Archive for 2019

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 behind the De Waal Block (EKKO’s Building)

Our customers often ask us about the history of the building that we are located in. Here is the 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 ownerRead 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..

Top Kitchen Cabinet Styles, Colours & Trends for 2019

At Ekko Custom Cabinetry & Design, we are constantly monitoring current design trends for great new ideas that we can use to enhance our customer’s vision and provide a space that will stand the test of timeless good taste. With this in mind, we just reviewed a great article on the top kitchen cabinet styles,Read More..