Hardware store

Gold: Ashley’s Hardware

40 Cambridge Ave. | truevalue.com/ashleyhardware/home.aspx | 719.561.1282

This South Side store has a loyal following. In a tight marketplace, local do-it-yourselfers say they trust the real world knowledge of Ashley’s staff,  noting they generally can talk customers through any repair or question.

Silver: Lowe’s

Two locations to serve you | lowes.com

Bronze: Mesa Hardware

255500 E. US Highway 50