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Lowe's How-Tos, Buying Guides and Project Calculators

Outdoor Living Guides

These guides will make shopping for your outdoor living spaces easy. Find new ideas and create an outdoor living area that suits you.

How-Tos

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

Clean, Seal or Stain a Deck

Clean, Seal or Stain a Deck

Learn how to test the wood, clean your deck and apply stain or sealer. Then follow the steps to bring your deck back to its original beauty.

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Guide to Hardscape Projects

Guide to Hardscape Projects

Find the ideas, project details and buying guides to create a stunning hardscape design for your lawn or garden. Shop Pavers and Retaining Walls.

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Paint Tips and How-Tos

Paint Tips and How-Tos

From prep and applicator advice to painting tips for interior and exterior spaces, we have all the information you need to paint the perfect space.

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Gutter Cleaning and Repair

Gutter Cleaning and Repair

Cleaning roof gutters is a small task that can prevent big problems. Follow these simple steps for cleaning your gutters and making simple gutter repairs.

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The Weekender

The Weekender

The Weekender is a 10-part home improvement video series featuring DIY blogger Monica Mangin. Watch the episodes and get instructions for the featured projects.

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When to Seed and Fertilize Cool-Season Lawns

When to Seed and Fertilize Cool-Season Lawns

Cool-season grasses do best in the northern parts of the United States, where winter temperatures drop below freezing.

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Buying Guides

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

Chainsaw Buying Guide

Chainsaw Buying Guide

The jobs you need to do and features you want can help you decide which type of chainsaw is best for you. Learn how to choose a chainsaw for your work.

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Garage Door Opener Buying Guide

Garage Door Opener Buying Guide

A garage door opener gives you easy, illuminated access to your home and can improve security. Learn what you need to know to find the best one for your home.

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Fence Materials Guide

Fence Materials Guide

A fence can provide privacy, security, pet containment and more. Learn how to choose the right fence style for you.

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Selecting the Right Thermostat for Your Home

Selecting the Right Thermostat for Your Home

Your choice of a thermostat will depend on the type of heating and cooling system you have in your home, typical use and features of the thermostat.

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Dishwasher Buying Guide

Dishwasher Buying Guide

Save water and energy with the hardest-working appliance in your kitchen - the dishwasher. Our buying guide helps eliminate the guesswork for easy shopping.

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Bathroom Remodeling Buying Guides

Bathroom Remodeling Buying Guides

Your bathroom is the room that begins and ends your day. Make the most of it with our buying guides to help you complete a bathroom remodel.

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Videos

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

Install Landscape Lighting

Install Landscape Lighting

The right landscape lighting can provide the perfect accent to your home, and the installation is easy to do.

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How to Paint a Room

Paint a Room

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

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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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How to Plant Bulbs

How to Plant Bulbs

The great thing about planting perennial bulbs is that they will bloom year after year. Here's what you need to know.

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Maintain a Gas Grill

Clean and Maintain Your Grill

We’ll show you how to tackle a few common problems to keep your gas grill cooking all season.

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How to Choose Flooring

How to Choose Flooring

Add instant style and value to your home with new flooring. Explore the options to find a floor that suits your look and lifestyle.

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Calculators

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

Seed Calculator

Grass Seed Calculator

Use our calculator to find out how much grass seed you need for your project.

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Flooring Calculator

Flooring Calculator

Find square yard estimates for hardwood and laminate floors.

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Paint Calculator

Paint Calculator

Use Lowe's Interior Paint Calculator as a guide to how much paint you should buy for a room.

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