Costello's Ace Hardware's Blog

May ’12

Have the Best Mom on Long Island?  Tell us why in 100 words or less and win her a backyard makeover including:
•“Festival Lounge” 7 Pc. Dining Sling Set
•9’ Crank Umbrella
•Cast Stone Umbrella Base

Contest runs 4/28-5/13
So make sure to enter today!  For details check out

The Make Mom Smile circular will run May 8 through May 13.  Grab mom a Somerset Wicker Seating Set for only $399!  That’s over $100 savings!  And make sure to pick her up some beautiful 10″ Color Flower Bowls or Hanging Baskets for only $9.99!  Lastly, don’t forget to snag a special offer from Bona!   Buy a Hardwood Floor Mop, and get a Cleaning Pad FREE! 

Get Outside runs May 15 through May 20, and for the first time Costello’s will be selling fresh Vegetable plants for only $1.99!

The Memorial Day Event May 25-28 is the unofficial start to summer, and we will help you get prepared to host some sizzling BBQs with great deals like a Broil-Mate Stainless Steel Gas Grill for only $299.99! 

All of our circulars can always be found on our newly revamped website at where you can also view how to videos, stay in touch by signing up for our email list, and keep up to date with special events!

We are completely psyched for summer, and it’s just around the corner!  We hope you’re right there with us!

Until next time, thank you for chosing Costello’s Ace…the friendly, helpful, local place!

– Dave

Spring 2012

Because we really didn’t have a winter it feels strange titling a post “Spring 2012” but let’s roll with it shall we?

Today is March 23, 2012 and yesterday was up there with record highs for temperature!  We here at Costello’s are keeping our fingers crossed that this is a sign of things to come!  And with prices like these, you have NO EXCUSE not to replace your lawn service and do it yourself!

  • SCOTT’S 4-STEP ANNUAL PROGRAM: ONLY $59.99 After $20 Mail-in Rebate!
  • ACE’S GREEN TURF 4-STEP ANNUAL PROGRAM ONLY $34.99 After $30 Mail-in Rebate!

March 24 – Scratch ‘N Win! – Come into any of our stores and receive a scratch off ticket that will reveal a discount at the time of purchase.  Win up to 50% OFF and a chance to win your entire purchase FREE up to $500!* Some restrictions apply, see stores for details.

April – We’ve gone and done it!  After listening to your requests, we’ve extended the Dirt Cheap Event all month!  Every weekend we will have a different DoorBuster making your April the best ever!  Check your Newsday for our circular or visit  Can you dig it?

April 13-15 – Dirt Cheap 1

April 17-22 – Dirt Cheap 2

April 24-29 – Dirt Cheap 3

Also, since tax day is always  a headache for everyone, we’ve decided to ax the tax on April 16.  That’s right…we’ll pay the tax of your purchase for you!  All you have to do is ‘like’ us on Facebook.  We like you!  Return the favor!

PS – GREAT NECK IS NOW OPEN!!!!  We’re very happy and excited to be part of your community, so come visit us next to CVS at 518 Middle Neck Road!


Until next time, thank you for chosing Costello’s Ace…the friendly, helpful, local place!

– Dave


JAN ’12

Should old acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind?  Should old acquaintance be forgot, and old lang syne?

2012 is here!  We hope everyone had a terrific holiday season and would like to again thank each and every one of you for a fantastic 2011!  In 2012 we have some exciting promotions and really look forward to making Costello’s THE destination for all of your hardware, home and garden needs.

Jan. 1 –

– Ring in the New Year at your local Costello’s Ace.  We are offering 20% Off Just about everything in the store!  Open from 11a-5p, look for your coupon in the 12/30 edition of Newsday!

Jan. 3-8: Pack Away!  Bulbs are changing…we’ll light the way.  Come into Costello’s and speak to one of our friendly staff members to help answer all of your questions about the new lighting legislation.  Grab a tote (or 2 for $12) and pack away all of your holiday decorations to help you organize them for next year!

Highlighted item:

Conservco Victoria Combo Pack Chrome Shower Head – ONLY $49.99


Includes 2 shower heads – one fixed and one handheld.  Offers 7 spray patterns.  Flows at 2.5 gallons/minute. Chrome finish.  Made of ABS and brass.  Lifetime guarantee.

Jan. 20-22: Vinnie’s Gone Wild!  sponsored by Benjamin Moore

  • 1/2 Off Benjamin Moore Pint Samples
  • dozens of buy one at regular price, get the 2nd for $0.39 items
  • prices so low they’re wild


Until next time, thank you for chosing Costello’s Ace…the friendly, helpful, local place!

– Dave

DEC ’11

30 days has September, April June and November…all the rest have 31, except February which has 28…or 29 like in 2012.

But alas!  This is the final month of 2011!  Let us celebrate!  As always Costello’s has a TON going on and we are very excited to celebrate with you!  The holidays are in full swing and Costello’s is eager to spread cheer in-store and wish you a very special holiday! 

December 6-11:  Christmas is Coming!  In this ad we have some great Gift Ideas as well as a plethora of holiday decorations you will love! We remind you to Sign Up for Vinnie’s Email List to receive exclusive 12 Days of Christmas Offers!  Also, we remind you to swing by your local Costello’s for a FREE 2012 Coupon Calendar!  While supplies last, so hurry in! 

December 13-18:  Last Minute Gifts!  Start shopping on storage for your holiday decorations or grab those great Last Minute Gifts for the people left on your list!  We will also have 25%-75% off All Lights, Wreaths, Outdoor Decorations, Indoor Decor, Tree Trim & Tabletops…in stock only!  While supplies last!  See store for details. 


2012 will start off with a bang as we’re open New Year’s Day!  Come ring in the new year at your local Costello’s!  Look in your copy of Newsday the final week of December to see what specials we have in store! 

Lastly, we are pleased to announce that Costello’s will be opening a brand new location in Great Neck in early 2012!  We are excited to be a part of the community, and look forward to continue serving our customers and satisfying your needs for years to come! 

On behalf of the Costello family, we wish you a very happy holiday and a prosperous and fulfilling new year!  2011 was a blast, and we owe it all to you!  Thank you, thank you, thank you!  Here’s to an even better 2012!

– Dave

Nov ’11

    Gobble Gobble!  Welcome to November!  Hope everyone remembered to set their clocks back!

    This month we have several exciting promotions going on that will lead us into the holidays!  On November 12, we will be having a 20% Off Bag Sale for all of our Ace Rewards members.  Bring in your friends and family to extend the discount!  Any Ace Rewards member is eligible for 20% off of their purchase.* Not a member yet?  Don’t worry! Click Here to learn more about the program and to sign up!

    Also on November 12 at our Garden City Park location, come join us in celebration of Star Wars!  Put some Star Wars in your stocking and hang out with Darth Vader and the Storm Troopers!  Dress up as your favorite character and enter one of our raffles! Event is at 2p.

    Are you a contractor?  Do you know one?  Then come to our Island Park location on November 15 for our first ever Contractor Breakfast sponsored by Benjamin Moore!  We will offer free breakfast, giveaways, and a chance to speak to our knowledgable staff about everything Costello’s has to offer for our contractors/house accounts!  The event is from 7a-9:30a.  See you there!

    November 15-20Early Bird Event is back!  Start stocking up on everything from holiday decorations to Thanksgiving necessities…all for prices that will make you thankful!

    November 25-27:  Our annual After Thanksgiving Event will be held this weekend, and we could not be more excited.  Again, make sure to check out all of our special deals and savings including web only savings available 11/25 via only!  Supplies are limited so hurry in!  Doors open at 7a!

    Lastly, if you are painting soon, make sure you grab your free color sample courtesy of Benjamin Moore!  Offer valid through Nov. 30, 2011.

Until next time, thank you for chosing Costello’s Ace…the friendly, helpful, local place!

– Dave

Oct ’11

Today is Monday October 3. The high for the day is 59 degrees, low of 50, with rain in the forecast. A chilly day to begin the Fall season! With that in mind, remember that we here at Costello’s should be your number one go-to store for all of your winterization and weatherization needs! Not to mention October is Fire Safety month. We stock a variety of smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors that can help you and your family be safe in case of an emergency.

Schedule of Events

October 4-30: Spooky Savings! Save on dozens of Halloween and Fall items to keep your home looking up to par this Fall!

October 11-16: Changing Seasons! Great deals guaranteed to help you transition into October.

All month-long we will also be collecting donations for the American Cancer Society as well as the Children’s Miracle Network. As of the time of this blog, we have already collected over $12,000 for the fight against breast cancer and are aiming higher! Please see store for details on how you can be a part of helping out.

Cooler weather is coming, but make sure to ‘Like us’ on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and sign up for our email list for even more deals to heat you up! 

Until next time, thank you for chosing Costello’s Ace…the friendly, helpful, local place!

– Dave

September ’11
September 26, 2011, 3:49 pm
Filed under: Updates

Summer is over! Fall is here! We saw the aftermath of Hurricane Irene and are very grateful that Costello’s Ace was and is the destination for all of your needs.

In September we celebrated Labor Day, our 38th birthday, and the Grand Opening of a brand new location at 360 Route 25-A Rocky Point.

As we brace ourselves for October and chillier weather, we invite all of you to please ‘like’ us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and sign up for our email list for up to date news, promotions, and coupons.

Until next time, thank you for chosing Costello’s Ace…the friendly, helpful, local place!

– Dave