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Make Dinner with a New Gas Grill, Forget Take-Out!

Joseph Coupal - Monday, April 06, 2020

You've certainly been cooking dinner more often than usual, or perhaps you've been spending too much money on take-out. Make eating at home fun again by grilling up a hamburger or delicious steak on an outdoor gas grill.

Gas grills have become the grill of choice because they are convenient and efficient. And, today’s gas grills are even more convenient and user friendly than ever. Right now, the GrillPro gas grill is on-sale at Monnick Supply for $199!

Experienced grillers love to grill with gas, but gas grills are also great for the novice. They heat up quickly, there are no challenging coals to deal with and the temperature is easy to control. Light the grill when you are ready to grill, they are easy to light which makes it much easier to make a healthy grilled meal for dinner tonight.

Enjoy the convenience of a new gas grill. You’re cooking for the family, make something delicious tonight!

For more details, contact Monnick Supply in Framingham and Marlborough, MA.

Stay Busy with DIY Paint Projects

Joseph Coupal - Monday, March 30, 2020
Monnick Supply  in Marlborough, Framingham, MA

Being safe also means being at home. That means that all those painting projects you have been anxious to start are driving you crazy! Start your next interior painting project now. At Monnick Supply enjoy color and design expertise that will help you create beautiful interiors and get insights on the best Benjamin Moore paint for your specific project.

The right interior paint can turn any room in your home into an extraordinary space. Be inspired by vibrant hues and stunning color combinations.

Need ideas?

  • Enhance Your Home Office - Fuel productivity and ignite creativity with a brand new hue.
  • Paint Your Front Door - Give your front door a dose of color.
  • Chalkboard Wall Ideas - Add a design edge to any room, in any color.
  • Paint Kitchen Cabinets - Keep your kitchen cabinets looking beautiful.
  • Stain Your Deck - Transform your deck with a range of color and opacities.
  • Stain Outdoor Furniture - Stain your exterior furniture in a weekend.

Looking for help with your painting project? Contact Monnick Supply in Framingham and Marlborough, MA

We are also offering free delivery in Marlborough and Framingham as well as curbside service.

Shopping Locally at Your Essential Hardware Store is More Important Than Ever

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Monnick Supply in Marlborough and Framingham

As a majority of retailers shut down to curb the spread of coronavirus, hardware stores are considered essential business and can remain open. Now more than ever we are beginning to understand the importance of shopping locally. We ask you, our neighbors, if you are doing any work around your home while you are at home through this crisis, to please shop at Monnick Supply in Marlborough and Framingham.

It might seem unreasonable to think you can pick up a can of paint or mulch, lawn fertilizer, seeds, and more right now. But much like grocery stores, hardware stores are deemed essential and permitted to be open. And, as a locally owned, family owned and operated hardware store, would like to express our appreciation that our doors remain open.

Monnick also has a full equipment rental department available. We rent everything from drain augers to wallpaper steamers to mini excavators. Monnick also has a full-service repair shop to get your spring equipment ready! We repair items from chainsaws and trimmers to lawn tractors and commercial lawn equipment. We are also offering free delivery in Marlboro and Framingham as well as curbside service.

As an essential retailer to the Marlborough and Framingham families and businesses we serve, Monnick Supply is committed to keeping both of our stores open during this time of crisis. Contact us.

Spring Lawn Care Plan with Scotts

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, March 17, 2020

The weather is warming up and soon it will be time to start thinking about spring lawn care.

1. Clean Up

Kick off the growing and mowing season with a quick spring cleaning. Grab a lawn rake to rake out dead grass and dead remnants of annual grassy weeds, such as crabgrass, goosegrass, and barnyard grass. Pick up any sticks or other debris that has accumulated on the lawn over winter.

2. Mow High

Double-check your mower deck height, and position it to cut grass at the highest possible setting for your grass type. Cutting high encourages grass plants to grow thicker with deeper roots, which creates a lawn of healthy grass that will help to crowd out weeds.

3. Apply Fertilizer

Lawns wake up from winter dormancy with an appetite. Apply Scotts® Turf Builder® Triple Action. Not only will it feed and strengthen your lawn, but it also kills weeds like dandelions and clover and prevents future weeds. Feed again two months later with Scotts® Turf Builder® Lawn Food to keep grass lush and strong. With all products, be sure to follow label directions.

Be sure, too, that you have just the right spreader for your lawn. The super-simple Scotts® Whirl™ Hand-Powered Spreader is great for small yards, while the larger Scotts® Turf Builder® Edgeguard® DLX Broadcast Spreader will easily cover lawns up to 15,000 square feet. For even bigger lawns, turn to the Scotts® Elite Spreader, which can hold enough fertilizer for up to 20,000 square feet.

4. Beat Weeds

Spot-treat dandelions or wild violets using Scotts® Spot Weed Control For Lawns. This weed killer controls weeds without harming grass. By spraying, you avoid disturbing grass roots and unearthing dormant weed seeds, both of which can happen when you hand-weed.

5. Patch and Thicken

Repair bare spots in both cool- and warm-season turf using Scotts® EZ Seed®. Timing is crucial for success: Aim for an early spring sowing for cool-season grass and a late spring sowing for warm-season grass. If your lawn is worn and thin, thicken it by overseeding. In the north, overseed with Scotts® Turf Builder® Thick’R Lawn™ , a product specially designed for thickening up thin lawns that combines grass seed, fertilizer, and a soil improver into an easy-to-use product that is applied with a Scotts® spreader. In the south, use the appropriate Scotts® Turf Builder® Grass Seed product for your grass type, and get your new grass off to a good start by using Scotts® Turf Builder® Starter® Food for New Grass.

For more information, contact Monnick Supply in Marlborough and Framingham, MA.

Neighborhood Hardware Store Open House!

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Monnick Supply in Framingham and Marlborough, MA - Open House

For more information, contact Monnick Supply in Framingham and Marlborough, MA.

Quiet Push Lawn Mowers because Spring is on the Way!

Joseph Coupal - Monday, March 02, 2020
Monnick Supply in Marlborough and Framingham, MA - Snapper 21725Q

Count on dependable mowing with a Snapper Quiet Series lawn mower, powered by a Briggs & Stratton Engine. This lawn mower features Briggs & Stratton Quiet Power Technology, cutting sound pollution up to 50% and a 3-in-1 mulch/bag/side discharge 21-inch steel deck that helps make mowing effortless. Single-speed, variable speed and push lawn mower models are available so you can mow at your own pace.

Quiet Power Technology

A quieter engine means a quieter mowing experience, cutting sound by up to 50%

Mulching, Bagging or Side Discharge

Single lever, 7 height-of-cut adjustment to achieve just the right cut for your lawn quickly and easily. Plus, the deck is versatile enough to go from mulching to bagging to side discharge in no time.

Variable Drive Systems

With push, single speed and variable speed self-propelled options the QPT series has the power to help you get the job done. Features vary by model.

Engine Innovations

Each QPT Series model features an innovative Briggs & Stratton feature, like Just Check & Add™ for no more oil changes, or ReadyStart that guarantees a start in just 2 pulls. Features vary by model.

For more information on Snapper Lawn Mowers, contact Monnick Supply in Marlborough and Framingham, MA.

Snapper HI VAC Lawn Mowers Efficiently Cuts and Bags your Grass

Joseph Coupal - Monday, February 24, 2020
Snapper P2185020

A great mower for bagging fans, the HI VAC® Mower Deck with its vacuum-like suction efficiently cuts and bags your grass. HI VAC Walk Mowers give your yard an ultra clean finish. This Snapper 21" walk-behind lawn mower also features a rear wheel drive system with high 10" rear wheels for superior traction on hills and thick grass. The reliable Briggs & Stratton Professional Series™ OHV Engine keeps you going strong with professional-grade features, including ReadyStart® technology, quieter operation and increased durability.

Dependable Power

The Briggs & Stratton Professional Series™ OHV Engine combines professional-grade power and performance with homeowner-friendly ease-of-use. Strong, quiet and durable, this engine comes standard with the ReadyStart® starting system: No priming. No choking. Just pull and go.

Grass Gripper Mower Traction

Rear-wheel drive improves walk-behind mower traction. The smooth-turn differential helps ensure easy maneuverability without damaging your grass.

Efficient Bagging

Similar to a vacuum, the HI VAC® Mower Deck efficiently cuts and sucks up grass clippings for a clean finish. The secret to the HI VAC® mower's cut is its unique blade and rolled deck edge that generates a large volume of air and creates suction.

Comfort Zone

Whether it's the speed select or the cup holder, the operator zone has everything within easy reach.

Durable Construction

Rugged solid steel front axle and stamped steel mower deck provide long-lasting performance season after season.

Better Maneuverability

10" high rear wheels easily glide through tall, thick grass.

Easily Pick the Cut

Change the height-of-cut with easy-to-use adjustment handles. Select the ideal cutting height for your lawn.

Tried and True

Snapper's proven disc drive transmission is a dependable speed adjustment system. Its higher wheel torque and control provides improved speed control on hills and helps pull through thick grass or rough terrain.

For more information on Snapper Lawn Mowers, contact Monnick Supply in Marlborough and Framingham, MA.

Snapper Ride-On Lawn Mowers Because Spring is On the Way!

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, February 18, 2020

The groundhog saw his shadow and so spring will be early this year! While it's only February, our winter has been fairly mild and March is right around the corner. Are you in the market for a new lawn mower this year? 

Take a big step up into a Snapper riding lawn mower. When you buy a Snapper, you get years of proven design, engineering and USA know-how. You get the all-steel construction - hood included - and the drive system with an automatic-style transmission. Both traits of higher priced models.

For more information on Snapper Ride-On Lawn Mowers, contact Monnick Supply in Marlborough and Framingham, MA.

Dormant Lawn Seeding in February

Joseph Coupal - Monday, February 10, 2020
Monnick Supply, Marlborough, Framingham, MA

The groundhog said we'll have an early spring! Now is a great time to take care of any bare spots you may have in your lawn. No bare spots in the lawn will mean no room for summer weeds to invade.

As long as the ground is not frozen, it is possible to dormant seed. Perennial Ryegrass works the best for this type of seeding due to its quick germination come spring.

Our Touch Up Blend is a blend of three perennial ryegrasses and is perfect for this. Don't worry if it snows! As snow on your lawn freezes and thaws, the seed is pushed deeper under the ground. If you choose to dormant seed, delay the application of Green-Up with Crabgrass Preventer until your new seedlings have been mowed 3x or use our Crabgrass Preventer plus New Seeding Fertilizer in the spring.

For more information, contact Monnick Supply in Marlborough and Framingham, MA.

Choose Benjamin Moore Color of the Year for a Room in Your Home

Darren Kincaid - Wednesday, February 05, 2020
Monnick Supply in Marlborough and Framingham, MA

Benjamin Moore revealed its Color of the Year 2020 as First Light 2102-70 – a soft, rosy hue blooming with potential. With a new decade on the horizon, Benjamin Moore took a fresh approach to mark this milestone. An approach that embraces and transcends color to re-examine the concept of the home as we know it.

“We selected First Light 2102-70 as our Color of the Year 2020 to represent a new dawn of idealism, design and living,” said Andrea Magno, Benjamin Moore Director of Color Marketing and Development. "First Light 2102-70 reflects a new definition of the home – a shift in mindset from the material to satisfying the core needs in life: community, comfort, security, self-expression, authenticity and ultimately, optimism.”

This modern definition of dwelling replaces long-standing post-war ideals, shining light on a new era of design rooted in fluidity for the multigenerational, multifunctional and different states of mind now found under one roof. Ten harmonious hues have been selected to guide us into the next 10 years and beyond, the Benjamin Moore Color Trends 2020 palette features:

  • First Light 2102-70
  • White Heron OC-57
  • Crystalline AF-485
  • Windmill Wings 2067-60
  • Buxton Blue HC-149
  • Golden Straw 2152-50
  • Thunder AF-685
  • Crushing Green HC-125
  • Oxford Gray 2128-40
  • Blue Danube 2062-30

“The Color Trends 2020 palette plays an integral role in supporting these core human ideals,” said Magno. “Color is powerful but highly subjective, especially through the lens of different generations, relationships and moods. But from the saturated to bright and airy, all are easy to live with and easy to love--whether they stand alone, in a strong pair, or all cohabitate.”

The richness and nuance demonstrated through the Color of the Year and Color Trends 2020 palette can only be achieved with Benjamin Moore products. Offering residential and commercial paints for any project, the Benjamin Moore portfolio includes Aura®, Aura® Bath & Spa, Regal® Select, Ultra Spec®, Natura®, ben®, ADVANCE®, ARBORCOAT® and Aura® Grand Entrance®. All 3,500 Benjamin Moore colors are available in pint samples at Monnick Supply along with Color Trends 2020 curated palette cards.

To learn more about the Benjamin Moore Color of the Year and Color Trends 2020 palette, or for more information on choosing paint, contact Monnick Supply in Framingham and Marlborough, MA.


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(508) 318-4788
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759 Waverly St.
Framingham MA 01702
United States
(508) 386-9876
Mon-Fri 7am - 6pm
Sat 8am - 5:30pm
Sun 10am - 4pm