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Need more closet space?

Use this collection of tips to pare down and organize your wardrobe for a more efficient closet.

How-Tos

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

DIY Flooring Projects

DIY Flooring Projects

Find how-to articles with step by step instructions for all your flooring ideas, from installing tile to maintaining hardwood.

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How to Winterize Your Home

How to Winterize Your Home

Winter weather can hit hard and fast. With a little planning, you can protect your home from the elements.

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Avoid These Ten Painting Mistakes

Avoid These Ten Painting Mistakes

Before you add that gorgeous new paint color to your walls, read these tips to ensure you’ll have an error-free application.

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How to Install Kitchen Cabinets

How to Install Kitchen Cabinets

Upgrade your space with new cabinetry. Our guides show you how to measure, plan for and install cabinetry in any area of your home.

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Install a Pedestal Sink

Install a Pedestal Sink

Create a more open look for your bathroom by installing an affordable, stylish pedestal sink.

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Design Your Landscape

Design Your Landscape

Applying the basic concepts the pros use can help you achieve the landscape of your dreams.

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Controlling Moisture and Humidity in the Home

Controlling Moisture and Humidity in the Home

Excess moisture in your home can lead to damage and encourage harmful mold and mildew growth. Learn how to reduce moisture and prevent the problems it causes.

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Install a Programmable Thermostat

Install a Programmable Thermostat

Heating and cooling your home can be expensive, but a programmable thermostat can help you control the energy costs.

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Design and Build a Deck

Design and Build a Deck

In this six-part series, learn how to design, layout and frame a deck. Then we'll show you how to add posts, steps and rails.

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Buying Guides

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

Flooring Options: A Guide to the Perfect Floor

Flooring Options: A Guide to the Perfect Floor

Our flooring guides provide everything you need to know about choosing flooring materials including tile, hardwood and carpet.

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Light Your Home Efficiently

Light Your Home Efficiently

Here are a few ways to take the edge off of those lighting energy costs.

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Choosing Power Tools

Choosing Power Tools

These buying guides give you information about the tools and available features to help you make the right choice for your project.

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Kitchen Renovation Planning Guides

Kitchen Renovation Planning Guides

For a show-stopping "after" kitchen, use these guides to determine your kitchen plans before you get started.

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Caulk Buying Guide

Caulk Buying Guide

We'll help you find the right caulk for your next project.

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Garage Storage Buying Guide

Garage Storage Buying Guide

We can show you how to clear the clutter and even make enough room in the garage for the family car.

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Videos

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

How to Install an Engineered Hardwood Floor

How to Install an Engineered Hardwood Floor

Engineered hardwood flooring adds beauty, warmth and value to your home. Learn more about installation with our quick video.

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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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Replace a Toilet

Replace a Toilet

Learn how to replace a toilet, including information covering measuring, removing and installing a new toilet.

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Paint a Room

Paint a Room

Find essential information on painting tools, paint preparation and how to paint walls and ceilings.

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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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Install a Laminate Floor

Install a Laminate Floor

Laminate floors have the same great look as hardwood floors. Learn how to install a floating (without adhesive, nails or staples) laminate floor.

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Calculators

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

Paint Calculator

Paint Calculator

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

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Carpet Calculator

Carpet Calculator

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

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Flooring Calculator

Flooring Calculator

Buy the right amount of mulch for your landscaping projects.

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