Eco-Friendly Furniture & the Importance of Sustainability

In recent years, there has been a growing awareness of the importance of sustainability in our daily lives. From reducing plastic waste to using energy-efficient appliances, people and companies are making conscious choices to protect the environment. One area where sustainability is often overlooked is in our furniture choices. Here are some reasons why choosing eco-friendly furniture for your home is important. Reducing carbon footprint The furniture industry is a significant contributor to carbon emissions. By choosing sustainable furniture, you …

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Protecting Your Loved Ones: Making Decisions at Funeral Homes

Losing a loved one is a difficult and emotional experience. It can be overwhelming to make arrangements for a funeral, and unfortunately, some funeral homes in Canada take advantage of this vulnerability to sell unnecessary products and services. In this blog post, we’ll discuss how to avoid being sucked into predatory commission sales schemes when making decisions at funeral homes in BC. Plan ahead Forewarned is forearmed, and the best way to avoid being taken advantage of is to plan …

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Home Decor and the Psychology of Colour

Choosing the right colours for your home can have a significant impact on your mood and emotions. The psychology of colour in home decor is an important consideration when creating a space that promotes feelings of comfort, relaxation and happiness. In this post, we will explore the various ways in which colour affects our emotions and how you can use this knowledge to create the perfect atmosphere in your home.  Red Red is a powerful and intense colour that can …

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Robert Bateman & the Bateman Foundation

Robert Bateman is a renowned artist, naturalist, and environmentalist who has devoted his life to capturing the beauty of nature through his art. He is also the founder of the Bateman Foundation, a non-profit organization that for over 10 years was dedicated to inspiring a lifelong love of nature and promoting conservation through art and education.  The Bateman Foundation has suspended operations as of February 18, 2023.  Born in Toronto, Canada, in 1930, Robert Bateman grew up with a love …

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Caring for Solid Wood Furniture

Solid wood furniture is a beautiful and durable addition to any home, but it requires proper care to maintain its natural beauty. Here are our top tips for caring for solid wood furniture: Dusting Dust your furniture regularly with a soft cloth or a feather duster. This will help remove dirt and dust that can accumulate on the surface of the wood. Cleaning Use a damp cloth to clean your furniture, but be sure to wring out the cloth, so …

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Senior Care Homes in White Rock & South Surrey

We’ve compiled a list of Senior Care Homes in White Rock & South Surrey for people who are ready to start the conversation about downsizing into retirement living, or need a higher level of care. Westminster House Westminster House is a 117-suite, private pay retirement home located in South Surrey/White Rock in a quiet residential neighbourhood. The Residential Care Regulation licenses Westminster House under the Community Care and Assisted Living Act. Their Director of Care assesses residents prior to admission …

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Power Lift Chairs: More Than Meets The Eye

When we think of home comfort aids, we often think of large, ungainly pieces of furniture that wouldn’t be out of place in a medical setting, dressed in plain fabrics and ugly colours. But, with today’s power lift chair offerings, that’s no longer the case! GS&Co carries two fantastic brands of power lift chairs. The first is Ultra Comfort, which is geared toward those who spend a lot of time in their chairs. Elran, our second brand, offers smaller lift …

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downsizing with convertible furniture

The Upside of Downsizing

People downsize for a multitude of reasons. Some want to simplify their lives, some want to move closer to loved ones, and some just want to enjoy a little freed-up equity from their home sale. While many people are looking to upsize, there is a multitude of benefits that can come from downsizing. So what makes downsizing so great? Increased cash flow. If you’ve been in your current home for a while, it may have increased in value, and you …

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gs and company holiday gift guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Here’s our 2022 Gift Guide! Don’t forget about the big gift of comfort for your loved ones. We have power recliners and power lift chairs ready for immediate delivery!

Art at Home – Curating Your Personal Art Collection

Often our art collections begin with personal pieces that hold memories, such as watercolours painted by a loved one, an heirloom photograph, or a child’s first finger painting – art often holds the spirit of memories. It personalizes our homes and adds a human touch to the collection of manufactured goods in which we live. As a child, it was pages pulled from a colouring book. Through my teens and early twenties, it was posters and glossy pages liberated from …

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