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Kick off the season with fun and rewarding home improvement projects and DIY ideas. At The Home Depot, we want all your home improvement projects to be a success and we want to help. Whether you need moving resources, help remodeling your bathroom or just want some ideas to spruce up the place— we want to empower and equip you with the tools and know-how it takes to tackle those house projects the right way. Turn to our library of guides for expert help at home, on the go or at your job. 


Get the Know-How You Need


• Our instructional DIY guides and videos will give you confidence to tackle your next project 

• Use our guides to complete projects step-by-step 

• Make informed buying decisions  

• Spark inspirational style ideas 

• Watch short DIY digital workshop videos on how to use tools the right way 

• View how-to guides on your phone or any of your devices

• Get help with severe weather prep


Buy with Confidence


Do some research before you make a big purchase with help from our buying guides. These guides tell you what you need to know before you invest. We pulled together top information you need in hundreds of buying guides to support your decision-making process– from appliance buying guides to tool buying guides. Weigh your options and get educated. Explore detailed comparison charts, relevant information, safety considerations and details on different types of products.  


How to Get It Done the Right Way


Follow step-by-step instructions to complete your project with expert guidance. Project guides show you how to build it, fix it or install it. You’ll know what tools and materials you need, how much time it might take and how easy or difficult the project. If you’re looking for DIY pest control ideas, check our arsenal of guides for every pest you can think of, and we’ll tell you how to get rid of it. Before you redo your bathroom, you might want to browse our DIY plumbing ideas. A little research up front can save you time and money down the road. We’re even there to assist your DIY auto repair needs. 


Our guides are designed to help DIYers of every skill level. Each step of these DIY projects for the home is explained in easy-to-understand instructions and supporting photos. Many of our how-to guides come with carefully crafted instructional videos to make it easier for you.  


We can even help you with the tools to complete your project. Our tool and truck rental center has everything necessary to get the job done right no matter what size project you decide to take on. From carpet cleaners and pressure washers to generators and moving trucks—we have what you need.


Generate Ideas


We all need a little help when it comes to style ideas for our spaces. Planning to remodel your kitchen but don’t know the first thing about a kitchen remodel. We can show you how to get started. Need some outdoor living ideas?  We can help with those, too. Get tips on which plants to choose or how to completely makeover your backyard, plus more outdoor decor ideas and tips on which patio furniture to choose. Want to get a boost on how to tackle spring cleaning? Browse our photo-heavy inspiration guides for ideas on how to approach your DIY home projects. Our cleaning and organization guides show you organization ideas to clear out and unclutter your spaces.  


No Surprises. Know the Cost Upfront.


Our cost guides tell you how much to expect the cost of a home renovation project. “How Much Does it Cost to Install a Countertop?” explains the costs associated with new countertop installation. Learn the differences in the costs of materials, installation options and other cost considerations. Our project calculators help take the guesswork out of your project. Use them to estimate how much material you’ll need to complete the job.


Free Hands-on DIY Learning Workshops


Join a Home Depot workshop at your nearest store. Our store associates can help you kick off a DIY project with confidence. From drywall repairs and paint projects to kids’ crafts. You’ll also learn proper safety measures and skill building.  


Garden Projects and Ideas


Create a lush lawn you’ll enjoy year after year with tips from our lawn and landscaping guides. From picking the right mulch to installing a French drain, you’ll find lawn and landscaping ideas and projects for every skill level. Join the Garden Club and join millions of like-minded gardeners. We’ll send weekly gardening tips just for you. Tap into garden projects and ideas, how-to videos, local gardening tips and expert advice. Plus, you’ll have access to money-saving project-inspiring ideas. 


Everyday Low Prices


You don’t have to wait for a sale at The Home Depot. We offer Everyday Low Prices on all your favorite products online and in store. Plus, find money-saving specials and offers throughout the year. And if you’re looking for the perfect gift for the DIYer on your list, The Home Depot gift cards are the perfect way to give to any of the Doers in your life.