Hardware stores(in a number of countries, "shops"), sometimes known asDIYstores, sellhousehold hardwareforhome improvementincluding:fasteners,building materials, handtools, power tools,keys,locks,hinges,chains,plumbingsupplies, electrical supplies, cleaning products, housewares,tools,utensils, paint, and lawn and garden products directly to consumers for use at home or for business. Many hardware stores have specialty departments unique to its region or its owner's interests. These departments include hunting and fishing supplies, plants and nursery products, marine and boating supplies, pet food and supplies, farm and ranch supplies including animal feed, swimming pool chemicals,homebrewingsupplies and canning supplies.The five largest hardware retailers in the world areThe Home Depot,Lowe's(both of the United States),Kingfisherof the United Kingdom,Obiof Germany, andLeroy Merlinof France. Unique services in hardware stores Part of the popularity of American hardware stores is the range of services they provide. Most retail outlets only sell goods, while some hardware stores custom-make or repair a large variety of household items. It is common for a hardware store in the U.S. to repair broken windows and screens, repair power equipment such as lawn mowers, re-key entry locks, make copies of house keys and car keys, re-wire lamps and vacuum cleaners, sharpen knives and cutting tools, make minor repairs to faucet and shower parts, repair kerosene heaters and cut and thread plumbing pipe to sketch. Destination hardware store Since the acquisition ofBunningsbyWesfarmersin 1994, the big-box store concept has changed how new hardware stores are built. In 2004, Mitre 10 built its first supercentreMitre 10 "MEGA"with an average store size of 13,500 m2. In 2011 Masters Home Improvement entered the market and has since opened more than 49 stores, with an average footprint of 13,500 m2. Masters Home Improvement, which was the second-largest hardware chain in Australia, closed in December 2016. we have variety of hardware products.