I: Lighting Your Home Of all the DIY stuff you can do to your home, electric can be the most difficult. Is the wiring correct? Did you turn the breaker off? Why is the downstairs kitchen outlet turning the upstairs bathroom fan on? Oh, the frustration! As an established electric company servicing the Dover, New Hampshire (and surrounding!) area for over 25 years, we’re here to help you with all things electric. In our … Continue reading

5 Things to Ask Your Contractor

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Building a new home—or remodeling your existing one—is a big emotional investment. To avoid unwanted surprises, you want to be sure to ask your contractor the following questions. 1. What is the timeframe? You want to know more than a start and end date, as having a big-picture view of deadlines for things like tile or countertops will help you know if things are slipping by a day or two. Ask your contractor what is taking place and when. You … Continue reading