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Spring Has Sprung at Gillis Home Building Centre

If you plan on building a new home in Sydney NS or anywhere else in Cape Breton this Spring, the home renovation experts at  Gillis Home Building Centre in Sydney River can help!

Spring is here and to ensure your home renovation project or new home builds go according to plan, the Gills Home Install Team is only a phone call away – (902) 539 – 0738!

Located at 1076 Kings Road in Sydney River NS, Gills Home Building Experts can help you get started on your next deck, shed, garage, or home package install.


New Home Builds

If you are thinking of building your own home this Spring in Cape Breton, bring in your Home Design Plans to Gillis Home Building Centre in Cape Breton and we’ll help fill in the fine details. The Gillis Home renovation experts can help put your new home design plans into action!

With well over 30+ years in the home building industry in Cape Breton, Gillis Home Renovation Experts are known for building new homes in Cape Breton, home renovations, bathroom design and install, kitchen renovations, garage packages, sheds, decks, as well as roofing and siding. There is no home building project too big or too small for the home contractors at Gills to handle.

Want to see your dream home built this Spring?

Gillis Home Builders can certainly build you a new house anywhere in Cape Breton. They can renovate your existing home as well if that is something you are looking to do.




New Home Construction Checklist

Here are a few things to consider when building a new home in Cape Breton. The new home construction team at Gills Home Builders can help with each and every item on this list:

  • Where exactly does the sun hit your house? Which side of the house do you want to morning sun hitting? Will you have shade on the back pool area in the evening? All important things to consider when building your new home.

  • Are you thinking of building a pool?  If your answer is yes, then choose where you want it to be before your home construction begins. Other things to consider are solar panels for heating, lighting, and landscaping around the pool area.

  • Fence height would be another important thing to think about whether it’s around your property or pool. If you have pets then a fence around your entire property would be our suggestion.

  • If you are into gardening make sure your outdoor faucets are in the right location. Maybe put one at the side of the house so you can wash your car and another in back where your garden will be planted.

  • Do you need a finished basement or an en-suite for an aging parent or family member?

  • Do you want a garage, shed, or gazebo built? Make sure to locate them in the right areas before your new home construction project is started.



12′ x 8′ Garden Shed

12′ x 8′ Two Door Gable Shed Package, with All Options

SKU: 2758-091

Contact your Home Store for pricing and availability

Gillis Home Building Centre, Sydney River, NS

Phone: (902) 539 – 0738


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Kitchen Cabinetry Renovations

Stop in a Gillis Home Building Centre on Kings Road in Sydney River between Jan 18th and Jan 21st  to take advantage of the following sale items:


Kitchen Cabinetry


Start The Year 2017 With A Fresh Look!

See Willie LeBlanc or John Daigle at our Design Centre on Kings Road for all your cabinet needs – from bathrooms – kitchens and including laundry rooms.  We can measure and install!  Don’t wait – get your order  ready for spring now!  Top of the line quality and variety! 


Home Design Centre

Visit the Design Centre and see our Designer – Kerry Willcox  – for your Garage, Home and Cottage builds or home renovations


Home Installs

If you are looking for someone to give an estimate and complete the job for you, visit our Home Installs Dept. – Gary Ross.  His team of home install experts can give you top quality workmanship in a timely fashion.  One stop shopping!



208cc 24″ Snow Thrower


  • 208cc PowerMore OHV winterized engine

  • 2 stage

  • 24″ clearing width and 21″ intake height

  • Electric and manual start

  • 6 forward, 2 reverse speeds: operate the snow blower to match the conditions

  • Single hand controls: leave one hand free to operate chute direction

  • Manual chute and crank: aim snow in desired direction

SKU: #5554-766 – 24”

Price: $999.00




Sifto 10kg Ice Salt

  • Sifto Ice Salt (Available in DC 1+4 Only)

  • Dry salt for easy spreading

  • Screened to provide optimal coverage

  • 10 kg

  • Windsor Safe-T-Salt (Available in DC 2 Only)

  • 10 kg

Price: $4.19

SKU:  #5548-071


TRACTION SAND – 20 LB – $3.49  #Ts20


SHOVELS – ALUM. $20.99 #5550-539


SNOWPUSHERS – $34.99 – #5551-342





Kohler Winter Booking

The annual Kohler Winter Booking Sale is on now! See Steve Shibinette for full details on savings!  Don’t wait – book now for best prices!

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Renovating or Building A Home in Cape Breton

The savings continue this month with  Gillis Home Building Centre’s Fall Renovation or Home Build Sale! Come into to Gillis this week at 1076 Kings Road in Sydney River and take advantage of the many Fall savings available in store.

SALE DATES: Ends OCT 1, 2016


The Ultimate Roof Repair

rubberized patching compound


Price: $13.27




DeWalt Drill Driver Kit

12 volt 3/8”  

Reg. $199.99 – Save 50%

Price: $99.97



Stanley FatMax Hammer Tacker

  Save 52%

Reg Price: $41.99

Now:  $19.97




Hard-Wired Smoke Alarm  – save 46% – WAS:  $25.99 – NOW:  $13.97 


SAVE 65% – Philips – 2 pk 48” T8 Fluorescent Tubes –  JUST:  $3.77 pk.   Reg. $10.99


Wheeled Garbage Can – Rubbermaid – $20.97 

Home & Gardener – Round Point Shovels – Save 20% – $16.77 

7 Cu. Ft. 2-Wheel Wheelbarrow – Poly Tray – Reg. $144.99 – NOW:  $119.97 



Chamberlain – ½ hp. Garage Door Opener – Chain drive, Homelink – 100 watt light – includes remote and multi-function control panel – $174.97 


Sawhorse Brackets – pack of 2 – SAVE 33% – $5.97 


SAVE up to $7.00 on Beauti-tone interior 100% acrylic paint – lots of finishes to choose from and lots of colors to choose from!  

SAVE 40% on 2 pc. Paint brush set – $3g. $9.99 NOW:  $5.97

Roller frames and covers – plus Painters Tape and drop sheets – we have it all!



Draft-free for the winter months:


Window & door Foam – SAVE 25% – WAS:  $16.99 –  20 oz.  NOW:  $12.74 


Check out our Window and Door Clearance Dept.  Variety of sizes to choose from – We have weather stripping and accessories to help you keep your home warm for the  upcoming weather!


SAVE 25% – Utility Heater – 1000/1500 watts thermostat – REG. $44.99 – NOW:  $33.67 


SAVE 30% – 10 X 12’ Poly Tarps – Reg. $14.99  SALE:  $10.47

Super Heavy Duty Construction Bags – both in Black and Clear – $11.57 /pk and $12.77/pk  (pk. Of 18)


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