Mission Statement:

The mission of Skaggs Ace Hardware is to satisfy the customer. To achieve this goal, we need to be the best hardware store anywhere, without exception. Our daily efforts should be directed toward making our store the best stocked, the cleanest, the best merchandised, and the most organized. We also want to provide the best trained staff offering the most complete range of services in a friendly, courteous and thankful manner.

About Skaggs, Inc

About Skaggs, Inc

Three generations follow in the footsteps of Clay Skaggs. Curt and Beth (center) joined Curt's father in 1945 and associated with Ace Hardware in 1959. His son, Gary along with his wife Bette (left), joined the business in 1969 and they moved the combined Hardware and Appliance business to its present location at 101 South Main in 1973. Gary's son, William (Bill) and his wife Kim (right), joined the business in 1989 and they enlarged. They continue to expand today.

About Skaggs, Inc

Clay Skaggs (Center) in 1908 - Age 20
His first retail business
Main St. - Solomon, KS

About Skaggs, Inc

Clay Skaggs (Left) - 1920
Men's Clothing
Main St. - Solomon, KS

About Skaggs, Inc

Clay Skaggs - 1921-1931
Men's Clothing
123 S. Main St. - Pratt


About Skaggs, Inc
About Skaggs, Inc

In 1936 Clay Skaggs' Grocery was located in the Ford Building shown on the left. Today, electronics are located in the same building. The Lond Cafe on the right is now the location of appliances. Yaples hotel is the present location of Skaggs Ace Hardware.

About Skaggs, Inc

Clay Skaggs - 1921-1931
Men's Clothing
123 S. Main St. - Pratt

About Skaggs, Inc

Current Skaggs Location
1st & Main St. - Pratt, KS