What to get at Home Depot and what to forget

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Consumer Reports’ Get It or Forget It series continues with a visit to the Home Depot. As the home improvement season hits full swing, this ubiquitous home center is probably somewhere on your to-do list. Or maybe you need a new lawn mower, gas grill, or room AC. We’ve tested scores of these products, including a bunch of Home Depot exclusives. Many offer standout performance at a competitive price. But there are also some duds lurking in the Home Depot aisles. Our guide will keep that orange shopping cart pointed in the right direction.

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