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How-Tos

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

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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Start and Maintain a Lawn

When to Fertilize and Seed Your Lawn

A beautiful lawn starts with preparation and selecting the right grass. Proper maintenance keeps it growing and looking its best.

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Kitchen Makeover

Kitchen Makeover

Whether you’re moving into a new home or buying a rental property, it makes sense to update your kitchen. Find inspiration for your kitchen makeover here.

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Install a Patio or Walkway

Install a Patio or Walkway

Adding a patio or walkway to your home is a great way to personalize your landscape and extend your living space to the outdoors.

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Interior Lighting Ideas

Interior Lighting Ideas

Lighting your home can be overwhelming. The following articles provide you with the essentials to design a new lighting scheme or simply update your existing one.

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Prep for Paint

Prep for Paint

Ready to paint? You'll enjoy much better results if you do some prep work before you get started.

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Fall is for Planting

Fall is for Planting

Hardy bulbs and perennials are perfect fall planting candidates. The extra autumn work will be worth it when spring fever starts to set in next year.

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Driveway Repair and Maintenance

Driveway Repair and Maintenance

Fix cracks, potholes and other driveway eyesores.

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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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Buying Guides

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

Outdoor Heating Buying Guide

Outdoor Heating Buying Guide

Keep your family warm with outdoor heating, including chimineas, fire pits, outdoor fireplaces and patio heaters.

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Flooring Buying Guide

Flooring Buying Guide

Today’s flooring provides myriad options for your home, which creates even more questions. Explore the benefits of each selection for your home.

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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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Kitchen Faucet Buying Guide

Kitchen Faucet Buying Guide

Whether you’re replacing an old faucet or something new in a remodeling plan, there are a few things to know before the water starts to flow.

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Pet Containment System Buying Guide

Pet Containment System Buying Guide

Choosing the right pet containment system is easy when you know your options.

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Pick the Perfect Paint Color

Pick the Perfect Paint Color

Paint is the easiest and most affordable way to dramatically change the look of a room. We’ll give you tips and tricks to make an impact in your space.

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Videos

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

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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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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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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Outdoor Room Ideas

Outdoor Room Ideas

Check out these outdoor room ideas for fall.

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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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Fertilizer Calculator

Fertilizer Calculator

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

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Mulch Calculator

Mulch Calculator

Buy the right amount of mulch for your landscaping projects.

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