Tags » June, 2006

Showcasing the best of B.C.

Presented by the Canadian Home Builders’ Association of B.C.

The nominees are in for the 2017 Georgie Awards, a competition that rewards superlative work in a wide range of aspects of the provincial building industry, from construction and renovation to marketing and energy efficiency. 667 more words


Housewares: Set the harvest table

There’s so much to be thankful for at this time of year. Mostly, we’re thankful for pumpkin pie and roasted turkey, savoury stuffing and velvety gravy. 348 more words


Cheeky chaps Colin and Justin bring design wit to Vancouver

Colin McAllister and Justin Ryan are bringing their barrage of witty one-liners to the Vancouver Home + Design Show.

The stars of Cottage Life’s “Colin and Justin’s Cabin Pressure” and W Network’s “Game of Homes” revel in how a sense of a humour and being “creatively mischievous” translates into better design. 877 more words


Surrey townhome showcases plenty of impressive updates

12050 South Boundary Drive, Surrey

Type: Three-bedroom, three-bathroom townhouse

Size: 1,834 sq. ft.

B.C. Assessment: $440,000

Listed for: $589,000

Sold for: $680,188

Sold on: May 9… 589 more words


Housewares: Those patio lanterns

No one wants the party to end when the sun sets. But who wants to bathe their patio in the harsh glare of floodlights? Instead, opt for the subtle glow of patio lanterns, lit with efficient and practical LED lights. 292 more words


Revitalization deals floated as way to slow pace of Vancouver's heritage house teardowns

Michael Bruce used to build new homes on the west side as a way to keep busy after retiring.

But these days, the Point Grey resident has gone in a completely different direction — to the east side of Vancouver renovating heritage homes. 1,112 more words

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A faded Vancouver beauty comes back to life

In 1895, Robert Pollock built a three-bedroom house at 320 Barnard St., which is now called Union Street.

It was modest, but cool, with a square bay window in front, a funky little arch with dentils above the front door and a second-storey balcony. 724 more words

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