Paint & Hardware

The Building Center is proud of its tradition as Gloucester’s premier hardware store. Our staff is ready to help you with your next project.

When you shop at the Building Center, you’ll find a complete inventory of almost everything home related and so much more. From paint, electrical and plumbing to cleaning, decorating and gardening we offer the most practical and creative solutions for all your repair and remodeling needs.

From basic hardware fittings, such as nuts, bolts door hardware and hinges to plumbing and electrical fixtures, paints and stains as well as many other home and garden products, even marine supplies, we’ve always been an exceptional source for almost every home need.


For additional information, tools, palettes, and project guides, visit the websites of some of our featured brands.

California Paints

california paintsBased in Andover, MA, California Paints is committed to providing the highest quality interior paint, exterior paint and architectural coatings, including the #1 rated exterior paint evaluated by a national independent study. As a leading paint producer, California Paints also offers cutting edge color tools and systems. Learn more »

Additional Services

  • Home, Auto, and Boat Key Cutting
  • Paint Color Matching
  • Dock Hardware

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