Lens Ace Hardware is a family owned and operated business thats been serving the community for over 50 years!! Lens Ace Hardware was founded by Len and Mary Grimsley in 1959. In 1962, Len Sr. changed affiliations to Ace Hardware and was the 426th Ace store to open. In 1970 Len Jr. took over daily operations and continued to grow the business. In 1990 Len III, took a more active role in store management. In 1997 the family decided it was time to expand, so they purchased and converted a True Value store in Roselle. In 2000, Lens Ace opened their third location when they purchased an existing Ace Hardware in Glen Ellyn. In 2005, Lens built their second largest store in Bloomingdale which was the 11884th Ace store to open world wide. Today, Lens Ace Hardware is third generation owned and operated. It is one of the most successful Ace chains in the Chicagoland Area and offers a complete selection of quality products, services and a knowledgeable sales staff.