Build with Blu.
How the House has Changed
How the House has Changed <ul><li>Energy Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Basement now functional space </li></ul><ul><li>3 ba...
Global Warming <ul><li>Insects now can live and breed in our climate </li></ul><ul><li>House now must be protected from th...
What is  BluWood ? <ul><li>A  two-part factory  applied preventative coating system (Not Pressure treated) for lumber and ...
What is  BluWood ? Part-One: Infusion Film  <ul><li>Polymer based Film Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Like wrapping lumber w...
What is  BluWood ? Part-Two: Borate Component <ul><li>Borates are naturally occurring salts that are essential for the gro...
Why  BluWood  – The Benefits <ul><li>Healthy Home  – BluWood stops mould growth. Improve indoor air quality </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Healthy Home </li></ul><ul><li>–  BluWood Stops Mould </li></ul>
Healthy Home  – BluWood Stops Mould <ul><li>The Ontario Lung Association lists mould as a potential health hazard (School ...
DAMPNESS INSIDE WALL CAVITIES CAN CAUSE EXTENSIVE MOLD DAMAGE
UNPROTECTED FRAMING / SHEATHING = MOLD
MOST MOLD ISSUES HIDE…LIKE IN THIS CEILING
<ul><li>BluWood Stops Mould –  Ontario Mould Public Awareness Issues </li></ul>
BluWood Stops Mould –  Ontario Mould Public Awareness Issues <ul><li>Mould specialists and inspectors will find the mould ...
Protect Against Termites  – Insect Resistance <ul><li>Global warming is allowing the movement of wood ingesting insects in...
 
<ul><li>Environmental/ Green/ Sustainability </li></ul>
Environmental/Green/Sustainability <ul><li>BluWood is a must for Energy Efficient homes </li></ul><ul><li>BluWood contains...
Why  BluWood   –  Protect your property and your family <ul><li>Protects your family’s home investment and increase its re...
Why  BluWood  –  For the Do-it-Yourselfers or the Home Builders <ul><li>BluWood does not alter the structural properties o...
Why  BluWood   –  Aboriginal Housing <ul><li>Mould is an epidemic problem in Native Housing </li></ul><ul><li>Reserves hav...
BluWood  Seen on TV, Magazines, and Books  <ul><li>BluWood seen on TV  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Extreme Makeover </li></ul></...
Mike Holmes Endorsement <ul><li>Canada's Most Trusted Contractor  </li></ul><ul><li>Holmes finished second in the Reader’s...
Why  BluWood  – Use Stats <ul><li>Average Home in Ontario is $250.00 a sqft. Buying BluWood would be a $1.25 additional pe...
Why  BluWood  –  Cost Benefit Breakdown Per Reno Project <ul><li>Bathroom Reno </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Will add 80-125% of t...
Why  BluWood  –  Cost Benefit Breakdown Per Reno Project <ul><li>Basement Reno </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Will add only 25-45% ...
BluWood  and United Lumber Home Hardware <ul><li>Advantages of United Lumber Home Hardware: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Between ...
BluWood  plant located in Shelburne
Town of Shelburne <ul><li>Once in Shelburne we are located on the west side of town on Hwy 89 (Main Street) </li></ul><ul>...
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  1. 1. Build with Blu.
  2. 2. How the House has Changed
  3. 3. How the House has Changed <ul><li>Energy Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Basement now functional space </li></ul><ul><li>3 bathrooms vs. 1 – homes are bigger now </li></ul><ul><li>Main floor laundry. Volume of laundry </li></ul><ul><li>Vapor barriers/air tight. Energy Audits </li></ul><ul><li>Home offices, extended families </li></ul><ul><li>Home theaters, Insulated doors, Garages </li></ul>
  4. 4. Global Warming <ul><li>Insects now can live and breed in our climate </li></ul><ul><li>House now must be protected from the heat in the summer </li></ul><ul><li>More moisture months. Cold Warm Cold Warm </li></ul><ul><li>Building crews ability to work throughout year. Closing houses in inclement weather </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is BluWood ? <ul><li>A two-part factory applied preventative coating system (Not Pressure treated) for lumber and building products. Wood preservative and water repellency </li></ul><ul><li>Stops mould, fungal decay, rot, and wood ingesting insects including termites </li></ul>
  6. 6. What is BluWood ? Part-One: Infusion Film <ul><li>Polymer based Film Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Like wrapping lumber with Gortex. The Polymer membrane is breathable </li></ul><ul><li>Bonds to wood substrate at the cellular level </li></ul><ul><li>A vapor permeable moisture barrier* </li></ul><ul><li>Allows trapped moisture to escape while keeping external moisture from seeping in </li></ul><ul><li>Locks the insect repellant (DOT) into the wood </li></ul><ul><li>Effectively prevents mould growth on all coated components </li></ul><ul><li>Bonds to wood substrate at the cellular level </li></ul>
  7. 7. What is BluWood ? Part-Two: Borate Component <ul><li>Borates are naturally occurring salts that are essential for the growth of plants and is nutritionally important to humans. We eat between 3 to 5 milligrams of Borate every day as part of a healthy diet </li></ul><ul><li>Borates are used in cosmetics, lens cleaners, eye washes, personal care products and many other everyday products </li></ul><ul><li>BluWood is a registered pesticide against: Subterranean Termites, Drywood Termites, Dampwood Termites, Furniture and Deathwatch Beetles, Powder Post Beetles, Longhorn Beetles, Carpenter Ants </li></ul><ul><li>Borates disrupt the digestive process of the insect, causing it to starve </li></ul>
  8. 8. Why BluWood – The Benefits <ul><li>Healthy Home – BluWood stops mould growth. Improve indoor air quality </li></ul><ul><li>Protect Against Termites – A registered pesticide against: Subterranean Termites, Drywood Termites, Dampwood Termites, Furniture and Deathwatch Beetles, Powder Post Beetles, Longhorn Beetles, Carpenter Ants </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental – Energy Efficient, contains no VOC’s, is non-corrosive, recognized by LEEDS, part of a sustainable/green building product </li></ul><ul><li>Savings/Profit - Increases the value of your home. No mould insurance on your home. Must ensure home Mould free when selling </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Healthy Home </li></ul><ul><li>– BluWood Stops Mould </li></ul>
  10. 10. Healthy Home – BluWood Stops Mould <ul><li>The Ontario Lung Association lists mould as a potential health hazard (School Portables) </li></ul><ul><li>Our lifestyle adds a tremendous amount of moisture in the home from cooking bathing/showers, dishwashers, to doing laundry </li></ul><ul><li>CMHC has begun a Healthy Home program </li></ul>
  11. 11. DAMPNESS INSIDE WALL CAVITIES CAN CAUSE EXTENSIVE MOLD DAMAGE
  12. 12. UNPROTECTED FRAMING / SHEATHING = MOLD
  13. 13. MOST MOLD ISSUES HIDE…LIKE IN THIS CEILING
  14. 14. <ul><li>BluWood Stops Mould – Ontario Mould Public Awareness Issues </li></ul>
  15. 15. BluWood Stops Mould – Ontario Mould Public Awareness Issues <ul><li>Mould specialists and inspectors will find the mould in your home prior to selling </li></ul><ul><li>Lung Association has tied mould to asthma and other health issues </li></ul><ul><li>Government is now looking at internal air quality as a major problem </li></ul><ul><li>Sick Building Syndrome </li></ul><ul><li>Mould is the new second hand smoke </li></ul>
  16. 16. Protect Against Termites – Insect Resistance <ul><li>Global warming is allowing the movement of wood ingesting insects into Canada and are now found in nontraditional areas </li></ul><ul><li>Affected Areas: Toronto, East York, North York, Vaughan, Etobicoke, Scarborourgh, Pickering, Markham, Richmond Hill, Brampton, Mississauga, Oakville, Hamilton, Guelph, Kitchener, Fergus, Elmira, Kincardine, Essex County, Dresden, Windsor </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Tim Myles (University of Toronto) second most renowned Termite expert hired by the city of Guelph to stop the expansion of termites </li></ul><ul><li>The borates in BluWood disrupt the digestive process of the insect, causing it to starve </li></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><li>Environmental/ Green/ Sustainability </li></ul>
  18. 19. Environmental/Green/Sustainability <ul><li>BluWood is a must for Energy Efficient homes </li></ul><ul><li>BluWood contains no VOC’s (Volatile Organic Compounds) </li></ul><ul><li>BluWood is non-corrosive </li></ul><ul><li>BluWood is recognized by LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Green Building Rating System) </li></ul><ul><li>BluWood is listed in the GreenSpec™ directory </li></ul><ul><li>BluWood does not change the dimensional stability or strength properties of any coated build product. Lumber, Plywood, OSB,EWP </li></ul><ul><li>BluWood is FSC & RAC Certified </li></ul>
  19. 20. Why BluWood – Protect your property and your family <ul><li>Protects your family’s home investment and increase its resale value </li></ul><ul><li>Protects your family’s health and well-being </li></ul><ul><li>Homeowner’s insurance does not cover mould </li></ul><ul><li>Homeowner cannot get a mortgage if home has termites </li></ul><ul><li>Protects building materials before, during, and after construction </li></ul><ul><li>Protects the value of your home </li></ul><ul><li>BluWood is like the &quot;Granite Countertop&quot; of your structural frame for your house </li></ul>
  20. 21. Why BluWood – For the Do-it-Yourselfers or the Home Builders <ul><li>BluWood does not alter the structural properties of wood components </li></ul><ul><li>BluWood components can be exposed to exterior weather conditions for up to 6 months </li></ul><ul><li>Mould is the next asbestos for the building industry </li></ul><ul><li>Liability issues as consumers understand the mould problem </li></ul><ul><li>BluWood reduces flame spread in comparison to uncoated building materials </li></ul><ul><li>No special fasteners required </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent primer and adhesion qualities </li></ul>
  21. 22. Why BluWood – Aboriginal Housing <ul><li>Mould is an epidemic problem in Native Housing </li></ul><ul><li>Reserves have been condemned and whole villages closed because of Mould </li></ul><ul><li>Health issues caused by mould are more prevalent with First Nations people </li></ul><ul><li>Mike Holmes has been hired by the First Nations to help fix the housing problem </li></ul><ul><li>55,000 Native Housing starts over the next 10 years </li></ul>
  22. 23. BluWood Seen on TV, Magazines, and Books <ul><li>BluWood seen on TV </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Extreme Makeover </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mike Holmes in New Orleans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disaster DIY </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Love it or List It </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Income Properties </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mike Holmes Inspection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>House of Bryan (Baeumler) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>BluWood seen in Magazine </li></ul><ul><ul><li>People Magazine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mike Holmes Magazine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mike Holmes Attics & Basements </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  23. 24. Mike Holmes Endorsement <ul><li>Canada's Most Trusted Contractor  </li></ul><ul><li>Holmes finished second in the Reader’s Digest poll on the people Canadians trust most (behind David Suzuki) </li></ul><ul><li>Since November 3rd, 2009 Mike Holmes and The Holmes Group continue their support for BluWood and encourage its use in Canada’s residential construction and renovation market </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Holmes Community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Holmes Inspection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Holmes Homes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Holmes TV & Books   </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mike Holmes would not build another house without BluWood! </li></ul>
  24. 25. Why BluWood – Use Stats <ul><li>Average Home in Ontario is $250.00 a sqft. Buying BluWood would be a $1.25 additional per sqft  </li></ul><ul><li>Kitchens and bathrooms have the highest return on investment (ROI) at approximately 80-100%. Basements and laundry rooms are much lower at about 25-45% ROI. An income suite however has a ROI of 75-200% </li></ul><ul><li>10 by 12 foot on average costs $16,000 in remediation to repair…that is the cost for only one room </li></ul>
  25. 26. Why BluWood – Cost Benefit Breakdown Per Reno Project <ul><li>Bathroom Reno </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Will add 80-125% of the value back to the house </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average cost $5,000 to $10,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lumber component $100 to $200 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BluWood adder $30 to $60 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Kitchen Reno </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Will add 80-125% of the value back to the home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average cost $15,000 to $20,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lumber component $100 to $200 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BluWood adder $30 to $60 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bathroom Addition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Will add 70-100% of the value back to the house </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average cost $15,000 to $45,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lumber component $300 to $600 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BluWood adder $90 to $180 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Kitchen Addition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Will add 70-100% of the value back to the home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average cost $30,000 to $60,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lumber component $300 to $600 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BluWood adder $90 to $180 </li></ul></ul>
  26. 27. Why BluWood – Cost Benefit Breakdown Per Reno Project <ul><li>Basement Reno </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Will add only 25-45% of the value back to the house </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average cost $10,000 to $20,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lumber component $400 to $800 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BluWood adder $120 to $240 </li></ul></ul>
  27. 28. BluWood and United Lumber Home Hardware <ul><li>Advantages of United Lumber Home Hardware: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Between the stores’ geographical locations, United Lumber Home Hardware can efficiently deliver anywhere in timely manner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design services that the Truss Plant can perform are a necessity in today’s buildings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to walk people through a 3D rendering of their new home during the framing stage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Large sales staff with many years of experience </li></ul></ul>
  28. 29. BluWood plant located in Shelburne
  29. 30. Town of Shelburne <ul><li>Once in Shelburne we are located on the west side of town on Hwy 89 (Main Street) </li></ul><ul><li>For more information regarding BluWood Contact Mark Foster at 1.705.440.0764 or at mfoster@bluwoodcanada.com </li></ul>
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