Articles by: pocobuilding

One of first steps in any successful Do-it-Yourself project is ensuring that you have taken the correct measurements. This is perhaps one of the most daunting prospects for any inexperienced remodeller – in making sure you’ve accurately estimated how much materials you will need to complete the job. It is also an essential step in budgeting your project […]

Wood is an incredibly versatile building material that presents a unique set of challenges when painting. Issues with moisture, sap and pitch, or knots can cause defects or failure in the applied coating system. If a semi-transparent stain or a clear finish is to be used to finish, a more exacting process may be required […]

In this Video, we’ll show you how to install Jointing Sand on Driveway Pavers & Patio Stones and patio blocks. Along with our Natural Stone Paving Products, we recommend Gator Maxx Polmeric Sand which is the first polymeric sand specifically designed for drainage and non-drainage base systems. It can be used with concrete pavers, wetcast and natural stones […]

Showcase the radiant beauty of your home and landscaping with the radiant glow of Trex Landscape Lighting. Manufactured in the USA, Trex LED Landscape Lighting offers four elegant styles of exterior lighting designed to blend seamlessly with their surroundings. Trex Landscape Lights are easy to adjust and even easier to set up with the Trex […]

Get the right mood right under the moonlight with four sophisticated styles of deck lights. Trex Lighting is easy to build into a new or existing deck and even easier to set up with the Trex LightHub connection system. To take the look up another notch, try the optional timer and dimmer for total lighting control. Whether […]

In this short instructional video, we’ll show you How-To Prepare a Rough Opening for a Window Installation. With a complete list of Tools and Step-by-Step instructions in Video, Audio and Text formats, once you’ve selected you Windows, you’ll have everything you need to get the job done right. If you get stuck, or need advice […]

Did you know that POCO Building Supplies is the City of Port Coquitlam’s oldest running business? You may not know that we are also a 4th Generation, family owned and operated. That’s right – Port Coquitlam’s Galer family has now been in charge of operations since the doors opened way back in 1921 To kick […]

There’s lots of articles in the news lately about how one of our most necessary resources is under threat if we don’t take action to save it. We’re talking about Water – and we can all do our bit to stop wasting it simply because – for now – it’s readily available on tap. There […]

Spring break is over – your house is full of clutter and the shift in the seasons has you thinking about doing some Spring Cleaning. Well it just so happens that one of our favourite Houzz contributors¬†Laura Gaskill has come up with some easy and cost effective¬†solutions for¬†organizing your home and living space, so don’t […]

Join us Poirier Sport Complex for the 14th Annual Tri-City Spring 2015 Home & Garden Show We’re exhibiting alongside over 280 Exhibitors and general admission is FREE all weekend long! Come and visit us at Booths 58-63 where you can meet with our friendly, knowledgable staff and learn more about the products we sell. We’ll be exhibiting […]