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10 Helpful Things You Can Find in Amazon’s Secret Section

Have you discovered Amazon's Bargain Finds section yet? It's filled with products and materials to help get the job done, most priced below $15. On Amazon's home page, scroll down until you see the Bargain Finds panel—or shop our current helpful picks, below.

Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication.

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Rainfall showerhead


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A new showerhead can provide better water flow and a fresh appearance. This 4.2-inch diameter air-injected rainfall showerhead in chrome comes with a ten-year warranty. Easy installation and great price make it a fantastic deal. If you’re really on a home improvement kick, these secrets IKEA employees won’t tell you might come in handy.

Note: Prices listed were accurate as of press time; pricing fluctuations may occur.

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Cleaning slippers


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Why simply wear slippers when you clean, when you can wear slippers that do the cleaning for you? These adorable slip-on shoe covers let you wipe up dust and spills without stooping over. This terrific gift idea can make cleaning fun for kids and adults. (Now if they only had a paw-sized version….) Here are secrets from people who always have a clean house.

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USB charger outlet


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If you’re like most 21st-century DIYers, you have a wide assortment of devices that charge via USB and a lack of adapters with which to charge them. Make recharging easier with this USB-compatible power outlet. This outlet is tamper-resistant and a terrific upgrade for anyone who wants to affordably boost their convenience factor. There are some places you should never charge your phone, but you can plug it in anywhere these outlets are found.

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Light strips


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Add a little ambiance to your bathroom or living room shelves with Philips Hue LightStrip Dimmable Smart Lights. Hook the strips right up to your Alexa and use the voice activation speaker to dim or brighten the lights. You can sync them up with your smart device, too—lights up for homework time, lights down for movie night.

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Wall-mount storage bins


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These sturdy steel wall-mount organization baskets beautifully contain items in your foyer, kitchen, bathroom and more. They come in four sizes, not one of which costs more than $15. These are the perfect tool for a super organizer—along with these secrets personal organizers would never tell you for free.

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Vintage-style pendant light


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This industrial cage-style pendant quickly updates any room. Cluster a few for a simple chandelier—just $15 each!

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Water-resistant Post-it Notes


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Stuff happens when you’re DIY-ing! The moistness of your Post-it Notes should not be demanding any space in your brain! You’ve got stuff to do! These Post-it Extreme Notes handle that concern, for the extreme DIY-er.

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28-inch big sky fire ring


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Watch the flames dance through the animal silhouettes that adorn the sides of this one-of-a-kind fire pit. A perfect little DIY project that can make your backyard feel like real wilderness.

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BoemBagz potato planter


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No access to a backyard, or at least not one with suitable space or soil? No problem! This 9-gallon potato planter bag is perfect for green thumbs who want to keep their potatoes on the balcony or patio.

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Vintage-style keyhole covers


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If you want to restore the appearance of your vintage doors or add a bit of retro mystery to a modern item, this ornate cast iron keyhole cover from House of Antique Hardware is a fantastic option. Perfect for Victorian homes or anywhere you want a touch of charm. Don’t stop with these deals, either: there’s stuff you can get for free on Amazon.

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The Family Handyman
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Dan Stout
With over a decade spent on residential and commercial construction job sites, Dan Stout has the hands-on experience to speak to builders, contractors, and homeowners with the voice of authority. Much of his work centers on demystifying the building industry by simplifying construction jargon for homeowners and laying out best business practices for contractors. Dan's non-fiction has appeared on numerous blogs and vendor websites, while his prize-winning fiction has been featured in publications such as Nature and The Saturday Evening Post. His debut novel Titanshade is scheduled for a 2019 release from DAW Books.