About Us

Welcome to family owned and operated DG Ace Hardware Stores, where your satisfaction has been the Schaefer family's #1 Priority for over 25 years. Every visit to our stores combines a trip down memory lane with state-of-the-art products and services.

We have the claw hammer your grandpa used and a vibration-free hammer for the journeyman carpenter, whether you are looking for Craftsman hand tools or a professional grade drill-driver to build a three level deck, DG Ace Hardware Stores are your Solution Destination.


We Have Keys For

  • Boats
  • Planes
  • Construction Equipment
  • Industrial Equipment
  • Motorcycles
  • Scooters
  • Antique Cars
  • Safes
  • Padlocks
  • Door Locks
  • Mailboxes
  • Cylindrical Alarm Keys
  • Cabinets & Office Furniture
  • Automobile Chip & Laser Cut Keys

Paint and Plumbing Professionals

We have the highest quality, most recognized paint and finish brands such as Valspar, Rust-Oleum, Clark & Kensington and Ace Paint, MinWax, Krylon and more.

Our experienced Paint Pros will help you decide on finishes, color coordination and give you preparation and application tips. Our custom color matching is second to none, just bring in your favorite swatch, chip or wallpaper sample and we'll match it!


Family Owned and Operated

Outdoor Entertaining means DG Hardware Stores can make magic in your backyard with dozens of grills and furniture choices that are assembled and delivered for free. And, don't forget a high-strength, long-life Rubbermaid or Suncast shed to store your toys when it's time to go in. Nurturing your yard and garden has never been easier or more convenient with our complete line of fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides and we can even help you take care of larger visitors like opossum, raccoons and even deer.


The Products You Rely Upon

As a family owned and operated business we work continuously to provide the highest level of customer service and quality products to our friends and neighbors in Sarasota Florida; and St Charles and Aurora Illinois. If you have questions or concerns you can be assured that a member of the family is only a phone call away.

Our Sales Pros, Managers and Customer Service staff are continuously trained and evaluated on their product knowledge, communications skills and customer service practice so that you can be sure you will find both the products you need and the right advice about how to use them in a courteous and comfortable atmosphere.


A Wide Range of In-Store Services

  • The largest selection of keys in town
  • Transponder chip and laser (sidewinder) keys while you wait
  • Screen and vinyl window repair and replacement
  • Screen and spline by-the-foot
  • Blade sharpening (knives, scissors, loppers, hedge clippers, axes and more)
  • We'll personally replace bulbs and batteries in flashlights or remotes
  • Propane exchange
  • Glass and acrylic cut-to-size services
  • By-the-foot wire, tubing, coaxial cables, CAT 5, telephone line and rope
  • PVC, copper, galvanized and flexible tubing by-the-foot
  • Bulk filter media for HVAC and aquariums
  • Lamp and electric device rewiring and repairs