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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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Want to see how your painting project will look? Let us paint it digitally, first.

Maybe you have an important building project for which you need to select paint tints. Perhaps you’re a contractor with a very picky client. Or maybe you’re just having a spousal colour spat about staining the porch. Why not to … Continue reading

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Another great community garden Project in Place – with low-VOC coatings by BRODA ®.

Capilano University’s Community Garden is up and running, thanks to the hard work of the Projects in Place Society and a dedicated group of generous volunteers. The garden project features 67 raised bed planters, a tool shed, concrete stools and … Continue reading

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Paint and wood stain Colour Trends for 2013 – we’ve got ‘em.

Pantone®, makers of designer color books and printing inks, is one of the largest online resources for tints and hues, and they regularly release their hot colors for the season. Very useful for an architect when determining a coating specification … Continue reading

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Landscape Architects use vibrant BRODA ® colours to put the finishing touch on a playground project with the Projects in Place Society.

Landscape architects are generally pretty busy folks. But Bryce Gauthier of Sharp & Diamond Landscape Architecture has made the time to co-found an organization called Projects in Place – a volunteer-run non-profit society that brings construction professionals together with the … Continue reading

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5 Tips to help water based coatings perform in the hot summer heat.

Water-based and water-borne coatings like BRODA ® PRO-TEK-TOR have the great advantage of working very well in cool, damp conditions. But this means that when the summer kicks in, more care must be taken to ensure you get maximum performance. … 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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Are you getting maximum absorption? All acrylic coatings are not the same.

In the can, one acrylic coating looks pretty much like another. But at the chemical level, they can be quite different. One of the benefits of a water-based low-VOC coating is that wood is very receptive to the absorption of … Continue reading

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