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Public Hardware Inc.

4.1

505 N Mangum St
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 688-4321
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Photo of Mack Cyrus Mack Cyrus
Sep 24, 2018 5

Great local store. Amazing selection...what don't they have? Staff on point and very helpful. Prices competitive. The Anti-Home Teapot.

Photo of Cheryl Shiflett Cheryl Shiflett
Dec 8, 2018 5

This hardware store has those old fashioned hard to find anymore items. From lamp oil to fireplace tools and just about anything else you can think of but can't find, they've got it. The friendly employees are helpful at solving problems too. Plenty of free parking right outside the door.

Photo of Jim J Jim J
Sep 30, 2018 5

If you turn a wrench or strike a nail on occasion, you owe it to yourself to visit Public Hardware. This is the kind of place that will never go out of style - even in the time of the big-box home improvement stores – because they have *exactly* what you need, in the quantities you need it. I recently finished a 9,000-lb winch installation on my Jeep, and I needed an extra 4 Grade 8 washers to safely mount it; my options were Amazon Prime, where I’d pay a lot more for a package of 100 washers when I needed four, or making a trip to Lowe’s or Home Depot where I’d have a 25% chance of finding the right parts and probably have to settle for a lesser quality if I did. PH had exactly what I needed, and as I strolled the aisles I managed to find a few other items that I could use as well. They’re the real deal.

Photo of Stephen Juckett Stephen Juckett
Dec 5, 2018 5

I go to public Hardware maybe 3 or 4 times a week and I think it's the most amazing thing I've ever seen they have anything and everything and even the jelly donuts are the best I've ever had there is so good I wish I could have them tomorrow

Photo of Nathaniell Hopson Nathaniell Hopson
Mar 6, 2019 4

Real friendly and will help to find what you need.

Photo of white majik white majik
Oct 30, 2018 5

Very knowledgeable staff. I've been personally dealing with them for years and years. They have everything under the sun plus more.

Photo of John Dinyari John Dinyari
Jul 9, 2019 5

Always seem to have what I need from replacement wheelbarrow tires to hard to find hardware fittings. Now are stocking some nice looking yard furniture. I like supporting local businesses.

Photo of John Bellicker John Bellicker
Oct 29, 2019 5

Very friendly. Well stocked. If they dont have it, they will get it for you.I needed an obscure stove pipe, they ordered it and had it in 2 days time.

Photo of Benjamin Palmer Benjamin Palmer
Dec 16, 2019 5

nice folks. saw that i was a hardware noob and stopped me from buying fine threaded nuts with the standard threaded bolts i had. will be going back.

Photo of Chris Garvey Chris Garvey
Jan 24, 2020 5

A huge variety of different hardware products, some hard to find old style screws and other hard to find items.

Photo of Bobby Gunder Bobby Gunder
Jun 6, 2020 5

Great Store,You will never get the service&knowledge at those big chain stores&they are way better priced!! Long Live The Hardware Store!!!!

Photo of Bryan Korynta Bryan Korynta
Jul 12, 2020 5

I have worked with Public Hardware for over 2 years now, and have always recieved the best service from everyone. It definitely is a family business, and you are always welcomed. They definitely go out of their way to make sure I get what I need. Thanks for the great service.

Photo of Kelvin. this is his best Jones Kelvin. this is his best Jones
Jul 21, 2020 5

Buster and his son calls me little Kelly. My wife and I thinks the world of Buster. He is fair honest and funny. I hate seeing bad reviews because they go the extra mile to hep everone. Please show Public respect because they work hard to please everyone.

Photo of Tania Tania
Jul 22, 2020 5

Living in NJ during these unexpected times calls for unexpected measures. We’ve been searching for a specific anti bacterial spray, but were unable to find it anywhere. Lo and behold, it’s available in NC of all places! I called and was told the young lady that handles orders would call me right back. She sure did! I placed an order and received great customer service. I don’t know if it’s a southern thing or a Public Hardware thing, but I wish more businesses were run this way. They definitely raised the bar and I look forward to ordering more from them soon. Thanks again, Lauren!

Photo of Castro Castro
Aug 10, 2020 5

Friendly people in a relaxed environment. It was a little busier than usual today so some people had to wait a while, but for FFL transfers, they've taken care of me right after stepping in the door. The owner, or the gentleman who seems to be the owner, is courteous and easy to converse with. If you're in a rush, it may not be the quickest, but for picking up FFL transfers, they've been great to work with. My go to for all my transfers for the foreseeable future.

Photo of Tania Tania
Jul 22, 2020 5

Living in NJ during these unexpected times calls for unexpected measures. We’ve been searching for a specific anti bacterial spray, but were unable to find it anywhere. Lo and behold, it’s available in NC of all places! I called and was told the young lady that handles orders would call me right back. She sure did! I placed an order and received great customer service. I don’t know if it’s a southern thing or a Public Hardware thing, but I wish more businesses were run this way. They definitely raised the bar and I look forward to ordering more from them soon. Thanks again, Lauren!