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25 Blowout Labor Day Deals on Appliances Big and Small

Do your appliances need a refresh? There’s no better time to shop—and save—than over Labor Day weekend!

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Now is the time to buy

As you probably know all too well, appliances are expensive. That’s why it’s a good idea to time your purchase right whenever possible. “Three-day weekends are always a reliable time to shop for appliances and big-ticket items,” explains Trae Bodge, a smart-shopping expert. “Labor Day weekend is one of my favorites for appliance deals because retailers often offer generous discounts in an effort to clear out their inventory to make way for the new models coming later in September and in October.”

While almost everything is marked down for the long weekend, some Labor Day appliance sales are better than others. “Most large appliances, except refrigerators, go on sale over Labor Day weekend, and some of the sales will continue through September,” says Bodge. “Expect to see discounts from large chains like Home Depot and Lowe’s, which are open on Labor Day, in the 25 to 40% off range.”

When you’re talking about normally expensive items like appliances, those types of savings could mean putting literally hundreds of dollars back in your pocket. In short, now is the time to buy! For more steep discounts in every category including Labor Day mattress sales and Labor Day furniture sales, check out this comprehensive list of Labor Day sales you won’t want to miss either.

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Best Labor Day appliance sales on washers and dryers

Is a new washer and dryer set on your shopping list? According to Bodge, this is where you’ll see some of the biggest savings of the weekend. If you’re still not convinced, think of it this way: These appliances will likely be more energy-efficient than what you currently have, so you’ll actually end up saving a bundle in the long run by lowering your household bills. That’s in addition to getting one at a massive discount right now during these Labor Day appliance sales.

  • Best Buy: You’ll definitely want to check out Best Buy’s Labor Day appliance sales, specifically its selection of secret large appliance deals—they’re already discounted to the lowest available prices anywhere online. Editor’s tip: If you do find something cheaper elsewhere, let them know. Best Buy offers a price-match guarantee, in addition to free delivery (a $69.99 value) for all appliance purchases of $399 or more. While you’re shopping, mosey on over to the electronics section to stock up on tech gifts at rock-bottom prices ahead of the holiday season.
  • Home Depot: Home Depot’s Labor Day weekend sale is always epic, and this year, you can get up to 40% off select washers, dryers and combination units. We’re talking big brands like Whirlpool, Samsung, LG and more. A variety of items will also feature free delivery and setup, which is also pretty important and can cost a pretty penny if you’re not careful.
  • Lowe’s: You’ll save up to 35% on washers and dryers and score free delivery during this mega retailer’s annual Labor Day weekend sale. The store is also offering even steeper bundle pricing on select items. This gives you the opportunity to save well over $1,000 on bundled high-end washers and dryers and even coordinating kitchen appliances. If you’ve been saving up for a smart system that works with Google Home and Amazon Alexa, this is the time to buy.
  • Overstock: Did you know Overstock sells large appliances? It does! While its full spectrum of washers and dryers, ovens and specialty appliances is typically already discounted from the usual retail sticker prices, Labor Day weekend offers even bigger savings. Popular models are marked down by up to 40% off or more, and extremely high-end designer models will also be included in sale pricing.
  • Walmart: Believe it or not, Walmart has some pretty great Labor Day deals on appliances of all sizes, too. While it hasn’t yet released its entire list of discounts for the long holiday weekend, it has begun to discount a handful of Labor Day sales items quietly in advance. We found this Portable Compact Washing Machine—a perfect apartment-sized appliance—for under $300 already.

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Best Labor Day appliance sales on oven ranges

The deals on oven ranges and stoves are plentiful this year. But make sure to shop early for these hot-ticket items, especially when they’re offered at rock-bottom prices. Many major retailers will offer limited quantities on their doorbuster deals and biggest markdowns, so be sure to act fast. FYI, you’ll want this information on the most reliable appliance brands before you buy.

  • Home Depot: Similar to its washer and dryer sales, Home Depot is offering up to 40% off select oven ranges both online and in-store over the holiday weekend. The best deals will be on LG, Samsung, GE, Frigidaire and Whirlpool models this year. As always, delivery is free on almost everything Home Depot sells. This design-forward GE gas range oven combo is discounted by $300 even before Labor Day.
  • Overstock: A variety of ovens will be at least 40% off, and you can find high-end brands you’ve had your eye on. For example, seldom-reduced professional-grade ZLINE gas ranges in large sizes start well below $5,000 compared to usual price tags of nearly $8,000. That means you can have enough money left over to buy a matching designer hood and some of these kitchen gadgets you’ll wish you had years ago.
  • Sears: Find a variety of markdowns ranging from 5% to 35% off usual prices on oven ranges at Sears. Popular Frigidaire ranges are already marked down by hundreds of dollars, like this bestselling 30-inch freestanding stainless steel beauty with a modern ceramic top.

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Best Labor Day appliance sales on refrigerators

So many of the best refrigerators are on sale for Labor Day 2022, making this long holiday weekend one of the best opportunities to swap yours for a better model. Expect discounts of up to 60% off retail, attractive financing offers and perks like free removal and set-up.

  • Best Buy: Take up to 60% off large appliances at Best Buy. Expect Samsung and LG refrigerators at up to 40% off. Other top-sellers like GE and Whirlpool will also see the biggest markdowns during this year’s sale.
  • Dacor: From now until September 30th, customers are eligible to receive up to a $1,000 rebate on select refrigerators. These seldom-discounted luxury refrigerators come from the Samsung family of brands. The cult-like following in the kitchen design world makes these luxury refrigerators a must-have for any kitchen refresh. After purchasing a model like the Dacor 42-inch Side-by-Side Refrigerator, enter your rebate claim here.
  • Home Depot: Now through September 7, take up to 30% off select appliances. Delivery is free for appliance purchases of $396 or more—even clearance purchases.
  • Samsung: Shop now through September 11 to score the popular Samsung Bespoke French Door Refrigerator with Beverage Center at up to $1,200 off. Deals this cool probably won’t be seen again until Black Friday. This massive discount is one of the best Labor Day appliance sales of 2022.

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Best Labor Day appliance sales on microwave ovens and small appliances

The items may be small, but the discounts are huge when it comes to these Labor Day appliance sales. Now is the time to restock your kitchen. It’s also an ideal time to help college students find the dorm essentials they shouldn’t be without. Speaking of which, you also won’t want to miss the best back-to-school sales happening right now.

  • Amazon: You don’t have to wait until the next Amazon Prime Day to score a great deal on a new microwave. A variety of models from independent Amazon sellers are marked down between 5% and 40% off retail, just in time to outfit a college dorm. Once you have your shiny new microwave, make sure you don’t accidentally shorten its life.
  • Best Buy: Appliances and electronics of all types and sizes are discounted during the store’s Labor Day sale, but microwaves, in particular, are offered at unbeatable prices. We’re talking up to 60% off popular models.
  • Target: Take up to 50% off select microwaves and other small appliances during Target’s Labor Day weekend sale. Just about every department in the store will offer markdowns, but kitchen items and small appliances are among the biggest. Also, expect free shipping offers and special incentives for Target Circle members.
  • Walmart: You’ll find a variety of Hamilton Beach microwaves, toaster ovens, coffee makers and more for up to 50% off this Labor Day weekend. This Mainstays microwave is already rolled back to $45. A variety of best-selling Pioneer Woman kitchen appliances like slow cookers and can openers are also marked down for the big holiday weekend, as well as Keurig coffee machines, Farberware and Frigidaire kitchen essentials.

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Best Labor Day appliance sales on dishwashers

Save your manicure—and save on your new dishwasher purchase in the process. You’ll find more than just big discounts right now; you’ll also be treated to additional incentives such as free shipping, financing offers and even rebate rewards. Not sure if you need a new dishwasher? Check out these signs yours is dying.

  • Amazon: A variety of countertop dishwashers like this compact Danby model will be marked down below $300 in honor of Labor Day weekend. The best deals can be had from September 1 through September 5, and shipping is always free for Prime members.
  • Best Buy: Take up to 40% off usual retail prices on popular dishwasher models, plus enjoy free shipping, financing for up to 18 months and Best Buy cashback when you use a Best Buy credit card. You can also find extra discounts—up to 60% off retail—if you opt for open box deals.
  • Home Depot: Take up to 40% off select Bosch dishwashers through Labor Day. Choose from stainless steel, trendy black or classic white finishes—mostly under $1,000—with a variety of options well under $700.
  • Lowe’s: Find special savings offers on a variety of dishwashers at Lowe’s throughout Labor Day weekend. Take advantage of up to 40% off major name-brand models and free local delivery. Expect special financing offers and secret deals that only show up in your cart.
  • Wayfair: You’ll get up to 45% off dishwashers of all shapes and sizes, with non-household name appliances seeing the best prices. Those with small apartments and tight living spaces will appreciate this compact dishwasher, which is already under $400. Enjoy free shipping, too.

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Best Labor Day appliance sales on vacuums

Dirt-cheap vacuums to clean up your family’s act? You betcha—just about every major retailer will offer them at bargain-basement prices during their Labor Day appliance sales.

  • Dyson: Take $50 off some of Dyson’s best-selling products this Labor Day with deals on the brand’s always-popular vacuums, as well as air purifiers, hair appliances and more included in the sale. Dyson deals change frequently, but they all have one thing in common—at least 20% off regular retail prices. If you’re a fan of multitasking (and really, who isn’t?), you’ll want to pick up a vacuum mop combo.
  • Overstock: Save up to 70% at Overstock’s Labor Day sale, with especially enticing deals on a wide variety of vacuum models. Choose from robot, upright, stickless, bagless, corded, handheld vacuums and more. Editor’s tip: You’ll score especially cheap deals on lesser-known brands and closeouts.
  • Walmart: This Hoover Power Dash Pet Cleaner vacuum is marked down below $80, and other popular vacuums are on sale for up to 40% off their usual prices as well. The Tineco PWRHERO 11 is already under $150, while the apartment-friendly Bissell Bagless Compact model is just $50.
  • Wayfair: Did you know Wayfair has a whole vacuum sale section? These prices are already far below typical retail prices, but over Labor Day weekend, the vacuum deals will be better than they’ve been all summer long. This Black + Decker bagless vacuum is priced below $50—a steal for the quality. You’ll also find a variety of the best robot vacuums marked down by up to 45%.

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Bryce Gruber
As Home Editor, Bryce Gruber is an expert in gift ideas, shopping, and e-commerce at Reader's Digest. You've likely seen her work across a variety of women's lifestyle and parenting outlets and on TV shows. She lives and works in New York's Hudson Valley with her five small children.