Presidents’ Day (Monday, February 19) is coming up quickly, and historically, it’s proven to be one of the best times to save on big purchases — especially appliances. Last year, retailers offered up to 50% off home appliances includingvacuums,air fryers,refrigerators and more, and 2024 discounts are shaping up to be just as steep. We’re already seeing savings of up to $1,300 off (!) emerging before the holiday weekend.
Never pay full price on an appliance again. Our experts ID’ed that one of the best times to buy appliances is Presidents’ Day weekend and Black Friday. Both large and small appliances are on sale during the holiday and, “with spring cleaning season around the corner, it could be a great time to upgrade your vacuum cleaner, carpet cleaner or even gift yourself a robot vacuum or vacuum mop,” says Carolyn Forte, executive director of the Good Housekeeping Institute‘s Home Care & Cleaning Products Lab.
While many official Presidents’ Day appliance deals are still under wraps, top retailers like Amazon, Wayfair and Lowe’s are already slashing prices on some of the GH Institute’s top-tested appliances ahead of Presidents’ Day. Take $600 off the Whirlpool Side-by-Side Refrigerator with Ice Maker, one of our favorite refrigerator picks. Plus, the Ninja Air Fryer Max XL, the GH Institute’s best air fryer of 2024, is currently 29% off.
Keep reading for our full list of the best Presidents’ Day appliance sales of 2024 — from Amazon, Lowe’s and Walmart — worth shopping now.
Is Presidents’ Day a good time to buy appliances?
Yes! “Like all major holidays, President’s Day is a great time to shop for and buy both small and major appliances,” Forte says. “Many retailers use holidays to offer great discounts, especially on models they are looking to move out while making room for new ones coming in.” If you’ve been waiting to splurge on a big ticket purchase like an oven range or dishwasher, now is an optimal time to invest.
The Best Early Presidents’ Day Appliance Deals of 2024
For small appliances and large appliances alike, Amazon is a great place to shop during Presidents’ Day. The site already started deals on kitchen tools like personal blenders and slow cookers. We spotted 29% off the Instant Pot Pro 10-in-1 Pressure Cooker, which our pros appreciate for its versatility and ease of cleaning. If last year’s deals were any indicator, we’re hoping the Cleaning Lab’s top Bissell vacuum and mop combo, the Bissell CrossWave Cordless Pet Pro Vacuum, will drop 50% off again.
Our favorite deal: The Ninja Air Fryer Max XL is on sale right now for 29% off, making it a great time to snag one for your kitchen. Our GH Institute pros named this model the best overall air fryer because of how easy it is to use and how well it cooks a variety of foods to crispy, flavorful perfection.
Historically, Lowe’s is one of the best places to save on large appliances—and this year is no different. Starting today through February 21, you can take up to 35% off major appliances at Lowe’s during the retailer’s Presidents’ Day Sale. To help narrow down the search, we scoured the site for the biggest discounts and rounded up noteworthy deals on refrigerators, washers and dryers, dishwashers and ranges. Shop the best appliance deals from LG, Whirlpool, Frigidaire, Samsung and GE, below.
Our favorite deal:The Whirlpool Side-by-Side Refrigerator, our pick for the best side-by-side refrigerator, is $600 off for Presidents’ Day.GH Institute experts love that this model offers excellent storage space at eye level, handy water and ice dispensers and superior temperature control to keep your food cold.
Another major retailer that offers great deals year-round — but especially during Presidents’ Day — is Walmart. In 2023, we saw both large and small appliances on sale for as much as 30% off. Early deals have arrived with tons of Dyson vacuums and countertop gadgets on sale.
Our favorite deal:Walmart’s early Presidents’ Day deals include a rare discount on the Dyson V8 vacuum — currently $120 off. On top of an up to 60-minute battery and several helpful attachments, this vacuum has a detangling power nozzle that helps prevent hair from getting caught in the brush roll.
Wayfair is a one-stop shop when it comes to budget-friendly home, patio and furniture sales and you guessed it: appliances. Last year’s Presidents’ Day sale had up to 70% off popular home items like vacuums, kitchen faucets and more. That also included up to 40% off small appliances such as the KitchenAid Artisan Series 5-Quart Stand Mixer and the Dash 2-Quart Compact Air Fryer. While we wait for official confirmation on Wayfair’s Presidents’ Day appliance deals, you can shop some early markdowns below.
Our favorite deal: Named the best smart refrigerator by the GH Institute, the Samsung French Door Energy Star Refrigerator is currently 22% off. In our Lab tests, testers loved the fridge’s integrated hub, which makes it easy to set timers, start a grocery list and even look inside the fridge via camera.
Whether it’s smartphones and watches or refrigerators and washing machines, Samsung is one of the most popular tech brands on the market. During this year’s Presidents’ Day sale, you can save up to $1,600 off select appliances, including the Bespoke Four-Door French Door Refrigerator and the Jet Bot Robot Vacuum. Weeks ahead of time, we’re already spotting markdowns on refrigerators, washer/dryer combos, vacuums and more.
Our favorite deal:Currently almost $500 off, the Samsung Bespoke Smart Dial Front Load Washing Machine was dubbed the GH Institute’s best smart washing machine of 2024. Available in silver, navy and forest green, this expert-tested washing machine earned high marks for its Opti-Wash feature that automatically senses each load’s soil levels and adjusts wash time and detergent levels accordingly.
The Home Depot’s Presidents’ Day deals just landed! Ahead of the holiday weekend, you can shop up to $800 off select appliances from GE, LG, Samsung and more. We’re spotting markdowns that include top-selling washing machines, ranges and refrigerators.
Our favorite deal:Take 46% off the GE 27-cubic foot French Door Refrigerator with ice maker, GH’s pick for the best French door refrigerator. On top of the sleek, stainless steel exterior, this model impressed our experts with its variety of adjustable shelves and bright interior.
Whether you’re in the market for the latest Macbook model or an oven equipped with air fryer technology, Best Buy has you covered with a variety of deals on top brands. In 2023, the Best Buy Presidents’ Day sale on appliances included $1,200 off an LG French door refrigerator, $100 off a Dyson ball vacuum and $60 off a Ninja toaster oven. Before official holiday discounts drop, shop up to 30% off major appliances right now.
Our favorite deal:Save $700 on the LG Smart Slide-In Gas Range, GH’s overall favorite pick for best gas oven ranges. Complete with Air Fry, Air Sous-Vide and EasyClean functions, this top performer scored high marks for its even heat distribution and spacious interior.