Whether you’re in the market for Christmas decorations and lights, home improvement items, tools or even household goods, Home Depot is the first stop on the list for many shoppers. You never know what kind of deals you’ll find lurking in the massive aisles of this one-stop big box store for do-it-yourselfers, homeowners, and general contractors or home improvement professionals.
When you’re shopping for the best prices, it helps to know a few insider secrets that are exclusive to The Home Depot. These Dos and Don’ts can keep you from paying more than you have to on your next home renovation project or gardening supplies.
Look for Yellow Price Tags
Yellow price tags at Home Depot indicate sales, as revealed by Family Handyman. But how do you know you’re getting the absolute lowest price? If the price tag ends in .06, per the blog, the store will reduce the price even further in three weeks. If the tag ends in .03, you can snag it now or take your chances on waiting. It could be moved to clearance and reduced further — or it could be donated to charity and gone forever.
Watch Lowe’s and Menards Sales
Home Depot has a generous price match policy that applies to both in-store and online sales. If you find an item in-stock at a competitor for a lower price, Home Depot will match it. For online sales, the store will also factor in shipping costs when it comes to price matching.
It pays to keep an eye on Lowe’s and Menards circulars or visit their websites when you’re in Home Depot, as you might save yourself