Here at McLendon, we’re always talking shop. We're an eclectic bunch and someone always has a project going on. That’s what’s fun about DIY. Doing something for yourself feels good, even when it goes spectacularly wrong. We got this blog going to help you build on what you already know, and maybe learn something your grandma hasn’t yet taught you.Read More
Post-holiday cleaning can be pretty darned meditative—the inner peace that comes with zoning out and literally washing last year away. Reclaim your home for the New Year with higher air quality, fresher water and a sparkling clean domicile, to boot.
My husband and I live in Tacoma, one of the oldest cities in the Pacific Northwest. We moved here because of the abundance of beautiful, historical homes. Our aim, as we remodeled our 1940 city cottage home, was to be time-period appropriate and recycle as many old materials as possible.
If you appreciate trees so fresh y’all might share a zip code, and want the most beautiful tree for your buck, read on. You’re in luck—and out of the woods!—with our Christmas Tree Guide. Grown by the Brewer family in Shelton, our freshly cut Christmas trees look and smell spectacular—stop in and get yours today!
House fires are “America’s biggest disaster threat,” according to the American Red Cross. With cooler weather, furnaces, heaters and candles are back in use, just in time for Fire Prevention Month.
You may only have two minutes—just 120 seconds—to escape a house fire. Here are three basics to help you make it out alive, from of the American Red Cross.
Despite the popularity of celebrity rodents Mickey, Remy, Mighty and Jerry, mice and rats are not well-liked. On a popularity scale, rats and mice fall between spiders and snakes. And nobody wants them as roommates.
Yet this year, there seems to be a profusion of rodents taking residence in homes, garages and yards. Every day, dozens of people visit McLendon Hardware seeking a solution because we have the answers.