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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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Ken’s Blog : Gotta Have : WorkSharp Knife & Tool Sharpener

One of the neatest Christmas gifts at Hometown Hardware this year is the WorkSharp Knife and Tool Sharpener!  It sharpens knives and scissors and just about anything household that needs an edge.  And the beauty of it?????  It’s virtually idiot proof!  It comes with three different grits of sanding belts, instructions and a video.  It has attachments that basically make it easy as pie to put the PERFECT edge on a blade.  The trick with…

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