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How to Keep Your Home Warm All Winter Long

Posted by Parabola Developments on May 1, 2018.

Just because the temperature has dropped doesn’t mean your energy bill needs to go through the roof. A few quick changes and repairs are all you’ll need to maximize savings while making sure your home stays warm and toasty this winter. Use Thermostat Timers Most people aren’t in their homes all day every day, so use that to your advantage and turn down the heat when people are gone. Dropping the temperature during the workday can lead to big savings each month. If you don’t want to com...Read More Here!


Who’s Who in a Bathroom Renovation

Posted by Parabola Developments on Apr 4, 2018.

You’ve decided to hire a general contractor to complete your bathroom renovation. So what happens next? After you’ve worked with your contractor to finalize the plans, your contractor is going to assemble a team of experts to help make sure your dream becomes a reality (in a timely and budget-friendly manner, might we add). Read on to meet the different people involved in a bathroom reno. Plumber A plumber will play a critical role in your bathroom renovation, especially if you’re lookin...Read More Here!


What to Do With Your Unfinished Basement

Posted by Parabola Developments on Mar 6, 2018.

Many homes - especially new builds - come with an unfinished basement. While this may seem overwhelming to some, an unfinished basement gives you the control to turn the space into whatever suits your life best! If you’re wondering what to do with your unfinished basement, read on as Parabola Developments outlines a few ideas and inspirations. Build Out a Cozy Guest Space Give your guests the luxury of having their own space when they visit. Building out a spare bedroom and bathroom will not...Read More Here!


5 Tips for Lowering Renovation Costs

Posted by Parabola Developments on Feb 5, 2018.

There’s nothing worse than getting halfway through your home renovation and realizing that you’re going to come in way over budget. The good news is that with some strategic and creative thinking, you can cut your renovation costs without cutting corners. Join Parabola Developments as we highlight five tips to help you save money on your next reno. 1. Know When to Call for Help While DIY-ing some or all of your home renovation is a great way to save on labour costs, it’s important to kno...Read More Here!


5 Deck Trends & Ideas That Are Sure to Impress

Posted by Parabola Developments on Jan 1, 2018.

It may not feel like it now, but deck season will be back before you know it! If you’re planning a new deck build this spring or summer, check out a couple of Parabola Developments’ deck trends and ideas to get your creative juices flowing. 1. Two-Toned Designs Many homeowners are using more than just one color of a board for their deck. Two-toned designs are a great way to feature a space and create visual interest. You can add borders, designs or frame certain areas of your deck, like th...Read More Here!