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Mass Timber Building Construction in B.C.

Mass timber buildings are increasing in size, height and complexity both in British Columbia and across the world. Advancements in wood products and construction are helping to build more resilient, climate-smart communities across Canada. With our longstanding reputation for providing environmentally friendly and locally-sourced timber products, at Longhouse we are ...
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Designing a Modern Home

Our homes are our safe havens shared with loved ones, and beautiful modern home design is something many homeowners aspire to attain. Trends come and go but modern design has staying power. Indeed, who wouldn’t want large expanses of windows with natural light filtering in and an invitingly open floor ...
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Building Trends for Fall 2021

This year has seen major changes take place in almost all aspects of our lives, and the home building industry is no exception. Along with rapid changes in the price of home building materials, especially processed lumber, we've also seen several new trends in the ways that homes are being ...
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Preparing Your Deck For Fall & Winter

As we slowly pass through the dog days of August, fall and its wetter, colder weather is just around the corner here on the West Coast. The fall season on Vancouver Island brings bright gold and red leaves, crisp days and cool nights, and plenty of rain. While the fall ...
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7 Styles of Cedar Siding

The straight grain in Cedar makes it a very stable wood when turned into siding. Being slightly harder than other softwoods, Cedar comes with a host of benefits when used as a siding because it is less likely to cup, split or swell. Cedar is largely admired for being resistant ...
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