Say it isn’t so! One of our favorite retailers, Lowe’s, is closing 20 of its U.S. locations and cutting about 2,000 jobs. This is a move to improve profitability and we hope it doesn’t get any worse for them. There are about 1,700 Lowe’s stores in the U.S. and they […]
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Last week we attended an amazing event by Lowes and Valspar Paint in New York City. They invited a small group of media to participate in a painting and design demonstration all hosted by celebrity designer and TV personality Nate Berkus. Lowes and Valspar setup an incredible event space in […]
Like it or not, the holidays will be here before we know it! If you prefer to channel your inner Clark Griswold with an over-the-top holiday lighting display (or simply want to troubleshoot your existing electrical devices), the new line of Amprobe tools may make the top of your wish […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
After a recent site redesign it looks like Lowes has rolled out a ton of new how-to videos that are hosted on YouTube. The videos work well with no ads and detailed instructions are also available that can be printed and taken with you to your workspace. This minor detail […]
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 […]
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 […]
Just because your thumb isn’t green you shouldn’t be scared of owning and caring for house plants. The trade off for the little care that these plants need is in your favor and soon you may find yourself planting your own garden!