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 […]

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.   […]

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 […]

Summer is here – which means it’s time to start thinking about breathing some new life into that tired looking Deck. You can dramatically transform the look of old wood by washing, sanding and re-coating with a new product or colour, but before you start – we have some professional advice from one of our best selling […]

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 […]

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 […]