Harbor Freight Tools is coming to Front Royal.
The store announced plans to open at 340 Remount Road in Front Royal at 8 a.m. Aug. 8. It will be the 29th Harbor Freight Tools store in Virginia, bringing around 35 new jobs to the area.
According to a release from the company, the store will be open seven days a week — 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The company said “after the COVID-19 crisis has passed,” the store will resume normal hours of 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
“We’re ready to serve and deliver value to customers in Front Royal and all of Warren County,” said David Edens, the store manager. “At Harbor Freight, we recognize that now, more than ever, our customers depend on Harbor Freight for the tools they need to get the job done at an affordable price. We are the place for quality tools at the lowest prices for mechanics, contractors, homeowners and hobbyists – any tool user who cares about value.”
The store will stock a full selection of tools and accessories in categories including automotive, air and power tools, storage, outdoor power equipment, generators, welding supplies, shop equipment, hand tools (which come with a lifetime warranty) and more.
During the COVID-19 crisis, all Harbor Freight stores have implemented more frequent cleaning and are following the guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including social distancing to protect the health and safety of our customers and associates. Any individual who has any COVID-19 symptoms is asked to shop on the store’s website, www.harborfreight.com, rather than in the store.
Harbor Freight was started in 1977 by 17-year-old Eric Smidt and now has over 1,000 stores nationwide that employ over 20,000 people.