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Media Coverage

In 2010, PinkShield was introduced to the construction industry as the choice fire retardant for lumber products coated by Cano Coatings and PinkWood Ltd. Over the last few years, the bright pink colour has attracted a positive reaction for from the press creating invaluable public exposure and awareness for all parties including Inspectors, Fire officials and of course the Canadian Breast Cancer Research Foundation (Prairies/NWT).

Mike Holmes, Canada’s most trusted contractor. He agreed to endorse PinkShield coating and related coated products due to the fact it "delivers benefits that meet environmental and safety standards."

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Newspaper Date Link
Calgary Herald Oct. 15, 2011 http://www2.canada.com/calgaryherald/news/newhomes/story.html?id=3e7f54d0-9fb8-40b1-9484-3dd9f4e13fe6
Winnipeg Free Press Mar. 24, 2012 http://homes.winnipegfreepress.com/winnipeg-real-estate-articles/renovation-design/Homes-pretty-in-pink-and-protected-too/id-2669/
Saskatoon Home Magazine Spring 2012 "The PinkHouse" http://www.saskatoon-home.ca/spring-2012-extras/
Journal of Light Construction June 1, 2012 "Coated I-Joists" http://www.jlconline.com/framing/coated-i-joists.aspx
Calgary Herald Sept. 22, 2012 "Treated wood seen as helping contain fire"
http://www2.canada.com/calgaryherald/news/newhomes/story.html?id=f4587486-c6d4-4f00-ba93-dbadce9acc3e
Ottawa Citizen Feb. 20, 2013 http://www.ottawacitizen.com/mobile/life/mike-holmes/love+coated+lumbers/7995957/story.html

Televsion

Name of TV Date Link
NewsTalk Fire Resistance Demo Jan. 9, 2012 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ehp7PyDivxk
Global Saskatchewan Jan. 12, 2012 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4IL-siUzahc
Global TV Calgary Nov. 2, 2010 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmOhTq29HRI
Global TV Calgary Sept. 11, 2011 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vaMD1KN-qs4

Misc.

Other Date Link
NewsTalk Fire Resistance Demo Jan. 9, 2012 Pink House Campaign- Saskatoon Aug. 21/2013 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOCfPWIjPoQ

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The first step towards distribution started when PinkShield received an endorsement from Mike Holmes, Canada’s most trusted contractor. He agreed to endorse PinkShield coating and related coated products due to the fact it "delivers benefits that meet environmental and safety standards." Today, PinkShield is often showcased on Holme’s TV show "Holmes Makes it Right".

Holmes Makes It Right

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Title of Episode
Date Link
Paint it Pink Oct. 30/2012 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gh8SHPL192g
Ventilation Blues http://makeitright.ca/holmesmakesitright/episodes-guide/season-1/ventilation-blues

Income Property

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The Income Property producers recognized that Mike Holmes was on to something good. They have also used PKlumber (pre-coated with PinkShield) in several of their recent episodes.

Title of Episode Date Link
Joseph Nov 14th http://www.hgtv.ca/incomeproperty/episode/?epId=296963
David & Lucia Nov 28th http://www.hgtv.ca/incomeproperty/episode/?epId=296965
Grant & Eve Dec 5th http://www.hgtv.ca/incomeproperty/episode/?epId=296966

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PINKSHIELD IS A FIRE PROTECTIVE PAINT WITH MORE THAN ONE MISSION:

Since its inception, PinkShield has supported the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (Prairies*NWT) by tinting the fire protective paint pink and by donating $3.00 per gallon of retail paint sales to the foundation. Read More >>

WHY PROTECT?

There are two main purposes to have fire protected wood:

DELAY THE IGNITION
OF A FIRE

SLOW THE SPREAD
OF FIRE

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