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July 28, 2019

August is just around the corner. It's a month that we all spend squeezing every last bit out of the summer that we can. Stretch out these last days of summer by squeezing in a few more home projects, savoring simple pleasures and, when the time comes, cleaning up the...

May 14, 2019

In order to maintain your status in the neighborhood as a grill master, it is imperative that you take the time to care for your grill. If you take the time to regularly clean and do routine check ups on your grill, it will treat you with respect for the years and cook...

February 28, 2019

Have you found yourself staring at a freshly painted walls and wondering what was wrong? You turn around the room and there it is. Almond covered switches suddenly noticeable everywhere. 

Taking the time to upgrade your light switches provides an immediate clean and mod...

February 22, 2019

You're ready to take the plunge and make a major upgrade in your home. Changing out your flooring can have a dramatic impact on your home. it's a big task to take on. We believe in you though. Now that you've made the decision to update your floors, you're faced with t...

October 30, 2018

Cold winds will be here soon, which means higher electric and gas bills. One way to decrease these costs it to make sure that your windows are doing their job correctly. A drafty window can cause more than just a chill, it can mean extra money out of your pocket. When...

October 21, 2018

At Santee Hardware, we often get asked how to repair drywall. No matter how cautious you are, accidents can happen. With drywall covering most of your house, it's best to learn how to complete this easy home repair job yourself. 

Oddly enough, the first step in fixing a...

August 31, 2018

Sandpaper is the unsung hero of woodworking. Oftentimes, when you get to the sanding part of the job, you're tired and wondering why you even started this job in the first place. Sanding can be time and labor intensive and that's just the effort it takes to figure out...

August 19, 2018

Is one of your kids going off to college? Did you just buy your first house or sign the lease on your first apartment? Are you ready to start your first DIY project?

If your answer was yes to any of the questions, then now is the perfect time to get the necessary compon...

July 15, 2018

Learn ways to upgrade your kitchen without the expense of a full remodel.

June 17, 2018

Can you smell the sawdust in the air? Are you dreaming about measuring twice and cutting once? Does that dream flash to a nightmare where you are stuck staring at the piles of wood around you unsure of which to choose?

We've been there and we're going to help you throug...