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Chad Husted

Chad Husted
Chad is an assistant editor for Hardware Retailing magazine. A Purdue University graduate, Chad has covered sports and news at the high school, college and Olympic levels as a sports writer, editor and designer for multiple newspapers. Prior to joining the NRHA, he was the sports editor for the Herald Journal in Monticello, Indiana, and a designer and copy editor for the AIM Media Indiana group in Columbus, Indiana. When not cultivating his beard, he enjoys backpacking, cooking, traveling and watching too much sports and Netflix.

Doorstop Replacement

door stop

The Doorstop Upgrade adds features such as a post and a mating screw to improve on standard doorstops. The installer drills a hole through the receiving door, inserts the doorstop through one side and the mating screw through the other. …

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How I Did It: Doing Store Expansion Smart

In 1998, Jeff Paladino purchased his family’s 4,500-square-foot hardware store nestled in a shopping mall in Milton, New York. His family had owned several businesses over the years before taking on a local hardware store. A switch into hardware seemed …

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Recycling at Your Store? Here’s How Materials Come Back

Click here to download a PDF of this story. By Chad Husted, chusted@nrha.org The benefits of recycling are not new to consumers, but your customers may come to you with questions about the recyclability of the products you sell and how certain …

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Licensed Tool Boxes

tool box

Goboxes designs tool boxes fashioned after popular automotive manufacturer logos such as Chevrolet, Dodge and Ford. There are also custom designs. Tool boxes come constructed of either 20-gauge stainless steel or as canvas bags and can carry items such as …

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How Concrete Stains Can Solidify Coatings Sales

It’s the small touches that can make a house a home. Many homeowners see their house as a sanctuary and a symbol of their tastes and priorities. Do they prize game day celebrations in a renovated basement? Or do they …

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3 Ways to Leverage Colors of the Year

Colors of the year selections are some of the biggest news paint manufacturers announce. At the beginning of the new calendar, manufacturers across the coatings spectrum select hues they think encapsulate the customers’ moods and style preferences. Whether it’s a …

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Paint Pail Hand Truck

paint pail hand truck

The Pail Lifter is designed to ease stocking and moving 5-gallon buckets like those used for paint. It features U-shaped recesses that allow the unit to move next to a 5-gallon pail and securely support it under the top lip. …

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Bug Repellent

bug spray

Bug Soother is a natural bug repellent that uses a blend of vanilla and lemon scents to repel bugs. It is DEET-free, safe for children and pets and qualifies as an EPA-exempted product. It leaves no oily residue when applied …

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