Walmart’s holiday layaway is back—and it’s free

Walmart’s holiday layaway is back—and it’s free

Eggnog, office parties—and layaway? You may not think of buy-now, pay-later shopping programs as a holiday tradition, but Walmart is hoping you will. The retailer’s holiday layaway program is back, and this time with a benevolent twist: It’s free.

Among the key eligible items are electronics and toys, plus small appliances, jewelry, and select sporting goods. New items this year include car audio and infant toys.

Last year Walmart charged a $ 5 service fee to shoppers to take part … (read more)

Free Head wall hoods from Oranier

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There are several nice looking Free Head wall hoods by Oranier with angled glass and steel design. Equipped with remote control, these Kopffrei range hoods offer performance and functionality, in addition to serving as beautiful decoration pieces.


Depending on the model, the Free Head wall hoods from Oranier are available in 90, 75 or 60 cm widths with black or white glass tilted canopy, allowing you a free head movement anywhere around the cooling area. The hoods feature 2 or 3 bright 35 W halogen lamps, 7-segment … (read more)

Ace Hardware’s free paint giveaway is deja blue all over again

Ace Hardware’s free paint giveaway is deja blue all over again

Without spending a dime here’s your chance to try an interior paint that performed impressively in Consumer Reports’ tests and that we recommend. Ace Hardware is offering you a free quart of its Clark+Kensington Flat Enamel paint on Saturday, March 16. Ring a bell? If you missed the last giveaway here’s another chance to try Clark+Kensington paint.

You can find the form for the free sample on the Ace Hardware website. Fill it out and … (read more)

Libera lamp from Lucente: Set your style free!

Set your style sensibilities free with the Libera lamp from Italian company Lucente! This chic and contemporary lighting design created by Brian Rasmussen features layers of different-sized aluminum sheets, stacked surrounding a blown glass cylinder to form a sleek, spherical, spiral that makes our head spin and turns the world of lighting on its head! With the flick of a switch, light reflects off these individual plates to create the most alluring pattern that instantly grabs your attention. Say “goodbye” to boring functional fixtures, and make a fashion statement without saying a word. … (read more)

No need to drive a hard bargain to get a free impact driver

No need to drive a hard bargain to get a free impact driver

In Consumer Reports latest cordless drill Ratings, the Ridgid R9600, $ 180, is a CR Best Buy. But Home Depot shoppers may consider it a great buy when they learn that the top-performing drill comes with a comparably priced impact driver for free. Although its mediocre run time made the impact driver a near miss for our recommended list, it matched the drill in charge time and power.

The 18-volt R86034K impact driver normally sells … (read more)