Category Archives: CBR Products Staff

BRODA ® Deck Refinishing Stains: How-To Seminar at Greenworks Building Supply; It’s all about prep and patience.

On a sunny Saturday in May, CBR Products  own Chris Dos Santos showed some dealers and homeowners how to refinish wood decks the BRODA ® way, at a building products seminar held at Vancouver’s Greenworks Building Supply. “The key is taking … Continue reading

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ClimateSmart sustainability program helps save CBR Products 10% on electricity!

In March of  2012, we participated in a ClimateSmart for Business program, which helped us focus on sustainability issues like energy use. Part of that process led us to undertake a lighting upgrade in our plant, switching from T-12  fluorescents … Continue reading

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PRO PAINTING TIPS: Simple solutions to common painting problems.

Here’s some more fantastic words of wisdom on pro painting tips by AFM’s Jay Watts on the importance of painting correctly. Enjoy! As you know, many customers think paint is a simple product and painting is easy, so when they … Continue reading

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Childcare Centre built to LEED standards w/ Broda Clarity + Pro-Thane

Hastings Park Childcare Centre, in Vancouver, is a fantastic 7,100 square foot facility that sits beautifully located on Renfrew Street on a sloped hill facing mountain views and opening out to a lovely view of the racetrack.  It has 44 … Continue reading

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Wood Finish Coatings = Beautiful Home In Nelson, BC, Canada

Here is a beautiful home on the lake in Nelson, BC,  built by Purcell Timber Frames, who also hail from Nelson. CBR Products worked closely with Purcell and Co. to come up with a custom colour, in our Broda Pro-Tek-Tor … Continue reading

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Maintain Your Safecoat Oils.

Jay Watts from AFM Safecoat has recently given us these tips and points on how to maintain your AFM Safecoat Oils. So if you have some lovely wooden furniture that has been graced with these awesome products then here’s a … Continue reading

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South Bonson Community Centre

The South Bonson Community Centre is the heart of the Pitt Meadow community of Bonson.  The setting is beautifully located on the banks of the Fraser River on the site of an old saw mill. There are clusters of townhouses, … Continue reading

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CBR and BRODA® get ClimateSmart

Our company was founded in Vancouver and Whistler, and even though our job is to make low-VOC coatings that protect buildings from the elements, we know we are all part of the natural world. So to help lighten our footprint, … Continue reading

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Beary Christmas From CBR!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and we’re all ready for a nice break to spend time with friends and family. And we know you’ve all been waiting for this too. It’s been an awesome year for us … Continue reading

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Congrats To Jamie Maley & His Concrete Cover!

On June 11th 1989, down in the depths of the lava flowing caverns of Mount Zeus, a child was born. Conceived by the Gods of Metal as their version of Jesus, this child was a gift to the Earth. He … Continue reading

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