MyLowes – Review
How MyLowes Program Works
Here’s how it works. You get the card from Lowe’s. You then go online and create an account and register the card you got to that account. At that point, you can use MyLowes in several ways. Here are some of the highlights, and some of the examples given by a video overview of the system. Let’s say you want to paint your dining room. You can go into your MyLowes account and set up a folder for your project. You can add paint to the project, and reminders for purchasing paint and other materials. You can even put the room dimensions and links to online video tutorials in the folder. Then when you go to purchase your paint, scan your card, and your paint color and sheen will be saved so that if you need to pick up more later, you don’t need to have the can or even a color swatch. Kind of neat, right?
Signing up was quick, and setting up folders was easy. I also went in and set reminders to change my water filter in my refrigerator and change my air filters. The only drawback I saw was that you have to actually connect the reminders to a product by going to the product page on the website, but hey, like I said, they want to sell product, and really that’s not a big deal. Also, I’m not sure I “saved” the instructional video correctly in my project folder, because I didn’t see a “save” button, so I just copied the URL and put it in the line for the item I wanted to save, but at least it keeps it all together. Also, I like that you can create shopping lists per project.
Lowe’s says on their website that they plan to keep improving the system, but I think it’s a good start. Wonder when The Home Depot will follow suit? For more information about the program and to see the preview video go to www.lowes.com.
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