Home Depot and Lowe’s seem to be often mentioned in the same sentence. These two stores are also featured in almost the same location for many residents, sometimes as close as next door. These similarities have often made Home Depot and Lowe’s the subject of rumors. For example, according to Snopes, there’s an urban myth floating around that claims these two retailers were once the same store. The store was said to be owned by a husband and wife who became embattled in a bitter divorce.