It’s been a long winter and an even longer year, for most of us. Spring lets you look ahead to lighter mornings, longer days, and lower heating bills. Open the windows, let in the fresh air, and start Spring off the right way by showing your home and office, as well as your garden, deck, or other outdoor space, some much needed TLC.
Check out these BC Marketplace businesses that are ready and willing to help you out.
For many of us, our home and office space are one and the same. Show some love to the spaces you use the most, or turn unused spaces into ones you can and want to spend time in, with these businesses:
West Coast Kitchen Garden, Campbell River
Owner, Sabrina Currie handpicks eco-friendly, West Coast inspired goods to smarten up any space. Linen, cotton, and bamboo fabrics, recycled handblown glassware, pottery, wood from sustainable sources, and beeswax candles are just some of her favourite things to share.
The Handpicked Home, White Rock
From reclaimed furniture to beautiful things for your baby, the Handpicked Home sources locally- and artisan-made home décor and gift items to share with their customers. The main criteria is that each item should warm the heart and home.
As their name suggests, Scentrique is a perfumery and a destination for people who love fragrance. The company provides niche and artistic perfumes and colognes, candles, home fragrances, and body care products from all over the world.
In a world of mass-produced furniture, a locally-crafted or original piece can really help you stamp your own identity on your home. Maison provide locally-made wood products, brand name rugs and linens, and custom order furniture.
There’s a reason clutter can build up in your home or office (especially if those are the same space these days); no-one likes reorganizing or tidying. Well, almost no-one. Why not let a professional organizer do their thing while you do yours?
Goodbye Clutter!, Vancouver
Moving home or office, need to reorganize, or just drowning in… stuff? Goodbye Clutter! provides professional organizing services to get rid of clutter, free up space, and help you sift through what should stay and what should go.
Insite Organizing, Salmon Arm
Barb Smaha is a professional organizer who can help you declutter and tidy up any space this Spring. Realtors, home-owners, and businesses turn to Barb to take on the heavy-lifting of the process of sorting through your things and finding the best places for them.
Organized Inspiration, Surrey
Koralee Pearson aims to take the stress out of your home or office organization needs. She helps customers develop new habits to stop clutter becoming a problem again through strategies and routines that minimize clutter, disorganization, and distractions.
Start Spring off on the right foot by sprucing up your office, home, or home-office with these BC Marketplace cleaning companies. Or make sure your business meets COVID-19 hygiene protocols with a regular cleaning service.
Honest Cleaning & Services, Surrey
The Honest Cleaning & Services teams only uses eco-friendly, non-toxic, and zero-waste cleaning supplies. They’ll clean your home or workplace from top to bottom at a time that suits you. They even offer pet and house-sitting services.
Wicked Good Cleaning, Vancouver
Chores getting too much? Wicked Good Cleaning aims to simplify your household cleaning chores to free up your time for more fun stuff. The Wicked team offers move in/out, post-construction, office, and other cleaning services.
Eco Smart Commercial Cleaning Ltd., Victoria
Eco Smart Commercial Cleaning is a family business in Victoria. With over 50 years of combined commercial cleaning experience, the Eco Smart team pride themselves on delivering real value for their local commercial cleaning clients.
Clean Reflections, Kelowna
This family owned and operated cleaning company in Kelowna offers professional residential and commercial cleaning services to their customers in Kelowna, West Kelowna, Peachland, and Lake Country. You can schedule daily, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, and one-time deep cleans, as well as move in/out cleans.
Luxcor Cleaning Services, Victoria
Luxcor’s motto is “Let Us Do The Cleaning…You Do The Relaxing.” Who can argue with that? They’ll send a team of cleaners to your house, apartment, condo, or office to clean by the hour, day, or week depending on how often you need their services.
Campus Cleaners, Prince George
Campus Cleaners is a student-operated, socially responsible office janitorial company. The company specializes in the high-quality cleaning of office environments, which is obviously especially important in these post-COVID times.
It’s not only indoor spaces that could do with a Spring clean. While Mother Nature works her magic as the days get warmer, check out these businesses dedicated to smartening up any outdoor space.
Carleton Landscaping, Vancouver
Carleton Landscaping combines a knowledge of and passion for B.C.’s native plants with chemical-free gardening practices to maintain and service residential, commercial, and strata gardens and lawns—and the planet.
CORE Landscape Products, Courtenay
CORE Landscape Products is a finalist in the 2021 SBBC Awards Best Innovation category. CORE’s sustainable landscaping solutions are created with the environment in mind. The company works on everything from large public spaces to private gardens, including creating glow-in-the-dark pathways.
Quattro Seasons Maintenance, Campbell River
You might not need their snow and ice removal services for much longer, but Quattro offer round-the-year and round-the-clock commercial maintenance services, including lawn care, mowing, trimming, snow plowing, and salting ice removal.
AgriForest Bio-Technologies ltd., Kelowna
AgriForest Bio-Technologies is a wholesale grower of high-quality starter plants. Their 12-acre facility provides everything large- and small-scale growers need, including a large variety of plug and liner trays, shade trees, haskaps, honeyberries, perennials, and specialty products.
Erikson’s Daylily Gardens And Perennials, Langley
Erikson’s is a home-based cottage nursery/display garden in Langley, specializing in hybridizing daylilies and hostas. Looking to flex your green thumbs? Check out their email newsletter and Facebook page for tips and hints.
Red Barn Farms, Creston
Red Barn Farms supply gardeners, homesteaders, urban farmers, and anyone who wants to grow food and plants with everything they need to do it well. (They also win the prize for the most imaginative, and patriotic, profile picture in BC Marketplace!)
Rising Sun Greenspace Design, Squamish
Looking to create a fresh outdoor space this Spring? Rising Sun Greenspace Design offers garden maintenance packages, detailed design and installation, and virtual and in-person guidance for garden and indoor plants.
Find more small businesses in your community to help you spring clean and spruce up your indoor or outdoor space in the BC Marketplace.
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