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Decking Decking
Part 1 - Designing a Deck Video

Part 1 - Designing a Deck

Designing a Deck shows you how to design and plan your new space.

Welcome to Lowe's six-part series, How to Build a Deck. You'll learn what you need to know to build your own deck, from design to footings to railings. This first instruction sheet and video, Designing a Deck, shows you how to design and plan your new space.

Part 2 - Deck Layouts Video

Part 2 - Deck Layouts

You'll learn how to layout your deck so that it has a strong foundation and provides you years of enjoyment.

At this point in your deck build you should have a printed construction plan. If not, view the previous video and instruction sheet in this series, Designing a Deck. In this instruction sheet, Part Two of our six-part series on How to Build a Deck, you'll learn how to layout your deck so that it has a strong foundation and provides you years of enjoyment.

Part 3 - Setting the Posts Video

Part 3 - Setting the Posts

Learn how to set the proper footings to support your deck.

Decks are great for entertaining family and friends. But with all of those people on the deck, you'll need to make sure it's on a strong foundation. In this third part of our six-part series, How to Build a Deck, you'll learn how to set the proper footings to support your deck.

Part 4 - Framing and Decking Video

Part 4 - Framing and Decking

Learn how to assemble the framing on the beams and install the decking.

Welcome to Part Four of our six-part series, How to Build a Deck. These instructions accompanying the video show how to assemble the framing on the beams and install the decking.

Part 5 - Building Deck Stairs Video

Part 5 - Building Deck Stairs

Learn how to calculate stairway dimensions and build a solid set of steps.

In this set of instructions for our deck building series, you'll learn how to calculate stairway dimensions and build a solid set of steps. If you haven't installed your decking, you'll need to take care of that first.

Part 6 - Finishing the Deck Video

Part 6 - Finishing the Deck

It's time to wrap things up on your deck.

It's time to wrap things up on your deck - you've gone from planning the design to building the stairs and now you're ready to install the railings. After that, you'll do some finish work before enjoying your deck.

Part 1 - How to Install Composite Decking Video

Part 1 - How to Install Composite Decking

Composite doesn't splinter or have knots and it's low-maintenance.

If your deck is looking weathered and worn, you can replace components with composite materials without a complete rebuild. Composite doesn't splinter or have knots and it's low-maintenance. This is the first installment in a two-part series on How to Install Composite Decking that shows you how to update an old deck using composite materials.

Part 2 - How to Install Composite Decking Video

Part 2 - How to Install Composite Decking

Welcome to Part Two of Lowe's How to Install Composite Decking project.

Welcome to Part Two of Lowe's How to Install Composite Decking project. In this part, you'll learn how to add the railings, attach a fascia board and secure new lattice. You'll soon be ready to enjoy your renewed deck.

Plumbing & Fixtures Plumbing & Fixtures
How To Replace A Kitchen Sink Video

How To Replace A Kitchen Sink

So eventually it'll need to be replaced. Or you may be redecorating your kitchen and decide that it's time to upgrade the sink. You can do it!

Your kitchen sink is a busy place. Everything from food prep to cleanup happens here.

How To Replace a Kitchen Faucet Video

How To Replace a Kitchen Faucet

Here's how to replace your kitchen faucet with one that's not only more functional, but more stylish. The following instructions are for the installation of a single-lever cartridge faucet.

There are many good reasons to replace a kitchen faucet. It's dripping, outdated, or your needs are changing.

How To Replace a Toilet Video

How To Replace a Toilet

Replacing your toilet is easier than you think.

Replacing your toilet is easier than you think. We'll give you the step-by-step instructions you need to complete your project successfully. Plus, at Lowe's, you'll find a variety of styles and colours to choose from, including pre-assembled models that will save you installation time.

How To Replace a Vanity and Sink Video

How To Replace a Vanity and Sink

Give your bathroom a makeover by replacing your old vanity and sink.

Give your bathroom a makeover by replacing your old vanity and sink. Find the perfect style by choosing from our selection of vanities and sinks available in a variety of materials, colours and finishes. And we'll show you how to install both.

Paint Paint
Basic Latex Painting Techniques Video

Basic Latex Painting Techniques

From the supplies you'll need to get started to techniques like cutting-in corners and rolling the paint, we cover it all.

Whether you're painting your very first wall or you simply want to brush up on the basics, let us show you how.

How To Choose Paint Video

How To Choose Paint

From light sources to paint finishes, we will show you how to choose the perfect type and shade of paint to help set the perfect mood in any room of your home.

You don't have to be a designer to choose the right paint for your home. All it takes is a little planning and knowledge

How To Prep Paint Surfaces Video

How To Prep Paint Surfaces

Now that you've taken the time to choose the perfect colour, why not take a little time to make sure it lasts?

Now that you've taken the time to choose the perfect colour, why not take a little time to make sure it lasts? Prepping your walls is the single most important step before painting, but most do-it-yourselfers don't prep their walls properly. Follow these simple, but essential steps for stripping, cleaning, patching and priming your interior walls.

Energy Tips Energy Tips
Summer Energy Savings Video

Summer Energy Savings

Cooling your home can account for a major portion of your energy spending. We will show you how to help reduce your utility bill.

Cooling your home can account for a major portion of your energy spending. From sealing air leaks in your home to installing a programmable thermostat, we will show you simple projects you can do to help reduce your utility bill during warm months.

Winter Energy Tips Video

Winter Energy Tips

Before winter arrives, there are several steps you can take to help make your home more energy efficient and lower your utility bill.

Before winter arrives, there are several steps you can take to help make your home more energy efficient and lower your utility bill. From locating areas in your home that are leaking warm air to replacing your old appliances with new ENERGY STARĀ® qualified appliances, Lowe's will show you how to reduce cold-weather energy costs.

How To Install a Ceiling Fan Video

How To Install a Ceiling Fan

Ceiling fans are both functional and decorative.They are particularly useful in the summer, since they can reduce energy usage while creating a cool breeze.

Ceiling fans are both functional and decorative. They are particularly useful in the summer, since they can reduce energy usage while creating a cool breeze.

Flooring Flooring
How To Install a Locking Hardwood Floor Video

How To Install a Locking Hardwood Floor

At Lowe's, you'll find a variety of hardwood flooring styles and colours, from domestic species like Oak and Maple to exotics like Brazilian Cherry and Bamboo.

Hardwood flooring adds warmth and beauty to any room, and is also a great way to increase the value of your home.

How To Install a Solid Hardwood Floor Video

How To Install a Solid Hardwood Floor

At Lowe's, you'll find a variety of hardwood flooring styles and colours, from domestic species like Oak and Maple to exotics like Brazilian Cherry and Bamboo.

Hardwood flooring adds warmth and beauty to any room, and is also a great way to increase the value of your home.

How To Install a Laminate Floor Video

How To Install a Laminate Floor

Laminate floors have the same great look as hardwood floors and the installation is easy.

Laminate floors have the same great look as hardwood floors and the installation is easy.

How To Install a Ceramic Tile Floor Video

How To Install a Ceramic Tile Floor

Virtually maintenance-free, ceramic tile flooring can add value to your home thanks to its durability and versatility.

Virtually maintenance-free, ceramic tile flooring can add value to your home thanks to its durability and versatility. From fireplace hearths and entry-ways, to entire rooms inside your home and even patio rooms outside, there's a style available at Lowe's to suit every taste. Once you're ready to install, check out these easy steps.

Lighting Lighting
How To Replace a Medicine Cabinet and Bathroom Light Fixture Video

How To Replace a Medicine Cabinet and Bathroom Light Fixture

Learn how to update your bathroom through this simple and inexpensive project.

Two replacements that can easily update the look of your bathroom are to replace your medicine cabinet and light fixtures. Learn how as we walk you through this simple and inexpensive project.

Lawn & Garden Lawn & Garden
How To Plant A Tree Video

How To Plant A Tree

You want to give your new tree a great start-so let us take you through the steps to choose and plant a tree that'll flourish in your area.

Whether you're planting for shade-or simply enhancing your landscape-trees can add beauty and value to your home.

How-To Build A Deck | Part 1 - Designing A Deck

Welcome to Lowe's six-part series, How to Build a Deck. You'll learn what you need to know to build your own deck, from design to footings to railings. This first instruction sheet and video, Designing a Deck, shows you how to design and plan your new space.

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