5 Rhode Island Hardware Stores for your Home Projects

Grab your tools, paint and other supplies from these local shops and get to work.

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This article was created in collaboration with Rhode Island Commerce.

This article has been updated from an earlier version that was published in April 2021.

Whether you’re painting the house, adding decorative door knobs or simply looking for a fun thing to build, these local hardware stores are happy to lend a hand. Drop by one of these five locations for friendly service and experienced staff recommendations.


Adler’s Design Center and Hardware

If you are looking for a vast selection of decorative and traditional hardware, Adler’s is the place to go. The company is also known for its high-quality paints and stains that are for interior and exterior uses. In-home design services are available.

Store Hours: Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The Decorating Department is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

The Details: 173 Wickenden St., Providence, 401-421-5157, adlersri.com


Depault’s Hardware

At Depault’s Hardware, customers will find a wide selection of paints, power equipment and gardening supplies. The company fixes small engines, windows, screens, locks and keys. The store also offers customized saws where individuals can design and build a saw that is right for them.

Store Hours: Open 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays.

The Details: 2000 Mendon Rd., Ste. 9, Cumberland, 401-333-9855, depaultshardware.com


Durfee Hardware

As a local business that started in 1930, Durfee Hardware provides you with all the necessary tools and services for success. Stop by to have blades sharpened, lamps repaired and paints matched. This store also customizes windows and tool rentals are available, too. Plus, if the store doesn’t have what you’re looking for, special order requests can be made.

Store Hours: Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays.

The Details: 65 Rolfe Sq., Cranston, 401-461-0800, durfeehardware.com


Newport Hardware

Drop by Newport Hardware for paints, cleaning supplies, electrical supplies, plumbing tools and seasonal extras such as rakes, shovels and fertilizers. The company also provides an assortment of helpful videos on their website to guide you through your potential projects such as sealing cracks and repairing leaky pipes.

Store Hours: Open 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays.

The Details: 1 Casino Ter., Newport, 401-849-9442, newporthardwareri.com


Ninigret Marine Hardware

If you are working on a boat project and need marine hardware, this is the place to go. Ninigret Marine Hardware carries all types of nuts and bolts, fasteners and hot-dipped galvanized hardware for marine builders. Additionally, they carry aluminum ladders, heavy duty dock wheels and much more.

Store Hours:  Open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The Details: 3964 South County Tr., Charlestown, 401-364-0200, ninigretmarine.com