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Specializing in Custom Cut and Stained Cedar
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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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    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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  • Hardwood vs. Softwood
    04
    Feb

    Hardwood vs. Softwood

    Suggested uses, difference, and reasons why each are needed for different projects (ex. can a softwood be used as building materials?)

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    16
    Jan

    What Will 2020 Bring?

    Regardless of the unfortunate mill closures across BC in 2019, we’re heading into an exciting new decade in the forestry industry. Longhouse Specialty Forest Products remains positive and dedicated...

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  • 44-Awesome-Backyard-Patio-Deck-Ideas
    07
    Nov

    Deck the Home

    Most islanders take advantage of their outdoor space as much as possible year-round. Instead of viewing the deck as a separate entity.

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    10
    Oct

    Cedar Versus Birch—Who Will Win?

    Choosing between a softwood and a hardwood can be tough when you’re not aware of the properties of all the different types of wood.

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    25
    Sep

    Wood / Timber / Lumber as a Construction Material

    Wood has been used as a building material for thousands of years, being second only to stone in terms of its rich and storied history in the world of...

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    12
    Aug

    Ten Benefits of a Cedar Deck

    The major ingredient of building a new deck is deciding which decking material to use. While every building material has its pros and cons, you should ideally select the...

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  • Falcon Heights Parker Avenue
    06
    Jun

    Net Zero Houses

    Here on the West Coast of British Columbia, and indeed worldwide, sustainability and environmental protection are top of mind with eco-conscious builders and homeowners. Certainly, many of us strive...

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