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Take an Extra 10% OFF BERMEX Solid Wood Dining Sets!

The Bermex Dining Event is on now until April 9th at Palliser Rooms / EQ3 and features solid wood products, made in Canada, by Bermex!

Based out of Quebec, Bermex is one of North America's largest dining set manufacturers. Bermex has made a strong commitment to the environment with its tree planting initiative - for every tree that is cut down, a new one is planted. Bermex furniture is made as efficiently as possible to eliminate wasted wood. Extra wood that is cut away during the manufacturing process is recycled and used for other purposes. Bermex also strives to deliver a high quality product that will offer an optimum lifespan to the consumer, creating a heritage of protecting the environment for future generations.

In the Palliser Rooms Bermex gallery, you will find a variety of styles featuring the latest trends in dining furniture. Create your look with a nod to the past using the new uniquely distressed century finish. If your style is strong and edgy, the "Everest" table option with a tall top is the perfect compliment to a contemporary interior. Customization is accessible and simple with a wide range of finish colours, apron styles, leg styles and a variety of seating options, all offered in a step by step design process. Large wall displays show the choices of colours and customization options so a clear picture of the final product is created in the showroom.

A seasoned staff of sales consultants and design professionals at Palliser Rooms are available to help clients customize a dining set that will work perfectly in the desired space and setting. By bringing in measurements, paint swatches and floor samples, the sales team can help create a layout using computer software to help show clients optimum designs for their dining furniture.

With a dining set from the Palliser Rooms Bermex gallery, you can rest assured that you will be getting a quality "Made in Canada" product, while supporting a business that values the environment.

Paramount Day Spa + Zero Gravity Recliners from Palliser Rooms / EQ3

Paramount Day Spa


Zero Gravity Chair

March 20th Marks the Grand Opening of the New Location for Paramount Day Spa

As part of the incredible new location for Paramount Day Spa at 345 3rd Ave South, the owners decided to give their clients an amazing seating option for their spa treatments by using Zero Gravity recliners from Palliser Rooms / EQ3. Spa clients are in for a treat as they can really kick back and relax in the zero gravity position following a treatment at the spa.

The concept of a Zero Gravity chair first originated with NASA, as they searched for a way to reduce the pressure on an astronaut's body during take off by distributing their body weight as evenly as possible. The Zero gravity position is also the natural position into which the body moves when a person is floating in a microgravity condition, as would be the case in a spacecraft orbiting the earth.

When we get out of bed and stand up or sit at a desk, the force of gravity on our bodies causes the discs in our spines to compress, causing our spinal muscles to contract in order to maintain our balance. This process can cause pain and stress on our back. If, however, we can reduce the gravitational force on our backs, the muscles are then able to relax thus alleviating back pain and discomfort.

Therefore, an important health benefit of a Zero Gravity Recliner is the reduction of pressure on the spine. Not only does a Palliser Zero Gravity chair help to accomplish this, but it also moves the body in a very smooth manner with a sophisticated power mechanism. After a long day of sitting at a desk or standing up working, the effects of gravity can take their toll on our bodies. Many top quality mattresses can not even provide perfect support for our backs. A Zero Gravity Recliner can support the body in such a way that the weight is distributed evenly, allowing the spine to relax because of reduced gravitational pressure.

Further health benefits of a Zero Gravity chair include:

  • Allows your heart to pump blood more effortlessly because it is not working against gravity, especially due to the fact that the legs are in an elevated position. Oxygenated blood is working with the force of gravity rather than against it.
  • Reduces joint pressure.
  • Promotes circulation in the legs helping to reduce swelling.
  • Relaxes the back muscles so the spine can decompress.

The video below gives a brief demonstration of how the Zero Gravity Chair works:


Paramount has been Making Residents of Saskatoon Look Great for Over 65 Years

"Paramount Beauty Salon" was brought to life by Herman Barrett back in 1950, located in the York Building on 23rd Street. 2 years later, Ellen Gaunt began working with Mr. Barrett as his receptionist. Ellen went on to become the second owner of Paramount (1968) and also the driving force towards bringing esthetic services to Paramount and Saskatoon.

Paramount Day Spa

By 1955 she started offering the Paramount client, facial waxing, brow tinting, manicures, makeup and her real passion, facial treatments. In 1966, Paramount moved to the lower level location at 145-2nd Avenue No. It was here that the esthetic side of Paramount really developed. It was in the 1970’s that pedicures, sculptured nails and artificial lashes (yes, we were doing them back then too!) were introduced.

Women’s fashions and a ceramic boutique were also offered during that time. 1977 brought us the very first “Hydradermie” facial machine from Guinot. This signature Guinot treatment was ground-breaking in the facial industry at that time with its use of galvanic current to help penetrate nutrients into the skin offering a level of hydration that standard facial treatments were unable to accomplish. The 1980’s saw Paramount offering electrolysis, tanning beds, massage, body wraps, and the first "Non-surgical Face-lift" machine that used electrical current to stimulate facial muscles, creating amazing results and long-term effects. Also during this time Ellen introduced the "Paramount Charm Classes" to young Saskatoon women, instructing them in proper skin, nail and hair care.

Paramount Day Spa

In 1994, Ellen realized her life-long dream of opening Saskatoon’s first full service Day Spa. Paramount relocated to a beautiful new facility on 1st Avenue North offering full spa & salon services including full and half day spa packages.  Saskatoon women (and even a few men at that time) were quick to embrace this relatively new concept (in Saskatoon) and were anxious to go "spa-ing"!

As Ellen approached her "golden years", she wanted to find someone that she would feel confident could take over the reins of her "Paramount Baby". She found that someone in Laura Dutka. Laura purchased Paramount from Ellen in August, 2000 and relocated it to the corner of 2nd Avenue and King Street.

Paramount Day Spa

Over the past 14 years Laura has expanded the Paramount offering to include laser services, giftware, jewelry, women's fashions, and the very popular Spa Suite, where groups of 2 to 50 can enjoy social time along with their spa services. And with new licensing legislation you can now enjoy your favorite beverage while having your Paramount spa or salon service.

Paramount has always strived to be on the forefront of offering exceptional quality skin care services and corresponding products for its customers to use at home. This goal lead to the introduction of the YonKa (France) and Guinot (France) lines of products in the mid 1970's, followed by Babor (Germany) in the early 1980's. More recently in 2010, SwissLine (Switzerland), an advanced paramedical line, was introduced. Gehwol (Germany) is another line of exceptional quality that is used in all Paramount pedicures and offered for at-home use.

Paramount maintains a strong focus on the training and education of its staff and in turn, educating our guests so they are able to make informed decisions regarding their skin, nail and hair care services and product purchases.

Paramount Day Spa

 

Over the years, the service menu and the décor may have changed but Paramount has always and will always strive to deliver to its guests, the best we can offer in quality and value of services and products.

Visit the Paramount Day Spa Website

Call Paramount Day Spa: (306) 242-0017

 

 

 

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!!! Welcome Roxanne!

We couldn't be more excited to welcome the newest addition to the Palliser Rooms Team - WELCOME ROXANNE!

Roxanne gained valuable experience working with the wonderful ladies at First Avenue Furnishings in Saskatoon - with First Avenue Furnishings closing their doors in January, Roxanne is bringing her wealth of knowledge and excellent customer service skills to the team at Palliser Rooms. We are thrilled to have Roxanne on our team. Many of Roxanne's favourite custom styles that were available at First Avenue Furnishings can be found at Palliser Rooms, and Roxanne is more than happy to help her previous clients in this new position.

If you haven't had the chance to meet Roxanne at First Avenue Furnishings - here is a little bit about her:

I have been in the retail industry for years. Anyone that knows me, knows I am very passionate about working, shopping & supporting locally owned businesses. My goal is personally helping people to find exactly what they are hunting for. People may recognize me most recently as the previous Manager at First Avenue Furnishings. This is where I learned the ropes within the home décor/Furniture industry & where my heart & soul has been for the past 4 years. With the unfortunate closing of First Avenue Furnishings, I was given this amazing opportunity to continue working at Palliser Rooms / EQ3 – within an industry I found a true passion for. I am very excited to join the AMAZING team here at Palliser Rooms - another locally and independently owned Saskatoon business.

 

 

HERE ARE ROX'S TOP 3 PICKS FOR THIS WEEK!

Pick #1) The Betty - Sofa and Chair

Dynasty’s  "Betty" Sofa and Chair is bringing back vintage meets awesomeness. This sophistica teal fabric is fun and definitely steals the show.

 

Pick #2) The 2104 Sofa, Loveseat and Chair and a half

The Stylus 2104 is all about comfort and style. The Bumps charcoal fabric is pleasing to both eye and touch and would suit most spaces.

 

Pick #3) The James Rocker by EQ3

EQ3's James Rocker will add a playful element to any room in your home.

Floor Model Blow Out!

SALES ALERT: MASSIVE March Blow out SALE. We are clearing out a huge number of floor models to make room for new styles. Come see us at Palliser Rooms / EQ3 locally owned & operated 2125 Faithfull Ave Saskatoon 306-653-6000.

 

Build The Ultimate Home Theatre

 

The perfect home theatre combines high-tech audio and video capabilities with the sumptuous comfort of relaxation. With the right set-up, watching movies at home in a comfy recliner is even more fun and enjoyable than going out. Here are four steps to help you plan the home theatre of your dreams.

 

Our Home Theatre Seating is also part of our Palliser Motion Event - From Feb 7 - Feb 26, 2018 SAVE an additional 10% on Home Theatre Seating!

 

1) Get Inspired

Whether you’ve got a dedicated home theatre, are building one, or are transforming a multifunctional space, your options are limited only by your imagination. Get inspired by browsing magazines and websites to find the furniture styles that most appeal to you. Are you looking for a dramatic movie theatre look, or a sleek, contemporary space, or a comfy retreat that matches the rest of your home?

 

2) Define your Space

Once you’ve got an idea of your style direction you can start planning the room. Create a basic drawing of its layout and its dimension on paper, our experienced sales consultants can help you design the perfect layout. Note the location of doors, windows, and electrical outlets. These measurements will be invaluable as you locate your TV/screen and seating.

As you design your space, you’ll want to focus on both seating and the technical setup (audio/video) so they work in tandem.

 

3) Choose your Seating

Today’s home entertainment seating is as stylish as it is comfortable. Recliner models range from casual to contemporary and are designed to fit every home décor aesthetic. In addition to impressive styling and extreme comfort, you’ll also find a variety of innovative features.

Look for comfort features such as Multi Comfort power operation of both seat recline and headrest. Ask about memory buttons that help you return to your favourite positions, and USB chargers to keep your devices ready for use. We have a selection of models that feature power headrests to provide complete head support in a full recline position.

Other options you’ll want to explore include: in-arm storage, LED cup holders with removable liners, ground lighting, and wireless bass shaker features. Some sofa models even have accessories available such as a fasten-on table, glass holder, tablet holder, and LED Flex Light.

4) Maximize the Viewing Experience

The technical aspects of your home theatre will drive many of your decisions. If you’re not an A/V aficionado, hiring an expert or consulting a sales associate at your local retailer can save both time and money.

As you create your dream entertainment space, you’ll be choosing from an array of high-definition technology choices for both audio and video. Whether you choose a flat panel TV or a projection system, you can use the size of your viewing screen to determine your optimum viewing distance for seating placement.

For 1080 HD TVs and projectors:

Multiply the width of your screen by 1.5 and then divide by 12 to get the closest distance (in feet) you’d want to sit to it, and multiply it by 2.5 for the farthest away you want to be. For example, for a 60-inch-wide TV, you’d want to sit between 7.5 feet and 12.5 feet away. This formula works in reverse as well if you’ll be purchasing your TV after you have the room configured.

For 4K Ultra HD TVs and projectors:

To see 4K’s finer picture detail and depth, you can position your seating closer to the screen. For these video systems, multiply the width of your screen by 1 and then divide by 12 to get the closest distance (in feet) you’d want to sit to it, and multiply it by 1.5 for the farthest away you want to be. For example, for a 60-inch-wide 4K Ultra HD TV, you’d want to sit between 5 feet and 7.5 feet away.

Keep in mind, the best media viewing height is where the centre of the screen is at the viewer’s seated eye level.

 

Sit Back and Enjoy

Now that you’ve designed a home theatre that fits your home and lifestyle, there’s only one question left to ask: What movie should we watch tonight?

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