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Happy Holidays From Dave Gillis and Staff

Dave Gillis and Staff at Gillis Home Building Centre in Sydney River NS would like to wish family, friends and customers this past year a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

The sales will continue each week during December at Gillis Home Hardware in Sydney NS with specials on every day items as well as seasonal items right through until after Christmas!

Happy Holidays

Whether you are stringing up the lights and need new bulbs, a hammer, staples, or duct tape.. Gillis Home Building Supplies in Cape Breton has what you need to get that project completed.

Trying to finish up a new deck or garage this time of year before the snow flies?

Well The home building experts at Gillis have a full team of home design and renovation contractors at their disposal to help draw up plans for your deck, shed or basement apartment no problem.

It certainly is expensive building a brand new home so don’t waste a penny of your budget. Talk to a home building expert in Sydney NS before turning a sod or buying new property.

Gillis Home Renovation and Design experts have renovated and built many homes in Cape Breton in the past few years so they know a thing or two about pouring basements, home construction, roofing, siding, and all the finer details of construction.

Don’t waste your time on searching up private contractors on Google, turn to the number one home renovation company in Cape Breton – Gillis Home Building Centre for all your lumber and home design needs.

If you want to ask the home install team at Gillis for advice before tackling any larger job like a home renovation or dream home build, don’t hesitate to call to book a consultation – (902) 539–0738

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Just Add Colour Sale – Gillis Home Building Centre

Need To Add Colour to Your World? This Week at Gillis Home Building Centre we Have A Huge Paint Sale!

Whether you are painting your home or garage Gillis Home Building Centre has all the best deals in town on paint and other building supplies to get the job done!  Call (902) 539 – 0738 to inquire or stop by 1076 Kings Road in Sydney River NS to start saving on paint today!

Beauti-tone Designer Series Suede Paint Cape Breton


Buy One Gallon of Beauti-tone Designer Series Suede Paint at Regular Price and get the Second Gallon 50% OFF !!

Interior 100% acrylic Suede

 SKU: 1858-617/ 653/662/673


  • Interior

  • Paint and primer in one

  • 100% acrylic

  • Exceptional hiding properties

  • Superior adhesion

  • Suede finish

  • Ceramic microspheres provide a tough ceramic-like finish, for a beautiful smooth coating that is superior in stain resistance

  • Ideal for bathroom, kitchens, living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms, halls, etc. or where a durable long lasting finish is desired

  • Cross-linking technology: the fusion of molecules results in the ultimate durable paint finish

  • Seven day cure (typically latex paint is a 30 day cure)

  • Treated with a fungicide to protect the paint itself from the growth of new mildew

  • Long lasting colour

  • Anti-scuff: maintains a beautiful finish even in high traffic areas

  • Superior coverage – up to 500 square feet per gallon

  • MPI approved

  • Meets government VOC regulations

  • MIP Approved Spec # 52



SKU: 1854-731/733/735

SEMI-GLOSS – #1853-455/612/621/658


  • Interior

  • 100% acrylic

  • Durable and scrubbable finish

  • High adhesion even in moist areas

  • Mildew resistant

  • Ideal for the moist humid conditions found in kitchens and bathrooms

  • For use on walls and trim

  • Treated with a fungicide to protect the paint itself from the growth of new mildew

  • 4 litres will cover up to 40 square metres (400 square feet)

  • Meets government VOC regulations

  • **NOTE** image not exact

Painting and Renovations

If you are in need of someone to help with those painting and renovation needs here in Sydney NS, then call the painting experts at Gillis Home Building Supplies who have over 30 years in the painting and home renovation markets.

If you are looking for pricing to get the painting experts at Gillis Home Building Centre to do your painting for you then call anytime for a painting estimate – (902) 539–0738

There Are Lots of Paint Accessories Including Roller-lock Cage Frames, Multi-Surface Painter’s Tape, Paint Brushes, Stains, & Painters Rags at Gillis Home Building Centre in Sydney NS.

Who has time to paint your own house? Very few people in today’s society has the time to do anything around the home with all the work and school schedules in your family. So that’s where Gillis Home Painting Experts come in. They are specialists in home building, painting, renovations and just about anything else to do with home improvement in Cape Breton.

So whatever your home renovation budget may be when painting your home, just give the number one paint supplier in Sydney NS a call to find out more. Speak to on of the friendly and knowledgeable staff at Gillis to find out how much paint to buy, why type of paint to buy especially for the exterior or interior of your home. There is so much to learn and know about painting so before you buy paint, make sure to call the paint department at Gillis Building Supplies in Sydney River so you don’t waste money buying the wrong paint.

Gillis Home Building Centre
1076 Kings Road, P.O. Box 848
Sydney River, NS, B1P 6J2
Phone: (902) 539 – 0738

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Do It Yourself Kitchen Cabinetry

If you are looking to freshen up the kitchen with some superior custom cabinetry, hardware, and accessories, then Gillis Home Building Centre in Sydney River would be happy to help!

Gillis has the best deals on kitchen and bathroom renovation supplies in Cape Breton and would be more than happy to offer certified counter-top and cabinet installation. Call (902) 539 – 0738 if you need a home building expert to help modernize any area of your home including the bathroom or kitchen – 1076 Kings Road in Sydney River NS!


16″ x 30″ Stratford Upper Cabinet Door, Less Glass


Cabinet boxes are sold separately.

SKU: #2516-858

Model #2516-858

  Special order – ask for pricing! 


  • Oak melamine
  • Accepts a pane of glass (glass not included)
  • Stratford design
  • Dimensions: 16″ W x 30″ H




Easi-Lite Drywall

1/2″ x 4′ x 8′ Easi-Lite Light Weight Drywall (4X8X1/2”)

SKU: #2709-818

Model #314547

Price: $10.97


  • Up to 30% lighter
  • Uniform high-strength, sag resistant gypsum core with 100% recycled face and back paper
  • Scores and snaps with less dust
  • 1/2″ x 4′ x 8′


HEAVY DUTY STAPLE GUN – #1072-172   $24.97 


1/4” CIRCULAR SAW WITH LED LIGHT – $134.97  #1265-427  SAVE $25.00


12 VOLT LI-ION CORDLESS COMBO KIT – $179.97  #1239-106  SAVE $40.00



Free Home Renovation Estimates

The kitchen renovation specialists at Gillis Home Builders have over 30 years in the construction and renovation industry right here in Cape Breton and would only be too glad to offer suggestions on what supplies to pick out for your project, but also would love to jump in and actually help you with the bathroom reno.

If you are looking for pricing for your upcoming kitchen renovations then Gillis Home Building Centre would be glad to offer you a FREE ESTIMATE!

Who has time right? That’s where expert renovation advice comes in handy. Custom cabinetry for your kitchen will look so great when completed. There are so many designs and types of materials to work with, you may be better off working with an experienced builder in Sydney Nova Scotia.

For all your new construction and home building needs, Gillis Home Construction Experts have been helping customers renovation their home, bathrooms, and kitchens for many decades now in Cape Breton.

Renovation Experts in Sydney NS

At Gills Home Building Centre in Sydney NS, we believe the first step in being a successful renovation company in Cape Breton is to listen to the needs of our customers. We want to make sure that not only the services meets their expectations, but that all the products used in home renos meet the needs of our customers.

Home improvement, home installation, and home renovations are at the top of the list here at Gillis! “Quality and service mean a lot to the home building experts here at Gillis Home Hardware in Sydney River”, says store manager Dave Gillis. “We create beautiful spaces for our customers right in their own homes. Often, they are quite surprised after the work has been completed, on the quality and beauty of the work.”

So whatever your budget is for kitchen renovation or home building in general, give one of the home renovation experts a call at Gillis Home Building Centre and then would be only too happy to speak with you about your upcoming project and even send out a contractor to give you a free estimate for your home building project.

Gillis Home Building Centre
1076 Kings Road, P.O. Box 848
Sydney River, NS
B1P 6J2
Phone: (902) 539 – 0738

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