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Our Favorite Blue Bedroom Paint Colors by Benjamin Moore

When you're looking for calming bedroom colors, serene colors like blue and green immediately come to mind. There's something about the blue, the color of the ocean, sky, streams and more that is incredibly relaxing. Perfect to catch a good night's sleep. In this week's article we are going to show you six blue Benjamin [...]

By |2018-08-17T14:35:29-04:00August 17th, 2018|Blogs & Articles, Design, Paint|2 Comments

Grilling Pork Tenderloin on The Big Green Egg

Grilled pork is one of our favorite meats. If you've passed it up in the past because of it perhaps having been bland or dry I encourage you to try grilling it on the Big Green Egg! This recipe makes a juicy and flavorful pork tenderloin that'll be the star of your dinner or picnic! [...]

By |2018-08-08T18:06:33-04:00August 8th, 2018|Big Green Egg, Blogs & Articles, Grilling|Comments Off on Grilling Pork Tenderloin on The Big Green Egg

Bucket Days for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Friday, Saturday & Sunday August 3rd - 5th Blackhawk Hardware is proud to once again participate in ACE Hardware's Miracle Bucket Days to help raise funds for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. Our local Levine Children's Hospital is part of the network and will receive all bucket donations collected here at Blackhawk Hardware. What's new this [...]

By |2018-08-01T14:58:09-04:00August 1st, 2018|Blogs & Articles, Events|Comments Off on Bucket Days for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Turn Your Yard into a Ninja Adventure Zone

If you're constantly looking to find fun things to do for your youngsters, check out our Yard Game aisles! We've got everything you need for hours of entertainment without the guilt that sometimes comes with screen time but instead with the joys of fresh air and active time. So get outside and play! Be a [...]

By |2018-07-26T15:19:13-04:00July 26th, 2018|Articles For Outdoor Living, Blogs & Articles, Good Things We've Seen, Products, Walking Down The (Store) Aisle|Comments Off on Turn Your Yard into a Ninja Adventure Zone

Blueberry French Toast Casserole on The Big Green Egg

Your Big Green Egg grill is something you can use at any time of the day, any time of the year. We can whole-heartedly confirm that it is one of the most versatile pieces of cooking equipment! This week my parents-in-law were visiting and they are big breakfast lovers. Specifically, my father-in-law cannot get enough [...]

By |2018-07-18T11:30:19-04:00July 18th, 2018|Big Green Egg, Blogs & Articles, Grilling|Comments Off on Blueberry French Toast Casserole on The Big Green Egg

Exterior Paint Schemes for Your Charlotte House

Nothing updates your curb appeal quite like a fresh coat of paint for your home! Adding a pop of color for your door and carefully choosing trim paint colors completes the wow effect. Here at Blackhawk Hardware we always love playing with the Benjamin Moore Personal Color Viewer® and have created these gorgeous exterior paint [...]

By |2018-07-14T23:09:02-04:00July 14th, 2018|Blogs & Articles, Design, Paint, Remodeling|1 Comment

July Gardening To-Do List

It's been hot hot hot here in the North Carolina Piedmont with temperatures well in the 90s on most days. Protect yourself from the heat and get your gardening done in the morning hours or after dinner. Well, you'll want to do some of this month's gardening before dinner as your ingredients will probably include [...]

By |2018-07-06T16:29:03-04:00July 6th, 2018|Blogs & Articles, Gardening, Gardening To Do Lists, It's All Good In The Garden, Lawn and Garden|Comments Off on July Gardening To-Do List

Grilling Corn on The Big Green Egg

In this Carolina heat, using the stove top or oven is something we like to avoid as bet as possible. Anything to keep the heat outside! So when you’ve got the grill fired up to prepare a tasty main dish, why not use it to prepare a complementing side as well?! The other week I [...]

By |2018-07-01T16:13:21-04:00June 28th, 2018|Big Green Egg, Blogs & Articles, Grilling|Comments Off on Grilling Corn on The Big Green Egg

Spend a Fun-Filled Day at Park Road Shopping Center

Friends, we're so grateful that we've been a part of Park Road Shopping Center since 1979! It is arguably the most fun shopping center in Charlotte and it's easy to see why. From great local and national retailers to mouth-watering restaurants you can spend a lovely time at Park Road Shopping Center. Come for breakfast, [...]

By |2018-06-22T16:04:51-04:00June 22nd, 2018|Blogs & Articles, Outdoor Living|1 Comment

Best Benjamin Moore Paint Colors to Sell A House

Though Charlotte is a sellers' market these days, when you sell a house you may want to spruce it up before listing. Small improvements can mean nice returns on investment and set your house apart from others. Scuff marks and blemishes aren't a big deal in general, but a coat of fresh, premium paint will [...]

By |2018-06-15T14:52:17-04:00June 15th, 2018|Blogs & Articles, Design, Paint, Remodeling|Comments Off on Best Benjamin Moore Paint Colors to Sell A House
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Covid-19 Announcement

COVID-19 Update: We are here for you Charlotte.  Blackhawk Hardware and Garden Center are open, but our hours have changed. We are currently open from 8 am to 6 pm daily. Curbside pickup is available for items ordered online through AceHardware.com. Thank you for your support as we get through this together.