Best Family Home and Garden-Exterior
Gold: Pete’s ACE Hardware. Since 1926, this has been a fixture in Castro Valley stocking household tools and supplies, offering helpful advice and more. 2569 Castro Valley Blvd., Castro Valley. 510- 581-7633. peteshardware.com.
Gold: Orchard Supply Hardware, Redwood City. A full selection of indoor and outdoor hardware and supplies including an extensive outdoor furnishings collection. 2110 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. 650-365-7373. www.osh.com.
Gold: SummerWinds Nursery. Get everything you need to help your garden grow, plus advice from experts to get you started. Multiple locations. summerwindsnursery.com.
Silver: Home Depot. Multiple locations. www.homedepot.com.
Bronze: Orchard Supply Hardware. Multiple locations. www.osh.com.