Sure, Valentine's Day can be kind of a hokey holiday. However, we think that instead of turning your back on the holiday altogether you embrace the spirit of 'the Holiday in a unique way. We suggest that you plan a project with your significant other and have a fun date night at home. You'll save the headache of making reservations, the guilt of eating the whole box of chocolates that was intended for your better half, and you'll have a lasting memento of your time together.
As the end of the year approaches, it has us at Santee Hardware reflecting on all the past years we've spent helping you with your hardware needs. Here's a look back on where we started, where we've been and where we are going. We bought the store Sept. 20, 1999. At that point it was part of the Ace Hardware franchise. These pictures are all from around 2002, back when we were still an Ace Hardware. Those children in the pics are my own kids. Also featured, our first store d
This project started as a test run for some nice furniture that I want to refinish. I wanted to try different techniques on something that I'm not attached to. As an added bonus it provided the opportunity to gain product knowledge of new items we've recently added in our store. I went to a local Habitat for Humanity ReStore to search for a suitable test item. I wanted something small, inexpensive but made of solid materials similar to the ones I'll be working with on my