Category Archives: Product Tests and Reviews

Help us name our new favourite designer colours for BRODA® wood stain and coatings.

WOOD STAIN COATINGS: Name the Coating Contest Our team is often asked to come up with special colour mixes and matches with our line of BRODA® PRO-TEK-TOR™ Natural oil Wood Stains, CLARITY™ Acrylic and PRO-THANE Urethane coatings. Some of these … Continue reading

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Now we can pre-stain your composite siding, planks, shingles and more with super-durable SEAL-HIDE Elastomeric paint.

DURABLE WEATHERPROOF PAINT FOR SIDING, AND  OTHER SUBSTRATES. Want the low-maintenance durability of composite with the custom colour options and extra weather resistance of a coating? BRODA® SEAL-HIDE Elastomeric paint puts it all together in a flexible, breathable coating that … 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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Do-it-yourself Easy Deck Restoration Video

If you’re looking for an easy way to restore weathered grey wood on your deck or fence, we have the answer. Check out this video from one of our happy customers who shows that you don’t need to be a … 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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Apple-box siding makes this is one of the sweetest cabin designs around,coated with wood finish stains by Broda.

One of our BRODA ® customers, Shamus Finnegan at Green Suite Painting, recently sent us some pictures of his off-the-grid cabin currently under construction in the Okanogan Valley. Design builder Goodweather­ set out to transform this 5 acre farm into … Continue reading

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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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The world’s nuttiest way to do laundry. (But hey, it’s natural!)

At CBR we like things natural – wood, natural oil stain, fresh powder… so when we came across Kickbutt Nuts™ natural cleaner for laundry, and learned it was actually made from 100% natural ‘soap nuts’ we thought it was too … Continue reading

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Cedar siding protected with BRODA ® wood finishes still looks good over a decade later.

We recently received an email from a happy past customer in Nelson, BC, letting us know that they were finally considering some touch-ups on the BRODA ® PRO-TEK-TOR wood finish they coated the  siding of their home with 11 years … Continue reading

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These Pants Are Worth Getting Into.

If you’ve ever been on your aching knees at the job site, cursing as your tool belt spills a pile of nails and you’ve lost your carpenter pencil again… you will appreciate these amazing pants from Neck Down Workwear. They … Continue reading

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