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15 Blowout Labor Day Deals on Appliances Big and Small

Chances are you've been spending way more time than usual at home this year thanks to COVID-19. And in all likelihood, you'll continue entertaining yourself and dining safely in your own place for a while longer. Now is the time to spruce it up with new stuff by shopping these Labor Day deals!

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appliances labor day salevia homedepot.com (2), via walmart.com

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The unofficial end of summer is a great time to shop, according to shopping experts who point out that some Labor Day deals rival those seen on Black Friday. You can expect discounts of up to 40 percent on appliances at places like Home Depot, Sam’s Club, and Best Buy. Save even more when you put these savvy shopping tricks into practice.

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

vacuumvia newegg.com

Vacuum cleaners

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You did puzzles in the spring and baked bread during the summer. Now, with Labor Day deals on vacuums starting around $80, you may want to make autumn the season of spotless floors. Michael Bonebright, a consumer analyst with DealNews.com, says, “We’ve seen numerous deals on all kinds of vacuums from trusted names like Hoover, Bissell, and Shark.” You might want to start shopping right now because Newegg is hosting a Hoover sale that’ll end just before Labor Day. They’re taking an extra 20 percent off when you spend at least $50 on items including this Hoover Power Scrub Elite Pet Carpet Cleaner/Washer. Keep an eye out for deals on some of these most dependable vacuum cleaners available.

Washing machinesvia bestbuy.com

Washing machines

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Washers for $450? Yes, says Bonebright! “Wait until Labor Day weekend to get the best prices from stores like Best Buy and Home Depot,” Bonebright shares, adding that big box stores aren’t the only place you may find Labor Day deals on appliances big and small. Brands themselves may also have eye-popping deals on appliances on Labor Day. “Last year, Samsung offered a $300 gift card when you purchased select washers and dryers directly from them,” he adds. This Samsung – 4.5 cubic ft. Front Load Washer with Vibration Reduction Technology+ is currently marked down $120 to $599.99 at Best Buy. If you spot any of these signs your washing machine is about to die, now is a good time to invest in a new one.

 

 

Dryersvia bestbuy.com

Dryers

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You’re going to need an energy-efficient appliance to dry all those clean clothes coming out of your new washer this fall, and you’re in luck because Labor Day is also a fine time to find incredible deals on new dryers at Best Buy. Currently this Samsung – 7.5 cubic ft. Gas Dryer with Sensor Dry is on sale for $699.99, a savings of $110. You probably want to avoid buying a dryer, and these 32 things, at a garage sale though, no matter how good the deal!

Dishwashersvia homedepot.com

Dishwashers

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Sticking with the theme of getting your household items both clean and dry, dishwashers are another appliance that you can get a good deal on this Labor Day. WalletHub analyst Jill Gonzalez says research shows that dishwashers are traditionally discounted more heavily in September than at any other time of the year, adding that the average discount for dishwashers around Labor Day is 9 percent. This LG 24 in. Front Control Built-In Tall Tub Dishwasher is currently marked down 10 percent to $674. Once you have your new one installed, avoid doing any of these 21 things that shorten the life of your dishwasher.

Refrigeratorsvia homedepot.com

Refrigerators

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As good as the deals on dishwashers are, Wallethub’s research shows that you can score even better deals on refrigerators, which are typically marked down as much as 47 percent over the three day weekend. For now, this Samsung 28 cubic ft. 4-Door French Door Refrigerator in Fingerprint Resistant Stainless Steel is marked down 17 percent. Find out 20 things you shouldn’t be putting in your fridge whether it’s old or new.

televisionsvia target.com

Televisions

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Connecting a big, new HDTV to a coaxial cable line and/or a Roku Smart TV to your home’s Wi-Fi network is always a thrill but even more so this year, what with attending live sports and concerts not being an option, and movie theaters still mostly shuttered. Also exciting are the Labor Day deals available on TVs. WalletHub says that there will be bargains abound as retailers cut as much as 30 percent off their prices on new flatscreen televisions. Check out the Labor Day deals on TVs at Target—like this TCL 40″ 1080p Smart LED Roku TV that’s currently marked down by 23 percent—and be all set to watch fall sports and movies, which may stay virtual forever, from home, safely and in style!

microwavesvia walmart.com

Microwaves

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DealNews.com reports that Walmart routinely cuts about $10 to $15 off entry-level microwaves during its annual Labor Day event. This means you could score a deal on a new microwave for about $30! This Proctor Silex 0.7 Cu.ft Black Digital Microwave Oven, currently priced at $39.99, is practically a dorm room essential.

 

 

Oscillating and tower fansvia kohls.com

Oscillating and tower fans

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Labor Day weekend may be the unofficial end of summer but no one seems to tell the sun that! Stay cool with small fans on sale for as little as $15. Need a more substantial oscillating or tower fan to fight against the late summer heat? DealNews.com shares that Amazon and Walmart offer better deals on larger models and don’t forget Dyson’s eBay sale; high-quality tower fans from Dyson were marked down by nearly $100 last year. Don’t sleep on the tower fan deals at Kohl’s this Labor Day—this Vornado 683 Whole Room Pedestal Air Circulator is marked down by $30 at the moment.

 

Curbside-only Labor Day deals on appliances and morevia target.com

Curbside-only Labor Day deals on appliances and more

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You may already be snagging good deals at stores like Target when you order online for drive-up pickup, a trend that will continue during Labor Day weekend sales events and beyond, says Kimberly Palmer, a personal finance expert at NerdWallet. “The way we shop is different this year, so we expect to see more online sales with less emphasis on in-store shopping and more options for ordering online or via an app for curbside pickup.” These are more ways the future of shopping will change forever.

 

 

Ryobi outdoor power appliancesvia homedepot.com

Ryobi outdoor power appliances

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Because the end of summer does not mean the end of yard work, take advantage of this Labor Day deal to bring home some cleaner, more environmentally-friendly lawn care appliances. The Home Depot is offering up to $300 off Ryobi electric battery-powered mowers, trimmers, and more. This cordless chainsaw, for example, is 20 percent off. Check out more Labor Day sales that are worth shopping!

Kitchen rangesvia lowes.com

Kitchen ranges

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Refresh your kitchen with a blowout Labor Day deal on kitchen ranges at Lowe’s. Score up to 40 percent off select new ranges during the long weekend and be cooking happier this fall and into the end-of-year holiday season. This Samsung 5 Burners 5.8-cu ft Self-cleaning Convection Freestanding Gas Range is 18 percent off.

 

toastersvia bestbuy.com

Toasters

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Extra-wide for bagels, stainless steel for style, and on sale to save you money this Labor Day weekend, Best Buy has cut prices on toasters. Check out the sleek Bella 2-slice toaster deal saving you 25 percent as you warm your kid’s English muffins and leftover pancakes as they fuel up for the day. Speaking of great deals, do you know the secret markdown schedule at Target?

 

Smart thermostatsvia bestbuy.com

Home security

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Ring Floodlight Cams are a Labor Day deal you can feel good about because not only will you be saving money, but you may be saving your home and family from a break-in. You can save $80 on a twin pack at Best Buy. The Ring is one of the best home security cameras money can buy, according to experts.

 

grill via homedepot.com

Grills

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Maybe your old one died or you moved to the suburbs for the first time, but either way, Labor Day is a perfect time to snap up a new grill, suggests DealNews.com. “Lowe’s took up to 20 percent off, while Home Depot cut up to $70 off select grills during Labor Day last year,” the site reports. A wide range of grills, like this Dyna-Glo Premier 5-Burner Propane Gas Grill in Stainless Steel with Side Burner, should be available at a discount as big-box stores put a bow on summer before rolling out their year-end holiday inflatables and Christmas lights. Just make sure to avoid these 13 grilling mistakes that can make you sick.

Smart thermostatsvia homedepot.com

Smart thermostats

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If you’ve been mildly drooling over the Nest learning thermostat every time you wander around The Home Depot, you won’t want to miss their $30 off Labor Day deal on the fancy Google home appliance device that will keep your house comfy and your energy bills down. These are the things that always go on sale in August, in case you are looking to get a head start on your Labor Day weekend shopping!

Sources:

  • Nerd Wallet: “Black Friday Shopping Could Look Very Different This Year”
  • Deal News: “What to Expect From Labor Day Sales in 2020”

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Jeff Bogle
Jeff Bogle is an Iris Award-winning photographer, avid traveler, and English football fanatic who regularly covers travel, culture, cars, health, business, the environment, and more for Reader's Digest. Jeff has also written for Parents Magazine, Esquire, PBS, and Good Housekeeping, among other publications. He is the proud dad of teen daughters. You can follow his adventures on Instagram and Twitter @OWTK.