Flood Safety: Ways to Protect Your Home and Your Family

Posted by: on May 9th, 2011 | 6 Comments

A home in the middle of a flood


Severe weather can strike any time of the year, and whether you’re facing a hurricane or heavy rainfall, flooding a significant danger. If flooding and water damage threaten your home and the safety of you and your family, take a look at the steps you can take to ensure maximum safety:

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Give Her a Happy Mother’s Day

Posted by: on May 8th, 2011 | 2 Comments


This year, why not celebrate Mother’s Day in the great outdoors and turn her backyard into a relaxing al fresco retreat? 

The Frame it All 10-1/2 ft. Raised Garden Bed is the perfect accent to any backyard.  A raised bed gives you more control over soil conditions, as well as weed and pest control, making it easy to grow healthy plants and flowers that Mom is sure to love.  If she has a green thumb, she’ll also enjoy how a raised bed makes it much easier to access her garden so that she can tend to every single plant with ease. 

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Tips on Gardening

Posted by: on May 6th, 2011 | Make A Comment

At the recent California Spring Trials we caught up with Jimmy Turner, Sr. Director of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, for a few gardening tips.  Watch and learn as Jimmy dispenses advice that can help you in the garden this spring.

The Story of Viva! Pt. 2: What’s New For Your Garden in 2011

Posted by: on May 1st, 2011 | One Comment

Looking for something new and different to plant this spring that will add style to your garden? Check out these offerings from our Viva! line of flowers and plants available exclusively at The Home Depot. Bred for superior flower power and garden performance, our Viva! plants and flowers represent the best in new varieties chosen from top plant breeders around the world.

The Story of Viva! Pt.1: Choosing The Best In Breed For Your Garden

Posted by: on April 30th, 2011 | Make A Comment

Viva! plants represent the newest innovation in flower breeding available today and are available exclusively at The Home Depot. Watch our live goods merchants and some of the nation’s top plant breeders explain what it takes for a plant to become a part of Viva!

Cooling System Service for Summer

Posted by: on April 28th, 2011 | One Comment

Oh, the thrill of summer – backyard barbeques, watching the kids run and play outside, or just simply relaxing on the porch and enjoying the warm weather.  But after coming inside from all that fun in the sun, we want our homes to be … cool.  The best way to keep the heat outside where it belongs is to make sure that your Heating & Cooling System (HVAC) is running smoothly and efficiently.

It’s recommended that you have your HVAC system checked twice a year, at the beginning of each cooling and heating season.  Here are just a few benefits to keeping up with these regular checkups:

  • Ensures system is working at peak performance level
  • Saves energy usage and utility costs
  • Prolongs the life of the system
  • Prevents expensive repairs

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Home Depot Severe Weather Center: Summer Storms

Posted by: on April 28th, 2011 | Make A Comment


Preparing for Natural Disasters
No matter what area of the country you live, natural disasters are an unfortunate but expected part of life for most of us. Most times, we are alerted before severe weather strikes. Early warning systems offer ample preparation time as they warn us before bad weather events like floods and severe storms approach, whether blizzards, summer thunderstorms, flash floods or hurricanes.

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Stylish and Functional Outdoor Lighting

Posted by: on April 27th, 2011 | One Comment

Now is the time to add light, style and pest control to your deck or patio with outdoor candles and torches.   The Home Depot has a wide and whimsical collection of fun tiki torches such as King Luau and King Kona and the classic South Seas Bamboo Torch.   We also now offer torch fuel canisters that burn in color….you can choose from a beautiful blue, green, yellow or orange flame.

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The Home Depot Introduces the New Windows Phone 7 App

Posted by: on April 26th, 2011 | One Comment

As smart phones get smarter and smarter these days, no one has time to wait around for information anymore.  That’s why we love our apps!  They give us the tools to perform everyday tasks faster and more efficiently.  In the never-ending race to keep up with this new technology The Home Depot has, once again, emerged as the leader of the pack.

We have made history by becoming the first brick and mortar retailer to offer apps for three of the hottest major smart phone platforms, the iPhone, Android and now the latest version of the Windows Mobile operating system – Windows Phone 7 (WP7).

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Free Shipping On Most Orders Over $45 Or Buy Online, Pick Up Or Return In Store

Posted by: on April 26th, 2011 | 2 Comments
Free shipping on most orders over $45 or Buy Online, Pick Up or Return In Store today!

We’ve got your budget covered with new lower prices, great seasonal values and special buys just for you throughout homedepot.com.

Now you can buy everything you need for that garden or repair project you’ve wanted to get to, upgrade those older kitchen appliances or finally get those tools you’ve been saving up for all with free shipping on most orders over $45*. The Home Depot is also offering Free Delivery & Haul Away on most major appliances**.

Learn more about our shipping options with our Shipping & Delivery FAQs. You can also find out more about our Return Policy and check your Order Status for more information.

Our Free Shipping offer helps you get all of your shopping done at once. And for those of you who don’t want to wait for your items to be shipped, make your purchase on homedepot.com or with The Home Depot iPhone application, and simply pick it up at your local Home Depot store. You can also take advantage of hassle-free returns of online purchases shipped to your home with our Buy Online Return In Store service***. Learn more about our new Buy Online, Pick Up In Store service and watch this video for even more helpful information.

With New Lower Prices, Special Buys and special promotions The Home Depot is your very own Home Headquarters!

*FREE standard shipping and residential delivery on most orders over $45.00 (excluding taxes) made at homedepot.com. Some Exclusions Apply. See product detail for free shipping eligibility.

**Plus, FREE delivery and haul away on most major appliances. See product descriptions for free shipping eligibility. This offer is not valid on gift cards or prior purchases or certain items containing weight and/or size shipping restrictions (details in item descriptions). This offer is valid on parcel and residential delivery only; it does not include express or expedited shipping or curbside delivery. We reserve the right to change or end this offer at any time. We currently ship only to street addresses in the 48 contiguous United States. Select parcel items can ship to Alaska & Hawaii. We cannot ship to APO/FPO, P.O. Boxes, or U.S. Territories. Please allow 5-7 business days for parcel ground delivery and 8-10 business days for home delivery. Void where prohibited.

***All returns are subject to Home Depot’s standard return policy.