Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighbourhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of America’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
Vancouver House Painters
Vancouver House Painters transforms homes and businesses with fresh new coats of paint on interior as well as exterior surfaces. The professional technicians keep living spaces spotless by adhering to a set of meticulous procedures that include pole-sanding all surfaces and protecting furniture with dropsheets. After covering trim, staircases, walls, and ceilings with coats of Vancouver-made General Paint, painters carefully pack up and vacuum, leaving behind a colorful, freshly painted facade or room.