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!

6 Essential Winter Grilling Tips

6 Essential Winter Grilling Tips

When the cold settles over Annapolis, serving up tantalizing BBQ might seem like an impossible feat. But, it’s more than possible, even as snowflakes dance around your head. If you’re a grilling enthusiast, you know that nothing – not even the biting cold – can keep you away from your grill. Here at Cape Ace, we applaud your dedication. In fact, we think more people should make use of their grills in winter. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of winter grilling tips designed to get you outside and cooking during the cold season.

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2018 Holiday Gift-Giving Guide

2018 Holiday Gift-Giving Guide

When the weather turns colder and the days get shorter, it’s time to start thinking about the season of giving. As the holidays draw nearer, you might find yourself already scrambling to come up with ideas for the special people in your life. Have no fear – Cape Ace Hardware is here to help your holiday shopping go smoothly. In this 2018 holiday gift-giving guide, we outline some nifty ideas for the DIY enthusiast, entertainer, gardener or pet lover on your shopping list.

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5 Annapolis Holiday Events You Don’t Want to Miss

5 Annapolis Holiday Events You Don’t Want to Miss

Planning a visit to Annapolis this holiday season? Excellent choice – Naptown was named one of the best places to visit during the holidays by Travel + Leisure. From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, there’s always something going on in America’s Sailing Capital. Here are 5 can’t-miss Annapolis holiday events.

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3 Easy Wall Art Projects for Your Home

3 Easy Wall Art Projects for Your Home

If you have an empty wall that you just don’t know what to do with, get creative with some DIY wall art projects. They’re the perfect way to add personality and style to any room. Whether you just moved into a new home or simply want to change up the décor, now’s a perfect time.

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Proper Installation of Smoke Alarms and CO Alarms

Proper Installation of Smoke Alarms and CO Alarms

Smoke alarms are one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from fire and gas. Alarms are small, fairly easy to install, and can help save your life in the event of an emergency. However, it’s important to install and maintain them correctly. Otherwise, they may not work as well as they should. Here are some tips regarding the installation of smoke alarms and CO alarms in your home.

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Cape Ace has Poo~Pourri!

Cape Ace has Poo~Pourri!

Cape Ace has all you would expect from a normal hardware store, but we believe in going above what is considered “normal.” We are notorious for stocking items that surprise our customers, often having them chuckling in the aisles or leaving them astonished, bewildered, and grateful for

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Annual Home Maintenance Checklist

Annual Home Maintenance Checklist

Living in the Maryland area means you have to prep your home for all four seasons. Not to mention, the unpredictable weather that occurs within each Maryland season. Whether you live in Cape St. Claire or the surrounding areas, you can benefit from a home maintenance checklist.

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Best Tips on Caulking Any Surface

Best Tips on Caulking Any Surface

If it’s your first time caulking, it’s normal to feel a little overwhelmed. With so many different tubes and tools to choose from, how do you know which type to use? And how do you know if you’re applying it right? We’ll help answer those questions with a few tips on caulking. So, whether you’re a first-time homeowner or just want to improve your technique, you’ll be caulking like a pro in no time.

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Up Your BBQ Game with These Summer Grilling Recipes

Up Your BBQ Game with These Summer Grilling Recipes

Nothing says summer quite like these three little letters: B-B-Q. Whether you’re a grilling novice or an experienced pitmaster, try out something new this season with these summer grilling recipes. You might even discover your new favorite BBQ recipe.

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5 Simple DIY Bathroom Projects to Do This Weekend

5 Simple DIY Bathroom Projects to Do This Weekend

When considering easy DIY projects, people often overlook the room in which they spend a reasonable amount of time each day: the bathroom. Between getting ready for work and unwinding with a relaxing soak in the tub, the bathroom sees its fair share of use. That’s why it’s important that the space is a place of comfort and relaxation. If your existing bathroom has the opposite effect, a few simple changes can make a world of difference. Here are five DIY bathroom projects that will give your bathroom a makeover without breaking the bank.

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