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6 Hand and Power Tools Every Retailer Should Sell

Hand Tools and Power Tools

While most DIYers won’t ever need a full arsenal of hand and power tools, even the least handy homeowners can benefit from keeping a few staple tools on hand. Consider merchandising these products together as a “must-have kit” to encourage …

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Creating an Outdoor Kitchen for Al Fresco Cooking

Providing another way for us to enjoy our backyards, outdoor kitchens have become a hot renovation project in the past year. The National Kitchen and Bath Association surveyed designers, manufacturers, retailers, distributors and allied professionals and found that 76 percent …

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Style When You Step Through the Door

A mudroom door

Entryways are the workhorses in our homes, collecting shoes, bags, coats and other items each time we come in the door. But just because that space works hard, doesn’t mean it can’t look good, too. Consumers appreciate options that are …

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Washing Your Walls

Spring Cleaning

Often overlooked during regular cleaning, a home’s walls collect fingerprints, dirt and grime. Cleaning walls isn’t always as simple as wiping down with a rag and warm water, however. The higher the gloss in a paint finish, the easier it …

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Cleaning and Staining Your Wooden Play Set

Wood Play Set

Part of the landscape of many backyards, wooden play sets need the same maintenance and care as a wooden deck or fence. Homeowners should inspect their play sets every year, tightening loose bolts, repairing broken pieces and sanding down rough …

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Spring Cleaning for Your Mind and Body

national hardware show

Spring cleaning focuses on getting our spaces inside and out clean and organized but can also extend to our bodies and minds. The National Hardware Show offers several health and wellness resources on its website for retailers to focus on …

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Chalkboard Paint Goes Beyond the Classroom

chalkboard paint in kitchen

Over a year after schools across the country moved from in-person classes to virtual schooling, many students are still learning from home, and consumers continue to look for ways to make home spaces more conducive to at-home schooling.  Chalkboard paint …

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Pressure-Wash Away Winter

Pressure washing a fence

Spring has sprung and that means warmer weather, longer days and spring cleaning for many of us. According to the 2020 ACI National Cleaning Survey, 78 percent of Americans spring clean each year.  As they spruce up the inside of …

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