Parrish Construction

Blog/FAQ

Looking Back in Time – Parrish Construction Style

November 25th, 2014 Posted in Materials- Construction, Remodels/Additions, Uncategorized | No Comments »
  • Share

Looking Back in Time – Parrish Construction Style Here’s one of our favorite updates that we designed for a client’s back entrance. You can see below a fence that had aged and completely blocked a beautiful view of the golf course. With a combination of manufactured stone, an added flower bed, and custom wrought-iron fencing, […]

Continue Reading »

Everything Old is New Again

November 18th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
  • Share

Everything Old Is New Again Newsletter link We don’t have to look back too far to see projects that show big changes. Let us help you create an outdoor living room for your home. It’s not to early to plan for spring projects.

Continue Reading »

Be Prepared for Spring Runoff

April 17th, 2014 Posted in Advice to Clients, Basements, Drainage, Flood, Flooding | No Comments »
  • Share

April 8, 2014 – Parrish Built Newsletter Link According to the Boulder Office of Emergency Management, BoulderOEM.org “Normal spring runoff occurs each spring beginning in April or May, weather dependent. This year, due to the 2013 flood, spring runoff may be out of the ordinary when compared with previous years.” Here are just a few […]

Continue Reading »

Winter Isn’t Over–Frost, ice, condensation & other joys…

February 13th, 2014 Posted in Flooding, Heating/Cooling, Roofing/Ceilings, Seasonal Considerations, Uncategorized, Waterproofing, Windows & Doors, Winter | No Comments »
  • Share

Don’t let the warming weather fool you! Winter isn’t over, and the cold can cause many problems in addition to frozen pipes. When the ice melts out of your gutters, make sure they’re clear of leaves & pine needles. Otherwise water can back up behind fascias and soffits, and under shingles, and do significant damage. Heated […]

Continue Reading »

Winter is the time to cook up your dream kitchen

January 30th, 2014 Posted in Advice to Clients, Custom Cabinets, Kitchens, Laundry Rooms | No Comments »
  • Share

Q: Where do I start when I’m thinking about a new kitchen? A: Start to follow some Pinterest Boards. This is a fairly new social media format where you can follow trend makers in interior design, kitchen design and collect images to inspire you. This is a great tool for all things visual. At Parrish […]

Continue Reading »

Kitchen Design Workshop Invitation- Thurs. Nov. 14, 2013

November 13th, 2013 Posted in Appliances, Interior Design, Kitchens | No Comments »
  • Share

Join Parrish Construction on Thurs, Nov. 14th at Specialty Appliance (Boulder location) from 4-7 p.m. for a Kitchen Design Workshop, appliance preview and cooking demonstrations. RSVP: info@parrishbuilt.com or 303-444-0033. See invitation below for details. Hope to see you there!  

Continue Reading »

Q: How should I finish my indoor garden project? Should I include a small pond or just forget the idea?

April 3rd, 2013 Posted in FAQ, Landscaping | No Comments »
  • Share

Click on title of question to view the full post with the answer.

Continue Reading »

Q: Should home elevator door match rest of interior doors?

April 3rd, 2013 Posted in Aging-in-Place & Handicap Mobility, FAQ, Universal Design, Windows & Doors | No Comments »
  • Share

Q: Should home elevator door match rest of interior doors? Or is it nice to use something like a 1/2 frosted door? give some interest and light to elevator??? Draw attention to the fact it is not a bath or closet? Or just spec all doors alike? A: I wouldn’t want to draw attention to […]

Continue Reading »

The Lights are on but Nobody’s Home

April 3rd, 2013 Posted in Disaster-Fire, Flooding, Frozen Pipes, Insurance- Home, Money-Saving Tips, Safety Hazards, Scheduled Home Services, Timely Home Upgrades, Ventilation, Waterproofing | No Comments »
  • Share

We just returned from a great vacation. It was everything we hoped for—extended family time, new adventures, exotic locales, and time to relax. Even so, upon returning to Boulder, we could relate to Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz—“there’s no place like home”. We were fortunate that everything at home was just as we left […]

Continue Reading »

Q: What is geothermal heating?

February 27th, 2013 Posted in Energy-Saving Tips, FAQ, Green Building Topics, Heating/Cooling | No Comments »
  • Share

q: Remodeling is the ultimate in “sustainable” housing, and upgrading a home’s ability to save energy and other resources is becoming easier and more effective as “green remodeling” becomes mainstream.

As a professional remodeling contractor, we feel it’s important to keep up on emerging technologies that may soon help our clients save money, improve comfort and reduce our impact on the environment. A: CLICK ON TITLE TO VIEW COMPLETE ANSWER

Continue Reading »