DIY City Guide: Tucson

The Old Pueblo has been an Ace Hardware town way before the big box retailers showed up. We’ve selected some local favorites as well as other vendors and shops that local diy enthusiasts have loved for years.
Hardware Stores
Ace Hardware
6959 E 22nd St, Tucson, AZ 85710
There are Ace Hardware stores throughout the area but this one has been around for years and has a loyal following. If you are an Eastsider you’ve most definitely visited this store for your home improvement needs.
Kent’s Tools
133 E. Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ 85705
You name it, they probably have it. New, used and surplus tools from over 500 manufacturers.

Manny’s West Congress Hardware
910 West Congress Street, Tucson, AZ 85745
Cactus Hardware Inc
1899 W Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ 85745
Kelley Bros Hardware Corp
870 S Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719
Specialize in Hollow Metal Doors and Frames, Wood Doors, Finish Hardware & Electronic Access Controls
Clyde Hardware
331 South Olsen Ave, Tucson, AZ 85711
Door and Cabinet Hardware and Decorative Plumbing
Grant Road Lumber
2543 East Grant Road, Tucson, AZ 85716
Founded in 1948. Grant Road Lumber handles everything from 2″ x 4’s” to finely crafted doors. They have a large selection of dimensional lumber in a variety of species including Douglas Fir, Spruce Pine Fir and Yellow Pine. Pressure treated #1 & #2 Southern Yellow Pine. Preserve and Preserve Plus Arsenic Free Pressure Treated lumber and plywood. Redwood, Timbers, peeled poles etc..
Gardening and Nurseries
Sunset Nurseries
5931 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85704
Huge selection of citrus trees. They also have glazed pottery in many colors and interesting metal sculptures. Or course cactus and native Southwestern plants are also available in spades.
Silverbell Nursery
2730 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85745
Knowledgeable and friendly staff. Been around for years and specialize in native plants and water-drought resistant shrubs.

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