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New: Our 2017 Outdoor Living E-Catalogue
February 24, 2017
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.
We’re coming to you! This Friday-Sunday come out for a chat with Dean, Michelle and Bruce
February 20, 2017 of the year again for the Victoria Home Show, and we’re coming to you. This Friday-Sunday, Feb. 24-26 come have a chat with the friendliest people on earth for the best deals this spring. At the Pearkes Rec. Centre by the Tillicum Mall, meet Michelle from our Fireplace Department, Dean from Hot Tubs and Bruce, our Outdoor Living Sales Manager. Free parking as always with FREE admission. See you there?
New Arrivals: Columbia OutDry Jackets
February 17, 2017
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.
From our family to yours: Family Day
February 10, 2017
We can’t wait to see you this Family Day. All three stores will be open for holiday hours.
Our biggest and best January Clearance Deals have arrived
January 12, 2016
Savings in every department, on every floor, in every store! That’s our January Clearance Event, now through January 31st. But hurry! These fantastic deals on everything from Weber Grills, flannel shirts, Kamado Joe 24″ grills, Buy One Get One for interior / exterior paint, winter jackets and more!
Hassle-free Christmas shopping hours: We’re open late!
December 21, 2016
This year we’ve extended our shopping hours to help you get all those extra Christmas tasks done! Here’s a quick guide for the next few days:
- Dec. 21: Victoria open 9am-9pm, West Shore open 9am-9pm, Sidney open 9am-6pm
- Dec. 22: Victoria open 9am-9pm, West Shore open 9am-9pm, Sidney open 9am-6pm
- Dec. 23: All three stores open 9am-9pm
- Dec. 24: All three stores open 9am-5pm
- Dec. 25 & 26: All stores closed
Demo Days are back! Free samples every single Saturday through Christmas Eve
November 1, 2016
Capital Iron is bringing back Demo Days with free samples this fall! Every Saturday in November and December our Housewares staff will be serving special treats and drinks. Take a look at the calendar below, and see which events you absolutely cannot miss. Each of our three stores is participating, and we provide free parking at every location in Victoria, Sidney and the West Shore.
Have you seen our big, big, big lights? They’re over 1 foot tall.
October 24, 2016
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.
FREE fluffy Pumpkin Spice pancakes and cups of joe this Saturday. Join us at our Downtown Victoria or West Shore stores!
October 20, 2016
Do you remember when we baked fresh bread and treats on weekends right here in the store? It’s back! We’ll be whipping up FREE fluffy Pumpkin Spice pancakes for you, choose-your-own-flavour coffee or straight up cups of joe from local Victoria company Level Ground Trading Coffee. Catch up with Janice or Colleen (our Housewares Buyer and Housewares Supervisor) only at our Downtown Victoria and West Shore stores this Saturday. Find out what’s new in the world of fair trade local #yyjcoffee with Paul from Level Ground at our Victoria store. But remember, the free pancakes are only from 11am – 1pm.
Three major storms predicted for this week. We’re here to help.
October 12, 2016
If the #BCStorm forecasts hold, we’re in for a couple of wild stormy nights. Our Camping Department gals and guys have a few tips to stay safe, warm and comfortable.
Ever wonder what happens once you order a BBQ from us? An exclusive “Behind the Scenes” clip features our warehoused BBQs.
September 28, 2016
Will you be at Brewery and The Beast this Sunday? We’ll keep you updated on the ground.
September 23, 2016
In two days we’ll be bringing you the best our Island has to offer in the art of grilling! On Sunday we’ll be live posting on site from The Brewery & The Beast, the original and only #meatfestyyj. Completely sold out, follow the action at Phillips Brewing & Malting Co. while the meat creations sizzle and spit on our Kamado Joe and Napoleon Grills.
Going to Rifflandia? We’re open late just for you.
September 15, 2016
Buckles for broken straps, water bottles big and small, ponchos, sunglasses and more – we have all the last minute gear you need for Rifflandia! Plus, our store parking lot at 1900 Store St. is an official night venue for the festival this year. Grab what you need and get back to the shows. Only Sept. 16-17.
Only 5 days left to seize the savings at the Sidney Summer Store…and then it’s gone!
September 2, 2016
Additional deals have now been released! First come, first serve for limited stock in Patio, BBQ, Firepits, Garden and more. These savings cannot be combined with any other offer. Delivery services are available – just ask!
- 20% off on all BBQ Floor Models – does not include delivery or BBQ Cover!
- 50% off all garden pots and planters (from regular prices)
- 40% off all granite stepping stones, statues and fountains (from regular prices)
- 60% off all bamboo poles, fence panels and benches (from regular prices)
- 50% off all empty wine barrels, full or half sizes (from regular prices)
- Take an extra 30% off the lowest marked price for all floor model patio furniture, patio umbrellas and bases.
Last days of savings…and then our Sidney Summer Store will be closed for the season.
August 26, 2016
Now is the time to grab the best savings at our closing sale only at our Sidney Summer Store. We’re closing down our outdoor space Sept. 7th and moving indoors. Visit our space at 111-2360 Beacon Ave, Sidney. Questions? Call before you go 778-351-0500.
Sale items include (only at our Sidney Summer Store:
- 25% off BBQ Accessories, including BBQ covers
- Only $9.99 for 20lb bags Quality Bird Seed
- Only $12.99 for a bundle of 10 Weathered Bamboo Poles, 1″-2″ diameter, approx. 10′ length
- Save $160 on our Ceramic Garden 3-Pot Set, only $79.99 (reg. $239.99)
- 20% off all Floor Model Firepits & Firepit Sets
- 40% off all PVC Garden Ornaments and Decor
- 50% off all Garden Rakes
- 70% off all Live Garden Plants
There’s No Store Like it…for Back to School!
August 18, 2016
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 mouth-watering rundown of this year’s Brewery & The Beast in Vancouver. Will we see you in Victoria this September?
August 3, 2016
Our team had a blast at this year’s Vancouver Brewery & The Beast meat festival. Capital Iron donated all the Kamado Joe and Napoleon Grills used by the chefs this year, and those masters of culinary delight surpassed our wildest expectations! Searing, smoking, charring, grilling and more – check out the best of the recipes here from this new The Georgia Straight article. Will we see you at the Victoria Brewery & Beast in September?
Do you have friends or family in for BC Day? Explore at our store!
July 29, 2016
Yes, all three of our stores are open for BC Day on August 1st. Spend a few hours or a few minutes exploring our museum-like departments. We always offer free parking, and welcome leashed dogs inside every day that we’re open. Come on by and say hello!
A reward for playing Pokemon Go in our stores!
July 20, 2016
For 7 days only until next Wednesday, July 27, we’re giving anyone playing Pokemon Go a reward…via Instagram! This works for any of our three stores, anytime. Get going and send us those screenshots. #GottaCatchEmAll
Fill up your van, truck or car with Christmas in July deals!
July 11, 2016
Our new Clearance Corner at our Langford store has been wildly popular – so we’re upping the ante! It’s now “Christmas in July”, with all Christmas Decor 90% off, only at our Langford store. First Come, First Serve, Best Deals. Once the stock is gone, it’s gone.
“Chillaxing on the Patio” review from Sheri Peterson Interior Design
June 13, 2016
We’re thrilled local designer Sheri Peterson wrote a review of our patio furniture selection! We’ve expanded our three patio showrooms this year to include a wider selection of patio furniture lines, firepits, umbrellas, outdoor floor coverings and more. Read her review here.
Thank you readers of Peninsula News for the award!
May 31, 2016
From the readers of Peninsula News Review we’ve been awarded 2nd place as Favourite Furnishing and Home Decor store. As part of the “Best of City” award series, we’ve been recognized now three times as a Favourite of Sidney. Thank you for awarding our Sidney location such an honour, and our staff are proud to be part of the Sidney and Saanich Peninsula community. Click here to see all the winners of this year’s awards in the May 27, 2016 edition.
It’s #MayTheFourth Today
May 4, 2016
We’re proudly celebrating #MayTheFourth today from our galaxy of a store (where real-life stormtroopers occasionally visit our awesome cashiers like Hailey). The annual #StarWars day is now an international favourite, and we stand proud for lifelong #starwars #yyj fans!
The winner of our Paderno contest
April 26, 2016
Our new housewares buyer Janice has pulled the winner of our Paderno contest – Jim McKenzie! You’ve won the Paderno Canadiana Set pictured! We’ll call you or give Janice a shout at 250-385-9703 (our store line). Thank you to everyone who entered on Facebook and In Store.
Canadian honeybee health is in decline. Here’s what we’re doing to help.
April 21, 2016
Join Capital Iron and West Coast Seeds to help save our bees. For select packets of flower seeds purchased at Capital Iron from West Coast Seeds, we’ll donate $0.50 to the Canadian Honey Council Research Fund. For more information about our bees and their future, visit www.beesmatter.ca.
The annual Sidney Summer Store is now open
April 6, 2016
Are you in Sidney, BC? The Capital Iron: Sidney Summer Store is now open, with a full selection of Weber Grills, Napoleon Grills, Broil King Grills, Patio Furniture, Garden tools, plants and flowers! It’s right across from the main Sidney store, located at 111-2360 Beacon Ave (go down the alley between Woodshed Pizza and Quiznos). Free parking around back off James White Blvd.
The Paderno Spring Sale starts Tuesday, April 5
March 30, 2016
Paderno Kitchenwear is very rarely discounted, so we’re excited to announce their Spring Sale coming next week! Selected items up to 80% off, and many with savings of 50% or more.
A customer thanks Bryce for a great in-store demo
March 23, 2016
Fun Family #MarchBreak Pool Time
March 17, 2016
An easy chance at $100 cash
March 15, 2016
Do you live in Southern Vancouver Island? The Best of City awards from Victoria News, Goldstream News and Saanich News are back! Vote for your favourite cafes, pet clinics, home builders and more for your chance at $100. Visit the contest page here to vote, and good luck.
In less than 1 month our Sidney Summer Store opens
March 3, 2016
Only in Sidney, our Summer Store is an annual wonderland of BBQs, patio furniture collections, patio heating and more! Join us on April 1st to see what’s new this year for your backyard. Right across the street from our Sidney Store (9768 5th Ave off Beacon Ave).
Halibut Anchor Packages: only Capital Iron carries them!
Feb. 29, 2016
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!
Hate paying tax? Don’t! We’re giving away No-Tax coupons Tomorrow, Saturday & Sunday!
Feb. 25, 2016
Stop by for FREE at the Victoria Home Show Tomorrow, Saturday & Sunday, and we’ll give you a No-Tax coupon! You can used this for any 1 purchase on regular priced items (some exclusions – see coupon)! Don’t be a sucker. Don’t pay taxes (just this once).
We can’t wait to see you in 2 days!
Feb. 24, 2016
This Friday-Sunday our Capital Iron Hot Tub, Fireplace and Grilling specialists will be at the Victoria Home Show at the Pearkes Recreation Centre in Tilicum! FREE ADMISSION to the Spring show, and lots of free parking available for everyone. We’ll have our latest models and technology previews, and the newest designs in Regency Fireplaces, Hot Spring and Caldera Spas, and Rocky Mountain Hot Springs Fire Tables. Come say hello this weekend!
An illustrated guide that makes seed starting a snap!
Feb. 22, 2016
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
Will we see you at the Victoria Home Show in 2 weeks?
Feb. 12, 2016
Our team is excited for the Victoria Home Show from Feb. 26-28, and can’t wait to meet existing and new friends! The Home Show event has free admission and plenty of parking, located in the Pearkes Centre (Tilicum). We’ll be previewing the latest in high-efficiency fireplaces from Regency, and be ready to answer all your home questions.
Now at Capital Iron: The Napoleon Outdoor Kitchen Rebate Event
Feb. 9, 2016
Upgrade to the high-efficiency Outdoor Kitchen of your dreams! Now until March 31, 2016 save up to $500 (mail-in rebate) on customizable Napoleon grill components. Let us help you design, choose and finish your perfect outdoor entertaining center. Our team is ready to assist you – visit us for a preview, call 250-940-0442 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
19 Days left to save up to $600 on a Regency Fireplace or Stove!
Feb. 3, 2016
It’s not quite spring, so banish the winter weather with a new fireplace from Regency! Capital Iron carries the full line of high-efficiency Regency gas fireplaces and inserts, wood stoves and more. Save now – but this winter promotion event only lasts until Feb. 22nd.
A thankful customer reviews two clothing staff
Jan. 14, 2016
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.
Limited Time sale on Canada Goose, and more Christmas savings!
Dec. 18, 2015
Today’s Times Colonist ad features special sales on Sorel, Hunter, and never before seen savings on Canada Goose (our entire collection!). Save even more on all floor model BBQs, fire tables from Rocky Mountain Fire Tables, or a brand new Green Mountain Pellet Grill – just arrived this week!
A handwritten customer review sent in to thank Michelle
Dec. 17, 2015
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.
Christmas savings in today’s Times Colonist ad
Dec. 14, 2015
As an annual supporter of CFAX Santa’s Anonymous, Capital Iron is happy to announce this year’s partnership.
This Bodum Breakfast Bundle could be yours!
Dec. 9, 2015
A special holiday event and contest just for you! Enter to win at any of our stores – Victoria, Sidney or The WestShore. And remember, we always have free parking for our customers.
Extended Holiday shopping hours begin today
Dec. 6, 2015
A rare book signing by Sue Coleman, the author/artist of The Trumpeter Swan
Dec. 4, 2015
Tomorrow, Saturday Dec. 5, from 1:00-3:00pm Sue Coleman will be signing copies of her new book “The Trumpeter Swan”. Visit our Downtown Victoria store (free parking!) to meet Sue, with her award-winning background in watercolor painting and writing.
New laser light projectors have arrived!
Nov. 24, 2015
Available now at The Best & Brightest Christmas store in Victoria – Capital Iron! The red and green laser projector (with remote!) turns your home into a brilliant canvas. A low cost lighting solution, create an instant holiday atmosphere by projecting light over 1600 sq. ft. with just one light.
New! “Field Tested, Staff Approved” recommendation feature
Nov. 19, 2015
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!).
5 days to save big! Paderno cookware, bakeware, knives and more up to 74% off, but hurry – only through Sunday
Nov. 18, 2015
Visit Capital Iron for the Paderno Fall Factory Sale, on now until Nov. 22. Browse the catalogue below for your favorites, and visit in-store for our full selection of sale items.
Capital Iron BBQ featured in The Times Colonist “House Beautiful”
Nov. 14, 2015
We’re honoured to have a Capital Iron barbeque featured in today’s 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.
A tricky home project solved at Capital Iron (customer review)
Nov. 9, 2015
Flash Sale: Receive free ACE Saltwater System with Hot Spring purchase
Nov. 9, 2015
Enjoy peace of mind knowing the ACE Salt Water System is creating the sanitizers you need to keep spa water sparkling. Exclusively from Hot Spring Spas, and free with a Hot Spring hot tub purchase at Capital Iron – but only until Nov. 16, 2015 at 5:00pm!
Holiday Ads debut in YAM Magazine
Nov. 6, 2015
Fresh off the presses, here are our newest ads featured in YAM Magazine’s Holiday issue. Read the entire issue here, for free!
Traveler to Lesvos picks up Emergency Kit at Capital Iron for refugee work
Nov. 6, 2015
John stopped in to our camping department this past week, 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
Oct. 30, 2015
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!
Happy Hot Tub customer review
Oct. 29, 2015
Where to go online if an Emergency Hits Vancouver Island
Oct. 20, 2015
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.
Service award for our Hardware Dept. Manager in Victoria
Oct. 9, 2015
Congratulations to John on his award from The John Howard Society of Victoria! Our Victoria Hardware Department Supervisor, John has been recognized for his contributions to the society and their BladeRunners program. The Bladerunners provide free training for Victoria-area young people from 17-30 for construction and customer service employment.