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COH, CHBC celebrate milestones in 70th, 20th anniversaries

Cebu Oversea Hardware Co., Inc. (COH) and Cebu Home and Builders Centre (CHBC) marked important milestones in a historic celebration as they reflected on the lessons of the years and how these will influence the way forward for the companies.A joint gathering for the 20th anniversary of CHBC and 70th anniversary of COH held last June 11, 2022, at the Bright Academy in Cebu City retraced the company’s journey from one small store to diversified brands of hardware construction...

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Ways to Improve Energy Efficiency in Your Building

Efficient LED LightingOne of the most common lighting to illuminate buildings like offices, schools, warehouses for several decades now is still the linear fluorescent tubes. These facilities are configured with troffers for the standard linear fluorescent lights. However, there are LED tubes (LED T8 and T5) available today that can be retrofitted to these old lighting fixtures. These are more energy efficient than the already efficient old fluorescent lights so upgrading to LED can help reduce the energy use by 75% compared...

Lighting: Ways to Light Your Homes like a Pro

When improving the lighting of your home, shopping for the right LED lightings can be a challenging task when you are presented with so many options. The quality of light in our homes can affect our eyesight, sleep cycles, mood and ability to concentrate. Different color temperature of LED lights needs to be considered in achieving the proper lighting scheme for a comfortable home. We at Cebu Home and Builders Centre can help make buying the right LED Lights...

Camaraderie Helps Us Transcend Ourselves

  When you visit a hardware store, you already might have a specific product in mind to look for or just want to browse the store to find something you didn’t realize you needed. You will also get so many ideas in your mind on how you want to transform the look and feel of your home. Often times, you will get overwhelmed with all the things you see inside our store and become unsure which one is right for...

Transforming Homes & Enhancing the Lives of Filipinos

As we envision to fulfill every Filipino’s dream to have a decent house built on a strong foundation and furnished with world-class materials. We have partnered with Hot News Channel in their home based reality program “Payag Home Makeover Series” in supplying the general construction and building materials to help build a home that is durable and sustainable. The two newly renovated homes were turned over to Dante & Elenita Sintos of San Remigio, Cebu and to Antonio Tabunag...

6 Most Common Flooring Materials: Which is the Best Option for you?

Choosing the right flooring materials for your home is no easy feat. It is not only something that matches your home style and interior décor but also to consider the various materials in terms of aesthetics, cost, durability and other factors. Lets us talk about the most common flooring materials used in renovation and construction and to answer which is the best option for you. Tile Flooring In terms of color and style options, ceramic tile or porcelain tile that looks...

How to Make Your Homes More Secure

Home improvement and decorating your homes is definitely fun. When it comes to home security, there’s a lot to take in. There are a huge number of brands of security devices out in the market that you are likely to have a long list of questions about which one you need. Burglars can strike anytime so take no chances as security for your home is far too important. We at Cebu Home Builders Centre will help you decide right away...

Tips for Buying Quality Solar Lights

Solar power has evidently become the trend in renewable energy today. Many homes are increasingly switching to solar energy to help reduce your electricity bills and provide clean energy with no greenhouse-gas emissions. Recently we have been hit by super typhoon Rai, locally known as Odette leaving our people left with no homes. Communication and power lines remain down in the hardest hit areas. Power is not expected to return for at least a month so the demand for Solar...

Installing Doors? Choose the ideal door that fits to your home

When selecting a new door for your home, you will get to realize that there are a wide of variety and styles to choose and that can become overwhelming. So let’s go to the basic types of doors before buying the specific door that best fit for your home. Basic Types of Doors: Solid Doors, Molded Doors and Flush Doors Let’s start with the Solid Door. This type of door is constructed not of one single piece of wood but instead...

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The Basic Types of Paint: Which One Is For You?

So you want to give your home a fresh new coat of paint. There are so many different types of house paints in a hardware store and choosing the wrong type of paint finish could mean a do-over that costs twice as much. It is important to understand the differences between paint types in order to pick which one is best for your home and the specific project you are working. We will teach you what you need to...