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Victory Garden

Well, it’s been a week or so since Ohio got it’s stay at home order from the Governor, but we’re still here. Hardware stores, of course, fit under the essential businesses clause in the business shut-down order. Folks may be sheltering at home, but they’ve still got to maintain that home. As I guessed earlier,

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We’re Open / What’s New

First of all, to save you a few unnecessary phone calls, Hill Hardware is still open. Many places are closed starting today under the Governor’s order to help control the Corona virus. Hardware stores are considered essential businesses, though. Even with folks staying home, home repairs and maintenance still go on, and sheltering at home

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Let’s Go Truckin’

Today I got a real treat. I was trying to get more steam engines in to sell, and I came across a Mamod Steam Wagon model. It came in the mail yesterday and I got to unpack it this afternoon. The Mamod Steam Wagon is one of my favorite live steam models ever (of course

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We Sell Paint?

Yesterday was my day off, so of course I was at the store working. I’ve been trying to get some better lighting up in the paint department and as it was a pretty big project, so I could not do it during the day in between customers. Yesterday I had Paul working at the store,

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Maple Time

In keeping with my last blog regarding Ohio’s fickle weather, I’m going to continue in that vein with this week’s posting. As you all know, the month of March is Maple syrup time here in northeast Ohio. Wait! You say it’s only half past February? Yup, maple season has not only started, but at some

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Now that New Year’s has passed, we should be in the depths of Winter. Another month ’till Groundhog’s Day, and then Spring is (eventually) here! Except this is northeast Ohio and the weather does just what it wants. Last week it was pretty warm and the little bit of snow that we received before Christmas

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Happy (What’s) New Year!!

Happy New Products! Oops, I meant to say New Year. We’ve been pretty busy for the last few weeks selling Christmas gifts for people to give to each other. After the big holiday has passed, we usually slow down for the Winter. I’ve been keeping busy stocking miscellaneous hardware and rearranging things in the store

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Window Dressing

When Christmastime starts to come around, we like to put up some decorations to help us get in the spirit. I put up some Christmas lights around the store windows and on our front porch at home. We also like to do something special in the front windows of the store. We’ve had a Fall

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The Show Goes On

This week’s blog is a little bit of a departure from normal, it’s a concert review! Last weekend Mary Anne took me out to see a rock concert. It wasn’t one of the big new bands (I’m not even sure who they would be these days), but one of the golden oldies, Three Dog Night!

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What’s New – Magic Boxes

One of the things that I love about hardware stores are “magic boxes”. You may ask, “What are magic boxes?” Well, to me they are the little drawer boxes found in hardware stores that contain all the “little bits and bob’s” of miscellaneous hardware that you might need for a given project. Now, we’ve always

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Contact Us

Hill Hardware
14545 Main Street (N. Cheshire)
Burton Ohio 44021

We are directly across the street from Coffee Corners!

Phone: (440) 834-4471

Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Closed on Sundays