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Sokul – Modern Outdoor Furniture

Sokul is a designer outdoor furniture manufacturer located in Richmond, BC. With beautiful, modern designs and high quality materials, this fantastic new company is already winning awards. Sokul products are 100% hand made and 100% recyclable. Plus, they’re both beautiful and comfortable! We are very fortunate in Vancouver to have these products available locally. For […]

posted 28 Feb 11 in: Articles, Furnishings, Vancouver Area Vendors

Edmonds & Y. Franks Appliances

Reputation. Service. Value. This is their motto for good reason! I can’t overstate how amazing the service is at both these locations. Ninety per cent of their designer, architect and multi-residential development clients are past customers or direct referrals. Located in Burnaby and West Vancouver respectively, Edmonds and Y. Franks provide premium products with service […]

posted 19 Nov 09 in: Appliances, Articles, Vancouver Area Vendors

Exclusive Floors – all types of flooring

Exclusive Floors provides supply and installation services for all types of flooring from hardwood and carpet to tile and vinyl. This family-owned company has been servicing homeowners and builders for over 30 years and prides itself on continually providing new training for its sales staff and installers. As a result, their employee turnover is very […]

posted 1 Oct 09 in: Articles, Carpet, Hardwood, Tile, Vancouver Area Vendors

Design Lighting – Personalized Service

Design Lighting is located in Surrey, BC. This family-owned company puts an emphasis on personalized service. Working with homeowners, developers, contractors and designers, the staff at Design Lighting will visit your home or review your plans in order to create a lighting plan unique to your project. Their technical knowledge is extensive and they can […]

posted 30 Sep 09 in: Articles, Lighting, Vancouver Area Vendors

European Touch Hardwood Inc. – Hardwood Specialists

European Touch Hardwood Inc. is a small Vancouver company carrying a broad range of hardwood products in varied price ranges. Their installation team is capable of putting down both pre-finished and finish-in-place hardwood. Sales people here are committed to spending enough time with clients to understand their unique functional, lifestyle, aesthetic and budget requirements. Their […]

posted 29 Sep 09 in: Articles, Hardwood, Vancouver Area Vendors

Supreme Kitchens: Locally-Owned Cabinet Company

Supreme Kitchens is located in East Vancouver, BC. The company shies away from advertising and has stayed busy over the years based on referrals and repeat customers. Their aim is to service small jobs with the same level of quality and professionalism they devote to their large scale development projects. Tom Chung, Marketing Manager, explains […]

posted 22 Sep 09 in: Articles, Cabinetry & Millwork, Vancouver Area Vendors

Robinson Lighting & Bath: large showroom & variety

Our local Vancouver Robinson Lighting & Bath Centre boasts one of the largest lighting showrooms in Western Canada. Part of the appeal of this established business is their ability to display a wide variety of products. A family-owned company, Robinson’s is based in Winnipeg and has been supplying bath and lighting fixtures for more than […]

posted 16 Sep 09 in: Articles, Lighting, Plumbing, Vancouver Area Vendors

LATCH’S Specialty Hardware Ltd.

Latch’s Specialty Hardware Ltd. is located in Richmond, BC. Laurie Styles opened her doors in 2006 to fill a gap she saw in the market for local vendors of quality, well-priced home hardware. With 25 years experience in the industry, she has a very good handle on which products to stock and has been busy […]

posted 2 Sep 09 in: Articles, Hardware, Vancouver Area Vendors

Pebo Stones Corp: Fusion Water Jet Machine

Pebo Stones Corp. on Mitchell Island between Vancouver & Richmond, BC recently acquired their Fusion Water Jet Machine. It is known as “the dancing machine” by Pebo’s Presidient, Ted Tran, due to its graceful and smooth movements to and fro as it cuts through stone slabs. Ted kindly gave me a tour recently and I […]

posted 19 Aug 09 in: Articles, Stone, Vancouver Area Vendors

Care & Qualities of Stone Countertops

Based on info provided by Pebo Stones Corp. www.pebostones.com 1. Marble, granite, slate and limestone are products of nature and as such, may have small cracks, blemishes, voids, variations in colour, veining, pitting and/or surface textures, which are inherent properties and are not considered defects. 2. Most natural stones, regardless of finish, have a natural […]

posted 13 Jun 09 in: Articles, Stone, Tip Sheets

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