Paterson Do it Best -

Customer Service with a Smile!

Services We Offer:


A second or third set of keys can offer peace of mind if you have lost, broken, or worn out keys. Paterson Do it Best is your go to hardware store in New Haven, Indiana for key cutting services. We can make most house keys, padlock keys, automotive keys, motorcycle keys, semi keys, and specialty keys. Save time and have your keys cut at Paterson instead of driving all over town.

More car manufacturers are making vehicles that require anti-theft transponder chip keys. We specialize in automotive chip key cutting and programming for anti-theft transponder key systems. Why pay dealer prices? Save time and money and have those automotive chip keys cut here. (We are not able to cut and program all chip keys, so call or stop and ask about availability.) We WILL NOT cut and program any car chip keys you buy online. You will have to take them to a dealership to do that.

Paterson Do it Best also offers rekeying services for Kwikset brand locksets. We can rekey your Kwikset lockset or we can rekey any of the Kwikset locksets we sell to your old Kwikset key.

We are your Fort Wayne area key cutting center for house keys, car keys, chip keys, and more. For more information on our key cutting service and for pricing call us at Paterson Do it Best at 260-493-2111.


Paterson Do it Best repairs a wide variety of Fort Wayne area homeowner's window screens,screen doors, and glass windows or picture frames. Our expert window screen and glass window repairman can have your window screen or glass window fixed and looking new in 1-2 days. We offer fiberglass, aluminum, or Pet-D-Fence screen material to match your needs. Call or come in for pricing.

We also service the New Haven, Indiana area with a full selection of glass, mirror glass, and plexiglass cutting available in single, double, and triple (plex only) strengths. Call ahead for pricing and availability and we can have your glass or plexiglass cut ahead of time, ready for you when you arrive.


Paterson Do it Best offers the ease and convenience of a quick propane tank exchange service for New Haven and Fort Wayne area residents. Each tank has been professionally inspected and filled. Open 7 days a week, we are just minutes away from Fort Wayne and the surrounding New Haven, Indiana area. So get back to grilling with a quick and easy propane tank exchange!


A dull blade is hard on your lawn and your mower. Paterson Do it Best can sharpen your mower blade and have you back to easy mowing and a great looking lawn in no time! We're here to help keep New Haven and Fort Wayne area lawns looking great! Simply drop off your mower blade and we can have it sharpened in 1-2 days. Mower blade sharpening just got easier with Paterson Do it Best's mower blade sharpening service! While you're here why not grab a bag of lawn fertilizer to help keep your lawn healthy, green, and looking great! We also carry lawn clipping bags and other mower maintenance accessories including oil, spark plugs, and filters.


Planning a graduation party, get together, or just tired of that dirty smelly carpet? We offer 4 or 24 hour carpet cleaner vacuum rental service to clean and deoderize any household carpet or upholstery. Easy to operate and quick and effective cleaning. We keep Fort Wayne and New Haven area houses clean. Open 7 days a week, we are your carpet vac rental destination for the New Haven, Fort Wayne area. We also rent high velocity fans to help dry your carpet faster, as well as the detergents needed for cleaning and deoderizing.

We also offer:

  • Knife Sharpening
  • Pipe Cutting & Threading (1/4" - 2")
  • Rental (Appliance Dolly, Magnetic Sweeper, Plumbing Tools)
  • Paint Tinting & Mixing
  • Pool Water Testing