Home improvement is never something we relish spending money on, so we try our best to find ways to cut down on homewares and DIY necessities. Luckily, we've found a selection of deals that will help us do just that today, including a gift card sale at Rakuten Shopping (which will save you $25 at Lowe's, Aeropostale, and much more), while Amazon has four gallons of Plasti Dip for $173 less than any other store. These deals and more are in today's list of five Editors' Choice deals that we found overnight and early this morning.
Top Gift Card Deal
Gift Card Mall Sale
Store: Gift Card Mall via Rakuten Shopping
$25 off over $100 via Visa Checkout and coupon code "VC25" via coupon code "EXTRA40"EXPIRED
Shipping: $2.99 s&h
Lowest by: $25
Expires: August 20
Do You Need It?: Whether you're shopping for luxuries or necessities, you can save some big bucks by buying one of these discounted gift cards at the Gift Card Mall. As long as you checkout via Visa Checkout you'll save a more-then-substantial $25 on a selection of $100 gift cards for some of our favorite local stores. Cut down on spending at the stores by splashing out on a $100 Aeropostale Gift Card or a $100 Lowe's Gift Card, both of which cost $75 after the coupon above.
Top Automotive Deal
Performix Sprayable Plasti Dip 1-Gallon Can 4-Pack
$75.44 with free shippingEXPIRED
Lowest by: $176
Do You Need It?: This deal is so good, we're afraid it's a possible price mistake. Being optimistic however, we're hailing Amazon for flaunting the deal of the day. This mammoth 4-gallon pack costs $173 less than the same quantity from any other store, making it the perfect bargain for any DIY aficionado. Plasti Dip is a multi-purpose, air dry, specialty rubber coating.
If you're not sure what to do with all four gallons, you're in luck because there's an entire subreddit devoted to Plasti Dip. (Note that this item has a two to four week shipping delay.)
Top Audio Deal
Panasonic 90W 2.1-Channel Bluetooth Soundbar
Store: KMart via Sears
Price: $59 plus in-store pickup
Lowest by: $98
Do You Need It?: Since this Panasonic speaker has dropped by another $51 in three months, it's now at an all-time price low. More impressively however, is that is costs almost three times less than the next best store — $98 less to be precise. It measures 39" long, features a built-in subwoofer, and supports Bluetooth audio streaming.
Of note, Shop Your Way Rewards members will earn a Sears credit with this purchase and may be eligible for additional credits and discounts.
Top Kitchen Deal
T-Fal 10-Piece Performance Stainless Steel Copper Bottom Cookware Set
$39.99 via coupon code "EMCPBWA85" with free shippingEXPIRED
Lowest by: $60
Expires: August 20
Do You Need It?: Whether you're moving home or trying to improve the one you're stuck with, you can spruce up your kitchen with a brand spanking new cookware set. This T-Fal set is now almost half the price it was in March and boasts the best ever price tag we've seen for this set. Plus, it costs $60 less than any other store today. This set includes an 8" fry pan, 10" fry pan, 1-quart covered saucepan, 2-quart covered saucepan, 5-quart covered Dutch oven, spoon, and slotted turner.
Top Smartphone Deal
Refurbished Samsung Galaxy S4 16GB Prepaid 4G Android Smartphone
Store: Verizon Wireless
Price: $199.99 with free shipping
Lowest by $85
Do You Need It?: This refurbished model is now at the cheapest price we've seen for any no-contract Galaxy S4, making it a great deal for anyone on the lookout for a new sidekick. It's also now $85 under the lowest total price we could find for a similar unit elsewhere. It features a 5" 1920x1080 Super AMOLED touchscreen, Snapdragon 1.9GHz quad-core CPU, 2GB RAM, 16GB memory, 13MP rear camera, 2MP front camera, 1080p video capture, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11n wireless, and Google Android 4.2 OS (Jelly Bean).
Total Savings: At least $444