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Backsplash Ideas for Your Kitchen

Posted by Parabola Developments on Jan 23, 2014.

Kitchen backsplashes do more than protect the walls behind your countertops from water damage and food splatters – they can enhance the look of your kitchen. Choosing the right backsplash involves more than picking an interesting design. There are different types that involve different installation methods, as well as different cleaning techniques. The main things to consider besides installation and cleaning are the look that you’re going for, as well as the costs of each type of backsplash...Read More Here!


10 Things to Consider When Buying an Electric Fireplace

Posted by Parabola Developments on Jan 9, 2014.

If your home doesn’t have a fireplace, but you wish that it did, an electric fireplace can be a great solution. These fireplaces are portable, and come in many different styles. They do not produce real flames, so you don’t need to hook them up to a chimney, but they do produce some heat and can easily warm up a room. Should I Take The Plunge? Electric fireplaces can be a great addition to any room, especially when converting an unfinished basement into an entertainment area. If you’re ...Read More Here!


Choosing the Right Interior Door (hinged, sliding, or bi-fold)

Posted by Parabola Developments on Dec 26, 2013.

Interior doors can do more than just separate parts of your house from others - they can make your room look complete. In order to do so, you need to choose an interior door that complements the look of your home, as well as the room that it is going to be installed in. There are three main types of interior doors: hinged, sliding and bi-fold. Each has the same purpose - to divide one part of a room or house from another. However, these doors look drastically different from one another. This ...Read More Here!


How to Deal With Basement Posts

Posted by Parabola Developments on Dec 9, 2013.

Basement posts can be tricky to deal with when remodeling the space.  In some cases, new walls can be built around them, making the posts disappear. But in others, these important ceiling and floor supports cannot be hidden. This means that you need a creative way of dealing with them. Hang Something on Them This gives the post a purpose. If you have turned your basement into a man cave or game room, use the post as a place to hang a dart board or sign. You can also wrap a string of Christmas...Read More Here!


What is The Best Type of Insulation for Homes in Edmonton?

Posted by Parabola Developments on Sep 15, 2013.

  In Edmonton, the winters can be cold and snowy, while the summers tend to be reasonably warm with the occasional period of very warm or hot temperatures. Because of this, your home must be properly insulated to keep the warm air inside during the winter, while keeping the cool air out as must as possible. Of course, the opposite of this must occur in the summer. Windows Help, But its Not the Whole Deal Installing new windows complete with vinyl frames do a good job of helping your ho...Read More Here!