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Riverview Y’s Men Home Show

Check out the Gillis Home Hardware booth this weekend for a chance to win a couple of great prizes including a $500 COUPON towards your next Cabinet Install!

Riverview Y's Mens Home Show

Don’t forget to check out our booth where you can find out information regarding decking, cabinets, bathroom, kitchen, garage, and home packages!

Contact Gills Home Hardware (902-539–0738) to find out more or just drop in the Y’s Men’s Home Show this coming weekend APRIL 8-9, 2017 at the Coxheath Arena!

For anyone who has never been to the Y’s Men’s Home Show in Coxheath, it is sponsored by Riverview Y Service Club of Cape Breton, a very charitable organization in Cape Breton who puts on this annual event to showcase the various products and services from our local home builders, construction companies, security, and home renovation experts.

Even if you are interested in buying a home, building a home, upgrading a home, or renovating in any way, we encourage you to drop around to this annual event.

Where Is The Home Show?

That Y’s Men’s Home Show is at the County Rink  in Coxheath this weekend (April 8-9, 2017) !!

Address: Cape Breton County Arena
305 Keltic Dr, Sydney, NS B1R 1V4

For more information on the Home Show or to put in a booth or become a sponsor please Call 902-567-2108 or email riverviewysmen@gmail.com

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SRYSC

Kitchen Renovations

Gillis Home Building Centre

Check out the Gillis Home Building Centre “Home Installs Booth” to get your COUPON valued at  $500 towards your next Cabinet Install !!

This weekend Management heads to St. Jacobs Ontario for the Spring Market – Stay tuned for the up-coming Spring promotions and latest in designs for your home and yard.  We will have the most up-to-date products for 2017!

Beauti-tone Interior Acrylic Paint

White Base Eggshell Finish Interior Latex PaintStarting Wednesday, March 29th, 2017, Beauti-tone interior acrylic paint is on sale! SAVE up to $6.00 on Eggshell, semi-gloss, pearl and velvet finishes.

SKU: #1852-410/480

  • 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

SAVE on signature series interior/exterior 100% acrylic gloss – $39.97 – 3.78 litres #1836-856

Beauti-tone Ceiling Paint – SAVE $4.00 $26.97 – 3.64 litres  #1852-151


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Price Buster Sales On Siding, Garage Packages, & More!

price buster sales Gillis

Price Busters Sales on Home Siding, Garage Packages, and other items for the home – until Aug 6, 2016 !!


Gillis Home Building Centre

1076 Kings Road, Sydney River, NS


Here are a few home siding, garage packages, and other accessories for the home that are on sale at Gillis Home Building Supplies (WHILE SUPPLIES LAST) in Sydney River, NS.


prova vinyl siding at Gillis home building centre


Price: $53.90 – 100 SQ. FT.

On Sale Until Aug 6, 2016






6 Plug Metal Strip Outlet

  • SAVE 50% – 6 OUTLET POWER BAR WITH CIRCUIT BREAKER – $17.47 (#3665-966)


low expanding foam

  • SAVE 40% – LOW EXPANDING FOAM INSULATION – $8.97 (#2030-872)


chalk reel

  • SAVE 64% – 100’ CHALK REEL – $4.67 (#1019-130)


concrete caulking

  • SAVE 55% – CONCRETE PATCH (concrete caulking) – 300 ML – $2.47 (#2034-630)




outdoor white light fixture

Price: SAVE 40$$17.97 




convertible jet pump


  • ½ HP – $279.97 (#3130-267)

  • ¾ HP – $329.97 (#3130-285)




gillis home entrance systemsGREAT SAVINGS AND QUALITY MATERIALS!

If you need a home renovation professional anywhere in Cape Breton, Gillis Home Building Centre would be glad to come out to your location to discuss the job with you.

Contact Gillis for your next home renovation, window or door installation job – Phone: (902) 539–0738



For all your home renovations in Cape Breton – come to GILLIS HOME BUILDING CENTRE located at 1100 Kings Road (just in front of our Building centre) and meet with our Designer – Kerry Wilcox – as well as our Estimator – Lyndon Vokey – for Cabinets see John Daigle and Willie LeBlanc for expert design and installation.

If you want our Home Installs to do those renovations – See Gary Ross for a complete estimate and expert installation!

home install package at Gillis Building SuppliesNew housing builds are on the rise in Cape Breton, so it’s no surprise that for most of these new homes that are being built, that Gillis is behind most of them.

From roofs to basements, from siding to windows and doors, Gillis Home Building Centre is here to help you get started.

When customers come to Gillis with plans for either a new dream home construction or a dream home renovation, they are able to work with the customer from start to finish.  If you wish to discuss your next dream home project with Gillis Home building supplies, contact them at (902) 539-0738 to make an appointment.

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The Evolution of Gillis Home Building Centre

Gillis Home Building Centre on Kings Road in Sydney River, NS and he knows how vital his business is to his customers. This year, Dave Gillis and his staff will celebrate 30 years in the building supply business. Over the last three decades they have flown under the independent Gillis Home Care flag, then went on to be a representative of Timbr-Mart and eventually operated as a BMR Building Centre. In 2008, they became a part of the Home Hardware Family operating as Gillis Home Building Centre.

Successful Building Supplies Outlet

Dave GillisIn 1983, Dave Gillis and his late wife Charlotte began a start-up business at the kitchen table and a few filing cabinets serving as their home office. They had no idea back then that their vision to grow a successful building supplies outlet would result in the operation of one of the most respected businesses on the Island. Gillis credits his late wife for his success. “Nothing that I have accomplished thus far in business would have been possible without the support and constant encouragement I received from my wife Charlotte. She was a huge part of the business, she passed away a year ago and her absence is felt daily.”

Like Charlotte, Gillis knew that in order to keep momentum of his business going, he needed to be progressive, ever-changing and willing to take on new challenges. He was approached by Home Hardware Stores Limited about 10-years ago and asked if he wanted to join the team. It took him a few years to decide to make the move, but he said he is happy that he did. “I am proud to be a part of a national company that is held in such high esteem. Home is the complete package, and was one the best business moves I’ve made.” Gillis said he is fortunate to be backed by one of the most powerful and respected names in business and to have the mutual support of over 1,000 Home Hardware owners from coast to coast. “Being a part of the Home team is like being a part of a huge family. The company is run with the utmost integrity and I can’t say enough about how supportive the team is,” Gillis said.

Brenda Timmons is the head of marketing for the Sydney-based business and she said Gillis Home Building Centre is dedicated to helping the independent retailer stay independent. “As part of the Home team we receive a lot of support from head office. Should we need assistance in anyway, there is always support available,” Timmons said. She said she travels to product shows on a regular basis and has met many of the dedicated people who are a part of the “Home family”. I am always so impressed with the people I meet, they are all so eager and interested in learning as much as they can about the new products that are introduced each year.” Timmons said it is no surprise that the national company is such a popular one given that the people who work for the independently owned, 100% Canadian company are so committed to what they do.

Quality Home Building Products

Gillis Home Building CentreIn addition to award winning customer service, people shop at Gillis Home Building Centre because they know they are purchasing quality home building products at competitive prices. As a Home Building Centre, the business is able to offer a complete range of both hardware store and building centre products. Lumber, tools, paint, plumbing and electrical supplies, and an extensive selection of building materials are available, along with housewares, sporting goods, and lawn and garden supplies.

In an attempt to show the customer how much their business is appreciated, Gillis Home Building Centre offers the Price Match Guarantee, meaning that if the customer finds a product at a lower price somewhere else, the price will be matched. “Customers know that we offer fair and competitive pricing, we make sure they won’t pay anymore for one particular item at Gillis Home Building Centre then they would at anywhere else,” Timmons said.

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