9 secret ways to save money at Home Depot

  • ​6. Get money back or freebies

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    Before you make a big purchase, such as a major appliance, visit Home Depot's online rebate center to see what saving opportunities are available. You can search by brand, product, ZIP code or model number.

    "The majority of Home Depot rebates are tied to federal tax credits (materials) or prepaid [debit] cards from a few specific brands," said Brent Shelton, shopping expert with Fatwallet.com. Some products, like a KitchenAid mixer, might offer an additional item rather than money back.