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SCRATCH & SAVE DAYS At Gillis Home Building Centre



SALE starts on Thursday, Feb 4th  

Runs until Sat, Feb 6th at 4:00 p.m.


SAVE up to 25% off Everything in Store


(not to be included with any other store promotion)




ON Wednesday, February 3, 2016!




Scratch & Save Gillis Home Hardware…………………………………….

Gillis Home Building Centre
1100 Kings Road, Sydney River
Nova Scotia
Phone: 902-539-0738

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Wishing Everyone A Safe And Happy Holiday Season

Dave Gillis and the staff at Gillis Home Building Centre on Kings Road in Sydney, wish to take this opportunity to thank all their loyal customers over the past year.

We wish everyone a safe and Happy Holiday Season“, says Dave Gillis, owner of the Sydney River Home Hardware Store. “Our staff have a close relationship with each and every customer that comes into the store. We treat our customers like family here at Gillis Home Building Centre, and if the customers aren’t happy, then the staff isn’t happy“, Gillis adds. Quality of service and customer satisfaction is what keeps customer coming back year after year.

$25 Off Coupon – Print and Clip

Redeem the following coupon (in-store only) this holiday season to take advantage of the many items we have available at the Gillis Home Building Centre in Sydney River.

Gillis In-store coupon $25 off

( Printing Instructions: CTRL + P, or File/Print )


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Helping Those Less Fortunate

childrens wish foundationGillis has been a long time supporter of local charities, especially this time of year. The Children’s Wish Foundation is one such group in the local Cape Breton area that needs a little extra support.

During the week of Dec 2-7 over 20,000 Aeroplan points were raised by our customers at the Gillis Home Hardware Store in Sydney River, and generously donated to a worthy cause.


The Children’s Wish Foundation in Cape Breton would like to thank Gillis Home Building Centre customers and Staff for supporting our Wish Families!! If you don’t live in the area and still wish to donate You can also donate directly at https://beyondmiles.aeroplan.com/eng/charity/365

Gillis generously donates to other local charities as well like the Every Woman’s Center, the Sydney Y’s Men’s Club, the Salvation Army of Cape Breton, Breton Ability Centre, Whitney Pier Youth Club, Transition House, and the Alzheimer’s Memory Walk.

In-store Savings For The Holiday Season

  • Firelogs

  • Windshield Washer Fluid

  • Antifreeze

  • Traction Gravel

  • Pellet Stoves

  • Garbage Bins

  • Baby Barns

  • Snow Shovels

  • Snow Blowers

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Gillis Home Building Centre Celebrating 30 Years

gillis-home-building-centre-storeIt’s an exciting time at Gillis Home Building Centre on 1076 Kings Road in Sydney River. For the past number of months management and staff have been busy planning activities to celebrate their 30th year in business.

Brenda Timmons heads up marketing and public relations for the popular home building business in Cape Breton and she said it has been a lot of fun getting ready to mark this milestone. “We are fortunate to have such a wonderful history in business in Cape Breton, it is nice that 30 years later we are able to recount our history and invite our customers to join in the celebration.” She said over the past number of years the community has watched the evolution of the business and the staff is very proud of how far they have come.


Important Role in the Community

At Gillis Home Building Centre, they are proud to play a big role in their community, they believe the biggest thing that has made the business so successful over the past number of years is the support from the public. Customers enjoy a high level of satisfaction due in part to the hard work and dedication of the staff. Anyone who shops at a Home Hardware location
knows when you walk into any store the fist thing you notice is how many staff members are on the floor, customers appreciate that they are going to be served in a timely fashion by a customer service representative who is trained to meet their individual needs. The folks at Gillis Home Building Centre believe satisfied customers are the basis for every successful business and the staff is willing to go the extra mile to ensure everyone’s experience is
a pleasant one.


Celebrating 30 Years in Business!

The 30th anniversary celebration will give us the opportunity to show our customers our appreciation for their loyalty over the years. We are very fortunate to have people return to our store year-after-year.” Timmons said, “Gillis Home Building Centre has a lot to offer the consumer and she believes it is the personal touch that they experience when they shop in our store that keeps the customers coming back. “We put a great deal of emphasis on customer service, it is important that we meet our customers at the door and let them know that we are there for them if and when they need assistance.”

Timmons said with so many truly loyal customers, what better way to celebrate Gillis Home Building Centre’s 30th year in business by sharing the special celebration with the people who have been there along the way.

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