If there is indeed a retail apocalypse underway, nobody told The Home Depot (hd, +0.14%).

The home improvement chain said on Tuesday that comparable sales rose an astounding 6.6% in the United States in its most recent quarter, propelling the company to its highest quarterly revenue ever.

The Home Depot has been benefiting from rising home values and people’s desire to invest in their houses. But the company has also stacked the deck in its own favor but beefing up its own e-commerce and providing advice and resources for big projects for the do-it-yourself crowd, which has made its stores more than just places to pick up sheetrock and air conditioners.

The strong second quarter results, helped in part by spring weather conducive to…