Are Lowe’s registers down? Outages and ‘technical issues’ reported at home improvement chain resolved

After technical issues were reported at some Lowe’s stores across the country, the home improvement chain confirmed to USA TODAY that systems were operating normally Saturday evening.

The retailer acknowledged “unexpected and unforeseen technical issues” Saturday in a tweet when it responded to a shopper who said his store was “shut down because their bank can’t process all the transactions” and was accepting only cash.

In another tweet Saturday, Lowe’s apologized “for any inconvenience experienced while the systems were down.”

@Ja_Carey483 from Michigan tweeted to the retailer “you all need to get a better computer system, so the whole country doesn’t have to pay cash.”

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Another Twitter user reported long lines at two Lowe’s in California. “After 30 minutes of waiting with at least 40 ahead of me, a manager finally came on the loud speaker to say that they’re only accepting cash,” the tweet said.

Lowe’s reduced hours because of the coronavirus, and stores throughout the nation close at 7

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Tim Allen Owns The ’33 Ford Roadster Featured On ‘Home Improvement’

The hot rod was built on the set of the ’90s sitcom for timeline accuracy.

Known as one of Hollywood’s funny guys, Tim Allen has brought us plenty of laughs in different movies and television shows over the years. We remember his first onscreen role as Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor in Home Improvement that debuted back in 1991 and went on for eight full seasons. In later seasons of the show, Allen was able to earn more money as he helped with production of the sitcom, and he made a healthy $1 million per episode in the last season. We know Allen as a huge car enthusiast with some professional racing under his belt and for his vast collection of cars. Among his hoard is the 1933 Ford Roadster that was built on the set of the ’90s sitcom.

Comedian and actor Tim Allen

Although the show aired quite some time back, some may remember the ’33 Ford Roadster that was was built on the show. According to Allen in an interview with GQ magazine, they had to rebuild the ’33 Roadster to look as realistic as possible for each episode that it appeared in. Allen kept the car after Home Improvement

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9 Easy Home Improvement Projects To Keep You Busy While Quarantined

We’re spending way more time at home these days, which means it’s more important than ever for our living spaces to bring us joy and comfort. But if you’re like me, you’ve begun to notice ― maybe even fixate on ― imperfections like run down furniture and outdated wallpaper. 

Since you’re stuck at home anyway, now might be a good opportunity to work on a project or two that will spruce up your home and take your mind off the coronavirus pandemic. Most major hardware stores are offering online ordering with curbside pickup, so getting supplies should be a breeze. And as long as you’re handy with a few basic tools and paintbrush, you can tackle these easy home improvement projects.

1. Add an accent wall

(Photo: asbe via Getty Images)
(Photo: asbe via Getty Images)

A fresh coat of paint can transform a space. But if you don’t have the patience or energy to repaint an entire room, consider creating an accent wall instead. 

“A quick and easy solution to make a large impact in a room is by throwing a pop of color or a fun pattern on one feature wall,” said Bo Keuleers, interior designer at MVA Home. She recommends going

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Tim Allen Turned Down a Ridiculous Amount of Money to Return to ‘Home Improvement’

They say you can’t go home again, and it appears that Home Improvement star Tim Allen took that idiom to heart. The 1990s sitcom was a tremendous success and served as a successful launching pad for Allen’s own future acting endeavors, but he knew when to end things.

The show ran for an impressive eight seasons and provided fans with 203 episodes of laughter, but the network wanted to keep things going for at least one more season. 

Allen wouldn’t hear of it, and even a large sum of money wasn’t enough to get him to reconsider. 

‘Home Improvement’ made Tim Allen and Jonathan Taylor Thomas famous

Tim Allen on the red carpet
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Before breaking through in the role of Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor, Allen was a standup comedian. He got his start performing in the late 1970s in his home state of Michigan, and his set became the basis for Home Improvement. The show would go on to become a huge part of Allen’s career, and he managed to pull in many personal touches during his time on the sitcom. For example, Allen made sure that his character wore t-shirts and sweaters representing Michigan, and he even owns

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