The owners of one-year-old Southern Pines Ace Hardware, Whispering Pines, N.C., are taking over Seven Lakes Hardware, Seven Lakes, N.C., are remodeling it into a smaller version of their first location.
Although the Southern Pines Ace has a 20,000-sq. ft. showroom and 10,000-sq. ft. garden center, the new location is 11,000 sq. ft., but will get a facelift and infusion of Ace products by the time it opens early next year.