The DIY Labor Day Sales You Can’t Afford to Miss

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Ready to save big this Labor Day? Shop for new appliances, upgrade your furniture and replace old power tools with these fantastic Labor Day sales.

In addition to celebrating the achievements of American workers, Labor Day weekend is when we say goodbye to summer and hello to all things pumpkin spice. Stores also start to empty their warm-weather inventory to get ready for fall merchandise, and you know what that means—discounts! Read on for the Labor Day sales worth shopping.

Some Labor Day sales are already in full swing, making it the perfect time to buy patio furniture, mattresses, outdoor grills and power tools with prices that can’t be beaten. Stock up on all your home and DIY essentials now, and you’ll be ready to host next year’s barbecue while saving big! This is the only time of year you’ll see deals this deep on summer inventory.

But with so many retailers advertising major sales, shopping can be overwhelming. We’ve rounded up all the details including dates and promo codes to help you get started, but don’t wait—the best-discounted items won’t last long.

The Best Labor Day Sales for DIYers

Top Tools and Hardware Deals

Ace Hardware: Save on tools, grills and more during Ace Hardware’s Labor Day sale; including this Milwaukee M18 Brushless Trimmer for nearly 30% off.

Backcountry: Save on your favorite outdoor gear, apparel and accessories with discounts up to 60% off!

Sears: Sears is running discounts on all your favorite categories. Save 50% on patio furniture and power tools, and 25% on lawn and garden. Get this gas-powered chainsaw for more than $400 off.

Top Furniture and Mattress Deals

Ashley Furniture: The Ashley Furniture Labor Day sale runs August 16 through September 12. You’ll find deep discounts on living room sets, bedroom furniture, dining room sets, home office furniture and outdoor furniture.

Awara Sleep: Save $300 on any mattress from Awara Sleep and get $499 worth of accessories free with your purchase this Labor Day.

BenchMade Modern: From September 1 through September 8, BenchMade Modern is offering 20% off its entire collection of furniture and home accessories. While known for its affordable custom sofas and sectionals, the brand also offers upholstered bed frames, sleeper sofas and lamps. Upgrade an entire room (or house!) in one fell swoop with this juicy discount. No code needed.

Burrow: Need a new sofa or other stylish, modern furniture? Shop the Burrow Labor Day sale and take up to $1,000 off your order when you enter code LDS22 at checkout now through September 5.

Cocoon by Sealy: Run don’t walk to the Cocoon by Sealy website, where, for a limited time, you can snag a queen size Chill memory foam mattress for $799—that’s 35% off the regular price! You’ll also get two free pillows included in the price.

DreamCloud: First time buyers can get $200 off their DreamCloud mattress purchase and $599 worth of premium accessories for free when they shop in the weeks leading up to Labor Day.

Helix Sleep: Spend more to save more during the Helix Sleep Labor Day Sale. Get $100 off purchases of $600 or more using code LDSALE100 and up to $350 in savings if you spend $2,950 or more (use code LDSALE350). Plus, get two free Dream Pillows with any mattress purchase.

Nectar: Save $200 when you buy any Nectar memory foam mattress and receive $499 worth of accessories for free. Includes two cooling pillows, a cotton sheet set and a waterproof mattress protector.

Overstock: Save up to 70% on thousands of items, plus get free shipping on everything during the Overstock Summer Clearance Event. The sale includes both indoor and outdoor furniture, patio umbrellas, rugs, lighting, mattresses and more.

Pottery Barn: Give your furniture and decor an update with elegant Pottery Barn styles. Take up to 70% off furniture, outdoor, bedding, and storage containers.

Rugs.com: Take up to 80% off everything at the Rugs.com Labor Day sale. The deals are running now through September 6.

Siena Sleep: Take $200 off the Siena Sleep memory foam mattress this Labor Day.

Wayfair: Take up to 90% off retail prices during the Wayfair Labor Day sales, a collection of discounts on pieces for every room of the house. We found this handsome high-end TV stand marked down by more than 40%, and a variety of bestselling mattresses starting under $200.

West Elm: West Elm is offering up to 50% off outdoor furniture and decor for Labor Day, and up to 70% off clearance. Save now and enjoy your chic outdoor escape next summer.

Saatva: From August 25 through September 5, take up to $400 off mattress orders. Certified organic bedding is rarely discounted, making this one of our favorite Labor Day sales yet.

Stearns & Foster: Take $800 off Lux Estate Hybrid and Reserve mattresses. Plus, save up to $1,000 on select adjustable mattress sets now through September 13.

Tempur-Pedic: Save up to $700 on select adjustable mattress sets now through September 13. Rest well after saving $500 on the popular Tempur-ProBreeze and Tempur-LuxeBreeze mattresses.

Zinus: Grab high quality Zinus bedding and furniture staples at up to 40% off usual retail prices. It’s a dream come true sale for bedding shoppers. The brand’s mattresses, mattress toppers, bed frames, sofas and other furniture essentials have prices slashed now through September 18. They’re top-selling green tea mattress starts at just $118!

Top Homeware and Appliance Deals

Bed Bath & Beyond: You can’t get much better than 80% off. Bed Bath & Beyond is offering huge discounts on warehouse clearance, plus plenty of other deals for your home including savings on vacuums, air purifiers and cookware.

Best Buy: Take up to 60% off large appliances at Best Buy. Most popular brands are discounted as well. Expect Samsung and LG appliances at up to 40% off. Washers and dryers, dishwashers, ranges and small appliances see the biggest markdowns during this year’s sale, and you can preview some of the best sales.

Big Blanket Co.: Cozy up to major savings from August 26 through September 11 from Big Blanket Co., when the brand’s massive blankets are discounted by up to $100. No codes required. As excellent holiday gifts, these blankets are one of the best Labor Day sales on our radar.

Brooklinen: Take 15% off sitewide this September 1 through September 8. Load up on sheets, home accessories, bedding bundles and the comfiest robes ever. The only exceptions are the brand’s Last Call and Partner Products sections. Everything else is included.

Dyson: Save up to $120 on select Dyson products like its iconic cordless vacuums and purifying fans. You can snag the Dyson V8 Absolute for $100 off.

Home Depot: Thinking about remodeling your bathroom during Labor Day weekend? Home Depot is offering 40% off bathroom items including sinks, vanities and toilets. Plus, take 25% off storage and organization. Shop to 30% off select Samsung washers and dryers, too, because deals this good don’t come along very often.

JC Penney: Save 30, 40 or 50% on select home purchases like bedding, home decor and kitchen appliances. Take an extra 10% off select furniture, mattresses, electronics and window coverings. Use promo code SCHOOL27.

Macy’s: Save anywhere from 20 to 80% on furniture, electronics, bedding and dining. Kitchenware and vacuums are also included. We’ve got our eye on this Radley chaise sectional that’s almost half off.

Samsung: Shop between August 29 and September 11 to take advantage of the Samsung Bespoke French Door Refrigerator with Beverage Center at up to $1,200 off retail. You may not see a deal this sweet on high-end refrigerators again until Black Friday.

Tushy: This September 2 through 6, shoppers can park their behinds on the best rear-focused irrigation deal of the year. Tushy’s bestselling bidet attachment, the Tushy Classic 3.0, will be on sale for $69 when you buy two or more with code NINESIX at checkout. That’s 53% off each Tushy bidet—a deal you don’t want to be left behind on.

Top Camping and Outdoor Entertainment Deals

Christy Sports: Shop Powder Daze September 2 through 11. It’s the mega Labor Day sales collection that lasts just over a week from the iconic ski and snowboard retailer, Christy Sports. Expect a treasure trove of outdoor, ski and snowboard gear to be marked down by up to 60% off usual prices.

Coalatree: Now through September 5, take up to 25% off Coalatree hammocks, outdoor clothes, jackets, tops and tees.

EZ UP: Sun protection and canopies are 30% off at the EZ UP website from September 1 through 6. They’re perfect for tailgating, camping extensions, shading at the beach and backyard gazebos. No code necessary.

Goal Zero: Take 20% off top-rated solar energy products including home energy kits and Yeti portable power stations. The Goal Zero Labor Day sale runs August 25 through September 6.

GoSun: Take up to 30% off premium coolers, solar-powered gear and outdoor essentials during the GoSun Labor Day sale running now through September 5.

Solo Stove: Take up to 40% off these popular fire pits, up to 45% off fire pit bundles, up to 30% off camp stoves and up to 35% off fire pit accessories. The sale runs August 27 through September 5. It is probably the best deal on these easy-to-use patio pieces until Black Friday.

Spark Grills: Use code SPARK300 at checkout now through Labor Day to score $300 off these premium hybrid-style grills. Spark Grills combine the flavor of charcoal with the ease of gas—all with the precise control of an oven. Plus, they’re handsome displays in any outdoor space.

Biolite: Take 20% off the FirePit+ and CampStove+ during the Biotite Labor Day sale. No code necessary, and the deal runs August 27 through September 5. The CampStove+ is marked down below $120, making this a rare opportunity to pick one up at an especially affordable price.

Check back here for more Labor Day deals as the holiday approaches, and get ready to “add to cart!”

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Erica Young
Erica Young is a freelance writer and content creator, specializing in home and lifestyle pieces. She loves writing about home decor, organization, relationships, and pop culture. She holds a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Arizona State University, the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
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