Tools every first time home owner should have

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Going from a renter to a homeowner can be a difficult transition. We here at Artisan Electric believe that having the right tools can help your home stay in shape. Whether you’ve just bought your first home, or are looking to beef up your tool box, here are a few tools you should have at home. A Hammer This one is obvious, but it’s still worth mentioning. Whether you’re using it to hang pictures on the wall or assembling some … Continue reading

5 Injuries You Can Suffer from DIY Electrical Work

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We’ve touched a bit on the subject of Do It Yourself solutions in the past. Mostly making mention here or there of when it is – and isn’t – a good idea. Your safety is always our absolute primary goal. So rather than leave it at a mention, we wanted to take some time to give you some important points. We support all kinds of on-your-own projects. It’s a great way to get a new skill set, or polish one … Continue reading

How Artisan Electric Can Help, Part II: A Safe Home

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There are tons of variations in how your home’s electrical operates, and there are a lot of ways where something can go wrong. Whether interior or exterior, you’ve got to make sure that everything is humming in perfect conjunction with another — whether it be smoke detectors, surge protectors or lightning protection. The friendly staff at Artisan has been in the business of keeping your home safe for over 20 years. If you’ve been noticing any of these problems in your … 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