Entries by Victoria Soap Exchange

LABOUR DAY HOURS

Labour Day, The Soap Exchange will be closed on Monday, September 5th.   We will be open our normal hours over the weekend.  Thank you and we hope you have a fun and safe long weekend.

SCHEDULED POWER OUTAGE

We have a scheduled power outage at the store on Monday , August 15th 2022, between approximately 10 am-11.30am. BC Hydro will be conducting maintenance that requires a scheduled power outage. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes. our aim is to be up and running, ready to serve your needs as soon as they […]

Spotlight On Metchosin Soap Works

The Spotlight Series is a chance to highlight one of the many BC brands that we proudly carry at The Soap Exchange. The spotlight is on Metchosin Soap Works this month. Metchosin Soap Works started life in a small home on an organic farm in rural Metchosin, BC. Now also known as Vancouver Island Soap […]

Carpet Shampooer Helpful Hints

Carpet shampooers are one of those things that can seem intimidating, but it’s actually quite simple to use!  When you come to pick up the machine, we will always do a walk through with you, and field any questions you may have.  However, it can be a lot of information to retain, so we’ve written […]

Soap Exchange Now Offers Refillable Hand Sanitizer

Canadian Made, Refillable & Health Canada Approved Hand Sanitizer   Before the Covid-19 virus hit and the business of daily life slowed to a crawl, shops were proudly offering alternatives to plastic bags and other single-use thingamabobs. People were happily embracing the culture of eliminating waste by seeking out reusable (or at least recyclable) alternatives […]

Cleaning In A Post-COVID-19 World

How and What to Clean in Your Home & Business   Lately, it seems as though we wake up each morning, read the news or check our social media and find that some new rules or protocols have been put in place to help us remain safe in this COVID-19 world we live in. The […]

Difference Between Sanitizing, Cleaning & Disinfecting

How to Stay Clean and Safe in Strange Times There’s no doubt about it: this year has gotten off to a weird start. We’ve all experienced nasty viruses that seem to drag on and on and leave us hoping and praying for a quick recovery, but this year’s flu season morphed into something nobody was […]

Hand Sanitizer Now in Store!!!

We are very pleased to announce we now have 60 ml (perfect purse or pocket size) hand sanitizer in stock.  Made in Vancouver, the Alpha Handrub contains 75% Ethanol and is both scent free and dye free.  Alpha Handrub also has Health Canada approval.  Along with the Ethanol, Alpha Handrub contains Glycerol, Hydrogen Peroxide and Distilled Water. Over the next few months, we […]

Product Deliveries Now Available!!

In an effort to assist those of you that are self isolating or that have mobility/transportation issues, we are now offering a delivery/re-fill service. We are happy to offer this service until  our health authorities are convinced we are safe to return to normal social activities. We will not be charging customers for this service however […]