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contents

volume 12 issue 2

apr - May 2013

08 cover story

features

tips & tricks

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24 Good Taste,Bad Taste,

14 Head of the Class

GlAss WoRlD

making bathrooms & your whole home beautiful

what is it?

by sherri suMMers and Janine Mackie

28 The 21st Annual Georgie Awards

by susan M boyce

33 Bathing Beauty by sara duck

38 Spring Trends 2013 by aManda evans

by sara duck

15 Kate the Great by sara duck

18 TQ Construction: Trends for 2013

20 Selecting & Buying Paint or Stain by shell busey

22 A dose of reality by hellen buttigieg

by Janine Mackie

business profile 12 My House

Design/Build Team by susan M boyce

26 A home renovation starts earlier than you think bryan tuckey


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COVERSTORY

GLASS WORLD MAKING BATHROOMS & YOUR WHOLE HOME BEAUTIFUL by JANINE MACKIE

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t's the ultimate question facing anyone who has ever embarked on a home renovation: How likely am I to get the money back when I sell my house? Considering people buying a house look first at kitchens and baths, investing in these rooms offers the best potential to recoup the money, especially when renovating with quality products. Whether you’re looking at upgrading your bathroom to sell, building a new custom home, or want to create a luxurious home spa experience, the team of experts at Glass World in Abbotsford have everything you need to make your whole home beautiful. FULL LINE OF LOCALLY-MADE BATH AND SHOWER ENCLOSURES What began as a family window glass replacement company in the early ‘80s has grown into Canada’s largest

Glass World mirror, shower enclosure and wire shelving. Photo compliments of Clay Construction

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manufacturer and installer of shower doors and stalls, acrylic bathtubs with whirlpool jetting and air systems, vanities, custom-cut mirrors, glass countertops, closet shelving and a mammoth supplier of everything from toilets and towel bars to massage pillows. Their staff of over 70 is augmented with an eight-acre production facility and a robotic gelcoat tub and stall trimmer allowing them to easily custom fabricate pieces. “We’re the only ones that do what we do the way we do it,” says Glass World president, Daryl Waddell. “Because we buy our materials by the container load and process them here locally, we’re able to provide everyone from the large developer to the do-it-yourself renovator with finished material that’s better made and priced than what they’d find at big box stores.” When it comes to bathtubs, Glass World is the candy shop of suppliers. They offer over 160 different models


SHOWERS ARE A DESIGN HOT SPOT WITH STEAM ELEMENTS, MULTIPLE HEADS AND BOTH CHROMA AND AROMATHERAPY.

Mirror, faucets and vessel sinks to complete the package.

Glass World’s working showroom.

of tubs including beautiful drop-in acrylic tubs that are factory tested to meet the highest standards of quality, craftsmanship and performance, as well as corner acrylic soaker tubs, extra-deep skirted acrylic tubs, combination tub and shower units and gel-coat tub and walls which eliminate both silicone and leaky grout lines forever. Getting started is as simple as measuring your bathroom and tub space and visiting Glass World’s fully-operational showroom. Skilled designers also make house calls and will create personalized threedimensional drawings of the plethora of ideas that can add real value and relaxation to your master or main floor bathroom. CUSTOM WHIRLPOOL JETTING FOR PERSONALIZED BATHING EXPERIENCE For 2013, modern baths with all of their necessary plumbing are gaining momentum with eco-smart amenities and most of all the home-spa experience. Glass World’s custom-jetted tubs rejuvenate the body and reinvigorate the soul and being locally made, customers have the advantage of having jets placed exactly where they want them – one side for her, the other for him for a tailored-to-fit massage every time! “Ultimately when renovating the bathroom, you want to make the space clean, functional and tranquil,” says Waddell. “Showers are a design hot spot with steam elements, multiple heads and both chroma and aromatherapy.” Glass World can even apply a patented chemical treatment called “Clear Shield” which when applied during the manufacturing stage to shower doors, back painted glass surrounds or countertops, beads off water and prevents soap scum from adhering to shower doors, creating a virtually maintenance-free product.

Custom jetted soaker tub

WANT THE LATEST? GO GROUTLESS WITH BACK-PAINTED GLASS Perhaps most dazzling this season is the emergence of back-painted glass, with various applications from coloured glass splash backs and shower walls, to complete glass tub decks and skirts. “We can match any colour and shade and create stunning results every time, plus there’s so many advantages: no more uneven tile spacing, no more dirty grout to clean, it’s modern, stylish and most apr - may 2013 home décor and renovations 9


Just some of the soaker tubs Glass World has on display.

ULTIMATELY WHEN RENOVATING THE BATHROOM, YOU WANT TO MAKE THE SPACE CLEAN, FUNCTIONAL AND TRANQUIL

Glass World Mirror & Shower Enclosure. Photo compliments of Clay Construction

importantly hygienic and easy to clean,” says Waddell. “And having all-matching glass creates great flow in your bathroom – a streamlined look that really appeals to the design conscious renovator.” Using glass instead of other common kitchen and bath materials such as granite, ceramic tile and marble is fresh and unexpected. In today’s kitchens and baths, glass materials come in a range of colours, textures and forms. Translucent glass adds structure without increasing visual surface area. When extra pizzazz is needed, look no further than backpainted glass in an endless array of colours that can be custom matched with your colour scheme. While homeowners often go bold with their choice of back-painted glass – vivid colour splashes like princess pink, emerald green, refreshing orange or sea-breeze turquoise, when it comes to choosing a tub or shower enclosure, classic white is still the timeless way to go, says Glass World’s salesperson and designer, Lisa Waddell. “You’ll see everything from powder blue to pearlized finishes in our showroom, yet it’s white that we recommend and still makes up the majority of our orders.” The best way to get the bathroom of your dreams is to visit Glass World in person. Some consumers have even been known to “trybefore-they-buy,” bringing their swimsuits to the showroom and sampling the difference between tub jets and massage systems. Visit glassworld.ca for their complete inventory of products, or call (604) 8545757 for a free quote. The fully functioning showroom at 2146 Queen Street in Abbotsford is open daily Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

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BUSINESSprOfile

MY HOUSE

Design/Build Team

AWArD WINNING proJeCTs For eVerY BUDGeT by SuSaN m BOYCe

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BeFore

aSK maNaGING DIReCtOR GRaeme HuGuet

what motivates the team at My House Design/ Build Team and there’s not even a split second of hesitation. “We create great living spaces that match our clients’ dreams, needs, and budget.” It’s a motivation that’s propelled the company forward for over 20 years and garnered them more than 100 industry awards for projects that range from sprucing up a powder room or reinventing a condo kitchen to renovating or building an entire home from the ground up. They were named BC’s Built Green Renovator of the Year in 2012, the same year they were awarded the Ovation Award for Custom Home Builder of the Year. But Graeme stresses that no matter what the size, the My House team treats every project as an award winner. “People often think ‘award winning’ equates to ‘expensive,’ and that’s simply not the case,” he says. “For example, we won 12 home décor and renovations apr - may 2013

five gold Georgie Awards this year — three in renovation categories — but we’re also finalists in 18 categories of the upcoming Ovation Awards — categories ranging from Best Kitchen $50,000 to $99,999 to Best Renovation in the $500,000 to $799,999 category. That’s a very large range.” Best in BC Vintner’s Dream was the first My House renovation to strike gold in this year’s Georgie Awards taking top honours in Best Renovation Any Room. Now a dazzling outdoor living room that’s usable year round, the space was originally an under-utilized sunken patio. The patio was raised and semi-enclosed with glass doors to the three adjacent rooms. A dramatic skylight for the roof keeps space filled with natural light yet protected from the elements. “You could be quite comfortable enjoying this room on a rainy day in December,” Graeme says. Another winner was the transformation of a tired, cramped house typical of its 1970s age into an open, inviting home that truly celebrates its “Lofty Views” of English Bay and the Vancouver skyline. “What made this renovation so unique,” Graeme explains, “was that by reconfiguring the existing, unusable attic, we were able to add a third- floor for a totally private master suite without adding extra building height.” With the unavoidable structural restrictions of not being able to alter exterior walls, he acknowledges condo renovations are always among


Our philOsOphy is that it’s nOt just abOut creating sOmething that will lOOk pretty and phOtOgraph well — it’s abOut maximizing functiOnality and efficiency.

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the most challenging. But he stresses you don’t need a big budget to achieve big results. “We’re a finalist in several Ovation Award categories that showcase how even something as simple as taking out a wall and updating cabinetry can totally change the look and functionality of a space,” he says. “Renovations like these showcase our philosophy that it’s not just about creating something that will look pretty and photograph well — it’s about maximizing functionality and efficiency,” Graeme says. “That’s what makes an award winning project.” Dream to Reality “Planning is absolutely the key to any successful renovation,” Graeme says. “And that starts with knowing three things. Why are you doing the renovation? What is a realistic timeline to finish it? And what’s a realistic budget? Even though they sound easy, these are not simple questions to answer by yourself.” One of the classic mistakes many people make, he notes, is forgetting that a house isn’t just what you can see — it’s an entire system. “You have to consider things behind the wall — things like the mechanical systems, insulation, structural, even the possibility of finding preexisting environmentally hazardous material.” It’s why, whether a project is large or small, every My House Design/Build Team renovation begins with an onsite consultation to discuss everything from wish list for today to your goal for your home in 10 years. The cost for that consultation? Graeme smiles. “A good cup of coffee in your kitchen or ours.” For more information about My House Design/Build Team and to see more of their projects, visit myhousedesignbuild. com or call 604.MyHouse (604.694.6873).

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1. New connectivity between spaces and meticulous detailing garnered a Gold Georgie. 2. Removing a wall and adding sophisticated, contemporary finishings are part of a smallscale renovation that’s in the running for gold at the upcoming Ovation Awards.

3. Skylights and glass walls allow the homeowners to enjoy their outdoor “living room” year round in this Gold Georgie Award winner for Best Any Room Renovation.

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For a more complex headboard like the one shown, intricate or completely plain patterns work best.

the STEPS: 01

This headboard is applied directly to the wall, so move your bed away to give you room to work.

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Choose an outline for your headboard that will complement the design on your leftover wallpaper.

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Measure the width of your bed and decide on the height of your headboard.

04

Using these measurements, cut enough wallpaper to fill the required space, making sure the pattern matches up. The design in this image took three drops.

05 06

Lay your wallpaper drops side-by-side on the floor. Draw the left-hand side of the headboard in pencil and cut out. You can now use this as a template for the right-hand side; this technique ensures both sides are symmetrical. If you’re not confident, stick to a simple shape.

07 Paste the central drop of wallpaper and leave to soak for

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Mark a centre point for your headboard on the wall and use this as a guide to hang the first drop.

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Paste the remaining drops and leave to soak for three to five minutes.

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Hang the remaining drops either side of the central drop and leave to dry. Now you can put your bed back and admire your handy work.

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Trends for 2013

MIKE Spring/Summer Maintenance Spring has sprung and with that comes the promise of an upcoming summer full of sun and fun! This sunshine and heat will be even more welcome if you were one of the unlucky few who had a leaky roof, failed drain tile, moisture appearing between windows—you get the idea. The dry season gives you the opportunity to address these issues. Guard against the temptation to delay...sadly, before you know it the rainy season will be upon us once again! Home ownership comes with challenges but many of these are easily overcome with knowledge. Perhaps you’re thinking of landscaping or adding a deck to the back of your home. Consider the age of your home and whether or not things like drain tile have been upgraded. The only thing more frustrating than doing drain tile, from a maintenance point of view, is doing drain tile after removing your beautiful new deck, or digging up your amazing flower garden. We have the knowledge so ask us your questions and have a great summer followed by a stress-free winter.

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It’s that time of year again-outdoor furniture sets are beautifully displayed in stores and beckoning for you to create that ultimate outdoor space. But where to start? The choices are overwhelming. How do you determine which is the right product for your needs?

BBQ season is upon us!

Designing for the ages?

It is spring time and people all around are firing up their grills. Not only is it the time to kick off BBQ season, it is also a great time for an outdoor upgrade. If you are already planning a project for your home, take the opportunity to give your backyard some attention too.

A truly economical design will consider the year to year…to years costs. How you design will have a significant effect on your mid and longer term maintenance costs and your potential renovation to renovation costs as well.

There are several types of outdoor furniture to consider: wood, metal, plastics. Your choice should have as much to do with maintenance as it does with style. With wood furniture, teak is an outdoor favourite. Unfinished, this natural product will weather down to a silvery grey colour. If you want to maintain its warm colour you will need to sand and oil regularly. Metal or cast iron is another popular choice. This product is available in many shapes and styles but, remember, it will need to be painted to prevent rusting. Powder coating is a more durable finish when looking at metals. Covering your metal furniture when it’s raining will help prevent rust. Plastic outdoor furniture is also offered in many styles. One of the more popular is synthetic wicker. To care for this simply hose it off with water to remove airborne dust. In general, warm soapy water works well for cleaning most outdoor furniture, but certainly read the manufacturer’s instructions on maintenance. To keep your cushion fabrics fresh & vibrant, store them out of the elements.

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If you have unused, or underused outdoor space, and are looking for more space to entertain your friends and family, consider creating an outdoor dining space. Level an area of your yard and cover it with paving stones or a cedar deck built at ground-level. Add some tasteful outdoor furniture for lounging and entertaining as well as something for storage. Now you’ve created an inviting outdoor space with a relatively small investment! Consider taking it to the next level by adding a cover to the area and you can use your new BBQ space year-round. A furnished and inviting BBQ area can be a great addition to any yard. With your new space you will be adding fresh possibilities for entertaining friends and family in the coming summer months.

A good example is labour: labour costs factor greatly in every renovation. A material that will last twice as long and have low maintenance requirements can save over 30% of the labour and materials cost of renovating in the mid- to long-term. So why not invest in materials that will last? If there are any reasons for short term thinking, they are uncertainty about the future, and a restrictive budget. So if you feel certainty concerning your next ten to twenty years, and can find a way to afford the upgrade to quality and low maintenance materials, then you can know that you are saving yourself money and trouble. Ask your contractor to make the calculation for you. While you are at it, do your research to be sure you have found someone dedicated to quality workmanship.

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Selecting & Buying Paint or stain by Shell BuSey

The GovernmenT oF CAnAdA inTroduCed reGulATionS Aimed

at protecting the environment and the health of Canadians from the effects of air pollution. These regulations reduced the amount of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) that were allowable in alkyd paints, varnishes and wood stains. As of September 2012, paint retailers are no longer able to sell items that do not comply with the new regulations. Most manufactures have been able to create water based products of a similar or better quality to replace the previously sold alkyd oil based products. STep 1 Choose the Gloss

Gloss is the amount of “shine” the paint has when it dries, ranging from flat (no gloss) to high gloss. Flat to low gloss finishes are the most popular paints and stains for siding and fences. Gloss paints are popular for doors, railings and trim and on areas exposed to high traffic or abrasion. Gloss and semi-gloss finishes are tough and durable and are characterized by a sheen that results in a cool, crisp finish that reflects light. STep 2 Choose the Paint tyPe

Paints are designed to be used on certain surfaces and to perform well under different conditions. latex | (water based) Easy to apply & clean-up, low odour, quick drying, durable, can be applied to partially moist surfaces, resists peeling & chalking, flexible. Second coats can be applied within 2-4 hours of the first coat. Available in many glosses and sheens. Ideal for siding, fences, stucco, masonry. enamel | A glossy finish that is tough, durable, smooth and impact resistant. Enamel finishes are available for a wide variety of surfaces including metal, pipes, etc. Wood Stains | Paints cover the surface but stains soak in and allow the natural texture of wood to show. Stains are popular for textured wood surfaces. Ideal for wood siding, shingles, shakes and fences. Solid Colour Stains | Penetrate and cover the natural grain of wood but allow the natural texture of the wood to show. Use on new wood or previously stained surfaces. Semi Transparent Stains | Penetrates the surface of the wood to protect and colour while letting the natural grain and texture show. Ideal for new wood or over previous semi-transparent stained surfaces. Specialty paints | For decks, driveways, machinery, masonry, rusty surfaces. Be sure to choose the right type of paint.

considered ‘2 in 1’, serving the purpose of both a primer and paint The two key factors in primer selection are adhesion to the surface and compatibility with the topcoat. The paint you choose will usually identify a recommended type of primer on the label. STep 4 Finalize and seleCt your Colours STep 5 Buy your tools and materials

Make sure you buy the best quality tools that you can afford. Top quality tools will save application time and achieve better results. Most jobs can be done with a few quality tools including 1 or 2 premium brushes, a sturdy paint tray that can be attached to a ladder and 1 or 2 good rollers. Check with your paint store to see what tools they recommend for use with the products you have purchased.

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STep 3 Choose Primers

Primers seal the surface and help form a tight bond between the topcoat and underlying surface material. Primers should be applied to surfaces that have never been painted and areas that are bare or have been patched. There are products that are

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display perfectly and know exactly where everything is when you need it. That’s what being organized is all about. But is that realistic? Each space, person and system is different. What worked for some may not work for you. You may have limitations on space or be too overwhelmed by stuff for a quick fix. The demands on your lifestyle and your family’s needs may outweigh the space in your home. Being organized doesn’t happen overnight and it doesn’t have a finish line. Getting organized is a process; learn what works for you. Keeping it real. You’ll never get organized. Read that again. Yes, that’s what I said. You’ll never get organized, because being perfectly organized is not a realistic expectation. Just to be clear, organization is not a destination. You don’t just wake up one day and find that you’ve arrived. It’s a process – a work in progress. So if you are judging yourself against unrealistic expectations, or holding back on pursuing a goal because you are waiting until you “get organized, once and for all,” perhaps it’s time to look at things differently. Instead of trying to get organized, strive to become more organized every day. Doesn’t that feel more attainable? Instead of feeling stuck, you’ll be able to take a step forward. Use your instincts. Are you surrounded by piles of papers on your desk, your floor and any other flat surface in your office? Don’t fight your instincts, work with them. Rather than trying to adapt to traditional ways of filing, such as using a lateral filing cabinet, use horizontal methods instead. Use stacking trays or literature sorters, which can be placed on your desk or installed on the wall. Now label them with the categories you use most. It will be easier to adapt to filing papers when you don’t have to change your piling habit. Let go and let it flow. Are you holding on to things that you’ll never use again? People often unconsciously jam their homes full of stuff because the sheer volume gives them a feeling of comfort and security. If you are operating from a need for abundance, remember that your success as a person has nothing to do with all the outdated or rarely used stuff overflowing from your closets. In fact, it’s

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probably blocking your prosperity. Let go of what you don’t need to make room for new things to come into your life. Plan before de-cluttering. Before beginning any de-cluttering project, determine in advance how you will dispose of the items you no longer want. If you have valuable pieces and would like to sell them, decide whether you will do this yourself or hire someone to do it for you. If you would like them to go to charity, which one and where is it located? Some charities will pick up, so call them to find out when they will be in your area. It’s not until those boxes and bags leave your home that you will reap the full rewards of de-cluttering. Planning in advance will curb procrastination and ensure you fully complete the task. Feeling stuck? If you find yourself backsliding when it comes to maintaining your organizing systems, don’t berate yourself, as this will sap your energy and prevent you from doing anything about it. Rather than dwelling on what went wrong, focus instead on what needs to be done. Just say “oops” and move on to taking action.

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GOOD TASTE, BAD TASTE, what is it? DELICIOUS DECOR RARELY HAPPENS BY CHANCE. WITH HER SHARPENED

eye for the beautiful, the interesting and the unusual, renovator and principal of Intermind Design, Mila Djuras intuitively transforms her client’s homes into a place that expresses their unique style. Between renovating condominiums, updating heritage homes and receiving numerous awards for her highly customized kitchen designs, this skilled and savvy contractor sat down to talk about good taste, bad taste and how taste plays out in the realm of design. What is defined as “the ability to discern what is of good quality or of a high aesthetic standard,” by Oxford Dictionaries takes on numerous meanings depending on who you ask. “Too much good taste can be boring,” according

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MIXING & BLENDING: This modern open space features a pool table surrounded by a tasteful melange of decor from African tribal bench to hand-blown chandelier.


to Diana Vreeland a noted fashion columnist, while artist Pablo Picasso simply stated that, “Taste is the enemy of creativeness.” British playwright Oscar Wilde was known to say that he had “the simplest tastes,” and was only “satisfied with the best,” in contrast to actress Whoopi Goldberg’s quip that, “Art and life are subjective. Not everybody’s gonna dig what I dig, but I reserve the right to dig it.” But of all the famous quotes pertaining to taste, one especially resonates with this New Westminster-based renovator. It’s from fellow designer Philippa Tristan in her book, Living Space, Fact + Fiction, “Neither good taste nor wealth can transform a house into a home, for a home does not consist in the quality of its architecture or decor, but in the quality of the lives that it expresses.” HOME DECOR & RENOVATIONS: Where does the concept of taste come from? MILA DJURAS: Taste is by no means some absolute category that belongs to any one group of people. It is completely defined by social climate, cultural conditioning and it is highly referenced to a certain time. Something considered as good taste in India is not necessary accepted in other parts of the world, neither is something beautiful from the 1950s considered “in good taste” today. Styles and objects which survive the test of time and are universally accepted become icons and are often called timeless. Q: Does everyone inherently have their own taste? MILA: In every choice we make, we define ourselves further as more `this or that.` The ability to understand the underlying meaning of styles, materials, finishes, and cultural significance determines the depth

of someone’s taste. I believe everyone has their own taste. That taste can be enhanced by education in design, arts, and media, yet admittedly some people definitely have more aptitude than others. Q: What is the line between bad taste and good taste? MILA: I don’t think that there is the distinctive line, it’s more like 50 Shades of Gray. <laugh> An interesting example I use when teaching, is to ask students who they thought had better taste, Grace Kelly or Princess Di? Often students would misunderstand the elegance of Grace Kelly as a higher taste which is not necessarily true. A real sense of taste, like art requires a higher level of understanding, that it is complex, and that it includes among other things, imperfections, insecurities, humor or awkwardness. Q: How do you determine a client’s taste? MILA: A combination of psychology, education, non-judgemental attitude and many years of practice. I find the process of translating client’s needs and preferences into the language of architecture and design effortless, enjoyable and enormously rewarding. Q: Can you blend different tastes, and if so how? MILA: I would rather say that you can blend styles, mix finishes and furnishings and overlap spatial requirements with very personal choices. Through the process of educating my clients and expanding their comfort zones a client’s taste is naturally revealed and cultivated. Q: Is taste important in designing a home? MILA: Not necessarily. It completely depends on what home represents to the people who live in it. Some people are perfectly content with copies of the current trends shown in magazines, while for others it is an opportunity to illustrate their wealth, or keep up with the Joneses. And then certain people, like our clients, see their home as an extension of themselves and their family. Their homes are interactive, highly functional, sensitive, thoughtful and an ever changing affirmation of life. I feel very privileged to be a part of the process of enabling people to create their own unique home. To learn more, or to talk with Mila Djuras personally about realizing your home’s full potential, visit interminddesign.com or call 604.338.9936.

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A home renovation starts earlier than you think by BRYAN TUCKEY RENOVATION SEASON HAS FINALLY ARRIVED and I would like to use this opportunity to review some tips from professional RenoMark contractors to ensure your project goes as smoothly as possible. The Canadian Home Builders’ Association asked a group of renovators what design and planning advice they most often give to their customers, and their first response was: know why you want to renovate. Ask yourself; what problems are you trying to solve? Most renovations begin with practical issues such as a cramped bathroom, a need for additional storage space or a change in household formation that requires children’s playrooms or studies. It’s also important to evaluate the structure, systems and general condition of your house. With your renovator, list the repairs and replacements likely to be required over the next

two, five and 10 years. If necessary, be prepared to make trade-offs between lifestyle improvements and work needed to keep your home in good shape. You can save money by working with some of your home’s hidden strengths. Check under existing carpeting and sheet flooring for old hardwood flooring or refinish old trim and moulding rather than replace it. Keep in mind that it is more cost-effective to resurface cabinets rather than install new ones. Focus on keeping things simple. You’d be surprised how quickly a complex design can result in complicated and expensive construction. Whether you want to build on to your home, change roof lines or reconfigure interior space, consult with a professional renovator on the impact of design on construction and budget. Less complex designs will often let you achieve the same goals but, in a more affordable way. Don’t cut corners and just focus on the upfront costs. Renovation is a further investment in your home. Consider the time, energy and cost required for ongoing maintenance and possible replacement down the road. A well-planned renovation can reduce these future costs. There may be ways to stretch a limited budget, but don’t compromise on quality as you may end up paying for it later. Most importantly, if a job is too big to handle yourself, hire a professional. Your home is quite likely the largest asset you own, and you are placing it in someone else’s hands. Make sure that this person carries all applicable licenses and permits, carries liability insurance, offers a warranty on all work and provides a detailed, written contract for every job. These are just a few points that distinguish a professional renovator. A good example to go by is the RenoMark Code of Conduct, which every RenoMark member has agreed to abide by. The program, which dates back to 2001, is available across Canada in eight provinces and 38 communities. Visit renomark.ca to learn more about the website’s search feature, which can help you find a professional renovator in your area. Don’t delay, because the best renovators start planning their projects months in advance – and so should you!

BRYAN TUCKEY Bryan Tuckey is President and CEO of the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD), the creators of RenoMark, and can be found on Twitter (twitter.com/renomark_ca), Facebook (facebook.com/renomark), YouTube and BILD’s official online blog (bildblogs.ca).

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here in Vancouver, we’ve got the Georgie Awards. This year celebrating its 21st anniversary, the Georgie Awards once again attracted a diverse crowd as the glitterati of BC’s residential building industry gathered to honour the best of the best in a black tie gala on the waterfront at the Vancouver Convention Centre. This year’s battle was intense with a record-breaking 518 entries — 1,538 slides covering 45 categories. It took the judges three days of intense deliberation and a reputed 455 cups of coffee, but on February 23rd, 2013, the winners of the 21st Annual Georgie Awards were announced to a crowd of more than 600 builders, developers, renovators, and industry experts. “These awards are a showcase of the most dynamic and innovative residential industry in North America,” said Ida Chong, BC’s Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation, in her address. “You are leading the way to build a better, more sustainable future for all British Columbians.” home sweet home Conspicuously absent this year was the much-loved, opening reception photo gallery where people traditionally browse the finalists, oohing and ahhing while attempting to guess judges’ soon to be revealed selections. Attendees did, 28 home décor and renovations apr - may 2013

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Lofty Views by My House Design/Build Team won Best Renovation $500,000 to $799,999

however, get a quick peak at each project prior to the winner being announced during the ceremony. As always, though, the sheer style, inspiration, and visionary outlook were awe-inspiring. And in the renovation categories, there was no shortage of innovation to admire. reinventing Where We Live Long-time renovator My House Design/Build Team was the evening’s leader in numbers — striking gold a total of five times. Their three


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renovation categories covered Best Condo Renovation, Best Renovation Any Room, and Best Renovation $500,000 to $799,999 for Lofty Views that transformed a tired, cramped house into a celebration of the home’s view across English Bay and the Vancouver skyline. “What made this renovation so unique was that by reconfiguring the existing attic, we were able to add a third floor without adding extra height,” says managing director Graeme Huguet. The result was a luxurious, totally private master suite that spans the entire upper floor. Long time Georgie participant RJR Construction Management snagged another gold this year in the Best Kitchen Renovation over $100,000 category. Part of a larger, overall renovation, their Burnaby Chef’s Delight met the clients’ criteria of an industrial-quality kitchen that was still beautiful — a must have for the restaurateur owners. Like any renovation of a 1970s home, there were plenty of surprises along the way. “It’s normal to expect unknowns when you’re renovating,” says Shawn Stewart, RJR president. “But it’s not normal to open a wall and find an electric panel that had been covered with drywall. Plus, the original open trusses we wanted to maintain were not attached to the structure.” This year also saw an increase in the number of winners from outside the Lower Mainland. Best Residential Renovation Under $100,000 went to Vancouver Island for the Robison Renovation by Palladian in Qualicum Beach. The challenge was to convert a 1,065-sq.-ft. presentation centre into a one-bedroom and den private home. Details included installing an island with storage, repurposing the centre’s original storage area as a bathroom with jetted soaker tub, and enclosing the reception area for the den. Maple driftwood hardwood flooring in antiqued finish adding a final touch of contemporary, urban sophistication. Life Long commitment to excellence For one of her final duties as CEO of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association BC (CHBA-BC), MJ Whitemarsh presented Concert Properties with the fifth ever Platinum Georgie Award. An enthusiast standing ovation swept across the room as the Concert team accepted the prestigious award, an honour reserved for companies that have won 25 or more Gold Georgie Awards over time.

Best Residential Renovation $300,000-$499,999 was ^awarded to DW Builders in Kamloops for Isfeld Residence.

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Bold Floral Believe it or not, bold floral prints are quickly making their way back into our homes. A trend that developed from the fashion world, florals are popping up everywhere from graphic wallpaper to fabrics to art. The floral wallpaper pictured here adds a dose of glamour to this feminine bedroom in a way that is fresh and current.

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13237 King George Hwy, Surrey t: 604.585.3222 2717 Lake City Way, Burnaby t: 604.421.8088 | www.roofingstore.ca

Dick’s Lumber & Building Supplies

2580 Gilmore Ave, Burnaby, BC V5C 4T5 t: 604.437.1111 | www.dickslumber.com

A R C H I T E CT S

JDL Homes

3740 Cardiff Street, Burnaby, BC, V5G 2G9 Doug Langford t: 778.834.9583 e: doug@jdlhomesvancouver.com Jeff Langford t: 778.836.3103 e: jeff@jdlhomesvancouver.com

CA BI N ETS

Blue Star Marble Ltd.

120-4691 Vanguard Road Richmond, BC, Canada, V6X 2P7 t: 604.278.4092 | f: 604.278.4585

Bradford Decorative Hardware Inc.

1585 West 4th Avenue Vancouver, BC V6J 1L6 t: 604.617.2649 | www.rchesterarch.com

#101 - 1626 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6J 1H4 t: 604.569.0783 | t: 888.422.2217 f: 604.569.0784 e: wes@bradfordhardware.com www.bradfordhardware.com

V6b Design Group

Coastal Woodcrafters

363 West 6th Ave, Vancouver, BC, V5Y 6824 t: 604.684.6824 | www.v6b.com

5-20688 Duncan Way, Langley, BC t: 604.533.7796 www.coastalwoodcrafters.com

AS B ESTO S T E ST ING

7272 Buller Ave, Burnaby, BC V5J 4S3 t: 604.430.5252 sales@kitchenhoods.ca www.kitchenhoods.ca

Robert Chester Architect

Epoch Analytical Inc.

18-62 Fawcett Road, Coquitlam t: 604.521.6806 | www.ealabs.ca

Euro Kitchens

Home Max Building Supplies

BAT H R O OMS / S PAS

t: 604.325.1559 homemaxbuildingsupplies.com

Mr. Build

Love Kitchens

9129 Shaughnessy St, Vancouver, BC, V6P 6K9 t: 604.732.8453 | e: mrbuild@mrbuild.com www.mrbuild.com

Blue Star Marble Ltd.

120-4691 Vanguard Road, Richmond, BC V6X 2P7 t: 604.278.4092 | f: 604.278.4585

CCI Renovations

1863 Welch St. North Vancouver, BC t: 604.980.8384 | www.ccirenos.com

GL Stone

110-13431 Maycrest Way, Richmond, BC, V6V 2M3 | t: 604.249.4688 t: 604.247.2000 | www.glstonetile.com

120-3031 Beckman Place Richmond, BC V6X 3R2 info@ilove-kitchens.com t: 778.297.1297 f: (Toll-free) 1.877.888.9960 www.ilove-kitchens.com

Marina Baron European Design Inc.

110-3989 Henning Dr, Burnaby BC V5C 6P8 t: 604.299.2444 | f: 1.866.476.1371 www.marinabaron.com

Save On Sets

www.saveonsets.com | t: 604.313.0670

TWS Doors

200 Golden Dr., Coquitlam, BC t: 604.941.0311 | www.twsdoors.com

Home Max Building Supplies

t: 604-325-1559 www.homemaxbuildingsupplies.com

CLO SETS

InstaBaths

Metro Vancouver: 604.484.0374 Fraser Valley: 604-755-7556 e: info@designerclosetguys.com www.designerclosetguys.com

t: 604.230.4235 | www.InstaBaths.com

JDL Homes

3740 Cardiff Street, Burnaby, BC, V5G 2G9 Doug Langford t: 778.834.9583 e: doug@jdlhomesvancouver.com Jeff Langford t: 778.836.3103 e: jeff@jdlhomesvancouver.com

Level One Construction

#236, 101-1184 Denman St, Vancouver, BC, V6G 2M9 | t: 604.647.1718 www.levelone.ca

Lonetree Enterprise Ltd.

2990 Arbutus St, Vancouver BC, V6J 3Y9 | t: 604.739.1110 www.lonetreekitchens.ca

Upper Level Homes and Construction 2930 Lonsdale Ave, RPO 37029 North Vancouver, BC V7N4M0 t: 778.340.0102 | t: 778.340.0103 www.upperlevelhomes.com

Designer Closet Guys

Marina Baron European Design Inc.

110-3989 Henning Dr, Burnaby B.C. V5C 6P8 t: 604.299.2444 | f: 1.866.476.1371 www.marinabaron.com

Modern Classic Building Solutions

t: 604.626.5497 f: 604.585.1739 mike@modernclassicvancouver.com www.modernclassicvancouver.com

Stor-More

t: 604.575.8870 Unit 111-19231 54 Avenue Surrey, BC V3S 8E5 www.stormore.com

CO U N TER TO P S

EL ECTR I CA L S U P P LY

Abacado Building Supplies Ltd.

Ameleco

Blue Star Marble Ltd.

120-4691 Vanguard Road Richmond, BC, Canada, V6X 2P7 t: 604.278.4092 | f: 604.278.4585

Burnaby 4522 Dawson St 604.570.0867

GL Stone

Langley #205 5511 192nd St 778.296.2571

110-13431 Maycrest Way, Richmond BC V6V 2M3 t: 604.249.4688 | t: 604.247.2000 www.glstonetile.com

Justin’s Marble & Granite

Vancouver 149 West 7th 604.558.0868

t: 778.880.0328 | f: 778.880.0327 sales@justinsmarble.com www.justinsmarble.com

F I N A N CE

Kitchen Craft of Canada Ltd.

Your Mortgage Solutions Group

CO N CRETE PROTECTI O N 207.6333 148 St., Surrey, BC t: 604.308.1999 | www.sealforce.ca

t: 778.893.0502 | t: 604.931.9000 www.yourmortgagesolutionsgroup.ca

2148 Douglas Rd, Burnaby, BC V5C 5A7 t: 604.298.9277 | www.kitchencraft.com

Unit 210.19700 Langley by-pass

Langley, BC | t: 604.534.7273 www.kitchencraft.com

F I R EP L ACES

Dynasty Fireplaces

Valley Countertops

1-3071 No. 5 Rd, Richmond BC, V6X 2T4 t: 604.821.1009 | f: 604.821.1019 www.dynastyfireplace.com

30781 Simpson Road Abbotsford. t: 604.852.8125 | aem@silestone.ca www.valleycountertops.com

Fire Places Unlimited

4001 Remi Place, Burnaby, BC V3W 4Z5 t: 604.415.9330 www.fireplacesunlimited.ca

CU STO M HO M ES

JDL Homes

Vancouver Gas Fireplaces Ltd.

3740 Cardiff Street, Burnaby, BC, V5G 2G9 Doug Langford t: 778.834.9583 doug@jdlhomesvancouver.com Jeff Langford t 778.836.3103 jeff@jdlhomesvancouver.com

235 West 7 Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1L9 t: 604.732.3470 www.vangasfireplaces.com F LO O R I N G

My House Design Build

Boardwalk Woodflors Ltd.

VANCOUVER OFFICE 1275 West 6th Ave. British Columbia V6H 1A SURREY OFFICE #2-15356 Fraser Hwy, Surrey, BC V3R 3P5 t: 604.MYHOUSE (694.6873) | f: 604.951.4093 e: info@myhousedesignbuild.com

140-12571 Bridgeport Rd, Richmond, BC V6V 1J4 | t: 604.270.7750 www.boardwalkfloors.ca

Casa Madera Hardwood Floors Inc. 3744 Hastings St, Burnaby, BC V5C 2H5 | t: 604.294.9663 www.casamaderafloors.com

DOORS

GL Stone

All Weather Windows Ltd.

110-13431 Maycrest Way Richmond, BC V6V 2M3 t: 604.249.4688 | t: 604.247.2000 www.glstonetile.com

A101-9355 198 St. Langley, BC V1M 3J9 | t: 604.513.5744 www.allweatherwindows.com

Lamanator Coatings

Creative Door Services Ltd.

www.lamanator.ca

3-1678 Fosters Way, Delta, BC V3M 6S6 t: 604.524.8444 www.creativedoor.com

Restoration Hardwood

Modern Classic Building Solutions

t: 604.626.5497 f: 604.585.1739 mike@modernclassicvancouver.com www.modernclassicvancouver.com

1181 Grant Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 2J7 t: 604-618-2945 www.restorationhardwood.ca

Surfside Flooring

Networx Home Improvement

#8-27250 58th Crescent Langley, t: 604.625.0960 networxhomeimprovements.com

15229 Russell Avenue, White Rock BC V4B 5C3 | t: 604.538.2733 www.surfsideflooring.ca

Tiles For Less

7832 Edmonds St, Burnaby, BC V3N 1B8 t: 604.521.8453 | www.tilesforless.net

Pella Northwest

117.3823 Henning Dr, Burnaby, BC V5C 6P3 t: 604.291.9009 www.pella.com

Picasso Mouldings and Doors

Warehouse and Showroom 14577 66th Ave Surrey t: 604.572.4144 www.picassomouldings.com Vancouver Showroom 1366 Marine Dr SW. Vancouver t: 604-266-1101

One-Stop Electrical Shop for affordable houses!

F EN CES A N D R A I L I N G S

A Class Fabrication

H-8065 130th Street, Surrey t: 604.572.8585 www.aclassfabrication.ca EL ECTR I CA L S ER VI CES

Sealforce

Richmond #6 12191 Bridgeport Rd 778.296.2570

168-2851 Simpson Rd, Richmond, BC V6X 2R2 | t: 604.270.2388

Volcano Heating, Cooling & Electrical Services 52970 Mariner Way Coquitlam, BC 604.836.4431

Ameleco Electric Inc. 4 Locations to serve you! Richmond / Burnaby / Langley / Vancouver

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PRODUCT & SERVICES DIRECTORY Ultimate Floorings Inc.

145.4631 Shell Rd, Richmond, BC V6X 3M4 t: 604.278.3838 | www.ultimatefloorings.com F U R N I TUR E

Home Envy Furnishings

21768 Lougheed Hwy Maple Ridge 604-466-8822 www.createhomeenvy.ca

Oriental Gallery

1-12331 Bridgeport Rd, Richmond, BC 604.270.2882 | www.orientalgallery.ca G L AS S

Glass World

2146 Queen St., Abbotsford, BC V2T 6J4 t: 604.854.5757 | www.glassworld.ca

West Coast Designed Windows Ltd.

8028 River Way, Delta, BC V4G 1K9 t: 604.946.2310 | www.wcdw.com G A R AG E S OL UT IONS

Modern Classic Building Solutions

t: 604.626.5497 f: 604.585.1739 mike@modernclassicvancouver.com www.modernclassicvancouver.com

West Coast Dream Garage

t: 604.767.6050 www.westcoastdreamgarage.ca G U TT E R S

Gentek Building Products Ltd.

1-19405 94 Av., Surrey, BC V4N 4E6 t: 604.888.7280 | www.gentek.ca

Precision Gutters

#7 9515 190th St, Surrey 604-556-8410 www.precisiongutters.com

Sur-Del Roofing Ltd.

14526 St. Andrews Dr, Surrey, BC V3R 0W5 | t: 604.589.1945 www.surdelroofing.emcobp.com

Weather Tech Gutters Inc.

6268 187 St., Surrey, BC V3S 7N8 t: 604.576.8324 www.weathertechgutters.com

Weatherguard Gutters Inc.

7175 184 St., Surrey, BC V4N 3G6 t: 604.574.1985 www.weatherguardgutters.com

HO ME CO N STRUCTI O N

HER I TAG E R ESTO R ATI O N S

Mr Build

JDL Homes

9129 Shaughnessy St, Vancouver, BC, V6P 6K9 t: 604.732.8453 | mrbuild@mrbuild.com www.mrbuild.com

Cornerstone Building Solutions Ltd.

Builders (1.49 units) custom, Renovators 8038 Webster Road, Delta, BC V4G 1G6 t: 604.946.5430 | f: 604.946.0045 www.cornerstonecbs.com

JDL Homes

3740 Cardiff Street, Burnaby, BC V5G 2G9 Doug Langford t: 778.834.9583 doug@jdlhomesvancouver.com Jeff Langford t 778.836.3103 jeff@jdlhomesvancouver.com

#101 - 1626 West 2nd Avenue Vancouver, BC. Canada V6J 1H4 t: 604.569.0783 | t: 888.422.2217 f: 604.569.0784 wes@bradfordhardware.com www.bradfordhardware.com

Maison D’etre Design Build Inc.

118 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1C2 | t: 604.484.4030 | t: 604.484.4031 www.maisondetre.ca

My House Design Build

2930 Lonsdale Ave, RPO 37029 North Vancouver, BC V7N4M0 t: 778.340.0102 | t: 778.340.0103 www.upperlevelhomes.com

Upward Construction & Renovation Ltd

101-1305 Welch Street, North Vancouver, BC V7P 1B4 t: 604.790.0472 upward@shaw.ca www.upwardconstruction.ca

Yellowridge Construction Ltd 200-2605 Clarke Stree, Port Moody, BC V3H 1Z4 | t: 604.936.2605 www.yellowridge.ca

AU TO MATI O N / HO ME EN TERTA I N MEN T t: 604.904.9421 www.Interactiveliving.Ca

Zoha

3089 Moss Crt., Coquitlam, BC V3E 3N8 t: 604.945.2822 www.zoha.ca | info@zoha.ca

Exotic Furnishings

#101-11031 Bridgeport Rd, Richmond, BC V6X 3A2 | t: 604.278.2716 www.exoticfurnishings.ca

Knock On Wood

or call

20-7533 135 St., Surrey, BC t: 604.596.5455

The Wicker Tree

102-20460 Langley by-pass, Langley, BC V3A 5E7 | t: 604.530.0818 langley@thewickertree www.thewickertree.com HEATI N G

Lennox Industries (Canada) Ltd.

2962 Lake City Way, Burnaby, BC V5A 3A2 t: 604.421.5424 | www.lennox.com

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Kenorah Construction & Design Ltd.

5058 47A Ave., Delta BC V4K 1T8 t: 604.940.2767 | www.kenorah.com

Maison D’etre Design Build Inc.

118 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1C2 | t: 604.484.4030 | t: 604.484.4031 www.maisondetre.ca

Marina Baron European Design Inc.

110-3989 Henning Dr, Burnaby BC V5C 6P8 t: 604.299.2444 | f: 1.866.476.1371 www.marinabaron.com

CO N STR UCTI O N /R EA L ESTATE

3022 Markham Place, North Vancouver t: 980.6067 | c: 880.7701 micarrodesigns@telus.net www.miccarodesigns.com

Green Sheet Construction Data Ltd. t: 604.461.0327 | www.greensheet.ca

I N TER I O R D ES I G N

Atlas Pots

3-3260 Viking Way Richmond BC www.bcwindowcoverings.com 604-782-2068

Eternity Modern

604.626.5497

Taylor Munro Energy Systems Inc.

3740 Cardiff Street, Burnaby BC V5G 2G9 Doug Langford t: 778.834.9583 doug@jdlhomesvancouver.com Jeff Langford t 778.836.3103 jeff@jdlhomesvancouver.com

11-7157 Honeyman St., Delta, BC V4G 1E2 t: 604.946.4433 | www.taylormunro.com

Upper Level Homes and Construction

215-5920 No. 6 Road, Richmond BC t: 1.800.993.0903 www.eternitymodern.com

visit us online

300-19630 Langley by-pass Langley, BC V3A 7B1 t: 604.530.3333 | www.goarctic.com

1087 Churchill Crescent North Vancouver, BC V7P 1P3 e: nv@atlaspots.com t: 604.960.0556 www.atlaspots.com

Home Furnishings

modernclassicvancouver.com

Arctic Spas Hot Tubs & Billiards

VANCOUVER OFFICE 1275 West 6th Ave. British Columbia V6H 1A SURREY OFFICE #2-15356 Fraser Hwy, Surrey, BC V3R 3P5 t: 604.MYHOUSE (694.6873) | f: 604.951.4093 e: info@myhousedesignbuild.com

East of Eden, MN-13279 72 Ave., Surrey, BC | t: 604.594.4510

Closets, Doors & Windows

HOT TU B S /P O O L S /S PAS

Legacy House Renovations

1235 Fulton Ave. West Vancouver, BC V7T 1N7 t: 604.366.7975 e: info@legacyhouserenovations.com www.legacyhouserenovations.com

Interactive Living

H A R D WA R E

Bradford Decorative Hardware Inc.

3740 Cardiff Street, Burnaby BC V5G 2G9 Doug Langford t: 778.834.9583 doug@jdlhomesvancouver.com Jeff Langford t 778.836.3103 jeff@jdlhomesvancouver.com

JDL Homes

BC Window Coverings

CCI Renovations

1863 Welch St. North Vancouver, BC t: 604.980.8384 | www.ccirenos.com

Classic Finishes

Get the Classic touch to your painting, trim work and tile projects: over 20 years of quality experience. For professional service call: 604-685-5621

Comet Interior Design Vancouver, BC t: 604.240.0230 www.cometinteriordesign.com

Designer Closet Guys

Metro Vancouver: 604-484-0374 Fraser Valley: 604-755-7556 e: info@designerclosetguys.com www.designerclosetguys.com

Eternity Modern

213-5920 No. 6 Road, Richmond BC t: 1.800.993.0903 www.eternitymodern.com

Exotic Furnishings

Miccaro Designs

Modern-Shed

Westcoast Outbuilding Inc.,Geoff Baker t: 604.551.2485 | geoff@modern-shed.ca www.modern-shed.ca

Mcintyre Cresswell Design

t: 604.630.6904 | www.mcintyrecresswell.com

Stor-More

t: 604.575.8870 Unit 111-19231 54 Avenue Surrey, BC V3S 8E5 www.stormore.com

Well Balanced Designs and Renovations

Suite 400 – 1681 Chestnut Street Vancouver BC V6J 4M6 e: info@wellballanceddesigns.ca t: 604.669.5551 www.wellbalancedddesigns.ca

KI TCHEN S

Amichi Living Concepts

(Okelo Kitchens Canada) 903 Expo Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6Z 3G8 t: 604.568.5730 | c: 604.568.5732 www.amichi.ca

Artisan Projects

t: 604.551.3777 | www.artisanonline.com

Mr Build

9129 Shaughnessy St, Vancouver, BC, V6P 6K9 t: 604.732.8453 | mrbuild@mrbuild.com www.mrbuild.com

Blue Star Marble Ltd.

120.4691 Vanguard Road Richmond, BC, Canada, V6X 2P7 t: 604.278.4092 | f: 604.278.458

CCI Renovations

#101-11031 Bridgeport Rd, Richmond, BC V6X 3A2 t: 604.278.2716 www.exoticfurnishings.ca

1863 Welch St. North Vancouver, BC t: 604.980.8384 | www.ccirenos.com

GL Stone

Coastal Wood Crafters

Home Envy Furnishings

314 Avalon Dr, Port Moody, BC V3H 3X8 | t: 604.469.1773 www.dacor.co

110-13431 Maycrest Way, Richmond, BC V6V 2M3 t: 604.249.4688 | t: 604.247.2000 www.glstonetile.com 21768 Lougheed Hwy Maple Ridge 604.466.8822 www.createhomeenvy.ca

ILove Kitchens

120-3031 BeckmanPlace Richmond BC V6X3R2 info@ilove-kitchens.com 778.297.1297 Fax (Toll-free) 1.877.888.9960 www.ilove-kitchens.com

In Design Group

t: 604.240.7614 | t: 778.869.8525 www.indesign.group.com

Intermind Design

t: 604.338.9936 www.interminddesign.com

5.20688 Duncan Way, Langley, BC t: 604.533.7796 www.coastalwoodcrafters.co

Dacor

Level One Construction

#236, 101-1184 Denman St, Vancouver, BC, V6G 2M9 | t: 604.647.1718 www.levelone.ca

Décor Bath and Lighting Ltd.

1375 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC V5V 3E3 t: 604.872.2198 | www.fibretechbc.ca

ILove Kitchens

120-3031 Beckman Place Richmond, BC V6X3R2 info@ilove-kitchens.com t: 778.297.1297 f: (Toll-free) 1.877.888.9960 www.ilove-kitchens.com


JDL Homes

3740 Cardiff Street, Burnaby BC V5G 2G9 Doug Langford t: 778.834.9583 doug@jdlhomesvancouver.com Jeff Langford t: 778.836.3103 jeff@jdlhomesvancouver.com

Spagna Vetro Appliances Inc.

7272 buller Ave, Burnaby BC V5J 4S3 t: 604.430.5252 sales@kitchenhoods.ca www.kitchenhoods.ca

Gemini Sink Canada Inc.

104-11500 Bridgeport Rd, Richmond, BC V6X 1T2 | t: 604.233.1216 www.geminisink.com infobc@geminisink.com

GL Stone

110-13431 Maycrest Way, Richmond, BC V6V 2M3 | t: 604.249.4688 t: 604.247.2000 | www.glstonetile.com

Kenorah Construction & Design Ltd.

5058 47a Ave., Delta BC V4k 1t8 t: 604.940.2767 | www.kenorah.com

Kitchen & bath classics

Building 100, 19600 Langley by-pass Langley, BC | t: 604.539.2167

3265 McCallum Rd.

Abbotsford, BC V2S 7W8 t: 604.864.2671

2198 Yukon St., Vancouver, BC V5Y 3P1 t: 604.873.0004

Kitchen Craft

2148 Douglas Rd., Burnaby, BC t: 604.298.9277 210.19700 Langley by-pass Langley, BC t: 604.534.7273 | www.kitchencraft.com

Lonetree Enterprise Ltd.

2990 Arbutus St., Vancouver BC V6J 3Y9 t: 604.739.1110 | www.lonetreekitchens.ca

Maison D’etre Design Build Inc.

118 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1C2 | t: 604.484.4030 | t: 604.484.4031 www.maisondetre.ca

Marina Baron European Design Inc.

110-3989 Henning Dr, Burnaby B.C. V5C 6P8 t: 604.299.2444 | f: 1.866.476.1371 www.marinabaron.com

My House Design Build

VANCOUVER OFFICE 1275 West 6th Ave., British Columbia V6H 1A SURREY OFFICE #2-15356 Fraser Hwy, Surrey, BC V3R 3P5 t: 604.MYHOUSE (694.6873) | f: 604.951.4093 info@myhousedesignbuild.com

Pacific Range Hood Ltd.

Unit 140, 11120 Bridgeport Road, Richmond, t: 604.232.9099 | www.pacificrangehood.com

Pacific Rim Cabinets Ltd.

640 Belgrave Way, Delta, BC V3M 5R7 t: 604.515.7377 | www.pacrimcab.com

Well Balanced Designs and Renovations

Suite 400 – 1681 Chestnut Street Vancouver BC V6J 4M6 e: info@wellballanceddesigns.ca t: 604.669.5551 www.wellbalancedddesigns.ca

Westcoast Hearth & BBQ

100-3031 Beckman Place, Richmond, BC V6X 3R2 | t: 604.248.2255

Whirlpool Canada LP

469 Glenbrook Dr, New Westminster, BC V3L 5J3 | t: 604.525.0344 www.whirlpoolappliances.ca

Willis Supply

Distributors of Corian & Zodiaq by Dupont 13509 15 Ave., Surrey, BC V4A 5H4 t: 778.228.4687 | www.4willis.com

Northern Roots Landscaping Inc.

P.O. Box 91988, West Vancouver, BC V7V 4S4 t: 604.984.8251 | www.northernroots.com

Urban Niche Landscape Design

509-318 Homer St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2V2 t: 604.899.3804 | www.urbanniche.ca

Zoen Gardens

t: 604-836-2530 e: irie@zoengardens.com www.zoengardens.com

LEASI N G

Your Mortgage Solutions Group t: 778.893.0502 | t: 604.931.9000 www.yourmortgagesolutionsgroup.ca

LI G HTI N G

Bradford Decorative Hardware Inc.

#101 - 1626 West 2nd Avenue Vancouver, British Columbia Canada V6J 1H4 t: 604.569.0783 | t: 888.422.2217 f: 604.569.0784 wes@bradfordhardware.com www.bradfordhardware.com

MO RTG AG E

Your Mortgage Solutions Group

Warehouse and Showroom 14577 66th Ave Surrey t: 604-572-4144 www.picassomouldings.com Vancouver Showroom 1366 Marine Dr SW. Vancouver t: 604-266-1101

TWS Doors

200 Golden Dr., Coquitlam, BC t: 604.941.0311 | www.twsdoors.com

Upper Level Homes and Construction 2930 Lonsdale Ave, RPO 37029 North Vancouver, BC V7N4M0 t: 778.340.0102 | t: 778.340.0103 www.upperlevelhomes.com

P OTTERY

JKB Construction Ltd.

Vancouver, BC V5Y 3P1 t: 604.873.0004

3884 Clematis Cres, Port Coquitlam, BC t: 604.728.3009 | www.jkbconstruction.com

Atlas Pots

1087 Churchill Crescent North Vancouver, BC V7P 1P3 e: nv@atlaspots.com t: 604.960.0556 www.atlaspots.com

Kenorah Construction & Design Ltd.

5058 47A Ave., Delta BC V4K 1T8 t: 604.940.2767 www.kenorah.com

Legacy House Renovations

1235 Fulton Ave. West Vancouver, BC V7T 1N7 t: 604.366.7975 e: info@legacyhouserenovations.com www.legacyhouserenovations.com

t: 604.273.3933 www.ace.painting.ca

Maison D’etre Design Build Inc.

Impact Power washing

118 West 2nd Avenue Vancouver, BC V5Y 1C2 t: 604.484.4030 or 604.484.4031 www.maisondetre.ca

t: 604.780.4604

P R O J ECT M A N AG EM EN T

Maison D’etre Design Build Inc.

118 West 2nd Avenue Vancouver, BC V5Y 1C2 t: 604.484.4030 | t: 604.484.4031 www.maisondetre.ca

Picasso Mouldings and Doors

PA I N TI N G

Benjamin Moore — The Coast Group Coast Decorating Center

4464 Main St., Vancouver, BC V5V 3R3 t: 604.872.5275 | f: 604.874.3650 Cloverdale Paint www.cloverdalepaint.com Plums Painting t: 604.812.5014

Marcus Ray Designs

5837 Production Way Langley 604.539.8720 www.marcusraydesigns.com

My House Design Build

VANCOUVER OFFICE 1275 West 6th Ave., British Columbia V6H 1A SURREY OFFICE #2-15356 Fraser Hwy, Surrey, BC V3R 3P5 t: 604.MYHOUSE (694.6873) f: 604.951.4093 info@myhousedesignbuild.com

Upward Construction & Renovation Ltd

101-1305 Welch Street North Vancouver, BC V7P 1B4 t: 604.790.0472 | upward@shaw.ca www.upwardconstruction.ca

Networx Home Improvement

#8-27250 58th Crescent Langley, t: 604.625.0960 networxhomeimprovements.com

R A N G E HO O D S

Euro Kitchens

7272 buller Ave, Burnaby, BC V5J 4S3 t: 604.430.5252 | sales@kitchenhoods.ca www.kitchenhoods.ca

On Site Renovations

t: 604-986-4358 www.onsiterenovations.com

Restoration Hardwood

RESIDENTIAL SPACE PLANNING

Solid Wood Home Services Inc.

218 3 Ave., New Westminster, BC V3L 1M1 t: 604.521.0047 | www.tolkamillwork.com

2198 Yukon St

3740 Cardiff Street, Burnaby, BC, V5G 2G9 Doug Langford t: 778.834.9583 doug@jdlhomesvancouver.com Jeff Langford t 778.836.3103 jeff@jdlhomesvancouver.com

Luxor Lawn & Gardens

1.3888 North Fraser Way, Burnaby, BC V5J 5H6 t: 604.432.9430 | f: 604.432.9403

MO U LD I N G S

Tolka Millwork Inc.

JDL Homes

Ace Painting

Raintree Cabinets Ltd

106-2411 Dollarton Hwy North Vancouver, BC V7H 0A3 t: 604.904.3811 f: 604.983.2263 e: darlene@solidwoodinc.ca

3265 McCallum Rd

2164 Ferndale St Vancouver t: 778.686.7798 | www.jatcon.ca

Abbotsford, BC V2S 7W8 t: 604.864.2671

Atlas Pots

t: 778.893.0502t: 604.931.9000 www.yourmortgagesolutionsgroup.ca

t: 604.526.5390 | www.raintreecabinets.com

Jatoba Contracting

P OW ER WAS HI N G

Pacific Wholesale Appliances Ltd.

2451 Vauxhall Place, Richmond, BC V6V 1Z5 t: 604.270.2460 | www.coinamatic.com

t: 604.338.9936 | www.interminddesign.com

Building 100, 19600 Langley By.Pass Langley, BC V3A 7B1 t: 604.539.2167

LA N D SCA PERS/ LA N D SCA PE D ESI G N 1087 Churchill Crescent North Vancouver, BC V7P 1P3 e: nv@atlaspots.com t: 604.960.0556 www.atlaspots.com

Intermind Design

PLUMBING

Kitchen & bath classics

Maison D’etre Design Build Inc.

118 West 2nd Avenue Vancouver, BC V5Y 1C2 t: 604.484.4030 | t: 604.484.4031 www.maisondetre.ca

1181 Grant Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 2J7 t: 604-618-2945 www.restorationhardwood.ca

RJR Construction Management Ltd.

1149 Grant St., Vancouver, BC t: 604.254.1760

Shell Busey’s HouseSmart

RENOVATORS

Canadian Renovations Inc. t: 604.809.0127 | f: 604.957.0128 infi@canadianrenovations.com www.canadianrenovations.com

CCI Renovations

1863 Welch St. North Vancouver, BC t: 604.980.8384 | www.ccirenos.com

Referral Network 7-2320 King George Hwy., Surrey, BC t: 604.542.2236 www.TheHouseSmart.com

Solid Wood Home Services Inc.

106-2411 Dollarton Hwy North Vancouver, BC V7H 0A3 t: 604-904-3811 f: 604-983-2263 e: darlene@solidwoodinc.ca

Cornerstone Building Solutions Ltd.

Builders (1.49 units) custom, Renovators 8038 Webster Rd., Delta, BC V4G 1G6 t: 604.946.5430 | f: 604.946.0045 www.cornerstonecbs.com

Dream Bath

4-13350 116 Ave., Surrey, BC t: 604.582.6813

EJM Construction Management Inc.

205-18428 53 Ave., Surrey, BC t: 604.575.7780 | info@ejmgroup.com ejmgroup.com

Genesis Restorations Ltd

#29-19257 Enterprise way, Surrey BC | t: 604.533.3440 graham@genesisrestorations.com

ILove Kitchens

120-3031 BeckmanPlace Richmond BC V6X3R2 info@ilove-kitchens.com 778.297.1297 Fax (Toll-free) 1.877.888.9960 www.ilove-kitchens.com

CUSTOM HOMES. RENOVATIONS. PEACE OF MIND. JDLHOMESVANCOUVER.COM 778.834.9583

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PRODUCT & SERVICES DIRECTORY

T.Q. Construction Ltd.

Surfside Flooring

106-8988 Fraserton Crt., Burnaby, BC t: 604.430.9900 info@tqconstruction.ca www.tqconstruction.ca

15229 Russell Avenue.

Upper Level Homes and Renovation

SECU RI TY

White Rock BC V4B 5C3

Orca Security Corp.

t: 604.538.2733 | www.surfsideflooring.ca

111.8988 Fraserton Crt., Burnaby, BC t: 604.431.8803

Tigon Security Solutions

STO R AG E

2930 Lonsdale Ave, RPO 37029 North Vancouver, BC V7N4M0 t: 778.340.0102 or 778.340.0103 www.upperlevelhomes.com

17-12468 82nd Ave Surrey t: 604.778.565.4188 www.tigonsecurity.ca

Upward Construction & Renovation Ltd

SEN I O R HO MES

www.modernclassicvancouver.com

BC Housing

Park Place Garage Co.

101-1305 Welch Street North Vancouver, BC V7P 1B4 t: 604.790.0472 | upward@shaw.ca www.upwardconstruction.ca

V6B Design Group 363 West 6th Ave Vancouver BC V5Y 6824 t: 604.684.6824 | www.v6b.com

Well Balanced Designs and Renovations Suite 400 – 1681 Chestnut Street Vancouver BC V6J 4M6 e: info@wellballanceddesigns.ca t: 604-669-5551 www.wellbalancedddesigns.ca

BC Housing Home Adaptations for Independence Inquiry Line Homeowner Protection branch 650 - 4789 Kingsway, Burnaby BC, V5H 0A3 t: 604-646-7055 www.bchousing.org/HAFI ROOFING

All Weather products 13237 King George Hwy., Surrey, BC t: 604.585.3222 2717 Lake City Way, Burnaby, BC t: 604.421.8088 | www.theroofingstore.ca

Home Adaptations for Independence Inquiry Line Homeowner Protection branch 650 - 4789 Kingsway, Burnaby BC, V5H 0A3 t: 604-646-7055 www.bchousing.org/HAFI

www.parkplacegarage.ca S U N R O O M S /CO N S ER VATO R I ES

All Weather Products Ltd.

Vancouver Office

13237 King George Hwy Surrey, BC V3T 2T3 t: 604.585.9955 www.roofingstore.ca

The Roofing Store 13237 King George Hwy, Surrey t: 604.585.3222 2717 Lake City Way, Burnaby t: 604.421.8088 www.roofingstore.ca

Rubbish Removal t: 1.800.RID.OF.IT 240-67 West 2nd Ave Vancouver, BC V5Y 1B8 t: 1.800 RID.OF.IT604.659.6684 www.1800ridofit.com

t: 604.785.3031

My House Design Build 1275 West 6th Ave., British Columbia V6H 1A Surrey Office #2-15356 Fraser Hwy, Surrey, BC V3R 3P5

Gentek Building Products Ltd.

t: 604.MYHOUSE (694.6873)

1-19405 94 Ave., Surrey, BC V4N 4E6 t: 604.888.7280 www.gentek.ca

info@myhousedesignbuild.com

10187 201 St., Langley, BC V1M 3Y5 t: 604.513.0343 www.kaycan.com

Penfolds Roofing Inc. 1262 Vernon Dr Vancouver, BC V6A 4C9 t: 604.254.4663 www.ok2roof.com

Richmond Wood Siding 212-8322 130 St., Surrey, BC V3W 8E9 t: 604.598.2502

Weatherguard Gutters Inc. 7175 184 St., Surrey, BC V4N 3G6 t: 604.574.1985 www.weatherguardgutters.com

RONA Installations 2727 East 12 Ave., Vancouver, BC t: 604.254.1210

f: 604.585.1739 mike@modernclassicvancouver.com

Kaycan Ltd. R EN OVAT ING H OUS ING

Modern Classic Building Solutions t: 604.626.5497

SO LA R EN ERG Y

Future Solar Power Ltd. t: 604.617.0498 | f: 604.612.7966 www.solarpowernrg.com

f: 604.951.4093

VACU U M S

Tip Top Parts Metro Vancouver t: 604.514.7005 f: 1.800.665.2500 W I N D OW COVER I N G S

AAA Blinds 106-11500 Bridgeport Rd., Richmond, BC | t: 604.233.1963 www.can.wood.com www.aoneblinds.com

BC Window Coverings 3-3260 Viking Way Richmond BC www.bcwindowcoverings.com t: 604-782-2068

Made in the Shade t: 604.477.3333

STO N E A N D TI LE

www.madeintheshadeblinds.ca

Apex Stone & Tile

Networx Home Improvement

108-9706 188 St Surrey, BC V4N 3M2 t: 604.882.9284 www.apexgranite.com

#8-27250 58th Crescent Langley, t: 604.625.0960 networxhomeimprovements.com

Blue Star Marble Ltd.

West Coast Windows 8028 River Way, Delta BC

Fresh Start Recycling & Disposal Ltd.

120.4691 Vanguard Road Richmond, BC, Canada, V6X 2P7 t: 604.278.4092 | f: 604.278.4585

107-237 East 4 Ave Vancouver, BC V5T 4R4 t: 778.773.2297 www.freshstartrecycling.com

101-1139 Barclay St., Vancouver BC t: 778.686.7798 info@covefinishing

Sur-Del Roofing Ltd.

GL Stone

14526 St. Andrews Dr.. Surrey, BC V3R 0W5 t: 604.589.1945 www.surdelroofing.emcobp.com

Cove Finishings

110-13431 Maycrest Way Richmond BC V6V 2M3 t: 604.249.4688 | t: 604.247.2000 www.glstonetile.com

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Wholesale Blind Factory 11-75 Blue Mountain Street Coq. t: 604.545.1000 wholesaleblindfactory.com

Window Works 10-13331 Vulcan Way, Richmond, BC | t: 604.231.1433 www.windowworks.bc.ca

W I N D OW S /PATI O D O O R S / S KYL I G HTS

All Weather Windows Ltd. A101-9355 198 St Langley, BC V1M 3J9 t: 604.513.5744 www.allweatherwindows.com

Allied Windows

Box 189, 3193 262 St Aldergrove, BC V4W 2T8 t: 604.856.3311 www.alliedwindows.com

Centra Windows and Restorations

20178-98th Ave., Langley t: 604.882.5010 x 2112 jsmith@centra.ca www.centra.ca

Classic Finishes

Get the Classic touch to your painting, trim work and tile projects: over 20 years of quality experience. For professional service call: 604-685-5621

DYG Windows

106-16 Fawcett Rd., Coquitlam, BC t: 604-522-8300 www.dygwindows.com

Euroline Windows

7620 MacDonald Rd., Delta, BC t: 604.940.8485 tf: 1.800.337.8604

Loewen Windows

100-9420 200A St. Langley, BC V1M 4C2 t: 604.882.2600 www.loewen.com

Modern Classic Building Solutions

t: 604.626.5497 f: 604.585.1739 mike@modernclassicvancouver.com www.modernclassicvancouver.com

Networx Home Improvement

#8-27250 58th Crescent Langley, t: 604.625.0960 networxhomeimprovements.co

Oasis Windows

Suite 109-12889 84 Ave Surrey, BC V3W 1K7 t: 604.597.5033 info@oasis windows.com www.oasiswindows.com

Pella Windows &

117-3823 Henning Dr., Burnaby, BC t: 604.291.9009 34855 Champlain Cres., Abbotsford, BC t: 604.857.3286 www.pella.com

Picasso Mouldings and Doors

Warehouse and Showroom 14577 66th Ave Surrey t: 604-572-4144 www.picassomouldings.com Vancouver Showroom 1366 Marine Dr SW. Vancouver t: 604-266-1101

West Coast Windows

8028 River Way, Delta, BC t: 604.946.2310 f: 1.888.363.7832 www.westcoastwindows.ca


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