Best of Chatham: Hardware General

For those of us who call Chatham County home, we know that our home is the best of many things. At the top of that list is support for area businesses, both new and old. Fresh to the Pittsboro scene is Hardware General, a TrueValue Local Home Improvement store. With its grand opening taking place in January 2021, customers can now shop in-store at their storefront, located at 386 East Street in Pittsboro. Your next home improvement project just got a lot less stressful. 

The Experts of Hardware General:

The experts at Hardware General are there to help with any and every DIY project you’re taking on. Ask their team about advice, tools, equipment and any products you may need. As a locally-owned business, shopping at Hardware General means supporting your neighbors, who, in turn, are there to serve our community. 

As part of the True Value Hardware brand, the company’s focus is on supporting growth and profitability for its independent hardware retailers, one of those being Pittsboro’s newest hardware retailer. Just one of the 4,600 independently-owned and operated retailers, the Pittsboro location abides by the same standards for its customers, offering:

  • An expansive product set with industry leading assortments at highly competitive prices
  • Superior product availability and delivery
  • A la carte value-added services, like their innovative marketing programs, eCommerce ship-to-store, store remodel support and True Value University

Now that you know what the True Value Hardware brand is all about, what will your experience be like in visiting your newest neighborhood location? 

The Products:

Your next DIY project is standing before you, a mountain of questions and confusion and stress. Take on that mountain one step at a time, with the folks at Hardware General, guiding you along the way. Here is a list of what you can expect to find inside!

  • Appliances & Electronics
  • Automotive
  • Building Specialties & Millwork
  • Christmas Trim, Stationery & Toys
  • Electrical & Lighting
  • Hand & Power Tools
  • Hardware & Farm Supplies
  • Housewares & Cleaning Supplies
  • Lawn & Garden
  • MRO, Commercial Cleaning & Safety
  • Outdoor Living & Power Equipment 
  • Outdoor Sports & Recreation
  • Paint & Home Decor
  • Plumbing & Heating Supplies
  • Rentals

Not wanting to add shopping in-store to your to-do list? You can shop online now from the comfort of your home! 


The hardest part of any project can be finding the motivation to begin. Contact the team at Hardware General with any questions you may have on how to get started or email them at

Hours for the Pittsboro location are Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Head inside and get started, we can’t wait to see what you create!