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

4 Reasons Why You Should Update Your HVAC During A Renovation
Do you have a home renovation project scheduled for the near future?  One of the big mistakes that first time homeowners make is not properly weighing the benefits of updating their HVAC while the rest of the work is getting done. In order to help you to understand why this is such an important consideration, eieihome.com spoke with Adam Saunders of Martino HVAC, a GTA industry leader, to learn the four main reasons why updating your HVAC during a home renovation is a smart move. (more…)
- September 11, 2017

The 5 Signs Of An Unqualified Contractor
Having work done on your home, regardless of the size of the project, is a big deal. There is a significant commitment of time, trust and money that is required when bringing in a contractor, especially if it is your first time doing so. You have probably heard horror stories from your friends about jobs that were finished poorly, or not finished at all, and hearing harrowing tales like that is enough to make any homeowner apprehensive. (more…)
- September 5, 2017

Take on this home reno project to instantly update your home
Are you interested in taking on a home renovation project but don’t have a lot of time or budget to get into something too involved? At the same time, do you want to make a change that really makes a statement? Renovating your kitchen requires both time and a healthy budget, and rearranging the living room (again), just doesn’t pack enough punch.  So, what about remodelling your entryway? (more…)
- September 4, 2017

How to Design Your Dream Cottage
A cottage is meant to be your personal sanctuary, a place to retreat and unwind. However, design and décor can make a huge difference in terms of your cottage experience. Decorating to achieve comfort, relaxation and charm are key when creating the cottage of your dreams. These five simple steps will make the design process a breeze and ensure you end up with your own personal paradise. (more…)
- August 21, 2017

Good Safety Practices for Residential Construction
According to the OSHA, there are over 6.5 million people working in North American construction sites each day. While those workers take a number of extra precautions to protect themselves from workplace injuries, construction site injuries and fatalities are all too common. In fact, a whopping 38,000 injuries are reported each year. (more…)
- August 7, 2017

Expert planning and management are key with major renovations
With housing prices what they are, many homeowners are undertaking major renovations or even complete rebuilds to turn their existing home into their forever home. Regardless of the size on your project, if you’re thinking of renovating, work with a professional RenoMark renovator to ensure your renovation is completed properly. BILD began the RenoMark program in 2001 to provide consumers with a resource for finding professional renovators and trade contractors. (more…)
- August 6, 2017



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