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Official Telephone Rant

     A few weeks ago I ranted and raved about keys, this week it’s telephones. Our main phone line went out this week and that’s what got me started. I remember an old comedy record (that’s right, an LP) that I listened to years ago that said something to the effect that while there were

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Julia Child of the Hardware Store

     This might be a little different for the Hardware Store blog, but believe me, there is a connection. Our hardware store is a member of the Burton Chamber of Commerce, who are a great bunch of folks, local merchants and business owners who have joined together to help promote the good life here in

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All that water has to go somewhere…

    Last week, as you may recall, I was complaining about all the rain. Well, it’s still raining and all that water has to go somewhere. I spent part of yesterday trying to get my Mom’s garage drains flowing again, so I thought that it might be good to talk about storm drains around the

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Rain, Rain, Go Away…

   The old saying about the weather is that everybody complains about it, but nobody does anything. Well, if I could do something I’d stop the rain. Although it is sunny out right now, it did rain this morning and it seems like most of the last month. Oh, I know we need rain for

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   When we went to decorate the store window this week, my wife came up with the idea of putting some of our “tinware” on display. I thought it was a great idea as it is one of the more unique products that we offer at the store. I love tinware and I’ve always preferred

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A Blast from the Past

    The other day my wife told me that I had a surprise coming up soon but she wouldn’t tell me what it was. Imagine my surprise when into the store walked an old friend from when I was growing up. It was Jeff Jones, who lived across the street from me when I was

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Just Another Hose Job (Repairing Them!)

  One thing that I can count on selling at the store in the Summer are garden hoses and supplies. When I think of garden hoses, I usually think of sprinklers, sometimes it seems like I spent my entire youth running through sprinklers in the Summer. You see, we didn’t have air conditioning when I

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Official Key Rant!

    It’s official, I’m tired of sorting keys! Which strikes me as sort of odd, as I actually like locks and keys. It’s something about how the right key fits precisely into the lock, and if it’s cut just right the precision pins in the lock line up just right and it opens – its

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Seeing Double

 For several weeks now we have had a painting in our store window that might make you think that you are seeing double. It is a very realistic painting of our hardware store titled “The Storefront”, by Angela Schall. It was a gift to me from my wife who had it done specially by her

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Hill Hardware Enters The 1990’s !

 It might seem obvious to those of you that know me, but sometimes I have a little trouble keeping up with the times. I live in an old house, work with old tools and own an old hardware store. I usually fight any new things tooth and nail. Just ask my wife who has been

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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