Home Depot to open soon in Chilliwack

Home Depot is opening it's new store at Chilliwack's Eagle Landing retail centre on April 7, the company announced Wednesday.

Home Depot is opening a new store at Chilliwack’s Eagle Landing retail centre on April 7, the company announced Wednesday.

“We are very excited to be opening our Chilliwack location,” Home Depot Canada president Bill Lennie said in a news release.

“Our Chilliwack team will inspire members of the community to make the most of their homes, while bringing the industry’s best customer service and home improvement know-how together with a selection of top quality products, all competitively priced,” he said.

The 80,000-square foot store will include a special home decor section, more than 40,000 products, an expansive outdoor garden area, a tool rental centre and installation services.

Home Depot bills itself as an environmentally-conscious company with a commitment to “giving back to the communities it serves.”

More than 100 full and part-time jobs for Chilliwack area residents will be created.

Home improvement workshops will be offered at the Chilliwack store on topics like how to build a deck, installing energy-efficient lighting and updating kitchens.

 

Home Depot is the world’s largest home improvement specialty retailer with 2,247 stores, including 179 in Canada, with $68 billion in total sales last year.

 

 

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