Ways To Save On Home Improvement Costs



Credit: Lowe’s

Being able to stretch your household budget is important to most consumers in both an up an down economy.  There is a way to save on the tools, parts and materials required to complete your household maintenance, repair, and improvement projects.  Simply apply for and use use one of several store credit card programs offered by your local home improvement store.

Home Improvement Savings

  • Check out the store credit card available to homeowners at Lowe’s Home Improvement.  They offer consumers a 5% discount automatically on near every purchase.  No coupons or having to shop on certain days.  Use the card and the discount is automatically applied.  The offer is good anytime and good for nearly everything in the store.  To apply, simply go to the Lowe’s website or visit a Lowe’s store location.
  • The other major home improvement big box store, Home Depot offers home improvement projects loans up to $40k with no interest for up to 6 months.  This can have large savings with reduced interest fees.  You may apply online at the Home Depot website of visit a your local store.
  • Ace Hardware offers a points system if you use their VISA credit card which can help you save by earning points for use on future purchases.  Apply at your local store or on the Ace website.
  • Menards offers consumers a 2% annual rebate on each purchase by using their credit card.  They also provide cardholders a $10 certificate for your first $100 purchase made with the card. Apply in person or online at Menards.

Check with the local hardware or building center in your location.  They may have their own favorable credit terms or a frequent buyer program to save on building and home improvement products for your house.  Have you discovered another way of saving on parts and materials for your home?  Please post them in the comments below.


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