Prevent flood damage with this one essential tool
Learn how to protect your home against flood damage, with a high-water alarm system. Plus, enter to win a Tulsar Sentry Z Control high-water alarm. With the recent heavy rainfall drenching parts of Ontario, Quebec, and the Maritimes, reports of flooding and residential water damage have been on the rise.  Ottawa and Quebec have been particularly hard hit, with hundreds of residents being forced to evacuate their homes. When they return, they will likely be faced with costly flood damage to repair.  (more…)
- May 12, 2017

How to tackle a foundation crack repair
Realizing that you have a foundation crack in your home can be a costly problem and if you don’t tackle the issue head on you can be stuck with a bigger repair bill than initially planned. We spoke with Tony Romanelli, President of RCC Waterproofing – a family operated business since 1920, (more…)
- April 28, 2017

Tips for Creating the Perfect Basement
Decorating your basement can be a fun project, but with all the choices available to you in regards to decor and even layout, it can also be overwhelming. For those who simply don’t know where to start, designer Lisa Clark shares some of her basement decor favourites. (more…)
- April 6, 2017

Can Canadian Homeowners Trust in Magnesium Oxide Boards?
What if the material that made up your home’s walls could keep your family safer and healthier than traditional building materials? Magnesium Oxide Board (MgO board) is an innovative building product, new to the Canadian marketplace, that many builders and architects believe can do exactly that. However for every one person who loves this innovative building product, there is another vehemently opposed to it. (more…)
- April 5, 2017

How to build a profitable basement apartment
Undergoing a basement renovation is a common household renovation project that Canadians undergo. Creating a basement apartment is a great addition for households with multiple families or for people who are looking to make a couple extra bucks a month. eieihome.com sat down with the owner  On Centre Design Build, Andrew Bridi. (more…)
- March 18, 2017

Extreme hobby rooms
If the home is your castle, then why not give yourself the royal treatment, by indulging in a renovation project that gives you absolute joy? Today, we’re getting personal, by exploring extreme hobby rooms. These rooms aren’t just for the wealthy! If you’re a homeowner and you have an unfinished basement or a spare room, you can transform that space into an oasis dedicated to fun and relaxation. (more…)
- March 9, 2017

6 Insider tips for smart renovation budgeting
During the recent “GTA Home and Reno Show” we sat in on a trade presentation for home renovation professionals. While much of what was presented was specifically intended for individuals working in the home improvement industry, we were able to take away some vital insider tips on smart home renovation budgeting. So of course, we are going to pass those tips along to you! (more…)
- March 6, 2017

Buying the right TV for your space
Choosing the right TV for your space has actually become more difficult in recent years … but in a good way. Advanced technologies such as big screens, HDTV and 3D technology were once unattainable luxuries for a large portion of the population. However, you can now find them at any local electronics store, online and even at the grocery store (depending on where you shop). (more…)
- February 6, 2017

Drywall vs Drop Ceilings in the Basement
When you first started planning your basement renovation, did you ever imagine that the great drywall vs drop ceilings debate would keep you up at night? No one ever does, but choosing your basement ceiling is often one of the most contentious aspects of finishing a basement. (more…)
- January 10, 2017

5 Winter Renovation Projects
  Home renovations are often overlooked in the winter months due to the snowy weather. The chill in the air shouldn’t stop you from tackling a home renovation project that you’ve been putting aside for months. In fact, the winter months are the best times to accomplish them. Reason being, it’s easier to find a contractor in the winter than any other time of the year. Here are some great renovation projects to tackle this winter. (more…)
- October 24, 2016



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