This letter to the editor was sent to the Melrose Weekly News March 13th, 2015. It was a response to the Mayor’s “This City Needs to Thrive” article printed the prior week.    MAYOR DOLAN, FORGET YOUR PIPE DREAM, WE NEED PARKING  A walk downtown will present a flourishing main street bustling with consumers. A […]


Wet Basement

If you have water in your basement, visit us at the store for more information on how to mitigate the problem. We carry sump pumps, de-humidifiers, Humidex, large blowers, shop vac, hydraulic cement, and more. Sump pumps are electrical pumps that remove large volumes of water through a discharge hose. Pedestal pumps The motor sits […]

Roof De-icing Cables

Even in below freezing weather, snow on the roof will often thaw because of heat from the sun and heat loss from the house through the roof. As this melted snow reaches the roof overhang it refreezes. Here there is no heat loss so the roof surface is much colder. As this melted snow refreezes […]


Open Letter

The employees of Whittemore Hardware pride themselves on supporting the local Melrose community. From time to time, there are some people that disagree. We thought we would address the latest complaint sent to the Chamber of Commerce in this open letter… J.M. Dyer’s letter sent to the Chamber of Commerce John M Dyer, As you […]

Roof Melting

We are out of gutter melt for now. Checkout this link to see how to use bagged ice melt which we have. We stock a Calcium Chloride Mix. https://www.travelers.com/prepare-prevent/mother-nature/winter-storm-safety/ice-dam-removal.aspx