Contractors Corner

Contractor's Corner

"Fast, Convenient Specialized Contractor Services"

Today’s contractor is always on the go with a truck and trailer full of saws, tool boxes and 2-by-4’s. There’s little room and no time for error. At Preston Hardware we offer Ottawa's fastest and most convenient service to keep contractor's always on-the-job and fully supplied. Our dedicated contractor specialists are always available to help you in-store and online.

Our Contractor’s Quick Order Form allows you to order the products and quantities you need the night before. We have a fleet of six trucks to deliver your material any where in Ottawa. Once you place your order and provide us with the necessary delivery or pick-up information, we’ll confirm your order by email or telephone. We only ask that you submit your request by 3 p.m. for next day orders.

If you have a question concerning a recent purchase, your account or simply have a general inquiry about the industry, don’t hesitate to call us or visit our Contractor’s Support section. Our dedicated staff handles RFQs on a daily basis and works closely with all the trades in Ottawa.

Contact Us to open a commercial acccount today.

Contractor FAQs





Who do I contact for account inquiries?
If you would like to open an account or have a question regarding your existing account, please call Donna Beauchamp or Terry Hennessey at 613-230-7166.

Do you provide bulk discounts?
Preston Hardware offers bulk discounts on case quantities. Further savings are available when purchasing in skid quantities.

Do you accept RFPs?
Your RFP is our RFQ (Request for Quote). Yes, Preston Hardware will provide you with a quote on everything from cleaning supplies to power tools.

I am bidding on a job and need material pricing. Do you do this?
Yes. Fax or email us the material prices you need and we will respond promptly with the information.

Do you have wholesale rates?
We offer a unique savings incentive program to our contractor clients. Our Contractor Discount starts at 10% savings on regular-priced items. As a contractor’s buying power increases, so will their savings, with discounts of 15 or 20% available. Beyond that, we have Special Pricing accounts for contractors with large accounts doing regular business with Preston Hardware.

What methods of payment do you accept? Do you take credit cards?
We accept Visa, American Express and MasterCard as well as Interac and cheques (with proper identification).


How much does the freight or delivery cost?
We offer free shipping within the Ottawa capital region. A minimal charge applies for deliveries outside this area. Please call in advance.

How long does it take to get an order? What is the typical lead time?
Order-filling and lead times may vary depending upon the size of the order as well as seasonal changes in backlog of stock. Lead times should be discussed with our sales staff when placing your order. We will do our best to deliver all orders in a timely manner. Our lead times are typically 24 to 48 hours. We ask that you place your order by 3 p.m. for next day delivery.

Do you deliver to job sites?
We offer free delivery within the Ottawa area … from Kanata to Orleans and Gatineau to Manotick.


Can I order a catalogue?
We have several catalogues available in-house. They specialize in various categories, including safety, warehouse and industrial products.