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May e-News Cedar Shop

May 9, 2017

Preserving the natural state of cedar has been a goal of “The Cedar Shop” for 39 years; the "Sikkens®" brand has been a major part of that process. We feel it necessary to explain a few changes that have taken place in regards to the "Sikkens®/ProLuxe™" brand and name. The "Sikkens®" brand name will soon no longer be associated with the wood coatings division of PPG. The brand was purchased by PPG in North America with the agreement of replacing the "Sikkens®...

April e-News Cedar Shop

April 5, 2017

For the past thirty-nine years, “The Cedar Shop” has been fortunate enough to establish itself as a leader amongst a variety of specialty building materials companies and suppliers. The goal from the original opening was to provide Calgary and surrounding areas with quality cedar products, treated lumber and a variety of complimentary items to fit the market demand. The people of Calgary take great pride in the preservation, upkeep and beautification of their homes and property; the staff...

March e-News Cedar Shop

March 6, 2017

Uplifting ideas for spring home renos CanWel has a number of easy-to-install products that can help you give your clients' homes a spring facelift. CanWel doesn't sell direct to consumers, which gives contractors the cutting edge on access to these unique items. Beadboard CanWel's MDF prime white beadboard wainscot panels offer a vintage, coun...

Design-Build Evolution: Paul Lafrance on the importance of charging for designs

March 6, 2017

February 27, 2017 by John Bleasby Paul and Janna Lafrance make no bones about charging for designs right up front. In fact, the Paul Lafrance Design website goes so far as to outline  four different levels of work for both interior and exterior projects, and estimated design and construction budgets for ea...

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June 18, 2018

Eat al fresco this summer on your new deck With summer just around the corner, the sun shines high well into the evening. Your outdoor...

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May 2, 2018

This spring, protect your foundation It's the rainy season. When water rises from the ground, water can seep into foundations, creating...

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April 4, 2018

Start your spring and summer bookings! Whether your client is looking for an upgrade or a large-scale renovation, now's the time to start...

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