Lowe’s Holoroom V Star Trek Holodeck – Business Insider

How to add value with summer home improvements

Here’s the Holoroom that Lowe’s has built: YouTube/Lowe’s Home Improvement It looks promising! Here, for comparison, is the Star Trek Holodeck: YouTube Once the Holodeck is programmed, it creates the illusion of an entire environment seen in 3D: Star Trek: The Next Generation However, the Lowe’s Holoroom’s similarities end there. Lowe’s 20-by-20-foot rooms will be equipped with iPads that have apps allowing customers to create virtual models of rooms in their homes, which can then be furnished with virtual Lowe’s products. Customers can see how the planned room will look through the iPad screen as they move the screen around the room like a viewfinder. http://www.businessinsider.com/lowes-holoroom-v-star-trek-holodeck-2014-6

Maximizing Your Home Improvement Dollar – MainStreet

And there are three home improvement blunders you should avoid. Shortly after moving in to her new home, Heidi Birkey discovered a plumbing problem that cost her more than $500 to fix. “The plumbing under the sink is really old and it was all metal plumbing so when he took it apart it fell apart in his hands, Birkey explained. http://www.wndu.com/news/specialreports/headlines/Tips-for-summer-home-improvement-264021361.html

Lowes viewfinder holoroom

Good prices drive us to our favorite home improvement retailer, but ultimately it’s a helpful staff and excellent service that keeps us coming back. And while the big box national brands may have the highest profiles, consumers favor smaller shops and a privately-held regional chain most, according to the J.D. Power 2014 Home Improvement Retailer Satisfaction Study. Related Articles Also See: Home Repair Mishaps: Victimized by a Contractor “For local home improvement retailers to remain competitive with big box retailers, they need to differentiate themselves through promotions, sales and overall pricing to help get customers in the door and then reinforce their decision to visit that store by providing an exceptional staff and service experience once they are there,” says Christina Cooley, director of home improvement industries at J.D. Power. http://www.mainstreet.com/article/real-estate/improvements/maximizing-your-home-improvement-dollar

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