Designing Outside the Box
While the older homes throughout Toronto have been known for their character and interest, houses going up in the suburban areas seem to have a certain sameness.  To get an inside look into why single-family home design has become so homogenous over the years, we spoke with Bole Cirovic of Modular Home Additions. There are three primary reasons behind the homogeneity of Ontario’s suburban neighbourhoods: The desire to fit in, municipal regulations, and resale value. (more…)
- October 20, 2017

Double the Interest with Two-Toned Cabinetry
In this, our second installment in our series on 2018 kitchen trends, eieihome.com is taking a look at two-toned cabinetry. This is an exciting trend that breaks what has been one of the most fundamental rules of kitchen design –that all cabinetry should match. Once again, we’ve enlisted the help of principal designer for AyA Kitchens and Baths, Amy Dillon, to provide an inside look at this delectable trend. Here’s what she had to say. (more…)
- October 19, 2017

Store Produce Properly to Prevent Produce Zombies
Halloween is right around the corner, and while Zombie trick-or-treaters may be spooky,  they pale in comparison to zombie ( or rotten) produce in your fridge. Just like you’d want to avoid a real zombie at all costs, you want to avoid produce zombies at all costs too. Don’t worry though, here at eieihome.com we have you covered with our Produce Zombie Survival Guide, which is just our fun way of saying that we have a guide that teaches you everything you need to know in order to properly store your produce. (more…)
- October 18, 2017

Adding Wood Accents to the Kitchen
With 2018 just around the corner, eieihome.com is taking a look at kitchen trends for the new year. Fear not, hot pink refrigerators and salad gardens growing from the middle of your island aren’t a trend just yet. However, you can look forward to colour and hints of nature in the kitchen. We’ve enlisted the help of AyA Kitchens and Baths to give us an inside scoop on some of the details and designs that will be adding flavour to Canadian kitchens throughout the upcoming year. (more…)
- October 17, 2017

How to Build an Eco-Friendly & Sustainable Home
Traditional homes are, for the most part, emission-pumping powerhouses that heavily contribute to the grave environmental problems that loom over global society. Fortunately, the residential landscape is starting to shift, as winds of change sweep across it. As a result, nowadays, construction processes have less impact on the environment. (more…)
- October 16, 2017

Flato Developments Contributes $500,000 to Markdale Hospital
Donation Will Help Fund Equipment Purchases, Improve Healthcare Support for the Area~ Markdale, ON – Flato Developments Inc., which recently launched Phase III of Edgewood Greens in nearby Dundalk, has embarked on an ambitious new community building initiative, in the form of a $500,000 contribution to Markdale Hospital. (more…)
- October 14, 2017

Putting Your Garden to Bed for Winter
It may be hard to believe, but fall is upon us. For homeowners with gardens, it means that it’s time to start thinking about getting the garden ready for its long winter’s nap. With that in mind, eieihome.com spoke to Denis Flanagan from Landscape Ontario about some essential pre-winter gardening tips. (more…)
- October 13, 2017

How to Shop for a New Toilet
Toilets aren’t usually the first thing anyone has on their mind when starting a bathroom renovation. Although, when you think about it, they are probably the most fundamentally important part of your bathroom. While it is possible to have a bathroom without a shower or tub, no bathroom is complete without the commode. Before you begin thinking about things like style and flushing power, begin by considering three important criteria: (more…)
- October 12, 2017



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