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  • 12
    Apr

    Longhouse Company & Industry Update

      Nothing in our history has affected the construction industry like the ongoing pandemic. Frustrating disruptions in supply chains and the rapidly rising costs of construction materials have turned...

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  • 29
    Mar

    Customization is Key

      Innovative home builders and designers are motivated to create a distinctive design that optimizes energy efficiency and style. Planning a new home is exciting and there are countless...

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  • 26
    Mar

    How to Extend Deck Season

      Nothing beats deck season, but here in Canada it tends to be short and sweet. Spring typically arrives too late and Winter too early. So how do you...

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  • 26
    Mar

    When do I need to Replace my Cedar Shingles?

      Cedar roofs are a stunning feature of many West Coast homes. Cedar shingles are durable and can last decades if well-maintained. In fact, one of the cost-effective benefits...

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  • 26
    Mar

    From Coast to Coast

    Cedar trees grow lush and large on Vancouver Island, where visitors come from all over the world to enjoy their natural beauty. Undoubtedly, the smell of an old growth...

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  • 25
    Mar

    Elegant Accents

    Cedar trees are inherently beautiful and grow abundantly on BC’s West Coast. While undeniably a versatile softwood for modern building and renovations, there are countless ways cedar wood is...

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  • 25
    Mar

    How to Prevent Mold Growth on your Deck

    Storm season is upon us once again here on the West Coast. From spectacular waves breaking along the shores to wicked rain and windstorms, the fall season is an...

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  • 22
    Mar

    Cedar Wood Spring Projects

    Spring has sprung and the time has come for some fun and doable DIY cedar projects! Cedar wood not only adds warmth and natural beauty to your surroundings, but...

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    04
    Mar

    What to Know About Zero Net Energy (ZNE) Homes

    The building industry leaves a major impact on our environment and resources. Fortunately, standards are being raised to provide more sustainable, less harmful building initiatives. For example, construction methods...

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  • 06
    Mar

    Refined Rustic

    Nature lovers and those who appreciate the natural beauty of untreated wood tend to gravitate toward rustic looking homes. Certainly, there is something fulfilling about preserving the natural magnificence...

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