Don’t miss these Veterans Day appliance sales

Don’t miss these Veterans Day appliance sales

Monday is Veterans Day. It’s also a good time to look for deals on appliances. Consumer Reports checked in with Home Depot, Lowe’s, and Sears and got the heads-up on sales of laundry and kitchen appliances. Some are so impressive that they’ve been recommended by the testers at Consumer Reports or came pretty close to being named a top pick. When shopping at Home Depot and Lowe’s, ask about their discounts for military families.
 
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Black Friday sales at the home improvement stores

Black Friday sales at the home improvement stores

The dirty little secret of Black Friday is that many shoppers are out for themselves. And why not take advantage of the lower prices, especially if you have a remodeling project in the works. The home improvement stores are offering deep discounts on appliances, outdoor power equipment and other tools and supplies, some which fared well in Consumer Reports tests.

Do-it-yourselfers who don’t typically frequent the Black Friday sales may want to reconsider. “When many people think about Black Friday, they … (read more)

Sales of electric ranges were cooking in August

Sales of electric ranges were cooking in August

In a summer that was baking hot it was the cooking appliances and not the air conditioners and dehumidifiers that sold best in August, according to the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers. Sales of electric ranges were the hot spot in an otherwise lackluster month, rising seven percent over last year. But now may be an even better time to get a good deal on a new range or other cooking appliance as stores clear the floors to make way for … (read more)