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!
Is your home prepared to stand up against the upcoming cold weather? Well, there’s an easy, inexpensive way to immediately help keep your house warm. We’re talking about adding new weather stripping on your windows. Weather stripping prevents the windows from getting drafty, and it’s a nice upgrade to the old strips you’re currently using. Follow these step-by-step instructions to get started.Read more →
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.Read more →
Taking care of your lawn in the fall is one of the best ways to have a terrific looking lawn in the spring and summer. I know it seems funny to be worrying about the lawn as fall and winter are approaching but as the lawn goes to sleep in many parts of the country how you put it to bed really does make a difference. Here are some tips to follow.Read more →
Maryland winters bring snowstorms and less-than-pleasant temperatures. Before the winter weather truly kicks in this season, you’ll want to double check that your inside space is ready to conserve heat. From quick repairs to regular maintenance, there are many simple, low-cost solutions to winter-proofing your home. Follow these tips to keep your house at a comfortable temperature without cranking the thermostat.Read more →
As Marylanders, we know that living along the coast puts us at a higher risk for tropical storms and hurricanes. And, with those storms comes the potential for powerful winds, heavy rain, tornadoes, and substantial flooding. Therefore, as the Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1- November 30, all Marylanders can benefit from an emergency plan. Residents are encouraged to follow the guidelines and hurricane preparedness tips below to remain safe.Read more →
Wood fire ovens not only create functionality and versatility in your outdoor patio, but they also add an amazing layer of flavor to all of your favorite foods. Of course, there’s no denying that pizza tastes particularly exceptional when it comes out of a wood-fired brick oven. Although, have you ever wondered what other dishes you can you cook besides pizza? We’re thinking outside of the box on this one and expanding our culinary repertoire. So, get some inspiration and try out some sweet and savory wood fire recipes below.Read more →
Whether you’re camping in the woods or taking yourself on a relaxing fishing trip, you can’t forget the essentials. We’re talking everything you need to beat the incredible Maryland heat. Especially now, as we move past the record-breaking heatwave. At Cape Ace, we have the summer coolers, stainless steel tumblers, and other accessories you need to keep food and drinks cool. Read on to see how these products can enhance your summer activities.Read more →