For Harry and Melinda O’Neill, managers of Empire Surplus Home Center in Leesport, customer service is the core of their business.
Empire Surplus Home Center was founded in 1990. Parent company, Empire Wrecking was founded in 1955. Empire Surplus originally got its name from products being taken off the wrecking jobs. These included stained glass windows, granite steps etc.
Harry has been working in the family business since he was very young. He started with his Dad (Harry) and Uncle Todd on the wrecking jobs. His passion has always been finding new deals and work on home projects.
Today they have everything for your home under one roof. Empire has 22 employees working at their Bernville Road store and warehouse in Robesonia.
There goal is to provide customers with the best product at the best price.
Carrying everything from Ashley furniture, area rugs, hot tubs, vanities, tile, rows of flooring, toilets, granite, quartz and cultured marble for both the vanities and kitchen.
The atmosphere at Empire is always exciting! Employee’s design, measure and install all products and are constantly meeting with vendors, going to trade shows to find the best products for your home.
Harry and Melinda also host events throughout the year to help support the community including “Ladies Night” held in the Fall which supports Breast Cancer Support Services of Berks County.