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22 Weird Things You Can Really Buy at The Home Depot

The Home Depot is a virtual wonderland for homeowners and DIY enthusiasts. But if you spend enough time hunting the aisles, you'll come across some of the strangest, funniest and most unexpected things.

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Giant Yard Pong

Sure, there’s regular beer pong, but did you know The Home Depot sells a giant outdoor pong game? With 12 nine-inch buckets, two tennis balls and a carrying tote, this giant cup pong set will spice up any outdoor gathering, whether you play with actual beer or soft drinks. Plus, it’s a best-seller, so the fun is pretty much guaranteed.

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Creepy Tree Face

Give your trees some personality with this Sleepy Tree Face decoration. Easily screw, nail or glue it on. And if you thought it was creepy during the day, just wait until night when the Glow in the Dark feature really brings it to life.

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Biker Babe Pot

What’s better than a bodiless gray-haired biker granny? A bodiless gray-haired biker granny with a plant on her head! This planter is one of several unusual yard ornaments available at The Home Depot.

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Rose Bundt Pan

If you thought The Home Depot wasn’t a baking supplies shopping destination, think again. This aluminum rose bundt cake pan is ideal for skilled bakers seeking a new challenge, or newbies who want to impress their friends and family with cakes that are too beautiful to eat.

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Pet Drinking Fountain

This drinking fountain for pets isn’t just practical. It’s also stylish, and might even keep your dog from drinking out of the toilet. It holds three liters of water and features motion sensor technology, so your pet can use it all on its own.

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Giant Flamingo Pool Float

One of the top products to buy before summer is this extra-large flamingo float. It’s so big, it’s like having a personal island in the swimming pool. Everyone will be in awe of this sunbathing oasis when you show up with this bad boy.

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Inflatable Airplane Pillow

This neck and headrest pillow is no standard travel accessory. With plenty of inflation to relax your head, neck, chest and arms, it offers relief for so much more than just your neck. And somehow it compacts into a small carrying case for easy travel.

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Jerky Gun

If you’ve ever wanted to create your own jerky, this jerky gun is for you. Simply load your meat of choice, and out come even strips to turn into jerky.

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LED Margarita Glass

This three-foot-tall LED margarita glass will instantly turn any landscape into Margaritaville. Pour some drinks and enjoy this outdoor spectacle all summer long.

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Baby Yoda Mini Waffle Maker

Not only is this Baby Yoda waffle maker the perfect addition to any Star Wars fan’s kitchen, but it’s also downright adorable. And yes, the waffles come in the shape of Baby Yoda.

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Candy Gumball Machine

No need to browse antique stores for this vintage-inspired find. The Home Depot sells a candy gumball machine that will bring a pop of color to any office, basement or empty shelf. Gumballs, unfortunately, are not included.

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Patio Umbrella With Lights

This light-up patio umbrella may not really be the weirdest product at The Home Depot, but it’s certainly the smartest — and something you didn’t know you needed. No need to break out the outdoor lanterns after the sun goes down. The umbrella lighting system will keep spaces comfortably lit for outdoor gatherings.

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Faux Zebra Pink Rug

It’s official — The Home Depot home décor never misses. Add some character to any room with this faux zebra hide rug. Place it in a child’s bedroom or make it the conversation starter in your living room. It also makes an excellent home decor gift.

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Electric Wine Opener

This electric wine opener cuts through foil and magically opens almost any bottle of wine (except the screw-off kind). You’ll wonder why you didn’t jump on this time-saving gadget earlier.

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Snorkeling Gear

Didn’t count on The Home Depot supplying your summer vacation supplies? Well, you should. Don’t be surprised when you find a snorkel, mask, and fins set while browsing for galvanized nails and light bulbs. Just make sure and grab one set for each family member.

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Wrench Handle Beer Mug

This wrench handle mug is officially the best Father’s Day gift for the DIYer dad. Whether he collects beer steins or appreciates a cool drink after a job well done, he’ll think of you when he fills it with his favorite brew.

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Himalayan Salt Lamp Bulb

Salt lamps are incredibly popular, but did you know you can also purchase a Himalayan salt lamp bulb? It aims to bring a sense of relaxation to any room. The bulb fits most standard light fixtures and won’t overheat if left on for long periods of time. Use it as a night light, decoration or accent light.

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Weighted Mermaid Blanket

Your child will be the star of the sleepover when they pull out this weighted mermaid blanket. Five pounds of weighted plush microfiber create a sense of calm for the wearer, and the fun design can’t be beat.

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Coyote Urine

It's not every day you run to the store for weird things like a fresh bottle of urine. But when that day comes, The Home Depot has you covered. Coyote urine keeps pests and critters at bay by identifying your property as home to lurking predators. Available in bulk or in its own dispenser.

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Blank Ammunition

This fits into the "useful but weird things" classification. Powder-actuated tools can be helpful when working with concrete or other hard masonry surfaces. Activated by a hammer blow or trigger pull, these tools use small caliber loads to drive nails. They're common enough on jobsites, but the average consumer usually isn't familiar with them.

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Luxury Birdhouse

Why skimp when it comes to the comfort of the wild animals in your yard? Provide birds a luxurious lifestyle with this cottage style birdhouse. It features grid windows, a wood shingle roof, dormer and wrap-around porch. Of course, you can always opt to keep a little cash in your pocket and build a backyard birdhouse yourself.

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Sexy Pirate Yard Ornament

The last of the strange yard ornaments on this list is the classic Sexy Lady Pirate With Sword statue. Whether she's alone or accompanied by a biker lady planter, she'll certainly make your yard more entertaining than ever.

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Madi Koetting
As Associate Shopping Editor, Madi is an expert at helping The Family Handyman readers find everyday household products to level up their life. She covers everything from Instagram-famous products to the internet’s best deals and discounts. When she’s not deep in a story, you can find her honing her at-home mixology skills and scouring TikTok for the next trendy product.