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Store Update from Ken

We are back from our hardware show in Boston with loads of new products on the way and several new ideas to help our customers.  We are way excited to go forward in the hardware business helping our customers in many new and improved ways. First let me address first hand some of the rumors that have been circulating around our community about Suzy and I listing the property for sale.  We did indeed list…

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Ken’s Blog : Gotta Have : Transponder Keys

One of the really neat things we can do at Hometown Hardware and Gifts is make transponder keys.  Those are the keys that have the chip in them.  The chip is in there to help prevent auto theft.  Since these keys cost anywhere from $150-350 at the dealerships, very often today when you buy a used car, only one key comes with it.  So we get a lot of folks in to get a second…

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Ken’s Blog : Gotta Have : Insta Flo (or Thrift)

If you are like me and spring cleaning is happening at your house, don’t forget those pesky plumbing pipes.  Pipes you say!  Yes, your plumbing needs a little maintenance too.  One of the best products we have in the store is Insta Flo odorless drain cleaner (some folks call it Thrift).  A one pound bottle of the granules will clean out a normal 2-3 bath house for only $12.99.  A two pound bottle will do the…

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