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Daltile is one of the world’s leading manufacturer and distributor of ceramic tile and natural stone. It is one of the most popular brands among our BVI clients and provides an excellent palette of products to choose from. If you are considering buying tiles for your home or work space, there are a number of factors

It is hurricane season in the BVI and we want to prepare our BVI customers for the potential severity of a storm. One of our premier suppliers, Ace Hardware has issued the following hurricane preparation steps: Develop a plan that best ensures the safety and survival of all family members. This should include a list

One of the most effective fertilisers we stock is from ACE Hardware. Their fertiliser keeps grass and lawns looking green and lush. Grass quickly uses up its natural nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium supply – all key chemicals that are required for a healthy lawn. Fertiliser helps replace these elements keeping your lawn looking green and

Florida Tiles supplies some of the most popular tiles we have in stock and their new pebble mosaic product line has been a big hit with our BVI customers. Each tile is hand made by highly trained artisans and requires gentle cleaning to maintain its lustre. Here are the top do’s and don’ts of tile

Serves: 4 | Prep time: 20 minutes | Grilling time: 6 to 8 minutes Stuck for a recipe? Why not try out this tasty strip steak recipe from Weber Grills, the world’s premier manufacturer of grills. INGREDIENTS SAUCE: 1 small yellow onion, grated with juices (about ½ cup) ½ cup ketchup 2 ounces bourbon ¼

Are you ready for some summer gardening? We have put together a list of must-have gardening tools for our horticulturist customers: 1.    Hand Trowel: A hand trowel is a must-have for all gardeners. Over the years they may rust and the handle may lose its grip. It’s important to have a trowel that you still

Hurricane season officially started on June 1 and if you haven’t done so already, take the time to ensure your property is ready for stormy weather. In this post we will share some hurricane preparedness tops from Stihl, one of our premium brand of power tools in our Fish Bay outlet. Before the storm, Stihl

The Department of Waste Management has announced that it will embark on a pilot project to introduce house-to-house garbage collection in selected communities, starting on August 19. Waste Management Officer in the Department Marquese Maduro said the goal of the project is to minimise the amount of waste that goes into community dumpsters. “This will

If you want to keep your pool in pristine condition, you need to know the pool water alkalinity, pH level, and calcium hardness so that you can balance and treat the water with the appropriate products and in the recommended quantities. Drakes Traders makes it as easy as 1-2-3: Come in to the store and