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Benefits of Concrete and Acid Staining

Posted by Parabola Developments on Apr 6, 2012.

By itself, concrete is pretty durable. It can stand up to years of abuse without cracking or crumbling. However, stains are hard to remove from a standard concrete floor or walkway, and the color – gray – is pretty utilitarian. If you want your concrete floors to be more than just useful, staining them is your best bet. Thanks to new methods of acid staining, your boring concrete floors can be made into a surface that rivals that of marble and fancy floor tiles. The best thing is, concret...Read More Here!


How to Know When It’s Time to Renovate Your Basement!

Posted by Parabola Developments on Jan 2, 2012.

The decision to renovate your basement can be a big one. After all, there are plenty of factors to consider, with time and money being on top of that list. However, think of it this way: the money spent on a quality renovation will be worth it, since increasing the usable space in your house ups its resale value, should you decide to sell your house sometime in the future. Why A home with a completely modern, finished basement is always worth more than one used purely for storage that has tire...Read More Here!


Exploring and Understanding Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Posted by Parabola Developments on Nov 15, 2011.

There are various contractor companies that can help you have the safest, cleanest, and most reliable conditioning system in your home. However, the right company should offer its customers geothermal consultations and appraisals free of charge. The concept behind geothermal technology is that it can provide your home with alternative sources of energy, especially when cooling or heating your home. Several people have already considered switching from using traditional sources of energy to us...Read More Here!


Everything You Need to Know About Renovating Your Basement!

Posted by Parabola Developments on Nov 14, 2011.

Basement renovations may sound like a simple, easy to complete a task that you can handle yourself, but in almost all cases, this isn’t true. Why Hire Someone - I Can do This Myself, Can't I? Renovating a basement can be complicated by many factors, most of which revolve around function, more than aesthetics. Although you also want your new basement to look nice, it won’t do you any good if it isn’t up to code. Some of the more complicated tasks involve electric lines that have to be pro...Read More Here!


Why Choose LED Lighting for Your Home or Business?

Posted by Parabola Developments on Oct 15, 2011.

In addition to 'traditional' residential uses, lighting can also be used to beautify decks, gardens, kitchens, basements, and beyond to maximize the use of outdoor living spaces, create a personalized 'mood', and even increase a property's value. More and more Edmontonians are now using fiber optics or LEDs not just for aesthetics, but also for energy efficiency and safety, too. The Basics of LED Lighting Consultation and Installation It all starts with the initial project consultations and on...Read More Here!