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Wood stain power for April showers – you CAN stain in damp weather!

It may be blossom season in Vancouver, but April and May can still bring a lot of cool, damp weather throughout Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest. Fortunately, BRODA ® PRO-TEK-TOR natural oil wood stain works great in these kinds … Continue reading

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Safehaven Project For Community Living + Mark Mueller Volunteer + Supplier

When I received a phone call from Chris de Santos, VP of Sales at CBR Products asking me to share the Safehaven – Mark Mueller relationship with you, their blog followers, I was indeed honoured.  CBR Products has always supported … Continue reading

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Amazing Stagecoach Replica Coated With Broda

If you’re ever in Stukely-Sud, Quebec, then maybe you’ll be there for their Country Festival. Featuring country music, Michoui (which is a whole lamb spit roasted on a barbecue), famous people and a big parade led by this stunning replica … Continue reading

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Village COOP parking lot in St-Etienne-de-Bolton Gets Broda Treatment

Here’s a quick little post about a great little project. This lovely small Village COOP parking lot in St-Etienne-de-Bolton, Québec had their notice board and fencing finished with 2 coats each of Broda Pro-Tek-Tor DR 101 Cedar and 234 Sea … Continue reading

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More Low-VOC Coating Regulations are on the way. How will they affect YOU?

In 2005, it was estimated that 51 kilotonnes of VOCs were emitted from architectural coatings in Canada. Since 2010, Environment Canada has published the Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Concentration Limits for Architectural Coatings Regulations in the Canada Gazette, Part II. … Continue reading

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Improving Indoor Air Quality = AFM Safecoat ® MexeSeal Concrete Floor Sealer

To improve the indoor air quality of my Client’s Family’s ski chalet we knew that the original old carpet underlay was adversely contributing to the air quality and as such had be removed.  The plan was for me to remove … Continue reading

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CBR Products offering our first ever half-price sale on AFM Products – North America’s best green building paint.

AFM Safecoat ® makes some of the lowest-VOC paint and products available, and they rarely, if ever, go on sale. But Vancouver’s CBR Products is now clearing out inventory of these premium green building products at a 50% discount, including paints, primers, … Continue reading

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Zero VOC Paint + Low VOC Primers By AFM Safecoat ® = FUN Painting

The task was to prime and paint seven areas of a large Family home in Ontario, Canada. Knowing about how AFM Safecoat manufactures the least toxic coatings there was no doubt that this would be the brand to be used.  … Continue reading

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Green Building Certification Systems Explained

Buildings in Canada are responsible for 30 – 40% of our greenhouse gas emissions. So making them more efficient and sustainable is critical. But the maze of certifications and ratings is enough to turn even the greenest builder a ripe … Continue reading

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AFM Safecoat ® Products used to help build Sensory Room at Safehaven

The Safehaven Project For Community Living (Safehaven) in Toronto (Etobicoke, North York, Woodbridge and Aurora) in Ontario, Canada is a not-for-profit organization which provides respite and residential care to children who for the most part cannot walk, talk, see or … Continue reading

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