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Home Depot Kids Workshops Return to Stores


Beginning Saturday, May 7th, The Home Depot’s Kids Workshops will return to in-store programming in U.S. stores. The workshops will take place on the first Saturday of each month, offering families an opportunity to complete DIY-projects together.

Learning and Leading Through Relationships: Kendra Byrd's Formula for Success at The Home Depot


“I didn’t know what I wanted to be when I grew up, and then along came The Home Depot,” shares Kendra Byrd, a Home Depot installment services (HDIS) divisional general manager.

Originally from Seattle, Kendra joined The Home Depot in 1999 and has held positions in various departments including Logistics, Delivery, Pro and Home Services.

Army Veteran and Home Depot Associate Says Values-Based Culture is Key


Richard Cranford is an Army veteran who served our nation for 24 years. Today, he’s a contact center manager at The Home Depot’s Human Resource Service Center.

Richard was raised in an Air Force family. Born in Taiwan, his childhood was spent traveling overseas where he lived in Europe from ages three to 17. Military communities in the Netherlands, Greece, Belgium and Germany gave him unique insight into different cultures. “We were able to grow up immersed in the diverse and inclusive communities that form in the U.S. military.”

Green Gobbler's Vision for a Safer, Cleaner Future With Eco-Friendly Products


Offering powerful products that keep a customer’s health and happiness in mind has been Green Gobbler’s core principle for the last 13 years. In fact, it was originally founded in 2008 with the goal of giving the drain industry the shakeup it needed.

“Green Gobbler was uniquely positioned to disrupt the market,” says Blair Martineau, senior vice president of sales. “Our new drain products solve problems quickly and effectively, all without the bleach that our competition used.”

Rule Your Attic: Insulate Your Home to Save Energy and Stay Comfortable


One of the easiest ways to reduce your carbon footprint is to seal and insulate your home.

When you minimize leaks, you minimize waste and use less energy. This lessens the load on your heating and cooling systems. It also helps your home stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer.

Find out how easy it is to Rule Your Attic and see what experts have to say about boosting energy efficiency on The Home Depot’s Eco Actions website.

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