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First Look: Gas and Electric Snow Blowers

When a blizzard hits and dumps tons of white powder everywhere, skiers rejoice and homeowners cringe. When you’re faced with the task of removing snow from your driveway and walkways you can go old-school and break out the snow shovel, or move into the 21st century and fire up the snow blower. Using a snow […]
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Gardening Q&A: How do I keep my Christmas tree fresh?

Q: How do I help my Christmas tree last through the holiday season? A: Home Depot associates get that question a lot around Christmastime. The important thing is to keep your real Christmas tree from drying out. That means, first of all, securing it in a stand with a basin, and watering the tree until it […]
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First Look: Cadet Soft Heat Baseboard Heaters

When temperatures drop, it’s nice to have supplemental zone heating in your home to keep things nice and toasty and to give your furnace or heat pump systems a break. Cadet’s Soft Heat Baseboard heaters fit that bill and then some. First, these baseboard heaters provide steady, uniform warmth wherever they are positioned. This means […]
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Gardening Q&A: How Do I Care For My Poinsettia?

Q: I couldn’t resist buying a 99-cent poinsettia at the Home Depot on Black Friday. Now I’m wondering how to care for it. A: Here are a few tips to keep those red blooms bright.
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Garden Club Q&A: Athletic Field Maintenance

Q: I am taking care of a high school baseball infield grass. I need to fertilize the lawn and reseed a few spots. Could you steer me in the right direction as to fertilizer and lawn seeds? — Garden Club reader Monte A: No, Monte; thank you. Well-maintained turf is a critical component of baseball […]
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Accessibility: 6 Ways to Enhance Mobility and Safety in Your Home

If you were to make a checklist of your priorities when doing home upgrades, you’d probably make sure to consider style, finishes, colors, and materials of any products you bring in. While these are all important considerations, how many of us think about how a product enhances our home’s safety or accessibility? There’s a misguided notion […]
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How to Choose the Right Garage Door Opener

Few homeowners think much about their garage door openers until something goes wrong or it’s time to replace them. Choosing the right opener– either to replace an old one, or for a new installation– is crucial to making sure nothing goes wrong in the first place.  Here’s what you should know when choosing a new […]
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Walking The Aisles: Five Things to Know About Integrated LED Light Fixtures

  LED lighting technology is advancing rapidly, and The Home Depot is proud to offer products representing the newest step forward in how we light our homes: integrated LED light fixtures. These new products are changing the way we think of light fixtures. The light emitting diodes– the small lamps that create the light– are now […]
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A Family Friendly Outdoor Living Room

In our Style Challenge series, we challenge some of our favorite bloggers from around the web to surprise us with their ideas for creating a stylish and functional space using a single Home Depot product as a starting point.  Joslyn Taylor from Simple Lovely showcases her family-friendly outdoor living room, a space that feels chic enough for summer […]
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How To Buy The Right Video Surveillance System

The need for video surveillance systems goes far beyond simple security. These days, video surveillance can also give you piece of mind by allowing you to monitor your home, keep an eye on your kids and monitor the inventory in your small business. Imagine the reassurance of being able to remotely access real-time or archived footage of […]
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Give An Old Patio Umbrella New Life With Paint

Beautiful plants and flowers to liven things up? Check. Comfortable patio chair to relax in? Check. Time to stretch out in the warm weather with a good book and just unwind a little bit. Check. But, wait! Your old patio umbrella doesn’t match your new patio accessories and it’s throwing everything off. Or maybe last summer’s […]
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Caulking Windows And Doors

Here’s a riddle for you: What DIY project keeps in warmth during the winter but keeps heat out in the summer? Caulking your home’s windows and doors, of course! If you didn’t get around to doing it during those wintery months, now’s the time to start caulking before the full strength of high summer temperatures […]
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Turn Your Garden Problem Spots Into Rock Gardens

Not all soil is ideal for all types of gardening. Trying to make a stubborn patch something it isn’t can be an exercise in frustration. If sections of your yard or garden aren’t living up to expectation, converting them into rock gardens may be just the solution you’ve been seeking. By planting with drainage in […]
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YouTube Thursdays: How To Set Up A Bird Feeder

The weather’s warming up and you’re outside relaxing in your backyard anyway, so why not let Mother Nature keep you entertained? Installing a bird feeder is an easy way to attract our feathered friends for hours of bird watching pleasure. This video shows you everything you need to know to properly set up a bird […]
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How Does Home Automation Benefit You?

Let’s be honest. We all grew up with inspired dreams of what “the future” would be like. Hovercars. Jetpacks. Teleportation. Casual space travel. While those particular innovations might remain beyond our grasp, we can still enjoy a bit of “the future” today with home automation. Put simply, home automation allows you to access and control […]
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Home Automation: The Home of the Future is Here Today

Home Automation may sound futuristic (and maybe even a little daunting). But don’t let that stop you from embracing it. Smart homes are just that: smart. Today’s technology cleverly merges your family’s lifestyle with networks that control your TVs, security systems and appliances. But still – the term “home automation” has a lot of us […]
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DIY Valentine’s Gifts for Your Sweetheart: #7 Window Screen Earring Holder

Day 7 of 14: DIY Valentine’s Gifts for your Sweetheart finds our writers discussing great Home Depot products or projects for gift ideas. In today’s edition, Ayana reminds Thomas that do-it-yourself gifts are extra thoughtful, but shiny stuff is good, too.  Thomas:  A lot of guys are tired of getting their wives and girlfriends the same […]
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How to Design for Bath Safety and Accessibility

It’s the first place you go when you wake up in the morning. It’s usually the last place you go before going to bed at night. You clean it. You use it. You relax in it. It’s your haven….your own private retreat inside your home. It’s your bathroom, and according to the Home Safety Council, […]
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Keep Christmas Trees Fresh All Season Long

The aroma of a fresh cut Christmas tree is a staple in homes all around during the holiday season. To keep the scent of your fresh cut tree strong and aromatic, you’ve got to take care to preserve the tree. The Home Depot Forums associate BostonRoots shares tips for keeping your Christmas tree fresh for […]
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Top Outdoor Power Equipment Brands Delivered To Your Home

Buying mowers and snow blowers just got even easier with White Glove Dealer Delivery Service*.  The Home Depot has teamed up with Ariens, John Deere and Toro to have your equipment assembled and delivered to your home by a local, professional dealership. Shop all eligible products now. White Glove Delivery Service includes: Unpackaging and setup at your home […]
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Upright vs. Chest: Which Deep Freezer Is Right For You?

Most (if not all) of us have heard the fable of the ant and the grasshopper. The grasshopper wasted its time during the warm months while the ant worked tirelessly to store food for the winter. Oh the virtue of hard work and saving! Even in the real world, it’s always smart to take the […]
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Attracting Happy Hummingbirds

Home Depot Store Associate, Atlanta GA Recently I saw several hummingbirds feeding at the home of a friend. We drank coffee and watched them dart around the feeder with the precision of a small invasion. I have to admit I was mesmerized by the display. I asked how she was able to entice the little […]
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Flood Safety: Ways to Protect Your Home and Your Family

Severe weather can strike any time of the year, and whether you’re facing a hurricane or heavy rainfall, flooding a significant danger. If flooding and water damage threaten your home and the safety of you and your family, take a look at the steps you can take to ensure maximum safety:
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FREE Kids Workshop | First Saturday of Every Month at Home Depot

Here’s a great activity you can share with your kids… and it’s free! On the first Saturday of each month, Home Depot’s FREE Kids Workshops offer fun and useful projects like building toolboxes, fire trucks and mail organizers, birdhouses, Mother’s Day gifts, or any number of other cool projects. The workshops are great for 5- to 12-year-olds, […]
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How-To: Use Your Chainsaw Safely and Correctly

Now that in many parts of the country spring is finally making a fight to breakthrough the last of winter, many of you will have issues with trees.  Yes, trees. Spring storms, rains and flooding bring down more trees  than any other time of year.  Before you get the chainsaw out and start hacking away at […]
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Gardening 101: Gardening Advice, Videos and How-to’s for Your Garden

Gardeners come in many levels of experience and expertise. Some of us can name a Phytophthora mold from a mile away. While others of us enjoy growing tulips, but can’t be bothered to remember if they’re called Beauty of Oxford or Vlammenspel. There is also a large group of people who want to start a gardening habit, […]
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Water Conservation: Rain Barrels Can Really Help Your Gardens Grow

While rain barrels have been around for some time, they keep growing more and more popular. They have become a critical gardening tool for those of us who live in drought susceptible areas and earth-friendly gardeners. Rain barrels are a great way to conserve water and water utility costs throughout the entire country. So why […]
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Kitchen Design Made Simple with Our New Interactive Kitchen Planner

The Home Depot’s Interactive Kitchen Planner is an online design tool that gives you the power to design and build your dream kitchen. Whether you are in the market for a complete kitchen overhaul to match your lifestyle or are just an interior design fanatic, our free Interactive Kitchen Planner is a planning tool you definitely
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Save Water, Save Money with WaterSense Labeled Products

Water bills around the country continue to rise.  Every time you get that water bill, you start to notice it going up and up.  You also start to notice how often the spouse waters the garden or lawn, how many times this one leaves the water running while they get a glass or wash their […]
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11 Hot Bathroom Colors

Whether you want to create a luxurious master bath or a comfortable and cozy guest bathroom, color plays a very important role in the atmosphere or feel of your bathroom. You always want to make sure your bathroom is comfortable and relaxing. Color in your bathroom can help you create that special retreat or escape […]
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