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Your Local Hardware Store! Visit Us in Indianapolis!

If you haven’t yet, come see for yourself why so many homeowners and do-it-yourselfers hereabouts have made Cardwell Do-it Best Home Center their preferred Indy hardware store. We are located at 3205 Madison Avenue and has been serving customers in the greater Indianapolis area (Gateway South, Garfield Park, Beech Grove, Southport, Greenwood, southside) since 1945.

 Cardwell Home Center

We specialize in product availability, the best prices, and face-to-face personal attention. We have the edge on some of the “big boys” too – for many reasons, we’re a locally owned and operated store that will be here for many years to come. Cardwell Home Center staff are your friends and neighbors. And we feel strongly that providing you with the very best products and services is simply the neighborly thing to do!

Cardwell’s offers a complete line of hardware (Hillman, National, Kwikset, Skil, Stanley Tools, Black & Decker), lawn & garden products (Scotts Lawn Care, Ames, Jonathan Green, Ortho, Miracle-Gro), paint store (Pratt & Lambert, Sherwin Williams, Kilz), plumbing (Shark Bite, PEX, Plumb Shop, Delta, Copper Tubing), electrical (Leviton, Southwire), nuts, bolts, fasteners, roofing supply materials, and for everyone from the do-it-yourself homeowner to the professional contractor and home builder.

Cardwell Home Center is the largest discount roofing shingles supplier in the Midwest: Dimensional, Architectural, Economy, Seconds, Blemished, Discontinued, Asphalt and Fiberglass shingles at factory direct wholesale prices.

Our in-store inventory is impressive. But what if you don’t find what you want here? No worries! Our employees can get it for you pronto, shipped from our warehouse. With our no-cost Ship-to-Store policy, you won’t pay any extra to get it. And with more than 67,000 warehoused products readily available to us, we will get you every product you need when you need it for any DIY projects you may have.

Not sure which product you need? We’re here for you. It’s that “neighborly” thing, you know! We feel that when you show us your personal attention, we believe you should have ours – especially considering our know-how may make a difference. This is why Cardwell Do-it Best Home Center staff members also are quick to answer your questions about how you should use the products we have. Don’t worry: if we’re chatting up a first-timer or a pro, we speak your language.

Of course, we also offer lots of other services you’ll be thankful for. Check ’em out! While you’re here, please ask about our special offers.

 Cardwell Home Center

Cardwell Home Center has been a Do It Best Corp. member since 1991. Based in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Do It Best Corp. is the only full-service U.S.-based, member-owned hardware, lumber and building materials buying co-operative in the home improvement industry.  With annual sales of more than $3 billion dollars, Do It Best Corp. serves more than 3,700 independent retailers located all across America and in more than in 57 foreign countries.

It’s all this that makes us more than a typical hardware store. Come visit us … and allow us to help you succeed on your next home improvement project.