Washing Machine Maintenance

November 27, 2023

The washing machine is the unseen workhorse of the modern family. While it’s often responsible for washing dozens of loads of dirty laundry per week, it’s usually ignored until something goes wrong. Yet many issues, from unpleasant odors to unbalanced loads, can be prevented by a little routine maintenance. Taking the time to clean and…

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Small Business Saturday, 2023

Small Business Saturday, November 25th

November 20, 2023

November 25th is Small Business Saturday! This is the perfect time to shop locally and support the smaller businesses in your area. Supporting local businesses goes a long way toward improving your community as a whole. With the holidays quickly approaching, our hardware store is the perfect place to grab a gift for a friend…

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What Not to Put down Your Garbage Disposal

November 13, 2023

Have you ever put eggshells or coffee grounds in your garbage disposal? Don’t feel bad, we’ve all been there. But did you know putting stuff like that in your disposal can actually damage it? We’ve put together this guide to help you easily brush up on what’s safe – and what isn’t – to put…

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Fall Yard Cleanup Tips

November 6, 2023

Preparation is the key to success, and prepping your landscaping for the following growing season is one of the secret keys to a successful spring and summer. Cleaning up your yard in the fall can make a massive difference to your workload and gardening success in the next year. Winter is an important time of…

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Seven Fireplace Safety Tips

October 30, 2023

How to maintain a fireplace Chestnuts roasting on an open fire seems like a great idea, but if not done correctly, they can turn into little chestnut firebombs exploding throughout your home, possibly setting it on fire. So, instead of burning down the only chute Santa knows how to maneuver, ruining the holiday cheer for all,…

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5 Reasons to Add Air Tools to Your Garage

October 23, 2023

Whether you are a casual DIYer pinning projects on the weekdays or a serious home improvement enthusiast, your next garage upgrade should include the addition of air tools. Also called pneumatic tools, they are versatile, easy-to-use, and utilize compressed air for power.  To kick off your new tool collection, you’ll first need to invest in…

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Tips for Weatherstripping Your Home

October 16, 2023

If your home is feeling a bit drafty, chances are it’s an air leak in one or more of the components of your home. Common places for leaks include doors and windows. These outside drafts are more than just an annoyance — they can also cause your heating and cooling bills to soar. In fact,…

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Cozy Winter Patio Tips

October 9, 2023

Winter is just around the corner and your preparation for chilly days is probably already in progress. While some of the of the most common activities include making sure your home is properly insulated or winterizing the exterior of your home, it’s also a great time to cozy up your patio for year-round enjoyment. These…

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Rust-Oleum Inspired Halloween Decor

October 2, 2023

Create Spooktacular Scenery Bring the spirit of Halloween to your home with easy, fun Rust-Oleum inspired Halloween decorations, such as floating candles, eerie spider, and decorative pumpkins! So go on, add a little fright to your home with these spooktacular DIY projects.

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Garbage Disposal Buying Guide

September 25, 2023

What garbage disposal should I buy? If you’re in the market to replace your garbage disposal or install a new one, we’ve created a question-based buying guide that will make your purchasing decision easier by answering commonly asked questions. What are the benefits of a garbage disposer? There’s no need to be on the fence…

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