Everyone knows that different seasons have different shopping opportunities—such as Black Friday in late fall, and back-to-school sales in late summer—but it's also true that certain product deals can be reliably pegged to specific months of the year. As we near the end of July, here are the best things to buy according to Consumer Reports, along with the best places to buy them, according to us.
has added some awesome models to their camcorder sale page
recently, with prices that add up to big savings. For an entry level camera, look at the Sony Handycam CX405
, with low-light sensitivity and optical SteadyShot image stabilization for $199.99. On the higher end, knock off $500 and get the professional Canon XC10 4K
Decking & Siding
started their limited-time Summer Splash Flooring Sale
, with flooring and decking material—along with tools and accessories—marked down as much as 45% off.
has also just started a sale through their home services division for $500 off siding purchases of $1,500 or more
Paint & Wood Stain
Now through August 2, Lowe's
is offering 15% off HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams
exterior paint, primer, and stain.
is running a huge sale through July 29 on children's' clothes—up to 50% off everything for kids and babies
Check back in August for a roundup of the best shopping categories to save on during the dog days of summer, and let us know about anything we missed in the comments!