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What is a Party Wall Agreement?

Posted by Parabola Developments on Jun 15, 2019.

A party wall agreement is an agreement to document any building works with an neighbor of a shared boundary to prevent any disputes when the works are carried out. What are Party Walls? Also known as a “parti-wall”, “parting wall”, or “common wall”, a party wall is a shared partition that divides two adjoining buildings. This is usually a structural wall but can also be two abutting walls that were built at different times. Some examples of party walls are: Walls separating...Read More Here!

 

Islands In The Stream: How To Tell If You Have Enough Room for A Kitchen Island

Posted by Parabola Developments on May 15, 2019.

An island can be a great addition to any kitchen renovation. Islands add increased storage, work surface, and can act as a place to sit and eat. If you have a small kitchen and think that you’ll never be able to have an island - think again! While it might seem counterintuitive to add an island to a tight kitchen because of the floor space it takes up, the pros often outweigh the cons. But how do you know what size to make your island? Read on as Parabola Developments discusses what you need t...Read More Here!

 

Gas vs. Electric Stoves: Which One is Right For You?

Posted by Parabola Developments on Apr 15, 2019.

If you’re looking to upgrade your stove, there are two main choices: electric or gas. Electric stoves run off your home’s electricity, while gas stoves require a supply of propane or natural gas. The cost is actually quite similar when you compare similar models, but there are a number of differences that can affect your choice. It may seem silly, but you’ll actually want to consider what type of stove you want in the early stages of your kitchen renovation. This is because you might need ...Read More Here!

 

How To Find The Right Contractor For Your Renovation

Posted by Parabola Developments on Mar 14, 2019.

If you’re lucky enough to have a quality contractor in the family, this article is not for you! Finding a qualified and trustworthy contractor is a big source of stress for many homeowners, and rightly so! It can be nerve wracking to hand off your home (and your money) to someone you just met, especially when contractor horror stories seem to pop up every now and again in the news. Following these simple steps when choosing a contractor will help you rest easy at night knowing you made a we...Read More Here!

 

Four Home Renovations That Will Raise Your Property Value

Posted by Parabola Developments on Feb 14, 2019.

If you are thinking about selling your house in the next 2-4 years, you may be considering some upgrades to help you get the most out of the sale. It’s important to know the areas where a reno can help you increase the value of your home, and which ones can actually detract from the asking price. By doing the renovations ahead of time, you can add value to your home and allow your family to enjoy the benefits before you sell. Read on for four home renovations that are sure to raise your proper...Read More Here!

 

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