Lowes is a great place to get whatever you need to work on your house. They are very handy and their employees seem to know what thing-a-ma-jig you are describing, even if you are not very articulate. Their prices cannot be beaten and their selection is very good. They have some brands that can only be found at Lowes. The store has a selection of house repair items that range from cheap to high quality, so you will be sure to find what you are looking for.