Cole Hardware is a family-owned, full-service hardware store with four locations in San Francisco. Stores are located in the Cole Valley/Haight, SOMA-Downtown, Russian Hill and North Beach neighborhoods of San Francisco. Cole Hardware also has a store in Rockridge, Oakland. The Cole Street flagship store has been situated in the heart of Cole Valley since the 1920s and operated and owned by the Karp family since 1959, when Dave Karp bought that location. Cole Hardware is a certified green business with San Franciscos Department of the Environment (and the first certified green hardware business in the United States!). In addition to offering all traditional hardware fare, such as tools, paint, building materials, keys, plumbing, electrical and cleaning supplies, Cole Hardware stores also offer garden, plant, patio, housewares and seasonal departments. Services include a home repair referral, pipe and glass cutting, tool and rug cleaner rentals, deliveries and an in-house locksmith.
Our community partner program assists schools and non-profits with fundraising efforts.
We recycle latex paint, CFLs, spent batteries, clean soft plastic, and old mobile phones.