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Stay safe with Spa Star
Contributed - Mar 30, 2020 - Think Local

Valley Pool & Spa does not want to see an already tough situation get worse. That’s why the Kelowna business has decided to share—for free—new technology with the public it had originally created for only its customers in an effort to ensure hot tub water remains balanced, clean and safe. The Spa Star app allows […]

New tool in pandemic fight
Contributed - Mar 25, 2020 - Think Local

In 2019, IWG Corporate Services joined efforts with Rod Ferguson, president of Voran Group Ventures Ltd., a Kelowna company at the forefront of disinfection technology. Ferguson, who holds the rights for manufacturing, sales and distribution in North and South America, also received Health Canada drug identification number certification for an advanced cleaning product. Bacoban DLUS […]

Pool prep payback
Contributed - Mar 24, 2020 - Think Local

The weather is starting to warm up, the kids are at home for an unknown period, and companies are trying to do whatever they can to keep the economy moving during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pool Patrol, the Okanagan’s locally owned and operated automatic pool safety covers company, is doing what they can by offering free […]

Stay cool, save money
Contributed - Mar 18, 2020 - Think Local

The summer heat is on its way. That means it’s the perfect time to get ready. The most versatile technology in the heating and cooling world is ductless technology, and its benefits are plentiful. Ductless systems are ideal to replace baseboard heating or for installations in war-time houses whose ducts are not big enough to support central air conditioning. The best part […]

Get your patio in gear
Contributed - Mar 13, 2020 - Think Local

Spring is almost here, which means it’s time to get your outdoor furniture and space back into summer mode. Cleaning and preparing your patio furniture for the season is as important as maintaining your patio itself. Taking your sets out of storage and cleaning things up from the winter is a vital step to enjoyment, […]

One stop new car shopping
Contributed - Feb 26, 2020 - Think Local

If you’re thinking of buying a new vehicle but don’t want to spend your weekend driving all over Kelowna to visit 18 dealerships, the Kelowna Automobile Dealers Association has exactly what you need. KADA will once again be conducting the Kelowna New Car Dealers Auto Show this week at Orchard Park Shopping Centre. The four-day […]

Sell your home quickly
Contributed - Feb 24, 2020 - Think Local

As you know, selling your home traditionally doesn’t always work, and often it can be extremely difficult. Securing traditional financing for a home is also very challenging for many, which can make for a trying combination. And that is why The Property Masters exist. They bridge the gap. They offer creative ways for people to […]

Egnite is your efficiency guide
Contributed - Feb 18, 2020 - Think Local

You would like to retrofit your home to increase its efficiency, improve your comfort, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save money at the same time. You are just uncertain how to go about implementing the most effective method, what rebate incentives are available and how much you would actually be accomplishing in the end. This […]

Auction opens today
Contributed - Feb 13, 2020 - Think Local

A suite for a Memorial Cup game or a Smile Cycle Tour through Kelowna’s brewery district with 14 of your closest friends? Those are just a couple of the prize packages that will be up for grabs when the 12th annual Swinging with the Stars event is held on Saturday, Feb. 22, in support of […]

RPR reaches elite status
Contributed - Jan 27, 2020 - Think Local

Penticton’s RPR Heating & Air Conditioning is just the third Canadian firm to capture a Circle of Champions Award from Bryant. RPR Heating & Air Conditioning received the award last May in Indianapolis in recognition of its commitment to quality, leadership and excellence in the heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) industry. To be eligible […]