Darla Grant-Braid

Darla Grant-Braid

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Darla is a Toronto-based digital content writer with over 10 years of experience. In addition to EiEiHome.com, her home improvement and renovation articles can be seen in the Toronto Sun and The Epoch Times.

Articles By This Author

2017 Home Colour Trends
Nothing sets the mood in a home or individual room like colour. Colours in the home can energize, calm and even whet the appetite. Your choice of colour palatte is also an expression of who you are as a household and as an individual. To learn more about emerging colour trends for 2017, eieihome.com met with PPG Paints, to discuss the roll out of their 2017 colour collections. (more…)
- January 11, 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

Take Charge of Post-Holiday Clutter
Have the holidays left your home feeling more than a little bit cluttered? If the answer is yes, we think you’ll be relieved to hear that post-holiday clutter is a common problem. You can thank the slew of new toys and gifts, the chaos of holiday décor teardown and lots of leftover wrapping paper (plus all of the bows, bags and tissue paper that goes with it) for all of the extra stuff around the house. (more…)
- January 6, 2017

How to choose a snow thrower
If you’ve come to the conclusion that shoveling snow just isn’t your thing, it may be time to invest in a winter power tool. With as much snow as some parts of Canada can see during the winter months, there is absolutely nothing wrong with enlisting the help of technology. (more…)
- January 4, 2017

Colour in the home: A look at blue
This is the 1st entry in a series that looks at how different colours can be used in the home. Your Christmas might not have been blue, but you can expect to see that colour come in with your New Year. Home decor experts are embracing the calming nature of blue. In fact, you may have already noticed it popping up in designer holiday décor vignettes. (more…)
- January 3, 2017

Back-friendly snow removal tips
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow …but if you don’t shovel safely, oh, oh no! Improper shoveling practices can leave you with a sore back and shoulders. So, before you dig out, take a look at these tips for safe and proper snow removal. (more…)
- January 2, 2017