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The Lowdown on LED Light Bulbs from Home Depot

The Lowdown on LED Light Bulbs from Home Depot

Home Depot invited us to check out their lineup of LED light bulbs which we’ve been wanting to investigate since watching an episode of This New house that profiled some offerings from Philips Lighting. Blake who has been a Home Depot Associate for 6 years and is a member of […]

Trade Up During The Home Depot’s Drill Recycling Event

Trade Up During The Home Depot’s Drill Recycling Event

Has your drill seen better days? This month, take your well-worn tool to your nearest Home Depot location for recycling (battery, too). The recycling event runs through October 27, during which Home Depot recycles drills using an environmentally safe process that keeps waste out of landfills. And while you’re there, […]

Fall Deals from Home Depot – Today Only

Fall Deals from Home Depot – Today Only

Home Depot shared a one-day fall sale with us and we’re passing along the news to you. They’ve got tools, lighting, tile, paint, stoves and more all from 20-50% off. Today only. Huge Autumn Savings. Online only – while supplies last.

NASCAR Home Improvement Cup Series Winner: Lowe’s

NASCAR Home Improvement Cup Series Winner: Lowe’s

Tomorrow is the final race (Richmond) of the regular NASCAR season before the Chase for the Cup begins. We thought we’d have a little fun and lineup some of the big guy sponsors in the home improvement world and see how their NASCAR teams fared this year. Jimmie Johnson of […]

Labor Day Paint Deals and Discounts

Labor Day Paint Deals and Discounts

If you’re staying home this holiday weekend and tackling some paint projects you’re in luck. A few retailers and paint manufacturers are offering some Labor Day deals and discounts on paint. Behr is offering $5 off 1 gallon and $20 off 5 gallons. Sherwin-Williams is offering 30% off paints and […]

Building a Sandbox of Your Child’s Dreams

Building a Sandbox of Your Child’s Dreams

I don’t know about you, but as a kid, I spent the majority of my time in a sandbox. My favorite park in my hometown had a huge sandpit complete with child-sized, handle-operated “backhoes” with which we could dig and move sand for hours. Perhaps I missed my calling as […]

Flower Beds: Out with the Old, In with the New

Flower Beds: Out with the Old, In with the New

Our friends Tom and Tera recently moved from Hoboken, NJ to Raleigh, NC. They’re enjoying new home ownership and have been tackling do-it-yourself projects every weekend. They recently shared a flower bed makeover with us. The plan was to overhaul the existing bed in the front of the house (4’x13′) […]

Paint Showdown: Glidden vs. Martha Stewart Living

Paint Showdown: Glidden vs. Martha Stewart Living

Our friends at One Project Closer have been lamenting the fact that Home Depot decided to drop their favorite interior paint, Ralph Lauren, and replace it with Martha Stewart Living line of paint. They had a loft to paint recently and decided to do a comparison between Martha Stewart’s line […]

Home Depot and Lowe’s on the Rebound

Home Depot and Lowe’s on the Rebound

This is great news from the front lines of the home improvement and remodeling industry. Home Depot and Lowe’s posted better-than-expected earnings this week and among Home Depot’s top 40 markets all but two showed improvement from last year. After more than a year of not spending money on their […]

Glidden Paint Introduces a New Formula

Glidden Paint Introduces a New Formula

Glidden paint recently launched an improved formula that maintains a high quality but also keeps Glidden at a more affordable price point. A gallon of Glidden costs $16-$24 dollars and they feel it’s comparable to $50 gallon paint. They are so confident that they sent us a full press kit […]

Home Depot Energy Audits are Free

Home Depot Energy Audits are Free

Home Depot won’t come into your home to perform an energy audit, but with the Cash for Caulkers program a go they should consider it. Hey if President Obama delivered a speech from our store we’d do what we can to capitalize on that. Home Depot is doing their part […]

Easiest Kitchen Backsplash Install Ever

If you’re short on time, money and effort but still need covet a new tile backsplash then it looks like SIMPLEMAT is for you. It literally adheres to your current backsplash of tile or wallpaper and your done! Without grout there’s no mortar, mixing, or mess. They also have kitchen […]

Home Depot Welcomes Martha Stewart and her Patio Sets and Organizing Bins

Home Depot Welcomes Martha Stewart and her Patio Sets and Organizing Bins

Breaking from @HomeDepot and @MarthaStewart Twitter accounts, their is a partnership brewing that will have Martha Stewart Living sell branded home improvement products in all Home Depot stores. Products in the outdoor-living category will launch in January in the U.S. and February in Canada, followed by products in the home-organization […]

Home Depot and Lowes Go For the Small Time DIY Projects

Home Depot and Lowes Go For the Small Time DIY Projects

According to this article from the New York Times, Home Depot and Lowes are adjusting their focus and getting in tune with the consumers reluctance to take on larger remodeling projects and instead focus on smaller diy projects around the home. While the recession has caused consumers to pull the […]

5 Energy Saving Tips from the Home Depot Foundation & Habitat for Humanity

5 Energy Saving Tips from the Home Depot Foundation & Habitat for Humanity

The Home Depot Foundation and Habitat for Humanity today announced the national expansion of Partners in Sustainable Building, a $30 million building program dedicated to greening more than 5,000 Habitat homes across the country. Below are five simple, inexpensive energy saving tips courtesy of The Home Depot Foundation and Habitat […]

Home Depot Giftcard Giveaway Reminder

Home Depot Giftcard Giveaway Reminder

Don’t forget to leave us a comment to enter our Father’s Day Giveaway and win prizes from SKIL, Energizer, and Home Depot. We’ve got a $100 gift card for Home Depot but you can also visit your local Home Depot to find three new gift card styles to choose from, […]

Home Depot Tool Rental Winner

Congratulations to Barbara of Furlong, PA for winning the $200 gift certificate towards a Home Depot tool rental. Make sure you’ve signed up for our newsletter to receive more updates on giveaways and tool reviews.

Home Depot Tool Rental Giveaway

Home Depot Tool Rental Giveaway

*ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSED If you’re putting off your next DIY project because you don’t have the cash to fork over for the right tool and neither do your friends or family, then we’ve got the solution for you. This week we’re giving away a $200 gift certificate to use […]

Home Depot to Answer Your Questions on Twitter

Home Depot to Answer Your Questions on Twitter

If you’re frustrated with the lack of customer service you’ve received at your local Home Depot or can’t reach anyone in the company directly to explain your needs, then get on Twitter and have a chat with their spokesperson. Like many companies (including us), Twitter has been a great way […]

Time to Do-It-Yourself

Time to Do-It-Yourself

As news about the economy worsens we try to stay positive and focused on the expenses we can control. The outlook at big box retailers such as Home Depot and Lowes have not been good but that should translate into savings for homeowners looking to buy materials at a better […]

Last Day for $500 Home Depot Gift Card

Last Day for $500 Home Depot Gift Card

You’ve been nice this year so give yourself a chance to win a $500 Home Depot gift card. The giveaway ends tonight at midnight so enter now.