About Us

K&B True Value has been serving the Annapolis community since 1974 by providing the right products, at the right prices, for all your projects. We are conveniently located near the intersection of Forest Drive and Bay Ridge Avenue. With the support of our loyal customers and more than 20 employees, K&B True Value provides you with the trusted expert advice you can count on, time and time again.


Then and Now, a Note from Owner, Jared Littmann

Headshot of Jared Littmann

My in-laws, Ken and Bobbie Niefeld, started “The Hardware House” in 1974 on the west side of Forest Drive, near Quiet Waters Park. In 1986, they moved into our current location, on the east side of Forest Drive, and later renamed the store “K&B True Value.” We plan to always continue their legacy of providing excellent customer service, supporting the community through partnerships, and offering the best products to save our customers time and money.

In 2004, I joined the team after a career as an engineer and environmental lawyer. In 2007, my wife Marlene Niefeld and I bought K&B True Value. Along with the team, we have continued the same ideals that the store has always been known for: the right products at the right prices, an expert and knowledgeable staff, and a convenient location, plus a renewed focus on environmentally-friendly products and practices.

The K&B True Value team is extremely dedicated, loyal, and knowledgeable, with more than 200 years of collective hardware experience. The team is always stocking the latest items – not just the same things you find elsewhere. And we constantly shop our competition and adjust our prices to beat those of our competitors, so you can shop with confidence and know you’re being treated fairly.

We are grateful and thankful to our customers and the entire Annapolis community. We thrive on your feedback, encouragement, and support. And we are still here, almost 50 years later, because of your loyalty to us. Please keep spreading the word about the “Best Hardware Store in Town”!

With appreciation and gratitude,

Jared Littmann

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