Memorial Day kicks off grilling season and if you need to replace your gas grill you’ll find some deals this weekend. And stop by the paint aisle and then check out appliances. You’ll find sales there too. Here are some standouts from Consumer Reports tests that are on sale this weekend at Home Depot, Lowe’s, and Sears.
Where to save: Washers and dryers
Here’s the deal: Up to 30 percent off Kenmore appliances and free delivery on any appliance over $399 after discounts and coupons. Ten percent off LG, Whirlpool, Samsung, and other top brands. Offer good through June 1.
What to look for: Kenmore Elite 40173 front-loader and matching electric dryer, Kenmore Elite 81073. They have jumbo capacities, are superb at washing and drying, and relatively quiet. And they’re on our recommended list. This washer is near the top of our ratings and usually costs around $1,500, now it’s $1,100. But front-loaders have long wash times and the Kenmore’s normal time, using the heavy soil setting, was 95 minutes in our tests. The Accela-Wash option offers comparable cleaning in less time. The $1,350 electric dryer is on sale for $1,100. Available in gas as well. Both appliances come in a metallic silver or white finish.
Also check: Kenmore 41182 front-loader and matching electric dryer, Kenmore 81182. They’re recommended and CR Best Buys. Save $150 on each. Normally around $700, now each appliance is $550. They’re superb at washing and drying and relatively quiet. But normal wash time was 100 minutes in our tests.They come in white and a gas dryer is available too.
Wait there’s more. Sears is offering 60 percent off some mattresses as well as seasonal sales on mowers, tools, and shelving to help you organize your garage or shed.