Your Small, Hometown-Attitude Store

Keith Specialty Store is a small, family-owned company. We believe in product value and great personal service for both our walk-in customers and our continent-wide internet customers as well. Our motto is “Your small home-town attitude store” and it is more than a motto. It is the way we do business every day with both our local customers and our customers around the world.

Home Humidity

What is Home Humidity?

Home Humidity Winter is setting in across the country and many homeowners are experiencing the effects of this change upon their home humidity. Pros know the importance of regulating indoor humidity, especially during months when furnaces are working overtime. Too little moisture in the air and skin dries out, paint cracks and static electricity discharges….

Quality service over money

That’s the Keith Specialty Store difference This past Saturday, I came into work shortly before closing time.  Jim, one of our guys, said “Business was pretty good today, but I talked one guy out of buying a pump and another guy from buying a furnace motor.” This would be about $500 in sales. Maybe in…

Hot Water

The other day, my son asked about swapping out his current hot water system to an electric hot water tank. He currently has what is called an indirect hot water heater that uses a zone off his oil fired boiler to make hot water. (See diagram) There were a number of reasons why he considered…

Why Use Proper Case?

Today’s world of text messaging, Face Book posts, Twitter tweets, and smart phones applications have many people using only lower case letters in their communications. This blog entry is to point out a problem that may convince you to use appropriate upper case when you fill in an order form. Consider the example:  “apt l06”….

Oil Burner Electrodes

Here is an answer to an often asked question.  Oil Burner Electrodes can vary from furnace to furnace and are not always obvious with the furnace burner and serial number as burners are sometimes exchanged by service professionals from the original.   Therefore the electrodes might have been changed and need to be matched with…

Estimated Shipping

Please be advised that our shopping cart estimates some products. These are mostly large items that require either freight delivery or can not be sized correctly shipping via UPS.  We try to set estimates to be close to what actual shipping costs are, but there are times where we just have to guess. When we…