How to Get a Discount at Home Depot

Do-it-yourselfers can save money at the home improvement retailer Home Depot by taking advantage of discounts and specials offered by the company or through independent discount-providers.

Home Depot Savings Center

On Home Depot's Savings Center page, a variety of discounts and offers are arranged by a number of categories, including product type and clearance merchandize.

  • Rebates: In its online Rebate Center, Home Depot aggregates rebates available to you by zip code. You can filter results based on brand and model. As of publication, in Pompano Beach, Florida, the value of the rebate was as high as $1,300 for appliances such as refrigerators, freezers and dishwashers.
  • Local Ad: You can look for deals specific to your particular store in Home Depot's local ad. In South Bay, Boston, one local ad generated 35 Father's Day values, 27 values for the Ryobi brand and 25 Summer Essentials values. "Special Buys" are marked as such, showing any discounts applied.
  • Overstock: In its Overstock section, Home Depot lists overstock items at discounted rates of 20 percent and more. The percent discount is posted along with the original and discounted price. You can refine these listings further by price, department and review rating.
  • Today Only Savings: Deep discounts as high as 50 percent are available on Home Depot's website for a featured item on a given day. Quantity restrictions may apply.

Promo Codes and Coupons

Numerous third-party retail coupon websites offer coupon codes, printable coupons and promotional codes for Home Depot. Deals Plus and Coupon Sharks offer time-specific discounts that can be redeemed online or printed to use in-store. One promo code on Deals Plus as of publication offered 15 percent off custom blinds and shades from Levolor, Bale and Myblinds. Another promo code on Coupon Sharks offered an extra 30 percent off select Home Depot items plus free shipping on purchases of $45 or more.

Discounted Gift Cards

Buying Home Depot gift cards from independent sellers can net you a discount because you pay a marked-down price on the value on the card. On Card Hub, you can buy a $150 Home Depot gift cards for $136.50 from companies such as GiftCardRescue, thus reaping a 9 percent discount.

Interest-Free Credit Card Offers

One way to save money at Home Depot is to apply for its consumer credit card. By buying particular home-building materials with the card, you save through no-interest offers. As of publication, you must pay off the amount within 12 months, and offers may have additional requirements specific to the department. For example, as of publication outdoor purchases such as sun rooms and fences must total at least $899 to be eligible for no-interest charges.

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