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One-year Powell Street road closure brings new directions to CBR Products.

The City of Vancouver is busy again, this time building a new railway overpass right in our front yard. So until sometime in 2014, customers coming to our retail store will have to access CBR Products from Campbell Avenue on … 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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When a wood finish fails, don’t give up.

It can happen to the most diligent tradesperson or homeowner. The wood finish chosen (often by someone else entirely) fails and the project starts to look bad. This can be a case of film-forming coatings that do not let the … Continue reading

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How to Protect a Beautiful Wood Stump Carving.

One of our long-time customers recently emailed us with a unique challenge. He has had an amazing ‘second home’ carved into the stump of a tree he cut down in his front yard, and he wants to give it the … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Dicks Lumber, winner of Outstanding Retailer Award

It’s great to see a Vancouver retailer making their mark, as this year’s “Outstanding Contractor-Specialist Retailer” by the trade magazine Hardware Merchandising. Dick’s Lumber was founded by Dick and Delma Alexander in 1964, and was acquired by RONA in 2007. … Continue reading

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