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Cost Effective Solutions for Turning Your Bathroom Into Your Very Own Spa

Posted by Parabola Developments on Jan 31, 2013.

The latest home improvement trend involves completely renovating a bathroom, turning it into a larger, spa-like space with a separate whirlpool bathtub, stone-lined shower, and plenty of lighting. Some even go so far as to include mirrors that turn into television sets and heated flooring. The only downfall is that turning your bathroom into a spa can be on the expensive side. Are there any budget-friendly spa-like luxuries that can be added to your existing bathroom, or during your next renovat...Read More Here!

 

3 Winter Home Improvement Projects You Can Start Today

Posted by Parabola Developments on Jan 15, 2013.

Believe it or not, there are a number of home improvement projects that can be completed in the winter. Before choosing which ones to tackle, keep in mind that any kind of outright expansion that involves removing walls or parts of the roof should be set aside for warmer weather – otherwise your home will be extremely drafty and hard to keep warm when the weather turns inclement. Here are three ideas that do not involve removing walls: Bathroom As long as your plans do not involve making you...Read More Here!

 

New Year’s Resolutions: 5 Must Do Tips

Posted by Parabola Developments on Dec 31, 2012.

For many people, the New Year is the best time to start things fresh – and that includes taking care of some yearly home maintenance that gets forgotten about the rest of the time. Here are five quick and easy things to do on January 1st: Change the Batteries in Your Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors This needs to be done at least once a year to ensure that they are working properly in case of an emergency. While you are at it, you might as well change the batteries in your alarm clocks as...Read More Here!

 

Holiday Renovations. Is Now a Good Time to Hire a Contractor?

Posted by Parabola Developments on Dec 15, 2012.

While the holidays may seem like an odd time to start renovating your house, you would be surprised at how much can be done in a short amount of time – leaving you able to enjoy (and host) your traditional holiday parties in the manner that you always have. When Is Too Late? The trick when deciding what to renovate around the holidays depends largely on the time frame involved. If you are planning on completely gutting your kitchen and still want to host your holiday dinner 5 days later, wel...Read More Here!

 

Cold Weather Concrete Care and Maintenance

Posted by Parabola Developments on Nov 30, 2012.

Snow and winter weather go hand in hand. There simply isn’t any way to avoid it, just as there isn’t any way to avoid having to remove it from your concrete sidewalks, driveways, steps and patios. The unfortunate side effect of snow removal is that it can chip, scratch and even crack the concrete that makes up everything that you need to remove it from. To avoid damaging your pretty, stamped concrete and even your basic, utilitarian concrete sidewalks and driveways, here are several rules to...Read More Here!

 

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