I was amazed of the amount of screws and fasteners they stock, common screws and speciality stuff they have everything and the prices are better the any home center.
I bought a couple hunting rifles here, and the owner went to allot of trouble getting me what i wanted, the two things i bought were on consignment so he wasn't making allot of money but still took the time to help me with allot of misc things.
I had to fix some plumbing on a kitchen sink, were the owners told me white bowmans had worked on they took solder wire and tied up a leaking drain pipe instead of replacing it with a new one telling the owner its a lot of money that they didn't need to spend, pretty poor repair job!!
Were most sign company's do just vinyl letters nowadays alladin is not afraid to pick up a paint brush he is one of the most talented artist in the business
stevenson lumber is one stop shopping, they have a large trim work warehouse they stock any size door so you do have to wait for it to be ordered, and they stock more varieties of molding then any other yard I've seen.
bruno has been selling and installing garage doors for twenty years. He doesn't hurry thru an installation he takes the time to make sure the job is done right.
One time a piece of glass on a fireplace door shattered, one glass shop said they couldn't do it and we found naugatuck glass they were able to order the glass we needed and installed it in the frame
porta door can do major jobs or like the time i needed two doors made for a built in cabinet. another time i just needed a piece of cherry wood for a job they were happy to help me out, and i wont forget that.
I've used Bushka lumber many times, they have been around for many years and there service is old fashioned, friendly, and reliable. there prices are compatible.
I had to do a job were i had to match some old wrought iron railing and i was given custom ironworks number by my lumberyard. He came and measured the railing and three days later it was installed and it matched perfectly