Meet Office Manager Lisa Garton

Meet Office Manager Lisa Garton, a proud member of the Dot’s family—she has been with Dot’s Ace Hardware for a little over a year! What’s your background/experience? I’ve always worked retail/customer service, but never before in the hardware field. Growing up a mechanic’s daughter and spending most of my childhood under the hood of a…

Dot’s Ace Hardware Christmas Tree Angels

As you’re out doing your Black Friday shopping (or if you’re at home shopping in your pajamas), would you consider helping us provide a merry Christmas for several individuals who are in need? We’re gathering Christmas gifts for two children and a senior citizen this holiday season. If you’d like to help us make their…

Time to Talk Turkey

Can we talk turkey for just a minute? Yeah, we know it’s kind of early, but if you’re like us, you’re planning to do a trial run of your Thanksgiving bird so you know you’ll end up with turkey perfection on the big day. Who wants to end up with dry, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation-style…

Inspiration: Fall Front Doors

Tomorrow is the first day of Fall, ya’ll!  If you’re like us you’re ready to start decorating and welcoming the best season of the year in hopes that the weather change will soon follow. Check out these fun front door/porch ideas that we found on Pinterest and get inspired to decorate your own home or…

These 5 Things Will Get Your Lawn Ready for Fall/Winter

“Feed” Your Lawn Feeding your lawn a couple of times during the fall and winter will help it be more lush when next spring rolls around. Look for a “weed and feed” type product that will act as a weed killer and give your grass stronger, thicker roots in the spring. Out With the Old…

Five Ways to Use Amy Howard One Step Paint

Now that the end of summer is in sight, we’re starting to think about DIY projects (that will be much more tolerable in cooler temps). If you’ve been in our store and browsed our paint section, hopefully you’ve seen the Amy Howard One Step Paint on its cute display near the front. This paint is…

Meet Store Manager Devin Davis

If you’re a regular at Dot’s Ace Hardware, this may be a familiar face. Devin Davis was recently named Store Manager, but she has been with the company for almost seven years now (wow!). In honor of her new position, we asked Devin to tell us about working at Dot’s, and you can tell—she really…

Dot’s Knows Dads: 3 Ideas for Father’s Day Gift-Giving

Dad, Daddy, Father, Grandpa, PawPaw, whatever you call him, his day is coming. What better place to look for something great for Father’s Day than your local (& locally owned) hardware store! Here are our tips to show him you care with a special gift this Father’s Day. 1. Get a gift that complements something…

Make the Most of Your Traeger Grill With These Accessories

In honor of our upcoming Traeger sale (Have you heard? They’re $50-$100 off June 7-18!), we’ve made a list of a few Traeger accessories you’ll definitely want to snag for your—or Dad’s—brand new grill. Traeger Grill Cover Pictured:  Traeger Lil Tex/Pro 22 Grill Cover, $59.99 You’re making a great investment when you buy a Traeger…

What Makes Traeger Grills Different?

If you’ve been into our store lately, you’ve probably seen that we have a LOT of grills. Black ones, bronze ones, and let’s not forget those green ones. If you’re new to grilling you may be asking yourself, what’s the difference between these?! Today we are highlighting one of our favorite brands, Traeger. What makes…

Wow Mom With These Unique Mother’s Day Gifts

Sure, what mom doesn’t love a bouquet and a nice brunch? This year, though, try branching out! Mimosas aside, Mother’s Day is about showing your mom that you care and you appreciate her. This year, show her you care by surprising her with an unexpected gift that’s as useful as it is delightful. 1. YETI!…

Sun’s Out, Keep Bugs Out: Window Screen Repair

Ahh, spring. Aside from the occasional tornado warning, this is one of the prettiest times of year in the South. One hallmark of a Texas spring are warm (but not too warm), breezy, sunny days. And what do we all want to do on a breezy, warm day? Fling our windows open and let the…