Articles by: Jake Revill

To celebrate web Goliath Google announcing that they have restructured and become Alphabet – we’ve decided to give you an A-Z of POCO Building Supplies History, with some interesting facts about our company that you may not be familiar with. Of course you can rest assured that we won’t be changing our name, or terms of service – […]

As consumers – it’s only natural that we default to the obvious. Large Corporations have the financial resources necessary to dominate advertising in all forms of media, which means our subconscious minds are trained to associate these brands to products we’re shopping for. Choosing to shop with a big box store is no guarantee that you’ll […]

With a variety of new BC Building Code changes coming into effect in recent months, we’re here to help educate you on how these changes impact new construction or retrofitting of Air Sealing & Insulation for Single Family Homes. The guidebook ‘Best Practices for Air Sealing and Insulation on Retro?ts’ is published by the Homeowner […]

Whether you’re installing clear cedar soffit, or building a brand new hardwood deck with exotic woods like Ipe, Tigerwood, Batu or Mukulungu – there is one thing that we can guarantee. Wood is not perfect. If the main box that you need to tick when considering which product to use on your siding, deck or […]

Star Wars fans all around the world are celebrating today as they enjoy a calendar date that by coincidence plays to one of the franchise’s most famous quotes. For anyone who’s been living on a Death Star – that line is of course ‘May the force be with you’, which was made famous in the […]

April 22nd is Earth Day 2015 – and we’d like to encourage all of our customers to introduce air purifying house plants to your home or office. Spring is a great time to add new life to your home or garden – so we’ve come up with a list of 9 air purifying house plants […]

Record Store Day takes place each April, with millions of Vinyl enthusiasts new and old descending on their favourite local Record Stores (like our very own Apollo Music here in Port Coquitlam) to grab the latest cuts. With Vinyl Records making a huge comeback in recent times – many collectors are looking for new vinyl record storage […]

LOW MAINTENANCE TREND Each year we see an increase in customers opting for low maintenance decking materials for their outdoor living space. This trend sees more and more people opting for synthetic decking products over traditional building materials like Western Red Cedar and Pressure Treated Pine, which often require annual maintenance such as cleaning, sanding and refinishing.   […]

With Spring fast approaching – and many of us thinking about more time outdoors, many of our recent blog posts have been about exteriors and how to transform decked areas and patio spaces, but let’s now take a step back inside the home and look at the kind of terminology associated with Interior Moulding. The […]