May­field Hard­ware Com­pany

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WHAT

May­field Hard­ware Com­pany

WHERE

1115 Wash­ing­ton St. down­town, and 3173 U.S. High­way 278 in Cov­ing­ton

WHAT’S THERE

The Wash­ing­ton Street lo­ca­tion of­fers hard­ware, gifts, sta­tion­ary, cards, can­dles, jew­elry and housewares; you’ll find sim­i­lar of­fer­ings at the sec­ond lo­ca­tion, plus grills and more.

BEST SELLER

Brighten, Yan­kee Can­dles, and the Big Green Egg grills at the High­way 278 store, along with Ace Paint

WHY YOU SHOULD CARE

“We of­fer great prod- ucts and can re­late to the cus­tomers,” co-owner Ken­dra May­field said. “We talk them through prod­ucts to make sure they have what they need.”

YEARS IN BUSI­NESS

38

KEN­DRA’S QUOTE

“I feel like our busi­ness speaks for it­self. We are there for our cus­tomers and look for Amer­i­can-made prod­ucts. We care about the com­mu­nity and pro­vide goods and ser­vices.”

ORI­GINS

“May­field’s Hard­ware used to be called King’s Hard­ware. It was pur­chased by Lee and Pa­tri­cia May­field in 1973. It con­tin­ued to be af­fil­i­ated with Ace Hard­ware as well.” Ken­dra said.

HOURS

Wash­ing­ton Street hours: 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon­day-Satur­day; High­way 278 hours: 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mon­day-Satur­day and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun­day

LEARN MORE

Wash­ing­ton Street, call (770) 786-2546; High­way 278, call (770) 786-2550

Joy Bratcher / The Cov­ing­ton News

Ken­dra May­field and Pa­tri­cia May­field han­dle the busi­ness at May­field's Hard­ware Com­pany.

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