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Feature Walls: Do’s & Don’ts

Posted by Parabola Developments on Jan 14, 2019.

Feature walls, also known as accent walls, are a quick and easy way to add visual interest to a space. However, with an endless amount of options it can be difficult to know where to even start when it comes to creating an accent wall in your home. Read on to learn a few do’s and don’ts to make sure your next accent wall goes off without a hitch. Don’t: Be afraid of colour Painting one wall a slightly darker shade of beige than the rest of the room doesn’t count as an accent wall. Don...Read More Here!

 

3 Ways to Make Your Home Feel Bigger

Posted by Parabola Developments on Dec 14, 2018.

In a small space, every inch counts. Small rooms can often feel cramped and confining. So how do you make the most of out of a small room? Read on to learn a few design tips and tricks that fool the eye and make interiors seem much more spacious than they really are. 1. Utilize Space Through Built-In Storage An uncluttered home seems much bigger than one with items piled up all over the place. Proper storage will not only help to keep your home uncluttered, but it can also improve the function...Read More Here!

 

Should I convert my older home to an infill?

Posted by Parabola Developments on Nov 1, 2018.

Whether you have been there since day one or just recently purchased it, an older home presents a wide range of advantages and disadvantages to property owners. Infill homes are also a very popular trend-- adding to urban density is often subsidized at different levels of government, so more and more projects are appearing in established neighborhoods. While public opinion differs, it is up to you as the property owner to decide if you should convert your older home. DEMO MONEY, DEMO PROBLEMS ...Read More Here!

 

Where to Start When Renovating a Home

Posted by Parabola Developments on Oct 1, 2018.

If you are renovating or plan to renovate your home, it has probably become obvious that are too many moving parts to count. Contractors, material prices, personal schedules and every complication in between stands in the way of you and your successful reno. In order to overcome these obstacles, be sure to read Parabola Developments guide below about where to start when renovating a home. SPACE & STORAGE Evaluating your existing space and judging how you use it are some of the first things...Read More Here!

 

5 Tips on Saving & Paying for Your Reno

Posted by Parabola Developments on Sep 1, 2018.

If you own a property, you may dream about some day renovating certain parts-- or even the whole thing! The newer your home, the less likely you are to prioritize saving and preparing for a reno. This is fine while everything is in peak condition, but it is wise to familiarize oneself with the process of saving and paying for a major investment. D.I.Y. culture and discount material can be tempting, but always be sure to have your financial affairs in order before taking on a major project. 1. B...Read More Here!

 

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