• Lou Manfredini
    DIY Guy
    Manfredini is a nationally recognized DIY expert, sought after both for his expertise and his energetic, entertaining style. In an extension of his ongoing effort to help people maximize the value and enjoyment of their homes, he is also Ace Hardware's Helpful Hardware Man and editorial media spokesperson.

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  • Helpful Tips From Ace Hardware

    We are coming into that time of the year when insects are becoming active. Not only mosquitoes and gnats, but also lawn damaging insects
    Build a Scotts Turf Builder Water Smart Lawn

    Turf Builder Water Smart provides the nutrients your lawn needs to withstand stress and grow ...
    Helpful Grilling Tips to make your summer cookouts great!

    Bring foods to a cool room temperature before placing on the grill. Cold foods may burn on the ...
    Follow these great canning tips and have your preserves turn out perfect each time!

    Increased processing time for hot water bath canning is needed as elevation increases. ...
  • The dangers of CO are undeniable. The dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) gas have been far too apparent over the years, as countless deaths occur annually as a result of CO ..
    Ready for a few quick Fall Projects to spruce up your home?
    Going "green" in our everyday lives is all the rage these days. From CFL bulbs to organic cotton T-shirts, it seems everyone has some skin in the eco-game. Your family - and in ..
    Follow these great tips to keep your home safe and save $ & time!

    Have you ever changed your Carbon Monoxide Detector? Ace Hardware recommends replacing your Carbon ...