Hardware stores stock tools, cleaning products, paint, and plumbing supplies to renovate homes, offices, and outer-space tree houses. Fix up orbiting shelters with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of home-improvement supplies at True Value on 17th, near Dupont Circle.
True Value stocks shelves with tools, garden supplies, and other home-improving products for a plethora of abode augmentations. Barricade backyards against swing-set hogs with cedar espalier trellises, which train bushes to create protective walls ($17.99). Devoted DIYers can grab 32-ounce ball pein hammers ($20.99) to bang together scaffolding or use telescopic hedge shears ($29.99) to re-shape shrubbery into leafy, larger-than-life busts of Millard Fillmore. Or, acquire several solar-powered garden lights ($6.49 each) and fuse them together to form attractive, eco-friendly hanging lanterns.
Homeowning handymen can also visit True Value's Idea House online for a room-by-room, step-by-step guide to home projects, such as ridding the house of rodents, building window gardens, and juggling open paint cans while blindfolded.
Forty-seven Yelpers give True Value on 17th a 4.5-star average:
1623 17th St. NW
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