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Amazon Sale: The Best Deals on Tools, Smart Home Tech and More

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There's often an Amazon sale on which throws up some brilliant bargains for home improvers, helping you to save big on power tools, garden furniture and smart home tech.  

And while Black Friday may be behind us, the giant retailer already has some must-have deals available now ahead of the Christmas sales. 

To help you find what you're looking for, we've rounded up all the best deals in one place.

Today's Best Amazon Sale Deals

Echo Dot (3rd Gen) | WAS £39.99 NOW £18.99 (SAVE £21)

Echo Dot (3rd Gen) | WAS £39.99 NOW £18.99 (SAVE £21)

Fill your home with music using the voice-activated Echo Dot, which streams music from Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, TuneIn and others, while offering great functionality to control smart home devices and appliances.

Or, buy two Echo Dots for £29.99 (saving £49.99)! Just add two to your basket and apply the promo code “2ECHODOT”.
This is a real bargain so make sure you don't miss out!  

tado° Wired Smart Thermostat Starter Kit V3+ | WAS £199.99 NOW £159.90 (SAVE £40)

tado° Wired Smart Thermostat Starter Kit V3+ | WAS £199.99 NOW £159.90 (SAVE £40)

Reduce your energy consumption with this incredible deal — the kit is compatible with almost every heating system (including underfloor heating and oil boilers). 

The easy-to-use app also works with Amazon Alexa for a voice-controlled smart home. Get insights, weather adaptation, multi room control, a heating boost function and frost protection.

TP-Link Tapo Smart Bulb | WAS £12.99 NOW £6.49 (SAVE £6.50)

TP-Link Tapo Smart Bulb | WAS £12.99 NOW £6.49 (SAVE £6.50)

This smart Wifi LED E27 light works with Amazon Alexa (Echo and Echo Dot) and Google Home/Assistant for full voice control or use the Tapo app to dim the lights from anywhere in the world. 

Today's Best Smart Home Tech Deals

If you're looking for home security cameras or smart heating, then the Amazon Sale is well worth a look. 

You'll be able to find deals on the best smart plugs to the best video doorbells and the best home security systems. These are some of the standout deals available now.

WAS £99.99, NOW £59.99 (SAVE £30)

Echo Show 8 (1st Gen)| WAS £99.99, NOW £59.99 (SAVE £30)

The Echo Show 8 is a great example of a device that can smarten up your home, without breaking the bank — especially when there's 30% off!

The 8-inch HD screen is excellent, enhancing the experience of making and receiving video calls, as well as watching Netflix. The Echo Show 8 can also be used as a hub for compatible devices such as smart lights and smart plugs, and the usual advantages of Alexa voice control mean you can request a song, or check the traffic, sports scores or the weather. 

Today's Best Garden Deals

If you're an avid gardener looking to replace or buy new tools to maintain your garden – such as the best strimmer, best hedge trimmer or best leaf blower – then snap up some deals on garden essentials. Here, we've selected some of the best bargains…

Einhell GE-EM 1233 1250W Electric Lawn Mower | WAS £119.95 NOW £101.99 (SAVE £17.96)

Einhell GE-EM 1233 1250W Electric Lawn Mower | WAS £119.95 NOW £101.99 (SAVE £17.96)

If you’re on the lookout for a new lawn mower that's both practical and available at a decent budget then this corded electric lawn mower from Einhell could be for you. 

Its powerful 1250W motor means you can easily tackle slopes and bumps in your lawn, and can be specified to 5 central cutting height settings. 

Bosch EasyAquatak 120 High Pressure Washer, With Battery | WAS £289.99 NOW £169.10 (SAVE £120.89)

Bosch EasyAquatak 120 High Pressure Washer, With Battery | WAS £289.99 NOW £169.10 (SAVE £120.89)

This 120 bar, 1500W pressure washer from Bosch is great if you want simple push fit connections which means you can be up and running quickly and easily. 

It has a 5m cable length, multi nozzle applications and variable power speeds depending on what you are cleaning. It’s compact and portable and includes storage for accessories.

Bosch AdvancedHedgecut 65 Corded Hedgecutters | WAS £179.99 NOW £129.99 (SAVE £50)

Bosch AdvancedHedgecut 65 Corded Hedgecutters | WAS £179.99 NOW £129.99 (SAVE £50)

With noise reduced by up to 80% (only 93dB) this quiet trimming hedge cutter can cut through thick branches with a high torque slipping clutch. Plus, an additional power cable is included in this pack for tricky to reach places. 

Today's Best Power Tool Deals

Here's some great savings to be made on power tools including the best cordless drills, the best angle grinders and the best mitre saws.

Einhell 4326141 All-Purpose Saw I WAS £67.95 NOW £51.99 (SAVE £15.96)

Einhell 4326141 All-Purpose Saw I WAS £67.95 NOW £51.99 (SAVE £15.96)

This all-purpose saw from Einhell is an all-rounder — and well worth owning for cutting jobs around the house and garden.

Its rubbed-coated gear housing makes it comfortable to use, and it features a convenient blade change system which means you can quickly and easily switch between blades (it comes with two blades provided).

What's more, the electronic speed control will automatically adjust depending on the material you're using. 

Today's Best DIY and Home Improvement Deals

If you're looking to stock up on your tools arsenal to help with your home improvement or DIY projects, then take a look at some of these deals on the best paint rollers and the best paint brushes.

How Often Do Amazon Sales Occur? 

Amazon regularly offers short-term Lightning Deals on loads of different products. The biggest discounts, however, can be found on Amazon Prime Day and in the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales.

The Next Big Amazon Sale Will be on Boxing Day

While you won't find any shortage of early Christmas gifts available on the Amazon home page, the retailer usually holds a Boxing Day where you can grab last-minute gifts or spend your birthday money on a treat for yourself!

How Do I Get the Best Amazon Deals? 

It pays to be a Prime member when you’re looking for the best Amazon sale bargains — you’ll get exclusive deals and benefit from free next-day (or even same-day delivery) on thousands of products. You’ll also get access to Prime Video and Prime Music services as an added benefit.

Keep an eye on Amazon’s deals page: it’ll highlight Deals of the Day and Lightning Deals, as well as giving you a heads up of upcoming deals. 

Download the Amazon app, and you can follow upcoming deals and get notifications on your device when the deal goes live, too. 

Amazon also badges the best sellers and its own recommendations (Amazon Choice) which can be useful, as can filtering products by their star rating and reading the reviews. 

Sarah Handley

Sarah is Web Editor of homebuilding.co.uk. She began her career more than a decade ago, working on the editorial team of Public Sector Building magazine, before joining the wider Homebuilding & Renovating team as Social Media Editor in 2012. Since purchasing her first house in 2015, Sarah has been adding to the ever-increasing list of home improvements she needs to make; including extending over the garage, resurfacing the driveway, replacing existing flooring and revamping the kitchen. Fortunately, in her eight years on Team Homebuilding, including three as web editor, she is not short on design inspiration or top tips to tackle or project manage these tasks herself.