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Install a Patio or Walkway

Personalize your landscape and extend your outdoor living space 

How-Tos

Browse our how-to library to find inspiration for your next project.

8 Easy Tips for the Perfect Lawn

8 Easy Tips for the Perfect Lawn

Find simple advice for establishing a soft, green lawn.

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Install or Replace a Ceiling Fan

Install or Replace a Ceiling Fan

Ceiling fans are a great way to keep your home comfortable year-round. Learn how to replace an existing fan or light fixture with a new ceiling fan.

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Xeriscape for a Water-Conserving Landscape

Xeriscape for a Water-Conserving Landscape

Xeriscaping uses the natural characteristics and tendencies of your landscape to maximize beauty and minimize impact to the environment.

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How to Install a Kitchen Faucet

How to Install a Kitchen Faucet

A new kitchen faucet is an easy and affordable way to update your space. With a few common tools, it's easy to replace or install a kitchen faucet.

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Install a Bathroom Exhaust Fan

Install a Bathroom Exhaust Fan

A new bathroom exhaust fan will clear the steam and help prevent mold. The installation takes only a few hours to complete.

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Care for Outdoor Furniture

Care for Outdoor Furniture

Learn how to care for and maintain your outdoor and patio furniture.

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Control Erosion in the Landscape

Control Erosion in the Landscape

Learn how to keep erosion from ruining your landscape.

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Pressure Washer Maintenance

Pressure Washer Maintenance

Learn the best practices for taking care of your pressure washer to ensure you get the most out of it for years to come.

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Lawn Alternatives

Lawn Alternatives

The lawn is a mainstay of home landscapes, but if you're looking for something different, you can find attractive alternatives to the typical grass yard.

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Buying Guides

Shop smarter with these handy buying guides from Lowe's.

Ceiling Fan Buying Guide

Ceiling Fan Buying Guide

Indoors and outdoors, ceiling fans keep air moving and help keep your home comfortable in summer and winter. Let us help you find a fan to fit your space and style.

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Patio Blocks and Pavers Buying Guide

Patio Blocks and Pavers Buying Guide

Patio blocks and pavers let you add function and design to your landscape. Learn about the different types you can use to create patios, retaining walls and more.

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Window Air Conditioner Buying Guide

Window Air Conditioner Buying Guide

Select the right air conditioner to cool off and save on energy costs.

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Lighting at a Glance

Lighting at a Glance

Understanding the different types of light is the first step to brightening your home.

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Exterior Paint Buying Guide

Exterior Paint Buying Guide

Get some tips on choosing the best exterior paint or primer for your house.

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Storage Shed Buying Guide

Storage Shed Buying Guide

Clear outdoor clutter with a great storage shed. Learn how to choose the right shed for your needs.

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Videos

Browse our videos to get inspired and learn how to complete your next home improvement project.

Add Quick Color with Annuals

Add Quick Color with Annuals

Learn how to select, arrange and plant annuals for instant color around your landscape.

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How to Install a Tile Backsplash

How to Install a Tile Backsplash

Add life to your kitchen with a tile backsplash. There are many options, including mosaics on mesh backing for easy installation. We'll show you how.

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Paint a Ceiling

Paint a Ceiling

We’ll tell you everything you need to know to paint the perfect ceiling.

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How to Maintain a Push Mower

How to Maintain a Push Mower

Good maintenance lets you get the most out of your push mower. Learn how to keep it performing for years to come.

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Install Motion Lights

Install Motion Lights

An easy-to-install exterior motion light adds safety, security and convenience to any home.

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How to Install a Solid Hardwood Floor

How to Install a Solid Hardwood Floor

Solid hardwood flooring adds style, value and warmth to your home. If you decide to tackle installation yourself, we have instructions to help.

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Calculators

Determine how much material you need for your next project with these helpful calculators.

Fertilizer Calculator

Fertilizer Calculator

Find out just how much fertilizer you need for your project.

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Seed Calculator

Seed Calculator

Buy the right amount of grass seed for your lawn.

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Concrete Hole Calculator

Concrete Hole Calculator

Use our calculator to estimate how much paint and primer you'll need for your painting project.

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