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From contemporary to classic, Masonite’s extensive collection of interior doors can meet your unique style and transform your home. Here’s everything you need to know to install a Masonite flat-jamb pre-hung interior door, including tools, step-by-step instructions, and more.   Before you begin: Read the Installation Instructions! Gather all Hardware & Tools (see below) Remember […]

Gift Cards were once considered to be the choice of the last-minute Christmas shopper – the type of gift you’d get from someone who’d given no consideration to your carefully prepared ‘Christmas List’ of gifts you really wanted. But times have changed and nowadays, with modern Retailers embracing Gift Cards as a big part of the economy […]

Snow Socks textile tire chains, or tire socks, offer a solution that does no damage to wheels or tires and are easy to install. The technology lies in removing excess water between your tires and snow and increasing the contact surface.   NO MORE SPINNING TIRES! ISSE Snow Socks offer amazing traction. Your vehicle’s tires grip […]

ROXUL COMFORTBOARD ™ 80 is a rigid mineral wool insulation sheathing board that is designed to be fastened to exterior wall studs to improve thermal performance to the building envelope. Advanced technologies make ROXUL COMFORTBOARD a non-combustible, water repellent, fire resistant and sound absorbent insulation product suited to modern building techniques. City of Vancouver Building Code has […]

Take the guesswork out of finding the right colour with PPG Pittsburgh Paint Colour Visualizer. Follow these simple steps and you’ll be ready to paint in no time! You can even upload photo’s of your own rooms and pick from over 2,000 glorious paint colours! FEATURES Upload a photo and paint your own room Upload a photo and colour […]

On September 6th 2016, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) imposed a temporary tariff on drywall entering Western Canada of between 105.2% to 276.5%, effective immediately. These charges are a result of a claim by Certainteed Ltd. that Georgia Pacific (GP) and CGC were sewering the market by dumping drywall in Western Canada below the cost […]

With the arrival of Fall – it’s time to start preparing your home for cold and wet weather. Plugging holes in leaking concrete, or cracks in walls can save you money on expensive repairs – or make your home more energy efficient. Learn about Concrete Repair with advice from the experts at Basalite Concrete STEP 1 […]

One of the most rewarding aspects of our industry – is seeing materials we supply take shape on Commercial & Residential job-sites across the lower mainland. Undoubtedly one of the most exciting and high profile projects of 2016 is a feature called ‘Megabench’ at the Foot of Lonsdale Public Plaza. Situated right on the waterfront between Carrie […]

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, […]

Drywall is the most common interior wall surfacing material used in modern construction. Despite its prevalence in the construction industry, achieving an even and uniform finish when painting new drywall can be difficult. This is mostly due to a difference in texture and porosity between the paper surface and the joint filling compound used. Repairs […]