If you’ve been living in Barcelona for some time, chances are you’ll need to repair something in your flat or want to make some renovations. Here in Barcelona, you have a wide variety of specialty stores to choose from, everything from general hardware, flooring, lighting, and more. However, if you have multiple changes or want a wider selection it may be frustrating to jump between specialty stores.
Here is a short guide to help you navigate your hardware shopping options!
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Local and Specialty Shops
If you’d like a variety of hardware supplies, lighting supplies, power tools, furniture, and more you can try either Carrefour or HiperCor. These department stores also have sections for bedding and products for your car. There are two large Carrefours in Barcelona, one by Glories and another by Fira. HiperCor is by Fabra I Puig.
Still Need More?
The options mentioned above may or not have what you’re looking for. Especially if you need building supplies like lumber you will need to go to the big hardware stores in Barcelona. These have several floors of supplies and should suffice for any of your larger renovation projects. In the city center you can go to Servei Estacio near metro stop Passeig de Gracia. It’s accessible by Line 2, Line 3, Line 4, or FGC (local train).
Installation and assembly
Just in case you need help assembling or installing what you bought, ask your friends to recommend a good handyman.