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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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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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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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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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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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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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Just A Couple Of Great Vids On AFM Safecoat!

Here’s a couple of great videos! First up, we have Jay Watts, from AFM Safecoat, discussing how to use AFM Safeseal correctly and some of the dos and don’ts. Jay gives a fantastic clarification of this product. Click here to … Continue reading

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