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Prime Before You Paint

Prime Before You Paint »

All quality paints are now considered "paint and primer in one." Even so, there are still times when you should prime before you paint, even when using good quality paints.  he "paint and primer in one" rage that hit the market a few years ago has created confusion for the customer, as they think they no longer need to use a primer. However there are many painting projects where a primer definitely should be used.  

Plumbing Problems & Solutions

Plumbing Problems & Solutions »

The holidays probably brought housefuls of people to your home – and often plumbing problems.  Now it’s time to fix those plumbing woes with these tools found at Ace Hardware.

Staying Organized for Projects

Staying Organized for Projects »

Today’s a good day to get started on staying organized for projects. Two great ways to organize are using totes and canning jars.

Hot Trends in Grilling

Hot Trends in Grilling »

It’s grilling season and there are two hot trends in grilling to be aware of. First is the wood-fired grill. Second is the Asian-style grill.

Priming and Painting

Priming and Painting »

Most quality paints are now offered as "Paint and Primer in One." Even so, there are still times when you should use a primer before you paint, even when using top-quality paints.

Design Your Lawn Care Program

Design Your Lawn Care Program »

Spring is a great time to start your lawn care program. Ace Hardware offers a wide selection of products based on your needs.

Repainting the Interior of Your Home: Part 2

Repainting the Interior of Your Home: Part 2 »

Once your have prepped your walls for paint, it's time to get your supplies together and get started.

How to Care for Wood Floors

How to Care for Wood Floors »

Regular dusting and maintenance is critical to keeping your hardwood floors in tip top shape. Learn how to care for wood floors properly with these tips and products from Ace Hardware's Harry Schwartz.

Helpful Steps to Planning Your Kitchen: Part 1

Helpful Steps to Planning Your Kitchen: Part 1 »

Remodeling a kitchen may include anything from repainting the walls to redesigning the entire structure of the house. Here’s part 1 of some helpful steps in planning your kitchen:

5 Tips for Increasing Curb Appeal

5 Tips for Increasing Curb Appeal »

Whether you’re getting ready to sell, or your home just needs a little freshening up, increasing your curb appeal is an easy way to make a big impact.

Tips for Buying Power Tools

Tips for Buying Power Tools »

While power tools can be relatively easy to operate, it's important to get the right tool for the job. (and with lots of options on the market, buying power tools can be tough.) Consider the following tips for buying power tools to help you make the final decision.