MEMBERS CAN FIND these services
offered at select Costco kiosks.
Home comfort solutions
Costco has teamed with Wolseley
Canada dealers to offer top name brands
for heating, cooling, tankless water heaters, air-purification systems, and gas
fireplaces and inserts from Heil, Rinnai,
LG & Sanuvox.
Home custom-storage solutions
from California Closets
One of the most recognized and
trusted brands in the industry, California
Closets offers storage solutions for all
areas of the home, including walk-in and
reach-in closets, wardrobes and kids’
closets; home offices and family communication centres; pantries, laundry and
linen areas; and garages, hobby centres
and multi-purpose rooms.
Carpet and window fashions
from Shaw and Hunter-Douglas
Costco offers top-quality carpet
choices from Shaw and the most popu-
lar window fashion designs from the
industry leader, Hunter-Douglas.
Draperies are “true custom,” meaning they are designed specifically for the
individual member from an extensive
collection of quality fabrics and colours.
Side panels, top treatments and valances
are also available. Carpets are available
in premium grades only.
Costco kiosks for
Custom kitchens and
countertops from DuPont
Members will find a range of coun-
tertops from DuPont, including Zodiaq
(quartz) and Corian. To complement
these, Costco also offers granite.
Homeowners can choose surfaces for
stain and heat resistance, colour and
durability from three quality manufactur-
ers, with a warranty to back them up.
Help for the “do-it-for-me-ers”
FOR MANY HOMEOWNERS, spring means High value is certainly part of the equa-remodelling. However, for those who need tion. According to Costco buyer Domenico
help, searching for and hiring the companies Giancola, “Depending on the services
and craftspeople that offer the best quality selected, Costco member savings can range
for the most reasonable price can often be the from 10 per cent to more than 30 per cent.
most challenging and intimidating part of That’s quite substantial when purchases can
the process. range in the thousands of dollars.”
Doors and windows from Solimat
You can beautify the exterior of your
home and gain energy savings by replac-
ing old doors and windows. Costco has
partnered with Solimat, a leading
Canadian manufacturer of PVC, wood and
aluminum doors and windows, to offer
comfort and beauty for your home for
years to come.
Water treatment from Kinetico
Home water quality is linked to
everything from health to the taste of
food, the cleanliness of clothes, and skin
and hair care. Costco features water
treatment from Kinetico, touted as
“Canada’s water experts.” All solutions
are third-party certified and perfor-
mance validated, and include compre-
hensive warranties. The result is water
that is 99.99 per cent bacteria-free,
virus-free and protozoa-free. C
Fortunately, Costco’s warehouse kiosk The process is simple. To order the ser-
program provides the answer for these “do- vices, visit the kiosk of your choice in the
it-for-me-ers.” Costco has done the legwork, warehouse, pick up the brochure and call the
finding the most reliable companies to pro- toll-free number. A designer/consultant will
vide the best products—including installa- contact you to set up a complimentary con-
tion—to members. Products and services sultation in your home to determine your
include custom kitchens and countertops, needs and discuss customized options.
home custom-storage solutions, heating The designer/consultant places the order,
and air conditioning, wall-to-wall carpeting at which time you pay for the service, and
and window treatments. follows through to completion (usually two
to eight weeks, depending on the product
and service) by certified craftsmen/installers
in your home.
Not all warehouses feature the same
kiosks, so check locally to find which services
are available. If a particular service is not
available right now, it may be soon.
Domenico adds, “We’re working hard to
roll out more programs across the country.
This is an area we want to build upon.” C
California Closets, 1-866-604-2315
Carpet and window fashions,
water treatment, home comfort
solutions, doors and windows,
Select warehouses are featuring demonstrations from suppliers of home improvement
services. Check your local warehouse for all available dates and services.