Category Archives: Building & Restoration News

GREEN ROOFING: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

WHAT IS GREEN ROOFING? A green roof system is an addition made to the roof of an existing building for growing flora. Depending on the type of green roof you install, the plants may be modular or have drainage layers. … Continue reading

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Happy Cows Happy People

CBR products have added pure grass fed beef to the menu of our quality coatings. What does beef have to do with wood stain, you might ask? Read More

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Breaking News: BRODA Clarity Wood Stone is now LEED certified

What is LEED Certified? LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. It was Developed in 1993 by the non-profit U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) it includes a set of rating systems for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance … Continue reading

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Burnt Wood New at CBR Products

What’s New at CBR We have expanded our Pre-Stains service to include Japanese style burnt wood.  Shuo Sugi Ban is an ancient Japanese craft that preserves wood by charring it. Traditionally Japanese Sugi wood was used in a process that … Continue reading

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BRODA WOOD FINISH SELECTED FOR COATING THE BEAMS OF A $13 MILLION LUXURY HOME FOR SALE IN VANCOUVER, CANADA BRODA PRO-TEK-TOR By CBR Products.

  BRODA WOOD FINISH SELECTED FOR COATING THE BEAMS OF A $ 13 MILLION LUXURY HOME FOR SALE IN VANCOUVER, CANADA = BRODA PRO TEK TOR By CBR Products.   Architect Brian Hemingway designed this spectacular waterfront home located in … Continue reading

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The World’s Largest Burl

The first burl to be called the world’s largest burl was cut from the base of a 351-year-old Sitka Spruce tree in 1976. The burl weighs an estimated 22 tons and measures 45 feet in circumference. The new contender for … Continue reading

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Low-VOC Coatings for Renovations in Quebec are no laughing matter!

Did you know that BRODA® Coatings and Wood Stain are also popular in Quebec? C’est vrai! (It’s true!) A popular magazine for modern home building, Maison du 21e siecle, recently launched their special issue on renovations, and, with our marketing … Continue reading

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Need to colour match another brand of wood stain? No problem.

We occasionally have customers come to us with old finishes we need to match using a custom BRODA® colour. This can be the case where an old wood stain of a different brand has failed in some areas but not … Continue reading

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Artdec brings BRODA ® natural wood finishes to even more of the Quebec market.

Since 1990, Artdec.ca has been searching out and profiling greener, safer and better-performing products in the wood finishing industry, and bringing them to the Quebec market. So they are a natural fit to carry the BRODA ® line of water-borne … Continue reading

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