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Now’s the time to start planting, even with our colder, wetter winter
Our garden departments have just received a dazzling array of flower bulbs, savory onion bulbs and potatoes. We’ve stocked all three stores, but these go fast every spring. Stop in to grab your favourite varieties before they’re gone!
New: Our 2017 Outdoor Living E-Catalogue
With spring just around the corner on Vancouver Island, we’re proud to release our spring Outdoor Living E-Catalogue. With the largest showrooms of Outdoor Living products on Vancouver Island, preview all the collections and services we offer right here in Victoria, Sidney and the West Shore. From custom outdoor kitchens to premium patio furniture collections, There’s No Store Like It…for Outdoor Living.
New Arrivals: Columbia OutDry Jackets
New for Spring 2017, the Columbia OutDry jackets for women and men. Capital Iron has the largest selection of colours in-store on Vancouver Island! Try out the newest “Tested Tough” technological jacket in all three of our stores today.
Have you seen our big, big, big lights? They’re over 1 foot tall.
We’re proud to be that kind of store, where you can find these kinds of lights. Really Big Lights are a true Capital Iron find, and a must for the true Christmas In Victoria fanatic. LED powered and completely mobile for hanging at your home, boat, camper or yard! Now on sale at all three of our stores, in a set of 5 white lights or set of 5 mult-coloured. One set spans 15 feet and will last for years.
BC Storm Preperation
Our Camping Department gals and guys have a few tips to stay safe, warm and comfortable.
There’s No Store Like it…for Students!
Did you know all Post-Seconday Students received 15% off year round at Capital Iron? It’s true! All three stores participate, all that is needed is a Valid Student ID or College acceptance papers. Some brands and items are excluded – ask for details in store.
A customer thanks Bryce for a great in-store demo
Halibut Anchor Packages: only Capital Iron carries them!
In all of Southern Vancouver Island, Capital Iron in Langford is the only store to find a ready-made Halibut Anchor Package. Stop in, have a chat with Richard, then head straight out to the water! Good to go in 1 step for Halibut fishing – and now is the season to hook the big one!
An illustrated guide that makes seed starting a snap!
For plants small and large, we love starting seeds indoors. Growing from seeds brings a wider variety of available plants for your particular garden, a larger selection of colours & textures, and healthier produce later on. We have all the supplies you need at each Capital Iron store – stop in today to see our brand new Garden departments! New shipments arriving now. Credit: Fix.com
A thankful customer reviews two clothing staff
We’re here to help you wrap up Christmas, without the tangled mess
Dec. 30, 2015
Did you have to dig out a twisty tangle of Christmas lights this year? Use this guide to easily wrap your lights this year, and give yourself the present of an organized bunch for next Christmas! Easy, hassle-free decorating makes the holidays bright – from Capital Iron’s Christmas Department.
A handwritten customer review sent in to thank Michelle
Thank you Carol and Don for this wonderful review of Michelle in Fireplaces & Home Decor. We couldn’t agree more – Michelle is an asset to our company, and we’re proud to have her on our team.
New! “Field Tested, Staff Approved”
Our staff are active, busy people, and have tested and tried the products we have in our store. They know what works for them, and what products work best for different people. We’ll be featuring real recommendations from our staff in this new series! Check our Facebook page for these and other great posts (no need to sign in!).
Capital Iron BBQ featured in The Times Colonist “House Beautiful”
We’re honoured to have a Capital Iron barbeque featured in the Times Colonist. The Napoleon model chosen by the Murray family for their new outdoor kitchen looks stunning, and we’re thrilled that they chose the experts in our barbeque department. Read more in the full article here.
Traveler to Lesvos picks up Emergency Kit at Capital Iron for refugee work
John stopped in to our camping department as he’s leaving for Lesvos, Greece to help with the refugee crisis. He got in touch with us to let us know how much he appreciated working with MaryAnn, one of our Camping Dept. staff. She helped him pick out the right Emergency Kit for international travel, and one that would fit his budget and particular needs. If you want to see more about his trip, visit his site here. Best of luck!
Seriously Foodie Camping: French Press Coffee
A first look and review on the new Stanley vacuum steel French Press. A favourite of our Camping Department, everything you need to boil, brew and serve is included in one container!
Where to go online if an Emergency Hits Vancouver Island
If a disaster hits, more and more government agencies are using Twitter, Facebook and texting to alert & notify the public. Before you need them, save the twitter accounts & websites listed below in the flyer to your phone, tablet or computer. For more info, check the Federal emergency website, Provincial emergency website, and local Victoria emergency website. If you need an emergency kits, all three Capital Iron stores are ready to help – visit here for store locations and hours.