***Face coverings now required in our facilities***

Due to COVID-19, we will be closed on Sundays.

We have also shortened our business hours. Our new temporary hours are 7:00 AM to 4:00PM. (Due to extreme lines waiting to get inside, the gates are closed anytime after 3:00pm.)

We are limiting 10 customers in the store or nursery at one time.

We are making every effort to sanitize our store to keep our customers and employees safe.

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A Hardware Store Providing Paint, Garden Supplies, and More

When you’re shopping for home improvement supplies, lawn care, and outdoor entertainment spaces, you want a reliable hardware store. Ideally, most customers want a one-stop-shop where they can find anything and everything they need to revamp or repair their home’s exterior. The team at Payless Hardware & Rockery strives to be just that. We carry nearly everything you could need for your latest do-it-yourself project, and then some. From tools and paint to premier U-Haul concrete services, we do it all for the San Jose, CA community. Not only that, we know how valuable your time is and treat every customer with respect and an attitude of helpfulness. Unlike other big-box hardware stores in San Jose, we pride ourselves on our hometown feel and desire to help our customers with affordable solutions and free advice. Browse our array of services and let us know how we can best help you.

Our Hardware Departments Feature the Following Sub-Departments

Our Sub-Departments

Maintain Your Lawn & Garden Like a Professional

We’re known for top quality lawn and garden supplies at Payless Hardware & Rockery. Our San Jose, CA team is knowledgeable on all the best brands and the most effective weed killers and lawn mowers. In addition, our Lawn and Garden Department offers several types of fertilizers, pruners and loppers from Corona, and weed block fabric. Don’t have a garden yet? Check out our nursery for flowers, plants, and even fruit trees.

Get Ready for Summer with a Premier Outdoor Grill

What better way to spend the San Jose summer than grilling outside with friends and family? Whether you’re an expert in flipping burgers or prefer cooking up some seafood on the grill, our hardware store has what you need. We’re an authorized dealer in Traeger® grills, a brand that has earned a reputation for high-quality and sustainability. At Payless Hardware & Rockery, you’ll choose from a range of versatile grills, perfect for everything from barbecuing to baking.

Build Your Dream Backyard With Our Rockery Department

Looking to add pavers, a retaining wall or a landscape structure? We carry local California manufacturers like Calstone & Cultured Stone. No matter your goals & design plans- we have all the DIY hardscape & landscaping materials you need from stepping stones, bulk materials, bricks, decorative rocks & more. Payless has one of the largest & most expansive Rockery Departments in the Bay Area. Our experienced experts will help calculate and measure the materials needed and can special order most items not seen online or in store- just ask!

Paint the Town with Our Wide Selection

There are few simpler ways to makeover your home or business than with a fresh coat of paint. Our San Jose hardware store is proud to carry paints from the most renowned brands along with all the supplies you need to make the project go smoothly. We’re especially excited to offer Valspar paint at our ACE Hardware store. Known for top-of-the-line quality and rich colors, Valspar is designed to withstand wear and tear while still being perfect for DIYers.

The Tools to Get the Job Done Right

At Payless Hardware & Rockery, we’re proud to carry all kinds of tools for nearly any use. We stock many types of basic tools you’d expect from an ACE Hardware store in San Jose, as well as more specialized tools. Our team can point you to our selection of lawn maintenance supplies and plumbing tools, such as tubing cutters, pipe wrenches, and more. If you’re in the market for a new tool belt, we’re a carrier of Occidental Leather® tool bags. These belts and bags are American-made and fashioned from the highest-quality materials.

Break Ground on Your Bathroom Remodel

Is it time to remodel your bathroom? If your answer is yes, look no further than Payless Hardware & Rockery. We’re a hardware store specializing in bathroom vanities, and we’re committed to bringing you products from the most trusted manufacturers. Our store stocks vanities exclusively from Jenson Vanities. This means you can expect top-notch quality no matter which of the 16 distinct styles you choose for your San Jose home. We’re also experts in bathroom fixtures such as small details like cabinet knobs and bars and larger investments such as a bidet.

Traeger Grills 

If you’re looking for a new grill, Payless Hardware, Rockery & Nursery carries a number of top-quality brand name grills, including Traeger wood pellet grills. Whether you’re searching for a convenient cart grill or considering adding a built-in grill to your outdoor living space, we have exactly the product you need to enjoy years of outdoor grilling

DIY Plumbing Tools & Advice

We understand plumbing problems are nothing less than a nuisance, and we want to be San Jose’s go-to for tools & assistance. We also feature a wide range of plumbing tools so you can fix the problem yourself or ask our knowledgeable team for advice on what to do or who to call.

Helping Customers with Simple & Advanced DIY Home Upgrades


At our ACE Hardware store, we’re dedicated to helping San Jose residents master the art of DIY. Our team is always happy to help with small-scale projects, as well as full-scale remodels of your space. Whether you’re aiming for better curb appeal or enhanced energy-efficiency, we have the tools to make it happen. Not sure whether you should start a new project? Here are our top reasons why it’s a great idea:

  • Something as simple as replacing handles and knobs gives your whole space a facelift
  • Updating fixtures enhance the look of your home, but it may also save you money on energy bills and future repairs
  • Purchasing new fixtures means you can tailor your selections to your preferences and lifestyle for maximum comfort.

Reach Out to a Top Hardware Store in San Jose

Whether you visit us to check out some paint swatches or purchase a brand new Traeger® grill, our San Jose hardware store is at your service. We strive to bring top-quality products along with world-class customer service. Our team is always ready to help experienced DIYers, along with those who are trying their hand at home improvement for the first time. Ready to get started? Contact our team today!

Contact Us Today To Answer Your Hardware Questions!