1 LEARNING HOUR | AIBC 1 NON-CORE LU | AIA 1 LU| BC HOUSING 1 CPD, INFORMAL
With the amount of time that people are spending at home due to COVID-19, as well as the proven health benefits of exposure to nature, there has been an increased purchase of furniture, accessories and building products for their Outdoor Living Spaces. When the right features are added to the home and landscaping, such as a Pergola or Gazebo, this could increase home value. When the feature incorporates the go-to timber Western Red Cedar, this value is further enhanced with the aesthetics and living experience transformed.
People are spending more time at home, spending more money on their outdoor spaces to make it their destination oasis, and enjoying building their own projects (DIY). This trend could also be the perfect addition to consider in the outdoor design of new build residential projects.
Presented by a leading Canadian manufacturer, this session explores the practical applications of Outdoor Living DIY Kit products, the project costs and benefits, the material performance properties, and today’s product trends – including pergolas, gazebos, playhouses, garden sheds, and accessory structures.
This session will be presented by an industry professional from Outdoor Living Today.
- Learn how an Outdoor DIY Kit can be the perfect addition to the outdoor design and add value to residential renovations and to new build projects
- Understand the performance properties and the environmental impacts of Western Red Cedar outdoor products in comparison to composite materials
- Learn about the wood appearance properties, the DIY workability, and the finishing and maintenance tips for your outdoor projects
- Discover today’s product trends in outdoor DIY projects and a practical guide to their costs and assembly logistics Also, discover a new process for custom manufactured pergola kits for Architectural designs.
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