Articles by: Jake Revill

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 […]

POCO Building Supplies of Port Coquitlam Awarded Best Of Houzz 2016 Over 35 Million Monthly Unique Users Nominated Best Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in North America and Around the World Port Coquitlam, Canada, January 12, 2016 – POCO Building Supplies of Port Coquitlam has won “Best Of Customer Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform […]

We’ve seen some amazing wood projects, but this is quite incredible. A roadworthy VW Beetle, made out of Oak. Bosnian septuagenarian Momir Bojic (71), spent 2 painstaking years, crafting a completely wooden Volkswagen Beetle from over 50,000 pieces of hand-carved Oak. Aside from the engine, every external detail of the fully-functioning automobile is made out of […]

Industrial Design trends take items you’d normally find in any Lumber Yard and re-purpose them with stunning effects. More and more we’re seeing Interior Designers using everyday building materials such as Plywood, Engineered Wood Products and even surplus items like Pallets and incorporating them into homes to provide unique features that become central to the […]

To celebrate October 21st 2015…the day when we all go BACK TO THE FUTURE with one of the movie world most loved franchises, we’ve put together our 5 of our favourite futuristic custom homes that have our flux capacitors reaching 1.21 gigawatts! These architects definitely have us exclaiming “Great Scott!” and we think you’ll agree that […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Our commitment to improving products and standards goes back to when the store first opened in 1921 – and we continue to look for ways in which we can add value to our loyal customers in the quality of products we supply. In the first of a series of features on how quality should be considered just as important […]

The heatwave continues here in British Columbia, but as those long summer days begin to grow shorter, you can be forgiven for starting to think about your fall wardrobe, pumpkin pie or what to wear for your neighbors Halloween Party. But don’t despair, because there’s still time to create an endless summer with these 5 Creative Deck Lighting […]