How to Save at Lowes

Home improvements projects don't have to leave you broke. Here's how to save at Lowes:

Buy Discounted Gift Cards

Lowes. Photo © Erin Huffstetler

Save an extra 7% on every purchase that you make at Lowes by buying discounted gift cards through Gift Card Granny.

Arm Yourself with Coupons

Plug "Lowes coupons" into your favorite search engine, and see what comes up. If you don't find anything good, try "Home Depot coupons." Lowes will accept those too.

Join Lowe's Garden Club

Get discounts on plants and gardening supplies by signing up for the Lowe's Garden Club. Membership includes a free weekly newsletter that comes packed with coupons. Think: buy one get one free plants or other goodies.

Price Match

Always compare prices before you make a big purchase. If you're able to find a better deal on the same product somewhere else, Lowes will beat the price by 10%. Sweet!

Look for Rebates

Many big ticket items qualify for manufacturer rebates, but they may also qualify for utility rebates or tax credits. Get every cent you're entitled to by checking Lowe's Rebate Center.

Ask for Your Military Discount

Show your military ID at checkout, and get 10% off your entire purchase (up to $5,000). This offer is good for all active duty military, reservists, Guard members, military retirees and disabled veterans. All other veterans can receive the discount on Memorial Day, the Fourth of July and Veteran's Day.

Order Through Mypoints

Lowes is a Mypoints merchant. Click through the Mypoints portal to place your order, and you'll earn two points per dollar.

Need your stuff today? Just select "Pick Up In Store" as your shipping option, and your order will be ready for pick up in 20 minutes.

Hit the Clearance Section

Every Lowes has at least one clearance section. Find out where it is; then, make it your home away from home.

Tip: Visit Lowes' online Clearance Center; enter your zip code; and you can shop your local store's clearance from home.

Look for Damaged Goods

Lots of things get scratched, dented or otherwise damaged before they're sold. Figure out where your store puts those items, and you could score some pretty sweet discounts.

Things to Look for:

  • Mistinted paint
  • Broken bags of mulch, gravel, sand, soil or concrete
  • Scratched or dented appliances
  • Wood scraps from things that they've cut for other customers

Watch for Sidewalk Sales

A few times a year Lowes holds a big sidewalk sale to clear out all of it's closeouts and returns. Watch for banners announcing the next sale. Then, make sure you're there.

What you'll find: unbelievable deals on appliances, tools, lighting and more

Shop at Habitat Restores

Lowes often donates last year's floor models and unsold closeout items to Habitat ReStores. Locate one near you, and you could get a sweet deal on brand new merchandise:

US Restore Locations

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