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Your Colorful Life Begins at Home

Much of your everyday life starts and ends in your home interior. It is important to consider your color choices since it can affect your day-to-day state of mind, especially now that homes have become multifunctional spaces for work, school, and lifestyle activities. Think about your specific function for each room and how you want its atmosphere to be. Do you want it to seem more spacious than it actually is? Feel airy or cozy? Stimulating or calming? Every color induces...

Reducing your electric bill in five doable steps

Small steps can add big savings to your electric bill in the long run. With the increasing prices of goods and a higher cost of living, it is even more important to save electricity. One way to do this is to practice energy-saving measures at home, if you haven't yet. Be smart with your lighting. We already hear this a lot but we still need a reminder from time to time: LED lights go a long way and will save...

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Stay safe when you clean light fixtures at home

Dirty light fixtures dim what is supposed to be beautiful illumination from your light system at home, and lighting maintenance is often an overlooked part of general cleaning. Homeowners may dust them from time to time, but bulbs and fixtures still need thorough cleaning at least twice a year to prevent bugs, cobwebs, and filth from accumulating. Link to suggested photo: https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1609280070598-e1770c80b75c?ixlib=rb-1.2.1&ixid=MnwxMjA3fDB8MHxzZWFyY2h8Nnx8bGlnaHQlMjBmaXh0dXJlfGVufDB8fDB8fA%3D%3D&auto=format&fit=crop&w=600&q=60 Let's face it: the task can be risky and daunting. Not everyone is eager to climb a ladder and...

Choosing the right architect for your dream home: Where to begin

After years of saving up for your construction budget, you are now ready to build your dream home. But you are starting to feel that searching for the right architect to help it come to life is like finding a needle in a haystack.   It doesn't have to be as difficult as it seems. For starters, we have a few guidelines that can help make your search worthwhile: Customize a wish list with your construction budget in mind Before you...

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...