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Ace is the Helpful Place for Spring Cleaning!

Ace is the Helpful Place for Spring Cleaning!

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With longer days upon us, crocuses and daffodils popping up and the grass turning decidedly green, there’s no denying that spring cleaning time is here! From lawn prepping to closet clearing to home repairs, there’s no better feeling than getting set for the new season. Barrington’s Ace Hardware has everything we need to help make it happen and, this spring, they’re offering a new series of free in-store demos at their convenient Northwest Highway location.

The thing we love about getting help at Ace Hardware is that it’s just like going to your neighbor. Owner, John Brown, is a long-time Barrington resident as are many of the experts on his staff.

We stopped by Ace in Barrington to get some advice for the new season and discovered FIVE REASONS why Ace is “the helpful place” to spruce up your home, lawn and garden this spring:

1. They Know the Four Steps to a Lush Lawn

Hoping to make your neighbors green with envy over your lush lawn? Better hop to it, because your lawn is waking up–and it’s hungry!

Post - Fresh Grass - SquareAfter hibernating all winter, your lawn needs nutrition and the experts at Ace highly recommend Scotts 4 Step System in this sequence…

Step 1: Crabgrass Preventer Plus Lawn Food. Then, around Memorial Day, it’ll be time for step 2.

Step 2: Weed Control Plus Lawn Food. Early feedings strengthen roots before the draining heat of summer hits.

Steps 3 & 4 come later in the season, but Ace associates say now is definitely the time to get started.

Ace has everything you need in-store and – yes – there’s even an app for that! Scotts offers an app that will tell you exactly what you need. You can order it online through Ace Hardware’s website and they’ll have it waiting for you two hours later at our store right here in Barrington. Easy peasy, right?

When you come to Ace to buy fertilizer or potting soil, they’ll carry it to your car for you. Water softener salt too – it’s heavy stuff! This is the service that has won Ace the JD Power award for service for the past 7 years straight. The “Helpful Hardware Person” slogan really does apply.

2. Ace’s Helpful Hub Awaits

The lawn is definitely on the list, but there are always some ho-hum chores that need doing in the spring. Ace offers a Helpful Hub for cutting keys and repairing screens (a repair person comes in twice per week – get yours fixed before the bugs arrive!).

3. Sump Pump Central

The team at Ace reminded us to check our sump pumps before heavy spring rains: “We carry great brands like Watchdog and Zoller, as well as the Ace brand,” John says. “We make sure to have plenty in stock for when the heavy rains arrive. We hope you don’t have an emergency sump pump issue, but if you do we’ll have what you need.”

4. Stocked with Supplies

When you’re struck with the urge to clean every corner of the house (and you know it’s coming), supplies are just a quick trip away. Ace’s aisles are fully stocked with a wide variety of household cleaners. And pansies, and garage organization supplies, and bird seed…the list goes on and on!

5. Free Ace In-Store Spring Demos

To be over-the-top, extra helpful, Ace is kicking off a series of FREE weekly demos this April, covering a range of how-to topics including sump pump care and maintenance, repairing slow drains and toilets, the amazing results you’ll see with Jonathan Green lawn and garden products plus, our favorite, WEBER GRILLS! Here’s the list of upcoming demos with more to come in May:

  • Saturday, April 2nd at 1 p.m. – Sumps
  • Saturday, April 9th at 1 p.m. – Slow Drains
  • Saturday, April 16th at 1 p.m. – Jonathan Green Lawn & Garden Products
  • Saturday, April 23rd at 1 p.m. – Toilet Repair
  • Saturday, April 30th at 1 p.m. – Weber Grills

John and the Barrington Ace team look forward to helping with all of your spring cleaning needs. He says most of his customers want to get what they need and get going. “Our location is perfect – easy in and easy out with a good parking lot. We typically do business within a 5-mile radius of the store. It’s all about being right in our customers’ neighborhood, and providing all of the things they need.”

You’ll find Ace Hardware at 906 S. Northwest Highway in Barrington, IL. If you have questions, give them a call at 847-304-4325, click HERE to learn about their latest events and promotions on Facebook or visit their website at AceHardware.com.

* In-store photography at Ace Hardware Barrington, courtesy of Kate Smith *

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