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How To Build a Compost in Your Backyard

Posted by Parabola Developments on Jun 12, 2013.

Compost bins are great ways to use up leftover kitchen scraps and yard waste while creating all-natural fertilizer for your garden.  You can place many things in a compost bin, including table scraps, eggshells, and leftover bits of fruits and vegetables, along with shrub clippings, flower cuttings, shredded newspaper and even coffee grounds. The trick lies in keeping the nitrogen to carbon ratio in balance, otherwise the process won’t work properly. This will leave you with a smelly compost ...Read More Here!


3 Reasons NOT to Rush Your Home Renovation Project

Posted by Parabola Developments on May 15, 2013.

Everyone is in a hurry these days. If you're looking for the answer to a question, you can punch it into Google and have an answer within seconds. Some fast food places boast about their quick serving speeds. There are even competitions to see who can send the most text messages in a short amount of time. But one thing that you cannot rush is a home renovation project. You may get tired of being surrounded by construction dust and debris, frustrated with not feeling comfortable in your own ho...Read More Here!


Carpet vs. Hardwood. What Should I Choose?

Posted by Parabola Developments on May 1, 2013.

  The age-old debate between carpeting and hardwood floors boils down to more than just aesthetics. Some people are die-hard hardwood floor fans, while others prefer the soft comfort of carpeting. Before deciding which to go with in your house, consider these things: The Noise Factor If you live in a multi-story house and have hardwood floors, then you’re going to hear the echo of footsteps above your head quite a bit. Hardwood floors don’t have the “muffle” factor of carpeting...Read More Here!


Pros and Cons to Remodeling Your Home Before Selling

Posted by Parabola Developments on Apr 17, 2013.

There is no way to get around the fact that houses need occasional remodeling. If you are planning on keeping your house, remodeling it for your own enjoyment is a great idea. However, if you think that you might be putting your home on the market sometime in the near future, you need to consider several pros and cons before planning your remodel. Pros: Updating an older house will make it sell faster – If your house is over forty years old and looks its age, then it needs to be remodeled. O...Read More Here!


Paint Away the Winter Blues with These Cool Renovation Tips!

Posted by Parabola Developments on Mar 15, 2013.

Are you in need of a burst of color in order to shake off the winter blahs? It may be too cold to paint all of the walls in a room in the wintertime - especially if you don't want to breathe in paint fumes or freeze after opening a window to let the fumes air out - but you can still take on smaller painting projects, like these: Paint a Piece of Furniture Taking a simple piece of furniture, such as a bookcase, microwave oven cart or desk and turning it into a colorful home accent is a fairly s...Read More Here!