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Get your new kitchen before the tax hike gets here…

  Recently we have noticed a rise in people putting off doing a new kitchen or renovation until they know what is happening with the Covid-19 virus, but you might want to get your new kitchen before the tax hike gets here…  If you have been thinking about doing a renovation, now would be theRead More..

Are you Going to the Home Show?

Are you going to the Calgary home show?  The Calgary Home and Garden show is coming up at the end of February and if you are planning a renovation then I highly recommend checking it out.  The Home Show can be a little overwhelming, but if you have a plan going in then it canRead More..

Don’t underestimate your Kitchen Renovation…

This may be hard to hear…  But If you want to have a kitchen renovation done by Christmas, then you should be starting the planning process now!…  I know that sounds like a shocking statement to hear in the middle of August but its true…  People often underestimate all the different processes that go intoRead More..

The History of EKKO’s Building

History behind the de Waal Block The de Waal Block sits at the corner of 4th St. and Meredith Rd northeast in the Riverside/Bridgeland area of the city. John de Waal is the third generation owner of this increasingly rare, historic building. The structure has enjoyed continued commercial success in Calgary’s current, thriving economy andRead More..

How to Plan Your Space in a Kitchen Remodeling

At Ekko Custom Cabinetry & Design, our designers are often asked to design a great and effective working space. I was reminded of these expectations while reviewing a recent article in the April 29 edition of “Houzz” by Rebekah Zaveloff. The preliminary space-planning and schematic design phase is the most important part of any kitchenRead More..

Trade Offs to Consider When Remodeling Your Kitchen

At Ekko Custom Cabinetry & Design, our designers often find themselves trying to guess the budget needs and design priorities of our customers. After reading a “revisited” article of “Most Popular Stories” in the September 2018 edition of “Houzz” by Moorea Hoffman (originally posted May 12, 2017), I decided to expand on that topic asRead More..