Quality paint that is made in America

Kem’s Hardware & Lumber is an independently owned and operated company, and in keeping with the spirit of independence, it is important to us to offer our customers something that is made in America. That is why we carry products from Richard’s Paint, a small regional company based in Florida. So when you buy from our store, you can take pride in the fact that you are supporting both your local and national economy.

Find the perfect paint for the job

We offer a number of tools for any job you may need to take on. Whether you need hand tools or power tools, corded or cordless, we’ve got you covered. We offer tools such as drills, saws, sanders, routers, roto-zips, and specialty tools for sheet rock. If you need assistance, one of our in-house experts is always here to lend a hand or give advice.

All of the products you need to do the job right

Once you have the perfect paint, it is time to choose the perfect tools for the job. We offer a variety of sundries to help you complete your work. When you start with quality paint and applicators, your job becomes easier and takes less time.

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Questions About Our Building Materials?

Call Kem’s Hardware & Lumber at (219) 866-7220 or go to our contact webpage and fill out a contact form.