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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

PlanItDIY.com: Guidance for Home Projects

by Roger Phleps, Promotional Communication Manager, STIHL Inc.

PlanItDIY.com visitors may have noticed a splash of orange recently as STIHL became PlanItDIY’s first sponsor for the do-it-yourself website which helps DIYers with valuable tips and information on projects around the home. The site offers how-to video and step-by-step project guides and also connects users directly to local, independent hardware retailers and other do-it-yourselfers (DIYers) in the community.

One of the reasons we chose to support this resource is that it is such a good tool for our customers. From backyard project know-how to tips on how to paint the baby’s room, PlanItDIY.com is there to help you get the job done right the first time.

Another reason we decided to support the site is that in conjunction with the National Retail Hardware Association (NRHA), PlanItDIY.com is supported by 36,000 independent hardware stores, lumberyards, and home centers. This was important to us, since STIHL sells our products through independent servicing dealers (not mass merchants) and, as we know from the Independent We Stand movement, shopping local has real benefits for our communities.

I encourage you to take a few minutes to visit PlanItDIY.com before you tackle your next DIY project. The site includes a store locator, so finding a local resource for face-to-face advice is at your fingertips.