Hardware Department

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Alongside our exceptional customer service, we have a large selection of whatever you may need. PLUS, you can usually get that older “hard-to-find” hardware. If we don’t stock what you’re looking for, chances are we can order it for you! Come in and check us out for all your hardware needs.

Helpful Fastner Tips

For the Do – It – Yourselfer

Do-It-Yourself Tutorials

Let The Hardware Experts At McKinleyville Ace Show You How It’s Done

How To Use A Fire Extinguisher

If you need to use a fire extinguisher, you don’t have time to pause and read the directions. Remember the PASS technique (Pull, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep.) Also know the difference between Class A, Class B, and Class C fire extinguishers.

How To Seal Gaps And Cracks

Gaps and cracks through your exterior wall can cause heat loss, allow access to insects and cause other problems. This quick tutorial explains multiple solutions to close gaps, including caulk, expanding foam, and weatherstripping.

How To Install Smoke And Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms can protect your home and your life and they are easy to install. This short tutorial gives installation instructions, walks you through the basic kinds of detectors, and gives recommendations for placement in your home.

How To Hang A Picture

Techniques for hanging a picture vary based on the size and weight of the picture and what the hook is anchoring into. Ideally if the picture weighs at least fifteen pounds, you will want to insert your anchor into a wall stud. Follow the instructions of this short tutorial to pick the hanging method and tools that work best for you.

How To Repair A Window Screen

Window screens can come in both fiberglass or aluminum. For small tears, find a screen patch kit that matches your screen material. For larger tears, you will need to replace your screen. This tutorial will show you how.