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Established in 1866, W.S. Jenks is Washington's most complete source for home improvement, tools, hardware, and machinery.
Welcome to W.S. Jenks & Son, Established in 1866, we are Washington's most complete source for home improvement, tools, hardware, and machinery. With over 100,000 items in stock we can handle ALL of your home improvement needs. We also carry the tools needed to serve those in the woodworking, electronics, and telecommunications industries. Our government service, supply, and logistics department provides the finest in tactical, survival, bomb disposal, and communication products with WORLDWIDE Delivery. (Note: Some items are restricted to government procurement only).
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Join us Saturday April, 27 at 11 am for a demonstration on how/why to use Defy stains over any other brand. Defy is the top name in semi-transparent exterior woods stains and we are the only dealer in Washington DC. For anyone who signs up for the 30-minute clinic and shows up will receive 10 percent off every gallon of Defy Stain they purchase. Offer ends May 2.
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On Saturday, April 27 at 11 am we will have our rep from Defy Wood Stain in the house for a short demo/q&a on how to use their product and why to use their product. Anyone who signs up for the class will receive 10 percent off on any gallon of Defy they buy. Offer extends until May 2.
We will be closed Easter Sunday.
Officially an Authorized Big Green Egg Dealer. Come get your Big Green Easter Egg today.
Imagine a world without mosquitoes... OK maybe an entire world is unattainable, but how about a 15'x15' zone in your backyard free of mosquitoes? How about free shipping (DC addresses only) on a product that gives you a 15'x15' zone of protection from mosquitoes. Thermacell Outdoors are the best mosquito repellents on the market. Orders your with free shipping today only.
Portable mosquito repeller. No odor, no spray, no lotion, and no DEET. Powered by a butane cartridge that heats a chemically treated repellent mat creating an invisible, odorless mosquito cell of protection. Covers an area of up to 15-feet in diameter. Great for hunting, fishing, camping, spectator....
Good people of Washington DC with green thumbs. On Sunday, while Cultivate the City is having their annual seed swap on the roof, we will also have a representative DC Water to talk about the benefits of using locally-sourced Bloom Soil Conditioner. Come by at noon on Sunday for both events.
APRIL SHOWERS bring May Flowers, but only if you take advantage of our April Rain Sales happening all month long. Anytime this month when rain is falling from the sky we are offering $3 off propane tank exchanges, $1 off bags of Leafgro and $2 off bags of Bloom (max 5 bags per transaction). The sales only apply if you use the code, "rain sale" at the counter. There will also be a few mystery items on sale every time it is raining, but you have to ask at the paint counter to find out what the items are.
Check out our upcoming sales and event page on our website. We have some great classes and sales coming up, including our annual Pratt & Lambert Paints sale, a rat and mouse class, and how to stain your deck using DEFY Wood Stain.
Roof Top Garden Hours: Monday: Closed Tuesday - Friday: 9:00 AM – 7:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Sunday: Noon – 5:00 pm
Meet Vincent Williams. Vincent has worked for us for almost 1 year, he came to us last Spring by way of Project SEARCH DC, a program that helps train students with intellectual and developmental disabilities find competitive employment. We interviewed and hired Vincent to be a stock clerk. He has since shown that he has too diverse of a skill set to be locked down in any singular capacity. While he still stocks shelves, he also manages a register when we need additional help checking people out, he helps customers solve basic hardware problems, and is always looking for new ways to increase his role with us. His willingness to learn, dedication to his work, and professional attitude are all things he learned from Project SEARCH.
We are looking for other local businesses to participate in a job fair for students from Project SEARCH who are currently seeking employment. As most businesses can attest to, it is difficult to find loyal and quality talent, and that’s why we are hosting a job fair for Project SEARCH to get the students in front of potential employers.
We are currently gauging preliminary interest from local businesses wanting to participate in the job fair. With a finalized date to be sent out in the near future. These are talented kids who deserve an opportunity to find meaningful employment, on top of that—Vincent is not an outlier, anyone who comes through this program has the skill set to be a productive addition to any team. If you are a DC area business and are interested, please respond to [email protected] by Friday April, 5, 2019.
The birds are back from their Florida vacation and are here just in time for the first real spring weekend this year. Stock up on bird food this weekend.
Come by and check out the green houses on the roof this weekend. Spring is here and garden season is in full bloom.
The best thing about SawStop is you keep all your fingers. The second best thing about SawStop is this promo. Buy a new 3.0 HP or 1.75 HP Professional Cabinet Saw before April 30 and get a free overarm dust collection or a free integrated mobile base. Call today to purchase.
#tbt Hard to believe it’s been 33 years since we left Chinatown. A lot has changed in this city since then.
Proud to still be around after all these years.
2 great sessions yesterday for our table making class. What board do you like best? If you’re interested in taking a similar class sign up for our mailing list by emailing [email protected]
Time is running out. Sign up today for next Saturday's (16th) class to make your own side/coffee table. Great value at $200 to walk away with a beautiful new table made of reclaimed wood from Havewoodwillturn. Two class offerings, the first is at 9 AM and the second at 2 PM.
First session sign up here: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=8qut4fxab&oeidk=a07eg1jfwnm66a999ed
Second session here: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=8qut4fxab&oeidk=a07eg1jfwnm66a999ed
Random musings about customer mentality in advance of/during a snowstorm from your local hardware store. Customer A, also known as the customer who preps at least 24 hours in advance of the storm, walks into the store and is very particular about what they want. "Do you actually have one with a bent handle, I am looking more for something that style. And I only take ice melt in 25 lbs bags. Anything more or less and I will not purchase it." Customer B, also comes in before the storm hits, but only with a few hours to spare, still somewhat particular, but less so than customer A. "That shovel looks good enough, and I will take whatever ice melt you have, but only if it’s pet friendly." Then there is Customer C, everybody loves Customer C. Customer C comes in as the snow is already accumulating and prep is no longer possible, it’s pure reactionary shopping. “You haven no more shovels?!?! What about garden trowels, do you have garden trowels??? I will take whatever you have. The apocalypse is here and I can’t fight this with just my bare hands, I will take anything that can be used to push or melt the snow. Please help me!!!!”
With this weekend’s possibility for snow, whether you are customer A,B,C we got you covered 😉
For the professional, hobbyist, or novice, Havewoodwillturn's selection of beautiful wood slabs in our store are perfect for your next project.
Starting this week, our Sunday hours will be from 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM. See you then!
W.S. Jenks & Son
W.S. Jenks & Son
Closed Monday the 24th
Closed Tuesday the 25th
Open Wednesday the 26th 9-5
Open 9-3 Monday December 31
Closed January 1
On Saturday, we had a class and the participants got a little board. 😂 😂 😂
Special thanks to Havewoodwillturn for providing the wood and expertise. To learn more about our classes check out our website. WSJenks.com
Last night, Longtime Jenks owner Victor Siegel passed away at age 96. After returning home from World War II, he bought the company from Helen Jenks and remained at the helm until 1987 when he sold it to his two sons. He stayed with the company as an unpaid intern until age 89. There is no better written record of his tenure at Jenks than this 1976 article from the Washington Star.
Charcuterie board making class today. Thanks to all those who participated with us and Havewoodwillturn
What better way to celebrate #CyberMonday than by signing up to do something with your hands? Join us and Havewoodwillturn on Saturday, December 8 for our class where you get to select a unique wood slab salvaged from the DMV and design and finish your own custom cutting board. Space is limited so sign up today. Admission price includes cost of materials. https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07efukr9t841467b3f&oseq=&c=&ch= …
BLACK FRIDAY/SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY SALES: 10 PERCENT OFF ALL IN-STORE ITEMS FOR REWARDS CUSTOMERS (SOME RESTRICTIONS DO APPLY).
Buy any DEWALT 20volt tool and get an extra battery for free. 20 percent off all 20volt batteries today and tomorrow.
Black Friday/Small Business Saturday Sale. 40 percent off DEWALT 20 volt batteries. 25 percent off all remaining 18 volt stock tools.
Just in time for grilling season 😂 😂 😂. Better late than never, we are now exchanging propane tanks.
SAWZALL SALE: Show us one person who doesn't want a Sawzall and we will show you an untruthful person. Good news for all of you, this Saturday, all day, we are having a sale on Sawzalls. Big savings on 12A, 15A, and battery operated Sawzalls. Rep from Milwaukee Tool will be in story from 11-2 to answer any of your questions.
Do you hate rats?
What about roaches?
If the answer is yes, then come see us this Saturday, anytime between 11-2 because we will have a sales rep from our top selling brand of pest control, P.F. Harris on hand to answer your questions about addressing any pest issues you are having.
Thinking about painting soon? Come by this Saturday from 11-2 to talk colors and products with Sherwin-Williams rep Mike Smith. We are also having a paint sale. $10 off select gallons, $5 off all other gallons.
Sale: All day October 6. Big savings on lawn furniture, grills, coolers, clothing and apparel, power tools and more. Plus pest control experts to tell you what products and techniques are best for eliminating unwanted (non-human) house guests.
FALL SALE: Join us on October 6th for a closeout sale on seasons items (grills, coolers, lawn furniture, gardening needs etc). We will have sale specials on power tools and paints as well and dealer reps from @MilwaukeeTool, @SherwinWilliams, and P.F. Harris will be here to answer questions on power tools, paint, and pest control.
All rewards customers who make a purchase with us on Saturday October 6th are automatically entered to win 2 Washington Redskins tickets for their game against the Texans on November 18. Other raffle prizes include a 20oz YETI tumbler, and a $50 Jenks gift card.
Seeds and pots on sale. 30 percent off all Lake Valley Seeds 20-40 percent of all flower pots.
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You won’t find this at The Home Depot.
Deal of the summer for pest control enthusiasts. Buy 1 get 1 free.
Free mini 🇺🇸. With any purchase today.
While they last.
Happy #DCFlagDay. Celebrate in style.
In honor of the Washington Capitals, we made a hydration accelerator fitting of a #StanleyCup champion, so that the boys can get the amount of water (or whatever) they need to keep the party going all Summer long. #AllCAPS
Your dad called, he wants a YETI. Don't miss out on great Father's Day buys during the month of June.
Want to win one of these DC Flag Chasers made by Orca Coolers? Tag a friend in this post for a chance to win. We will be selecting 2 winners next week. Go.
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Turn "I never want to paint again" into "I never want to paint with anything else again" this week with our Pratt & Lambert Accolade paint sale. Buy one gallon and get a second for $5. This deal on our top-of-the-line paint will only last until April 12.
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