A Versatile Household Hero: Castille Soap

Chances are you've heard of Dr. Bronner's Castille Soap and know it's more than just your regular good ole' soap but what exactly is it? And why does it have such a large fan base? And what in the world do you use it for? Folks love what the products and the company stand for. [...]

By |2018-09-11T16:21:17-04:00September 11th, 2018|Blogs & Articles, Cleaning, Made In The USA, Products, Walking Down The (Store) Aisle|Comments Off on A Versatile Household Hero: Castille Soap

Superzilla – The Green Jack of All Trades As Seen on TV

All those times you gasped about a new stain and agonized about screechy doors and stuck items are a now part of the past thanks to Superzilla! Everyone, rejoice! You can get the famed Superzilla jack of all trades at Blackhawk Hardware at Park Road Shopping Center. Recently featured on The Today Show, Superzilla truly [...]

By |2017-11-09T16:38:08-04:00November 9th, 2017|Blogs & Articles, Cleaning, Good Things We've Seen, Products, Walking Down The (Store) Aisle|Comments Off on Superzilla – The Green Jack of All Trades As Seen on TV

Spring Cleaning Products at Blackhawk Hardware

It is spring cleaning time and Blackhawk Hardware has all the cleaning solutions you'll need. Our cleaning department will make it at lot easier for you to make your home sparkly clean. We carry all the common cleaning products and gadgets you have come to love and then some. Take a look at just one [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:00-04:00February 8th, 2017|Articles about Your Home, Blackhawk Life Hacks, Blogs & Articles, Cleaning|Comments Off on Spring Cleaning Products at Blackhawk Hardware

THE DISPOSAL GENIE ~ my new favorite gadget find!

Last week as I was walking through the store, I noticed an intriguing display - a tray of colorful gadgets called the DISPOSAL GENIE. Having just the previous evening damaged a good spoon in my disposal, my meeting  with THE GENIE was more than pure chance.  After reading the sign, I bought one and took it [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:18-04:00November 18th, 2013|Ace Hardware, Articles about Your Home, Better Living with Andy Brinkley, Cleaning, Kitchen, Safety, What's New?|Comments Off on THE DISPOSAL GENIE ~ my new favorite gadget find!

Dish Drying Mats ’n More

We sell numerous brands and styles of Dish Drying Mats. I’ve passed by them many times and wondered about buying one to try.  Two weeks ago, I decided it was high time to bite the bullet so I took one home to see for myself why this is such a popular item. Let’s just say [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:19-04:00July 3rd, 2013|Articles about Your Home, Better Living with Andy Brinkley, Blogs & Articles, Cleaning, Kitchen, What's New for Your Home?, What's New?|Comments Off on Dish Drying Mats ’n More

WET&FORGET SHOWER Cleaner

SPRAY  Wet&Forget Shower ONLY ONCE A WEEK! JUST SPRAY AND WALK AWAY… NO MORE SCRUBBING OR WIPING… NO MORE BREATHING IN STRONG FUMES… Wet&Forget Shower's cleaning formula goes to work on contact and keeps your shower clean all week long with just one application. Just spray and forget it! Easy, once-a-week application Spray today, rinse [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:19-04:00May 17th, 2013|Articles about Your Home, Better Living with Andy Brinkley, Cleaning, What's New for Your Home?, What's New?|Comments Off on WET&FORGET SHOWER Cleaner

Waging war on my shower door

As I’ve said before, I moved this summer. I’ve always lived in homes with a shower in the tub and a shower curtain. This time, I moved to a home with a stall-type shower with glass on 2 sides. I had the opinion that I was trading up. Wrong! At first I quite liked my [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:23-04:00September 11th, 2012|Articles about Your Home, Better Living with Andy Brinkley, Blogs & Articles, Cleaning|Comments Off on Waging war on my shower door

How To Remove Paint From Brass Fixtures

Article Source:  wikiHow Older homes often have brass heating vent covers, window handles and locks, and door knobs that have been covered with paint. Here is a simple way to reveal your antique treasures and let them shine. Steps Remove the painted brass fixtures from the door or window. Place a few fixtures at a [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:30-04:00January 5th, 2012|Cleaning, DIY Repairs Indoors|Comments Off on How To Remove Paint From Brass Fixtures

The Problem With Furniture Polishes

by Donald C. Williams Senior Furniture Conservator, Conservation Analytical   There are several factors to weigh when considering polishes and waxes for use on furniture and other wooden objects. One critical fact is that commercial polishes and cleaning products are proprietary, and the constituents are rarely fully disclosed. These ingredients may be harmless or harmful [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:33-04:00October 5th, 2011|Cleaning|Comments Off on The Problem With Furniture Polishes

How To Get Rid of Scratches in Stainless Steel

Scratch-B-Gone There are various remedies using household products for removing scratches in your stainless steel.  However, on such an expensive investment as stainless steel appliances,we say "Take no chances - use what the professionals use!" Scratch-B-Gone offers a fantastic kit for Do-It-Yourself scratch removal, perfect for stainless kitchen appliances and outdoor grills.  The following video [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:33-04:00October 5th, 2011|Cleaning, DIY Repairs Indoors|Comments Off on How To Get Rid of Scratches in Stainless Steel
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