4 high-risk bathroom renovations
Not all home renovations are created equally. Some updates can add considerable value to a home, while others may not fully pay out at the time of resale. Additionally, there are other renovations that can actually have a negative impact when it comes time to sell your home. (more…)
- October 11, 2016

What to consider before buying a wine cooler
Wine coolers are finding their way into the homes of more and more Canadians. Whether you are a true connoisseur or just a casual consumer of wines, you have probably at least considered purchasing one of these handy appliances.  And who could blame you? If you invest in wine, it makes sense to invest in a wine cooler too. (more…)
- October 10, 2016

Event coverage: Under the CIOT sky
On June 23, eieihome.com had the privilege of attending an event hosted by CIOT —importers, distributors and retailers of fine granite, ceramic, concrete, stone and quartz slabs and tiles. This magnificently artistic event took place at The Fermenting Cellar in Toronto’s Distillery district, and featured the works of four CIOT sub brands: Alex Turco, CIOT Studio, Max Fine, and Peau Béton. The evening was an absolute marvel, with the focus placed on installations of the materials artistically displayed under the theme of outer space. (more…)
- June 24, 2016

Should you splurge or save when it comes to kitchen renovations?
Planning a renovation is a financial balancing act, no matter the budget. I’m not going to sugarcoat it - home renovations are always more expensive than you think they will be no matter how carefully you plan. If you allotted for a $30,000 remodel, it’s going to cost you $40,000 and if it’s a kitchen you will probably see a bill of $50,000 by the time you are finished! Not that kitchens are not worth it, after all they are the key when its time to sell your place. (more…)
- February 29, 2016

Tiles | A Splash Of Change
Simply updating your backsplash can instantly modernize an antiquated kitchen, breathing new life into the space and adding value to your home. But choosing the right backsplash tile is essential.  Todd Wright, owner of The Tile Store, says there are four main considerations when choosing backsplash tile. (more…)
- October 24, 2014

Why White is Right for Your Kitchen
If you're ready to makeover your kitchen, you're likely pinching your pennies, ready to drop some serious cash.  Kitchens, after all, are the most expensive room in the house to renovate.  So, how do you keep your new kitchen from bottoming out your bank account?  Make it white, say Anthony Kelly and Chris Volpe, owners of Affordable Kitchens.ca, a Toronto-based company that specializes in white kitchen designs. (more…)
- September 19, 2014