Our Mission

Valu Home Centers has been proudly serving the do-it-yourselfer since 1968. With 41 stores and nearly 900 employees in Western and Central New York, and Northwestern Pennsylvania, Valu provides its customers with the perfect alternative to the large, warehouse home improvement stores.

With customer service our #1 priority, Valu has carved-out a niche in the competitive atmosphere of the retail home improvement market. By providing the do-it-yourselfer well-stocked, medium sized stores, with sharp pricing and great customer service, we feel we can continue to grow and thrive.

At Valu Home Centers, we are also proud of our hands-on involvement in the community. As a successful business in the community, we feel it is our responsibility to give back to the people of the cities and towns where our stores are located.

Our Core Values

  • Strong Focus on Customer Service
  • Commitment to Community
  • Leadership Training and Development
  • Easily Accessible Neighborhood Stores
  • Out of the Box Shopping Experience
  • Knowledgeable and Friendly Associates


Pictured here are the Valu Home Centers founders (left to right) Michael Ervolina Sr., Michael Amico, Richard Arena, Dr. Joseph Amico, and Michael Arena. 

Community Commitment



Serving New York

Presented to Valu Home Centers by New York State Broadcasters Association



Buffalo Business First Best Places To Work


Habitat for Humanity Award for Corporate Partnership

Valu Home Centers raised over $3 million


Cure' of Ars Award

Presented by The Diocese of Buffalo & Christ the King Seminary to the Amico, Arena, & Ervolina families


Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation

Presented to Valu Home Centers by the WNY Association of Fundraising Professionals


Retail Innovator of the Year Award

Presented to Valu Home Centers by Hardware Retailing Magazine


Corporate Citizen Award

Presented to Valu Home Centers by The Salvation Army


Lifetime Corporate Partnership Award

Presented to Valu Home Centers by Habitat for Humanity


Hall of Fame Corporate Partner

Presented to Valu Home Centers by Kids Escaping Drugs


Business of the Year Award

Presented to Valu Home Centers by the Lackawanna Area Chamber of Commerce


Golden Hammer Award

Presented to Valu Home Centers by Habitat for Humanity


Salvation Army Corporate Citizenship Award

Presented to Valu Home Centers for our fundraising efforts

What Our Customers Are Saying



Our office is located in Buffalo, NY: 
45 South Rossler Avenue Buffalo, NY 14206 (716) 825-7377

No. Valu is a family owned business, and not publicly traded at this time.

Valu Home Centers opened in 1968.

Valu Home Centers has 41 locations in Western and Centeral New York, and Northwest 

Please visit one of our stores, or apply online at www.valuhomecenters.com/joinourteam

Valu Home Centers is a family owned, community focused organization which stands behind a long tradition of “GREAT” customer service. We strive to exceed customer expectations with knowledgeable and friendly associates, convenient locations and competitive prices. We set out to provide that “out of the box” shopping experience, building relationships one project at a time.

Valu Home Centers annually donates significant amounts of money to numerous charitable
causes and non-profit organizations, throughout Western and Central New York and Northwest Pennsylvania. We participate in major fundraisers with Habitat for Humanity, Kids Escaping Drugs, The Salvation Army, and Make-A-Wish. Our Board of Directors has also approved annual donations to: Diocese of Buffalo, Catholic Charities, the March of Dimes, United Way, the local police and fire departments in the communities in which our stores do business and many other needy groups.

Items must be returned in original packaging. Refunds will be given within 90 days of the original purchase date. Refunds will be based upon original methods of payment. Refunds for items purchased by check will require ten (10) business days to clear. Without a receipt, refunds may be given in the form of exchange or merchandise credit, for the item’s lowest promotion price. Identification will be required to grant a full refund for merchandise without a receipt. We reserve the right to limit or decline any refund. Please see your local Valu Home Centers for details.

Please reach out to our Director of Marketing and Public Relations, 
Douglas Wasiura.
45 South Rossler Avenue Buffalo, NY 14206 Phone: (716) 825-7377 Email: dougw@valuhc.com

There are two ways to get information on our available leasing opportunities. You can visit our leasing website at www.valuproperties.com, or you can contact our Director of Real Estate. 
James Quinn
 45 South Rossler Avenue Buffalo, NY 14206 (716) 825-7377 jimq@valuhc.com