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DIY Projects & Ideas

Buying Guides

The Best Air Fryer for Your Kitchen

If you love fried foods but are ready to make healthier choices, an air fryer is a great option. Crispy chicken wings, french fries and more are at your fingertips. We’ll show you different types to help you choose the best air fryer for your kitchen.

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Three air fryers: one with a roasted chicken, one on a granite counter, and an overhead shot.

Ideas & Inspiration

Lighting Trends to Follow Now

From simple to ornate, traditional to modern, we have light fixtures that'll bring stylish illumination to your home, inside and out.

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A rattan pendant in a dining room, black sconce in a bathroom and brass chandelier in a bedroom.

Buying Guides

Microwave Oven Buying Guide

The features on countertop, over-the-range and built-in microwaves open up your kitchen to endless mealtime possibilities. Some microwaves can prepare an entire meal in minutes. Use this buying guide to find the best microwave for your kitchen.

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White undercounter microwave oven.

How-Tos

Create an Energy-Efficient Home

Investing in energy-saving devices, like programmable thermostats and ENERGY STAR® certified products, can save you money over the long run. This guide provides easy and inexpensive projects that can help reduce your home's energy costs.

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A woman using the dimmer on a wall-mounted light switch with people talking in the background.

Buying Guides

Recessed Lighting Buying Guide

Recessed lighting can be a stylish and functional addition to your home. Learn how these sleek, hidden lighting fixtures can brighten your space and what to look for when choosing recessed lighting.

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A sleek white kitchen with multiple recessed ceiling lights.

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Get Inspired With DIY Projects and Buying Guides for Every Area of Your Home

Whether you’re looking for kitchen design how-tos or landscape ideas, you can trust Lowe’s to provide the necessary materials and inspiration. From outdoor projects, like gutter cleaning and laying pavers, to interior jobs, like remodeling a bathroom or freshening up the living room with bold painting ideas, you’ll find everything you need to get started on Lowes.com.

Kitchen and Bathroom Renovation Planning

Overhauling a kitchen is a big task. Before you start ripping out cabinetry, refinishing hardwood floors and picking new tile, use our kitchen planning guide to help you decide on a design aesthetic. From classic chic to cozy farmhouse, there are so many styles you can choose from. Our guides can help not only with ideas and inspiration but also budget creation, layout, design, project management and more. The same goes for bathroom renovation. New bathrooms also require a lot of planning. Need bathroom ideas like color palette guides, toilet buying guides and how-tos for tiling showers? We have them all.

Storage and Organization Ideas

Whether you want to outfit your bathroom with new storage solutions, get closet organization ideas or learn how to overhaul your garage, we have plenty of inspiration to get you started. From do-it-yourself (DIY) projects you can complete in a day to longer custom closet installs, peruse our DIY videos to find out how to get the job done. Our DIY videos include wire shelving installation, wood closet organization installs and more.

Buying Guides for Every Area of Your Home

When you’re making a big purchase, you want to feel confident you’re making the right choice. Unsure of the best washer and dryer features to look for? We can help you choose based on what will work best for your lifestyle — whether it’s a dual-bin washer and dryer to cut your laundry time in half or a set with Wi-Fi connectivity. Need help deciding on which flooring is best for your home? We have a buying guide for that, too. No matter what big investment you’re making, we have the knowledge to help you make the best choice.   

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