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Ace Hardware Names 2021 Clark+Kensington Color Trends

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Ace Hardware Corp. has announced its 2021 Clark+Kensington® Color Trends. The three color trend sets are Understated Impact, Mindful Living and Creative escape. The company says these colors are heavily inspired by natural minerals and aim to conjure a feeling …

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Popular Projects for Recent Homebuyers

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A recent study reveals what projects new homeowners are undertaking. The Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) partnered with market research firm Decision Analyst for the 2020 Recent Home Buyer tracking report. Their goal was to learn more about new homeowners’ …

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New Data Reveals What’s Motivating DIY Projects

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New data from market research firm Consumer Specialists is shedding light on exactly how COVID-19 has impacted DIYers’ home improvement habits. The report is based on research conducted by Consumer Specialists with a nationally representative sample of more than 600 …

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Lowe’s CEO Discusses Changing Retail Landscape

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Lowe’s president and CEO Marvin Ellison recently discussed how the big-box home improvement chain is adapting to serve customers during COVID-19, prioritize shopper safety and respond to nationwide social movements. Ellison was the latest guest in the National Retail Federation‘s …

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New Data Charts DIYers’ Home Improvement Projects

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Since March, The Farnsworth Group and the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) have collected data on DIYers’ and contractors’ home improvement sentiments during COVID-19. The complete report for the organizations’ Weekly COVID-19 Tracker reveals home improvement is on the minds …

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Lowe’s Plans Nationwide DIY Workshops for Children

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Big-box retailer Lowe’s has announced plans to offer monthly DIY workshops geared for children ages 4-11. The free workshops will be held at each Lowe’s location across the U.S. and introduce kids to DIY basics. The first weekend workshop took …

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DIY Winterization for Irrigation Systems 

Soon homeowners in the northern states will winterize their irrigation systems. While many may choose to hire a company to handle it for them, some will attempt to do it themselves with the help of their local hardware retailer. Below …

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Approaching Electrical Projects With Customers

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Discussing home projects dealing with electricity likely puts a charge through any retailer. When helping customers tackle electrical projects, retailers should consider how difficult the project is and how a customer is planning to take it on. Some, like installing …

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