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Quality of Service Important at Gillis Home Building Centre

The Management and Staff at Gillis Home Building Centre Believe In Keeping Their Customers Coming Back Year After Year. Quality of Service is of Upmost Importance at Gillis and it Shows in our Website, our Facebook Page, and Overall Improved Sales.

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Gillis Home Building Centre is Your First Choice When it Comes to Home Renovation Projects and Building Supply Materials Anywhere in the CBRM! From Bathroom and Kitchen Design to Garage Packages and Home Installs, We Do It All !!

Check Out Our Main Store (1076 Kings Road) or our Design Centre (1100 Kings Road) in Sydney River and Let Us Know How We Are Doing – (902) 539 – 0738

Bathroom Renovations

When homeowners in Sydney, New Waterford or Glace Bay are looking for bathroom renovations, the first call they make is Gillis Home Building Centre.

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Do you need a new vanity, shower, countertop, shower or shower fixtures, walk in tub, or brand new bathroom designed and built from scratch, the Bathroom Design Team at Gillis Home and Bathroom Renovations have your back!

The bathroom design team at Gillis Home Renovations invite you to come in to their kitchen design showroom at 1100 Kings Road in Sydney River to choose from a variety of kitchen designs that leave you excited and wanting to get started right away!

Bathroom Renovation Services

  • Bath Remodeling
  • Shower Remodeling
  • Tub To Shower Conversions
  • Tub to New Tub Conversions
  • Walk In Tubs
  • Eco-Friendly Toilet Conversion
  • Sink Conversion
  • Bathroom Floor Upgrade
  • Bathroom Windows Changed
  • Replace Caulk and Grout
  • Creative Lighting
  • Bathroom Accessories and Fixtures

Kitchen Renovations

Kitchens renovations are now one of the most busiest departments at Gillis Home Building Centre! Home kitchen renos seem to be one of the most popular home renovation projects anywhere in Cape Breton.

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It is good knowing you will be dealing with one of the most experienced home renovation companies on the Island – Gillis Home Renovation Experts!

Their quality service and superior product lines will have you quickly wanting to get started with your next kitchen renovation project.

Whether you need kitchen design and built from scratch, a bathroom renovation or your dream home design and built, the home and design experts at Gillis Home Building Centre are ready and willing to sit down with you and put your plan into action!

Quality Of Service

The staff at Gillis Home Building Centre believe that what keeps customers coming back year after year is the quality of service that is provided and the high level of customer satisfaction that is enjoyed by the company.  Satisfaction is guaranteed. If their customers aren’t happy, the staff isn’t happy.

Timmons said employees put a great deal of emphasis on catering to the customer, they believe that the customer is always right and it is their job to make certain that when they leave the store they do so having had a positive experience.

We believe that it is our responsibility to show our customers how much we value their business. To do that we must offer them a shopping experience that is positive, informative and efficient.


Gillis Home Building Centre (Office / Store) 1076 Kings Rd, Sydney NS
Gillis Home Design Centre (Kitchens / Bathrooms) 1100 Kings Rd, Sydney River NS
Phone – (902) 539 – 0738

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Get Help To Stay Dry This Spring!

If you are trying to stay dry during this wet time of Spring, Gillis Home Building Centre has many tools to keep you dry like Sump Pumps and Dry Vacs!

The Home Install Team or renovation experts are only a phone call away – (902) 539 – 0738! Located at 1076 Kings Road in Sydney River NS, Gillis Home Builders can help you build your next deck, shed, garage, or home package install.

6.5/8 Gal Wet/Dry Vacuum, with Handle

SHOP-VAC for sale in store or online

SKU: #1277-718


  • Super quiet housing with powerful by-pass motor

  • Top carrying handle for easy mobility

  • Handy cord wrap eliminates sloppy cord storage

  • Tool holder for convenient accessory storage

  • Automatic float shut-off prevents wet pick-up overflow

  • Push in caster system for easy mobility

  • Blower port which converts the unit into a blower


  • 6.5 IMP/8 US gallon (30.3 L)

  • 3 peak HP

  • 8.5 amps

  • CFM: 143


  • 1-1/4″ x 7′ (2.13m) hose

  • 3 x 1-1/4″ (3.18cm) extension wands

  • 1 x 10″ (25.4cm) wet/dry nozzle

  • 1 x reusable filter and foam sleeve

  • 1 x 6′ power cord


1/3 HP Sump Pumps – Heavy Duty $74.99

It comes with sump pump accessories!

SKU: #3125-059

Price: $$9.99

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3.64L White Base Velvet Finish Interior Latex Paint – SAVE!


SKU: #1854-498


  • Interior

  • Acrylic Latex

  • Long lasting durability

  • Excellent scrubbability

  • Smooth application & finish

  • Ideal for living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms and hallways

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

  • Meets government VOC regulations

  • No quibble guarantee

  • MIP Approved Spec # 44

Don’t forget your Loyalty Card – Buy 6 and get the 7th one free!

Cards can be obtained at the Cashier’s desk!

3.64L Silk Finish White Exterior Latex Paint


SKU: #1859-563


  • Advanced exterior protection

  • 100% acrylic

  • Exceptional hiding properties

  • Superior adhesion

  • Silk finish

  • Ideal for vinyl and aluminum siding, bricks, blocks, stucco and previously painted or primed wood

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

  • Low temperature application

  • Superior exterior protection to withstand the extremes of the Canadian climate

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

  • Stain guard:an invisible shield of protection against tough stains

  • Long lasting colour

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

  • Superior coverage – up to 500 square feet per gallon

  • Meets government VOC regulations

  • No quibble guarantee


Painting accessories are also available to choose from. Ask our Sales Department about our paint finishes – removers, stains and waxes! They have all the information available to make your latest project a success! 

SKU: #1859-563    1656-382    #1656-185  #1610-607   1824-110 

Minwax – BIG FINISH EVENT – BUY 2 – GET 1 FREE  #1872-254  #1877-964  Mail-in rebate

Leaf rakes – garden rakes – shovels – gardening supplies – check us out!  #5062-302   #5062-300    #5070-246    #5069-506


Don’t forget we accept Aeroplan cards – accepted at over 1000 Home Stores !!

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