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

Create a playroom that means business
A dedicated playroom is not only a treat for children, but for parents as well. It helps keep the rest of your home tidier, and provides the children with a special place to call their own. When creating your playroom, you’re going to want to personalize it to suit your children’s particular interests. (more…)
- September 16, 2016

7 fab finds for your home bar
Did you know that today is International Beer Day? The day for which so many of us have been diligently training! So, in honour of this most auspicious of days, eieihome.com is pleased to present you with our picks for the best beer-themed finds for your basement bar! (more…)
- August 5, 2016

4 ways to create personal space at home
The thought of creating personal space for yourself at home might seem redundant. After all, isn’t home the ultimate place for oneself? Well, yes and no. Home is the ultimate place for family; however, as anyone with children knows, peace, quiet and privacy can be extremely hard to come by. (more…)
- April 21, 2016

How to keep water out of your basement
Water is your basement’s worst enemy. Poor drainage and an unprotected foundation can allow moisture to seep into your basement, damaging flooring and walls, lead to poor air quality resulting in the growth of mould and mildew and respiratory health problems. eieihome spoke with Tony Romanelli of RCC Waterproofing, a company that has be (more…)
- March 10, 2016

Basement Renos – Where to Save and Where to Splurge
Everybody wants to maximize their home space. Whether it’s a play area for the kids, a home office, a workout area or additional space for family gatherings, a basement renovation will give you the space you desire while also increasing the value of your home. Although renovations can be costly, you can still create a basement retreat on a budget. “For many years now I’ve been making basement apartments come to life on HGTV’s Income Property—I’ve got all the tips and tricks to extend your basement into a fabulous living space.” (more…)
- January 27, 2016

Protecting your basement from winter water damage
Ensuring your basement is warm, dry and comfortable in the spring means taking some steps outside your home to protect your basement from water damage. We spoke with Tony Romanelli of RCC Waterproofing, a company that has been providing fixing damp basements and foundation cracks in homes in Toronto since 1920, about protecting your basement with waterproofing. (more…)
- January 7, 2016