The following article was published on page 44 of Niche Magazine in their Spring 2012 Edition in the Profile section.
This past year has been the first in Steve Webb’s life that he hasn’t been on the road servicing customers who appreciate his 40 years of consulting skills on interior design and renovation.
“I don’t know if my wife can believe it,” says Webb, “or deal with me 24/7.” He laughs. “I’m thinking of playing hockey again,” claims the 60-year-old, because he’s got more time on his hands instead of spending hours on the road. His unique Spectrum Cabinet boutique opened two years ago, and is making an impact.
The walls of Kelowna’s Spectrum Cabinet Gallery are adorned with Canadian-made, hight quality cabinetry lines by Montalco, Merit and The Bamco Group. Each certified manufacturer is committed to the stewardship of forests and work towards producing environmentally-friendly products made in Canada.
Spectrum’s cabinet boutique displays a complete selection of materials available: wood species, exotic veneers, thermofoil, painted medium density fibre board (MDF) and high pressure laminates (HPL). However, Spectrum has not just brought quality cabinet products with good value to the competitive Okanagan market, but an emphasis on exemplary customer service.
“I live and die with every kitchen I design and our team installs,” says Webb, “Webb I first meet someone, either in their home or here in the shop… no interruptions! I don’t answer my phone; I lock the boutique doors as it is by private appointment only that the shop is open, so i don’t recommend people just stopping by to see the shop.”
Webb and his design, installation and completion phases of every room Spectrum is hired to create. Webb’s team includes his daughter, Kristy Webb, a certified interior decorating seeking her degree in kitchen design, who also takes care of management and accounting affairs for Spectrum, Cam Langlois brings 25 years of experience to installation and design and Brenda Lapierre, ten years of experience to sales and design.
An ancient idiom goes, ‘If you can’t stand the heat… get out of the kitchen’. Steve Webb has been ‘cooking’ for over 40 years. Make an appointment and see what he and his team can cook up to create your kitchen, bathroom and utility room dreams.