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Our Story

We are 50 years young. We started as a small store and with your help, quickly out-grew our building. We moved to Washington, NJ and never looked back. Several additions and adjacent land purchase allowed us to become what we are today. As your local 1 Stop, our store is a member of the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the industry. As part of a cooperative, every Ace Hardware store is independently owned. We are committed to being your 1 Stop "Helpful Place" by offering our customers knowledgeable advice, helpful service and quality products. As the helpful folks in your community, we promise that, "helping you is the most important thing we have to do today."

Meet the Team

Gary Hicken - President - 04-2019_cropped_600w

Gary Hicken


Second generation of the family business. Son of Len, who many of you knew. Has over 50 years of experience in the DIY market going back to the days of Channel Home Centers. Joined the family business in 1987.

Bret Haas - Store Manager - 04-2019

Bret Haas

Store Manager

Has lived all his life in the Washington area. An avid fisherman, hunter and trapper. Bret has been a valuable resource to all who come into the store for 9 years now.

Danielle Dorman - Floor Manager

Danielle Dorman

Floor Manager

Started with us while still in the local high school. She has grown in knowledge and responsibilities in the 8 years that she has blessed us with her presence. She is training in the medical field and her compassion for all that come to her shows it.

Brandon Cochran - Floor Manager

Brandon Cochran

Floor Manager

Local young man whose knowledge surpasses his age. He has only been here a few years but has shown the ability to help many with his knack for finding the right solution. Brandon is an avid Go-Kart racer.

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