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DIY Project: Lattice Wall Pattern

Create a dynamic pattern that’s perfect for an accent wall. We have the step-by-step instructions for this lattice wall pattern DIY project. You can also download printable instructions. Skill Level: Intermediate Time: 2-5 hours, not including drying time Cost: About $115 Tools and Materials 1 gallon Behr Premium Plus Home Song paint (line color) 1 gallon Home Decorators […]
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Happy Holidays, From The Home Depot

From all of us at The Home Depot, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
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DIY Project: A Tile Nook to Update Your Shower

This DIY project is a great way to update your shower and create extra storage space. Here are the step-by-step instructions. We also included printable instructions you can download. Skill Level: Advanced Time: 24 – 48 hours, including drying time for mortar and grout Cost: About $240 Tools and Materials Stud finder Measuring tape Level Dust […]
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Christmas Craft Ideas: Ceramic Tile Gift Tag

This ceramic tile gift tag (or tree ornament) is fun to make and will help you dress up gifts in your own special way. It’s one of the Christmas craft ideas we have for the holiday season. Here are the step-by-step instructions, along with a downloadable version of the tutorial. Skill Level: Intermediate Time: 2 hours, […]
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Christmas Craft Ideas: Topiary Stocking Hanger

Add some greenery to your mantel with this clever stocking hanger. This is one of our Christmas craft ideas for the holiday season. Just follow the step-by-step tutorial for this Tomato Cage Christmas Tree project. We have downloadable instructions, too. Skill Level: Novice Time: 12 to 24 hours, including paint drying time Cost: Less than $50 […]
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Christmas Craft Ideas: Tomato Cage Christmas Tree

Create this cute Christmas tree using a tomato cage, some decorative fabric and a garden urn. It’s one of the Christmas craft ideas we have for the holiday season. Just follow the step-by-step tutorial for this Tomato Cage Christmas Tree project. We have downloadable instructions, too. Skill Level: Novice Time: 3 hours, including time for assembly […]
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Christmas Craft Ideas: Wreath Chandelier

Hang this beautiful double wreath from the ceiling to add a classic bit of holiday cheer to your home. This wreath chandelier is one of the Christmas craft ideas we have for the holiday season. Here are the step-by-step instructions, along with a downloadable version of the tutorial, too. Skill Level: Novice Time: 10 to […]
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Christmas Craft Ideas: Lighted Snowflake

Create a beautiful lighted snowflake to brighten your yard. It’s one of our Christmas craft ideas for the holiday season. We have the step-by-step tutorial and downloadable instructions. Skill Level: Intermediate Time: 2 hours, not including time for glue and paint to dry Cost: About $50  Tools and Materials 4 — 1/4-in. × 2-in. × 4-ft. poplar boards […]
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Christmas Craft Ideas: Snowman Wreath

Create an eye-catching Christmas display to greet your guests at the door. This is among the Christmas craft ideas we’re sharing during the holiday season. This is snowman wreath display is easy to create, and it makes a big impression. We have the step-by-step tutorial and downloadable instructions. Skill Level: Intermediate Time: About two hours Cost: […]
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How to Apply Weather-Stripping to Your Home

Weather-stripping your doors and windows is a cost-effective way to reduce energy waste. Weather stripping come in a variety of materials including wood, foam, metal, rubber, and vinyl. In order to determine the type of weather stripping you will need to seal a particular area, your will want to consider several factors. These include the […]
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Christmas Craft Ideas: Bucket Advent Calendar

Here’s one of the unusual Christmas craft ideas you’ll see: a fun Advent calendar made of of buckets. It’s easy to create, and it makes a big impression. We have the step-by-step tutorial and downloadable instructions. Skill Level: Novice Time: 2 to 3 hours, including time for paint to dry Cost: About $90 Tools and Materials 5 — […]
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Do It Yourself Headboard Project: Cornice Headboard

Adding a cornice headboard to your bed will not only will dress up your bedroom, but it will also give the room a more spacious feeling. These instructions show you how to create your own cornice headboard. We have downloadable instructions, too. Skill Level: Intermediate to advanced Time: About 8 hours Cost: About $100 Tools […]
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How to Find Air Leaks in Your Home

Checking for leaks and subsequently filling gaps around doors and windows can help your home become more energy efficient. These cracks can occur in homes with either new or old construction and are a major source of heat loss. This can account for up to a third of the overall heating costs of your home. […]
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How to Make a Living Succulent Wreath

Turn a succulent garden into a unique natural wreath. Just follow these step-by-step instructions to create this living succulent wreath. We have downloadable instructions for you to print out, too. Skill Level: Novice Time: 2 hours Cost: Less than $50 Tools and Materials 12-inch wire frame wreath (usually found at a craft store) 14-inch plastic […]
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Increasing Energy Efficiency in Your Home

Many homes, regardless of their age, have cracks or openings around doors and windows. These gaps are a huge source of heat loss in winter and could be the culprit of nearly one-third of your energy bill. This video will show you how to help increase energy efficiency in your home.
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Home Maintenance: Cleaning and Storing Tools for the Winter

All summer long you have fought weeds, mowed your lawn, tended your garden, and used your outdoor power tools. After a last large fall cleanup in your yard is finished, you can begin to prep all of these tools for winter storage. Keeping your hand tools and power tools in good working order is an […]
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DIY Headboard Makes Your Bedroom Seem More Spacious

You’ll be amazed at how this scalloped headboard will make your bedroom feel more spacious. Just follow these instructions to build your new headboard. Here’s the tutorial for this DIY headboard project. You can also download and print the instructions. Skill Level: Advanced Time: 8 hours Cost: Less than $100 Tools and Materials 1 — 4-ft […]
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How To Clean Your Grill

All summer long you have enjoyed nights of cookouts, meats and veggies grilled to perfection, and perhaps even deviated from your old faithful recipes and experimented with your outdoor cooking this year. Either way, your grill now has a season’s worth of deliciously hard work to clean up. It’s important to know how to clean […]
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Fall Home Maintenance: Cleaning Your Home’s Exterior

A great fall home maintenance project is cleaning your home’s exterior. The spring and summer months will have taken a toll on the outside of your home and deck. Oftentimes, the summer months can breed mold or mildew that need to be removed to keep your home protected and help prevent damage. You can easily […]
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DIY Wall Art Project Made from Scrap Wood

Give traditional wall art a fresh spin by creating your own. Liven up your walls with this easy and affordable DIY project. Here’s the tutorial for this DIY wall art project. You can download and print the instructions, too. Skill Level: Beginner/Novice Time: 6 hours (including paint drying time) Cost: $50 or less Tools and Materials Cull/scrap lumber […]
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Augmented Reality In The Home Depot App

Making the decision to update parts of your home is easy. Picking the products to update them with can be tougher. For instance, if you are interested in getting a new door to add some curb appeal to your home, it can be difficult to envision what that door will really look like once it […]
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Cleaning Gutters: A Quick How-To

Cleaning gutters is a project that you should do twice a year, in the spring and fall. The fall cleaning is most important and should be done once leaves are finished dropping. Cleaning your gutters will help to ensure proper water drainage away from your home and its foundation. You will most likely need an […]
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Yard Clean Up: Leaves on the Lawn

Yard clean up is a constant chore, and fallen leaves on the grass are one of the biggest yard messes. Those leaves on the lawn can result in withering or dead grass.  How many leaves you get on your lawn is ultimately up to the amount of trees near it. You may have to clean […]
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Fall Lawn Care: Removing Branches and Limbs

Fall is a perfect time for cleanup in the yard. Many projects can be done in the yard and around your home to prepare for winter. One of these fall lawn care projects is removing branches and limbs from trees that need shaping or have dead or diseased limbs.
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DIY Bathroom Storage Shelves

These attractive bathroom shelves provide plenty of space for towels, soap, cosmetics and more. These simple, step-by-step instructions will show you how to build these shelves for yourself. You can download and print this DIY bathroom storage shelves tutorial, too. Skill Level: Advanced Time: 4 hours Cost: Less than $100 Tools and Materials 1 — 2-ft × […]
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Fertilizer Spreaders: The Different Types

There are several types of spreaders you can use to fertilize your lawn. The type of fertilizer spreader and fertilizer you use will determine the proper usage settings on your spreader. Typically a fertilizer bag will come with recommended settings on the label for each type of spreader. A walk-behind broadcast spreader is the most […]
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When To Fertilize Your Lawn

Different varieties of grass have different fertilization needs. The type of grass in your lawn will determine when to fertilize, what type of fertilizer you will use, and how much fertilizer you will need. Warm season grasses such as Bermuda, Zoysia, Centipede, and St. Augustine need three to four pounds of nitrogen per 1,000 square […]
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Wire Wreath Tutorial

The leaves and berries give this wreath a familiar, organic feel. The wire makes this wreath fun and unique. Just follow these simple, step-by-step instructions for your own wire wreath. You can download and print this DIY wreath tutorial, too. Skill: Novice Time: 3 hours Cost: Less than $30 Tools and Materials Wire cutters Spray […]
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Types of Fertilizers

Fertilizers are used to feed your lawn and keep it healthy and beautiful. When you walk into the Garden Center at your local Home Depot store, you’ll see fertilizers grouped into a few different categories. These categories are synthetic organic water-soluble granular Most synthetic fertilizers come in granular form, and they come in different time-release formulations. […]
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Fertilizer: The Numbers and their Corresponding Nutrients

All lawns require regular feeding throughout the year and fall is a great time to fertilize. This will keep your lawn protected for the winter and get it healthy and beautiful for spring. Before fertilizing, it is a good idea to check the pH balance in your soil so you can make sure it is […]
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