Category Archives: San Jose Hardware

Popular California Native Plants for Water-Wise Gardens

Because of drought-related water usage mandates, many homeowners are looking for methods of conserving water in their garden in San Jose. There are several ways in which you can cut back on the water needed to maintain your landscaping, and one of these is to choose plants that are well-suited for your climate and native[…]

Choosing Lawn and Garden Equipment

Gardening in San Jose is often a truly rewarding and enjoyable experience, especially when you have the right equipment on hand. Whether you are caring for your lawn, transplanting trees and shrubs, pruning, or creating a hardscape, you need tools and devices to stand up to rigorous and repeated use, and to have them last[…]

Home Improvement Ideas for the Summer Months

As the weather gradually warms up, most people long to be outside. Summer is a great time to enjoy your yard space, to host evening dinner parties on your patio, and to perfect your outdoor grilling skills. It is also an opportune time to work on some home improvement projects. Here are some ideas to[…]

Factors to Consider Before Building a New Deck

Building a new deck in San Jose can add a lot of function and value to your home. If you are thinking about building a new deck for your property, be sure to consider the following factors and hardware. The Decking Material The hardware store has a lot of great decking options that can help[…]

Exploring Some Common Plumbing Tools

When you are stocking up on tools at the hardware store, there are several different types of plumbing supplies and tools that you may want to consider purchasing. Among the most common tools in the plumber’s toolkit include channel locks, screwdrivers, and hacksaws. With these plumbing tools in your house, you will be ready to[…]

A Look at Some Common Plumbing Problems

The health of your home’s plumbing system may not cross your mind on a daily basis. However, by preventing plumbing problems before they become serious, you can save yourself hassle in the long run. As a homeowner, it is a great idea to stock up on plumbing supplies at your local hardware store. A well[…]

Understanding the Importance of Installing a Carbon Monoxide Detector

Every year, approximately 30,000 people in the United States are sickened by accidental carbon monoxide poisoning and approximately 500 die, may in their own home. Carbon monoxide is colorless, odorless, and tasteless and cannot be detected by humans without the aid of a detector. Frighteningly, the CDC reports that only 30 percent of American homes[…]