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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!


Winter Proof Your House – 3 Things You Need to Know!

Posted by Parabola Developments on Nov 15, 2012.

Properly winter-proofing your home can save you a good deal of money on heating costs. In order to see your gas and electrical bills go down while the inside of your home remains warm and toasty, follow these 3 quick tips: Seal Off Your Window Unit Air Conditioner Obviously, if you have an outdoor full-house air conditioning unit, you will be fine, but if you use only window units, you will need to either remove them for the winter, or cover them with plastic. Otherwise, they will let cold air...Read More Here!


5 Reasons to Renovate Your Kitchen in Edmonton

Posted by Parabola Developments on Jul 31, 2012.

Your kitchen is functional. Its appliances work, your sink doesn't leak, and you are completely used to having a limited number of cabinets and counter space. So, why spend the money or remodel it? Here are four very important reasons why remodeling your kitchen is a great idea and is worth the expense: 1. Inspiration! Having a tired, out of date kitchen can make you feel both tired and out of date yourself. If you find yourself making the same meals every week and going through the same motio...Read More Here!


5 Deck Building Tips for Albertans

Posted by Parabola Developments on Jul 18, 2012.

A well-built deck can be both a useful asset and a backyard enhancement. When done right, a deck will give you a reason to come outside and relax, a place to hold barbecues and family gatherings, and will add to the value of your home. On top of this, your deck can be treated as a backyard centerpiece, with shrubs and flowering plants placed around it. However, in order for your deck to be all of these and more, it needs to be built correctly. Here are five tips to help: 1. Choose A Location Ca...Read More Here!