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Creating artistic finishes with BRODA ® low-VOC natural oil wood coatings

Most contractors appreciate the smooth, consistent finish of our BRODA ® coatings, but for some, a weathered country-style finish or distressed surface is a true thing of beauty. We have been asked to create artistic finishes on many occasions, by … 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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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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Whistler Olympic Park – Still looking cooler than ever with BRODA® Coatings.

It seems like just yesterday… the world was watching Vancouver 2010, and the CBR BRODA® crew was glued to the screen, hoping to catch a glimpse of… the lodge. Yes, the Day Lodge at Whistler Olympic Park is a BRODA® … 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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BRODA® coatings help green up the new VanDusen Gardens Visitor Centre.

It took more than a decade of planning and 17 months of construction, but VanDusen Gardens’ new centerpiece of green building is now open to the public. And we are proud to say BRODA® Coatings are a part of it. … Continue reading

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