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NEW PRODUCT: ROXUL Comfortboard 80 Rigid Insulation

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ROXUL COMFORTBOARD ™ 80 is a rigid mineral wool insulation sheathing board that is fastened to outside studs to improve thermal performance to the building envelope. It is non-combustible, water repellent, fire resistant and sound absorbent. City of Vancouver Building Code has recently changed requiring an actual R-22 value on all exterior walls (see detail). ROXUL ComfortBatt Insulation […]

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Sika Post Fix: Set your fence posts in a flash!

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Does this look familiar to you? Broken fence, rotten, wind damaged fence posts? You may want to repair it or save time and effort building a brand new fence. In both instances, Sika Post Fix is the product that fundamentally changes the way people can install or repair their fence. Sika Post Fix is a two-part, […]

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NEW PRODUCT FEATURE: J-Grade Select SPF Lumber

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Due to popular demand and in order to minimize ‘falldown’ of our existing stock, POCO Building Supplies is now stocking both 2×4 and 2×6 J-Grade (or Select) SPF in 8′, 10′ and 12′ lengths. We are also doing this specifically to compete with the big-box stores that carry a premium grade of dry lumber. What is J-Grade […]

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Glorify your Gate with these 7 Antique Gate Hardware Products

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Add some old world charm to your yard with these Antique Style Gate Hardware products from European manufacturer – Gatemate. 1. Gatemate Antique Heavy Duty Fleur de Leys Hinges 16″ Decorative Antique Tee Hinge for Wood Door and Gates. Excellent for Creating or Restoring the Old World look. Hand Pounded Black Finish. Stainless Steel Fasteners Included. Available in […]

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Paint, Stain or Clear? A Review of Exterior Wood Coatings

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Wood is an incredibly versatile building material that is commonly used in residential and commercial construction. In addition to being a versatile building material, wood is a unique substrate when it comes to coating options, with opaque (paint and solid hide stains), stains (semi-transparent and translucent), and clear coatings all being available for use. When […]

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Yellow Cedar: Carving a reputation of versatility

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Yellow Cedar grows along British Columbia’s coastal region. It is a medium-sized tree growing up to 24 metres tall and 90 cm in diameter when mature. It often grows singly or in small clumps in a mixture with conifers such as amabilis fir and western hemlock. It is a beautiful tree that is tough, strong and extremely durable. [source] Species Characteristics […]

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The Perfect Companion for ‘Raincouver’ Explorers

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Living in Vancouver – you have to expect a little rain here and there and local Social Media users often flood the streams of Instagram, Twitter and Facebook with photo’s and hashtags to do with whatever weather system has blown our way. Whether it be fogcouver or raincouver, it seems we’re obsessed with our weather, so come rain, […]

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5 Fall Fix-Ups for your Home

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It’s that time of year again. Temperatures are dropping, the wind is blowing, rain and leaves are falling, which means it’s time to act fast to get your home Fall and Winter ready. With these 5 Fall Fix-ups for your Home, you can prevent costly future repairs and start saving money on your energy bills […]

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5 Innovative Tools for Building a Deck

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Planning, Demolishing and Building a Deck can be a huge undertaking for anyone – which is why we’ve come up with a handy list of 5 Innovative Tools for Building a Deck to help you get the job done properly. These 5 products are as useful to Contractors (whose job it is to install Decks all year […]

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