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Home Depot is "layered with everything you could possibly want in order to spruce up, renovate or maybe even build a house. You could walk around the vast space for more than an hour, as I did, and keep adding things to your personal job jar until you have enslaved yourself for the next 10 years. Not only that, you will fantasize of some future time when your credit history isn’t so dubious and you have a home that needs all the available flooring, counter space, window treatments and tile. Soon, sauntering through Home Depot, you will have created a hideously gaudy Siegfried and Roy mansion in your mind." [NY Times]