Baltimore's top 3 hardware stores

Photo: Federal Hill Ace Hardware/Yelp

Looking to visit the top hardware stores around?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the most popular such retailers in Baltimore, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list. Read on for a rundown.

Winter is the top season of the year for consumer spending at retail and wholesale businesses across the Baltimore area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of marketing software and small business local advertising solutions. The average amount spent per customer transaction at Baltimore-area retail and wholesale businesses grew to $84 for the metro area in the winter of last year, 3% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. Federal Hill Ace Hardware

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First on the list is Federal Hill Ace Hardware. Located at 1214 Light St., the member of a national chain is the highest-rated hardware store in Baltimore, boasting 4.5 stars out of 30 reviews on Yelp. It also sells paint, as well as lawn and garden supplies.

2. Falkenhan's Hardware

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Next up is Hampden's Falkenhan's Hardware, at 3401 Chestnut Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 45 reviews on Yelp, the hardware and paint store has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Belle Paint & Hardware

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Finally, in Bolton Hill, check out Belle Paint & Hardware, which has earned five stars out of 12 reviews on Yelp. You can find the hardware and paint store at 240 McMechen St.

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