Broadway Hardware provides professional products
Posted By Sparta Live | September 3, 2002 12:00 am
Consumers looking for quality home and garden products at affordable prices may find themselves exploring the shelves at Broadway Hardware on Spring Street.
David and Geraldene Wilkerson are the proud owners of Broadway Hardware. They purchased the store in August of 1984, and David Wilkerson said the store originated in the downtown area of Sparta, where it received the original name. Although the business relocated to 614 N. Spring Street, the name stayed the same.
David Wilkerson said, “We have quality products at competitive prices.”
With the variety of products on hand, the employees have to keep up with the inventory on a daily basis. David’s brothers, Bob and Harold Wilkerson, also work at the store. David said Bob has managed the store for years and Harold works part-time.
A wide variety of products include push brooms, rakes, shovels, mops, horse shoes, pad locks, gloves, electrical and plumbing supplies, hardware, rope, nuts and bolts, furnace filters, oil cans, knives, flags and many other materials.
Shelves are lined with light bulbs, which are from 4 to 400 watts and fluorescent light bulbs start at eight inches and run through 96 inches in length.
For home interior projects, the store offers Grayseal paint in a wide variety of colors, along with paint brushes and rollers.
With the fall season about to begin, the merchants offer wood stoves and stove pipe, along with various fittings. There is black and galvanized steel pipe readily available for pipe needs. The yard and garden products are made by Union Tool.
Beautiful crockery, which is hand turned, from Marsh, Texas, line several store shelves which can be seen from the roadway, inviting customers inside. There are pitchers, plates, bowls, butter churns, and other various items. The Wilkersons also offer a wide assortment of cast iron products, which include various items such as skillets, cornbread pans and Dutch ovens.
With friendly smiles and a helpful hand, the Wilkersons are ready to assist the consumer with their needs and locate the exact items for which they are looking.