Tips & Tricks

Cape Ace Hardware strives to be more than just your local hardware store. We work hard to make sure you have the tools and equipment you need both online and offline. That is why we created Tips and Tricks for you to have more resources at your fingertips. Here you will find trends, DIY home hacks, seasonal tips and more!

Lighting Ideas for Your Home

Lighting Ideas for Your Home

Every homeowner dreams of creating a space that is warm, inviting and cozy. And whether you are planning a home remodel or preparing to sell, there are numerous ways to make your home a little more “homey”. Lighting, for instance, can easily complement the comfort and appeal of your home. Not to mention, learning how to add lighting to the home can increase the value as well. Check out a few lighting ideas for your home below to keep the inspiration flowing.

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Fun DIY Projects with Concrete

Fun DIY Projects with Concrete

Concrete may not be the first material you think of when it comes to DIY projects, but it’s surprisingly versatile. Whether you’re tackling a big or small project, you can make various fun and useful household items using concrete. Many of which only require a single bag of concrete mix. So, if you’re looking for a non-traditional DIY project, look no further than DIY projects with concrete. Your weekend is officially planned out!

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Green DIY Projects for your Home

Green DIY Projects for your Home

Owning a home is a luxury, as well as a fun experience. And, having a home that is environmentally friendly is an even better experience! If you are looking for ways to make your home and yard a little greener, read further for some green DIY projects. These projects are a simple, easy, and fun way to do your part for the environment. Choose one or try them all, and create a green living space right in your own home.

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Painting Ideas for Any Room

Painting Ideas for Any Room

When it comes to changing up the look of your home, nothing is more affordable or does the trick quite like paint. Paint can be used in several ways to change the style of any room, from painting the walls to the furniture and beyond. Here are a few fun and easy painting ideas for DIY projects in the home.

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How to Regrout Your Bathroom Tile

How to Regrout Your Bathroom Tile

There are many reasons why you might need to regrout your bathroom tile. The installer might have done a poor job during installation. Your grout might be failing due to old age or overuse. Or, perhaps you are simply interested in regrouting it for a different look. Whatever your reason, regrouting your bathroom tile is easier than it looks. Primarily, mildew and other factors can do a great deal of damage to grout over time. So, if your bathroom tile is ready to be regrouted, follow these tips on how to tackle the job.

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After Christmas Décor Ideas

After Christmas Décor Ideas

The new year has begun and the holiday decorations are slowly coming down. Although, with little work, your holiday decorations can transform beautifully into wintertime décor, which can last throughout the season. For instance, neutral metallics, natural elements, and snow-inspired trinkets can help you create stunning after Christmas décor. This year, decorating your table, mantle, and the front door is a breeze.

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Guide to Painting Kitchen Cabinets

Guide to Painting Kitchen Cabinets

As the new year begins, many people are writing down projects and goals they want to accomplish for the year. One of those goals may be to get started on your home renovations and updates. When it comes to giving your kitchen a face lift, painting kitchen cabinets a new color can be an easy and affordable way to approach the project. Whether you want to give your cabinets a faux finish or simply freshen up the look, here are some tips to remember when painting your kitchen cabinets.

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Christmas and Holiday Decorations at Cape Ace

Christmas and Holiday Decorations at Cape Ace

Every holiday celebration needs seasonal decorations to make the home feel cozy and festive, as well as raise your holiday spirits. Stringing up Christmas lights and setting up the Christmas tree are just a few ways to boost morale and create lasting family memories. Luckily, it doesn’t have to cost a fortune to make your house look like a Macy’s department store during the holidays. Our holiday decorations at Cape Ace will help you to capture the feeling of a Winter Wonderland that is sure to leave you ‘merry and oh so bright’.

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DIY Holiday Decorations for the Holiday Table

DIY Holiday Decorations for the Holiday Table

From the roasted turkey to the tasty pies, Thanksgiving is a lovely holiday that brings friends and family together. When preparing for the holiday food, don’t forget to choose the right decorations for the holiday table. There are many DIY options to help you create the perfect setup. You will not only have a beautiful setting for the meal, but you are sure to have fun in the process! Read on to see the many examples you can use to create a visually stunning holiday table.

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What Kind of Paint Do I Use?

What Kind of Paint Do I Use?

When painting furniture or rooms of your home, you may be wondering what kind of paint to use. Most people do not have vast painting experience so the average home owner has a minimal understanding when choosing a paint type for a particular project. There are various formats of paint to pick from and you want to be sure you choose the right option for your project. Below is a small guide on paint types and how they can be used in the home.

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