Finish Those Projects! Shop Deals on DIY Essentials
Put a nail in those 2022 projects and get cracking on new renovations for less. Shop these Sales Editor DIY deal picks for savings of up to 75% on brands like DeWalt!
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Planning your 2023 projects, but last year’s schedule lagged during the holidays? Now is the best time to hammer in those final nails before moving on to bigger and better ideas. Retailers expect new innovations this year, which means DIY deals with deep discounts on essential tools, adhesives and hardware.
As Family Handyman’s Sales Editor, it’s my full-time job to report the best savings available on all things do-it-yourself. Thanks to these deep discounts, you can pick up where you left off and get ready for new opportunities without sacrificing your wallet.
Our Top Picks
Gardener’s Canvas Arm Protectors
It’s never too early to prepare for spring—Garrett Wade’s warehouse sale has some of the best DIY deals available in January. Trim pesky, thorny plants without getting nicked with a pair of gardener’s arm protectors, available for only $15. These sleeves are puncture-resistant, heavy-duty and on sale for 33% off, making them the perfect gift for gardeners.
Arborist Long Reach Cutter
Here’s something you won’t find in a gardening subscription box: These long-reach cutters are ideal for snipping tree limbs without leaving the ground. The rotating head and giraffe-style telescoping feature make slipping in between branches simple. Start trimming with these shears for over 30% off while supplies last.
Electric Paint Sprayer
Painting supplies are an essential addition to your DIY arsenal, and it pays to own a well-reviewed paint sprayer. This inexpensive paint sprayer is perfect for those new to the tool. It includes several nozzles in varying sizes for a precise job and comes with a cleaning brush, cleaning pin and viscosity measuring cup.
Power Rotary Tool Kit
For under $40, sand, cut and polish your way to a perfect result with this power rotary tool kit. An essential portable tool for woodworking projects, this rotary kit includes 140 attachments that assist with everything from household tasks to specialty projects. Pick up the entire kit on sale for $20 off!
DeWalt 20V Battery Set
Check out Amazon’s deals page for DIY deals and enjoy huge savings on tools and accessories. Power up professional power tools with two 20-volt batteries from DeWalt, priced at 42% off. Each battery weighs less than two pounds for maximum portability but still delivers up to 60% more capacity than standard battery packs.
Cross-Line Laser Level
For a staggering 48% off, it’s difficult to find another deal as good as this cross-line laser level. Whether you’re installing shelving to maximize garage storage or hanging Christmas family photos, this inexpensive leveler ensures that everything looks and functions at its best.
Rechargeable Handheld Flashlight
Say goodbye to battery hunting and hello to one of the best flashlights in your toolbox. This waterproof flashlight comes with a rechargeable battery and USB charger for convenient charging on-the-go. It includes a bike mount for nighttime riding and comes with a carrying case—all for 35% off.
Folding Step Ladder
Wayfair has an extensive DIY deals section that many folks don’t know about. This lightweight ladder, available for $100 off, comes in handy for switching out color-changing lightbulbs and reaching hard-to-get items in your home workshop. When finished, simply fold it up for easy storage.
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