Home Improvement and Repairs Start at the Best Hardware Stores

Upgrade your tool chest with a visit to the Dan's Best of the Best hardware stores.
Upgrade your tool chest with a visit to the Dan's Best of the Best hardware stores. Photo credit: humbak/iStock/Thinkstock

In need of a quick home repair? Or perhaps it is time to replace old tools? Dan’s Papers readers have voted on Dan’s Best of the Best Hardware Stores for both the North and South forks. These stores are prepared to help solve any electrical, plumbing or other home problem that arises.

Platinum hardware store for the North Fork, Ace (54795 Route 25 Southold; 631-779-2676, acehardware.com) is open every day of the week. Ace offers everything from electrical supplies to automotive to home repair materials. Ace Hardware is the place to visit for any home project.

Herrick Hardware (41 Main Street, Southampton; 631-283-0026, herrickhardware.com) is the platinum hardware store for the South Fork. Located in Southampton Village, Herrick Hardware, a family-owned business, was established in 1865. Herrick has more than 15,000 hardware and houseware items stocked for customers’ convenience.

The North Fork gold titleholder, Orlowski Hardware (320 Love Lane, Mattituck; 631-722-4968, orlowskihardware.com) is based in Mattituck. Offering hardware, gardening equipment, and home repair or refurbishment supplies, this store has helped many customers with specialized attention.

Shinnecock Hardware Inc. (91 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays; 631-728-4602, truevalue.com/shinnecocktruevalue/) is the gold hardware store on the South Fork. Open every day of the week, Shinnecock Hardware Inc. has a knowledgeable staff to help homeowners and tradesmen find exactly what tools and utilities they need to get the job done right.

Silver recipient for the North Fork, Jamesport True Value Hardware (1403 Main Road, Jamesport; 631-722-4968, truevalue.com/jamesport/) is a home improvement store that has everything one could need to finish a project or make a repair. This privately owned business has been around since 1997.

Packed with appliances and tools for the home and garden, True Value-Westhampton (223 Montauk Highway, Westhampton Beach; 631-288-1544, westhamptontruevalue.com) is the silver winner on the South Fork.

Emporium True Value Hardware (72 Main Street, Sag Harbor; 631-725-0103, emporiumhardware.com), located in Sag Harbor Village, is the recipient of the bronze for the South Fork. Emporium has all the lawn furniture you need to enjoy the last bits of summer and all the tools and supplies to finish any project or make instant repairs.

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