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About Us

Hometown Auto & Hardware has operated at three locations in Brush since the business was founded in 1962. We moved to our current location on Highway 34 after a fire destroyed the former store, along with all contents. Our current owner, Steve Albert, has run Hometown Auto & Hardware since 2000, and our team has more than 50 years of combined experience in the industry. We are proud of all our employees and we all work hard to deliver great service to our community.


Steve & Mindy Albert - Owners
Business Phone: (970) 842-0433
Steve and Mindy have owned and operated Hometown since 2000. Steve has worked with customers in the Brush area his whole working life. He and Mindy are happy to call their customers friends and expect them to be treated as such when in their stores. They believe in providing their customers with the highest standard in customer service and expect their employees to do the same. Brush is their home. They support our local community, and feel blessed to have you as a customer.

Rod William — Rental Department
Business Phone: (970) 842-0433
Rod has been with Hometown since March 2015 and has worked in maintenance for 30 years. He has a wide breadth of knowledge in home maintenance and all the rental equipment available. Rod can get you going with the rental equipment you need for the job.

Guy Shay — Small Engine Repair

Business Phone: (970) 842-0433
Guy has been working on engines for 15 years and came to Hometown as our small engine mechanic in February 2015. He specializes in outdoor power equipment. He splits his time between engine repairs and his nonprofit organizations, including PCS Chariot OA and DAV. He does a lot of work with wounded warriors and mobility-impaired veterans.

Mike Anderson — Floor Sales
Business Phone: (970) 842-0433
Mike has been with Hometown since April 2014. Mike has much experience and does a great job helping you through your project. When you come and see Mike, he will get you going in the right direction.

Kristen Mettlen — Manager/Advertising
Business Phone: (970) 842-0433
Kristen has been with Hometown since April 2015. Kristen works the sales floor and cashier counter along with tackling our Facebook page, website, and other advertising media. Give Kristen a "Like" on our Facebook page and tell her what you would like to see.

Janet Armstrong — Hardware Cashier
Business Phone: (970) 842-0433
Janet has been with Hometown since March of 2015. She has great customer service skills, comprehensive knowledge of the store, and is ready to help you find anything you may need.

Lisa Mariela Munoz — Hardware Cashier
Business Phone: (970) 842-0433
Lisa is excellent and efficient with ringing up all your purchases and getting you on your way in a timely manner. She is our resident hardware store Spanish bi-linguist, and can help our Spanish-speaking customers. Lisa attends Brush High School.

Jeff Skraback - Counter Sales at NAPA & Hardware Floor Sales
Jeff is our newest member of our Hometown Team.  He comes to us with a wide breadth of knowledge about both Hardware and Auto Parts.  He is our all-around get-it-done guy and if you need answers to those difficult "how-to" questions, Jeff is ready to answer them. 

NAPA:
Rob Ring — NAPA Counter Sales/Outside Sales
Business Phone: (970) 842-0433
Rob has worked in our NAPA side since February 2007. He has a broad knowledge in all aspects of our business and is our outside salesman and assistant manager. Give Rob a call and he'll visit you on site to meet your needs. Rob also specializes in firearms, ammunition, and accessories sales.

Lynne Gonzalez — NAPA Delivery
Business Phone: (970) 842-0433
Lynne (with an "e") has been delivering quality NAPA parts since February 2013. She has been selling parts for 16 years and is very knowledgeable about fasteners. With her knowledge and experience, she is ready to help you with any parts and fastener needs you may have. Call Lynne and she will get your parts there fast.

Eric Jones — NAPA Counter Sales
Business Phone: (970) 842-0433
Eric has worked in the parts industry for more than 20 years and with our NAPA store since October 2012. He is knowledgeable in all agricultural, industrial, and automotive areas, but specializes in seals, bearings, and hydraulics.

Albert Gonzales — NAPA Counter Sales
Business Phone: (970) 842-0433
Albert has worked at Hometown since August 2011, although he has been selling parts for 13 years. He is our friendly bi-lingual, Spanish-speaking NAPA counter person, ready to help you with all your automotive needs.

Tucker Kolman — NAPA Counter Sales
Business Phone: (970) 842-0433
Tucker is just an all-around guy. You will find him helping with counter sales, new product assembly, making deliveries, building maintenance, and just filling in wherever we need help. Tucker is a senior in high school.