How To

HOW TO


We are problem solvers. When you come to Clark Devon Hardware you will find our experienced staff willing and happy to discuss your project. Here are some resources you may find helpful: 

 

EVENT / CLASS SCHEDULE 2018

 

OUR NEXT EVENT/CLASS IS:

 

Painting - Wall repair, Priming and Top Coating

 

Wednesday, June 20th 12PM-3PM

You'll need to patch up those holes and prime before you put on that fresh coat of paint. In this class we'll discuss wall preparation, including proper cleaning and repair methods. Then we'll turn to room preparation and techniques the pros use for priming and top coating that will give you that perfect wall. Speaker: Brian Kloss.

 

 

Caulk - Selection, Removal and Application

 

Saturday, June 23rd 12PM-1PM

Whether you're caulking to weather proof windows or water proof your bathtub, there is a silicone or latex caulk for your job. In this class we'll discuss the properties of silicone and latex caulks including flexibility, durability, odor and clean-up. Specialty caulks available including concrete caulk, fire retardant caulk and mortar caulks and more. Speaker: Patrick Kaacks.

 

 

 

Ceiling Fan Installation

 

Saturday, July 21st 12PM-1PM

We'll take you step by step through a ceiling fan installation. Our own Austin Vonderheide will present.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Events usually last several hours and Classes usually meet for about an hour, starting at noon in the front of the store: 6401 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60626. Events/Classes are free and all are welcome.

 

SEE EVENTS/CLASSES COMING UP AT Facebook/Events 

HOW-TO VIDEOS : YouTube.com/ClarkDevonHardware

At Clark Devon Hardware's YouTube channel you can view videos on a wide variety of home maintenance and repair topics. We record and upload our School of Maintenance classes (in full) to YouTube. There are also many (shorter) in-store productions on topics ranging from 'How to Assemble a Big Green Egg Nest' to 'How to Measure Triple Track Windows' as well as helpful videos curated from other sources.

Clark Devon YouTube 

 

CLARK DEVON HARDWARE'S COMMERCIAL CATALOG

This catalog  describes many of the products and services we can provide.  It includes guides with detailed faucet and stem breakdowns and plumbing fitting diagrams. Some item numbers have changed or been discontinued in the 10 years since it was first published, but it is still a valuable resource to help you get your job done. 

 

Download the Commercial Catalog PDF

 

Do you have an idea for a class, a workshop or a video we really ought to make? Send it!   We look forward to hearing from you.  Contact us on the form below.

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