Deals for The Home: Top 10 Labor Day Sales to Save Money and Add Value to Your Home
When it comes to selling your home, the bells and whistles really do matter. It's about more than staging your house with updated decor; it's a matter of modern flooring, new appliances, and all the details. Of course, adding value to your home isn't cheap, but these ten summer sales will help you do it on a budget.
#1 Home Depot & Lowe's
Both Home Depot and Lowe's always come through with sales, especially during season changes, to help you get your looming projects done. Whether you're saving on appliances or tools to power your DIY projects, either of these stores will help you add value to your home this year.
What to look for: Appliances, flooring, and major upgrades, like toilets, showers, and countertops.
#2 Best Buy
Smart home gadgets, be it cameras, alarms, or thermometers, are a great way to improve the efficiency of your home and bring it into the modern era. Best Buy has you covered with all sorts of deals that can save you up to hundreds of dollars.
What to look for: Appliances and smart home technology.
Save big at Wayfair on outdoor seating to help you stage your home right. Wall decor, patio furniture, rugs, and so much more is also on sale, giving you an excellent opportunity to show off your home's best features—and enjoy them in the meantime.
What to look for: Area rugs, bedding, indoor/outdoor furniture, and other staging must-haves.
#4 Canadian Tire
What can't you get from Canadian Tire? Everything from tools to electronics is part of the Seasonal Clearance sale. You can even get some things you can use now (and in your new home) like a Nespresso machine or some supplies for outdoor fun.
What to look for: Tools and hardware, lighting, storage and organization items, and paints.
Amazon has lots of great deals for the home, from tech to finishing touches, and Prime 2-day shipping makes it easy to get projects done fast. Look for electronics along with deals for the garden so you can dress up your landscape, too.
What to look for: Finishing touches, smart home technology, and outdoor furniture.
A clean home is a happy home, and what better time to invest in some high-quality Dyson cleaning products than during a sale? Whether you're eyeing a vacuum to help you tidy up or a fan that filters the air to keep your home fresher and your family healthier, Dyson has top-end products that can definitely help with home maintenance.
What to look for: Tech to help with home maintenance, like air purifiers or vacuums.
While you might not think of "home investment" when you first think of Costco, this wholesale warehouse has plenty of sales that can help you boost your home's resale value. Think high-end stainless steel appliances and even lower dollar items, like area rugs and organizers.
What to look for: Appliances, area rugs, organizers, and functional finishing touches.
#8 Solutions Store
Depending on your neighbourhood, upgrading your home's closets—especially in the kitchen pantry and master suite—can give you a huge bang for your buck. Brands like Solutions Store offer different deals, too, so you can cut costs while getting making improvements to your home's storage that any potential buyer would love.
What to look for: Custom closet organization and storage solutions.
IKEA has tons of products at affordable prices all year round, but if you're looking to refresh a few rooms in your home, it's always a good idea to check out the sales and current offers.
What to look for: Light fixtures, refreshes like sheets and towels, decor, and other small-dollar home upgrades.
Overstock's End of Summer Super Sale runs the gamut from appliances and furniture to lighting, bedding, outdoor furniture, and so much more. However, some of the best deals to spot at Overstock include sales on small things—think door hardware, window dressings, and minor changes you may have been putting off.
What to look for: The big stuff and the small stuff, like door hardware.