Household Must-Haves: 5 Deals on Appliances and Home Goods

By Joshua Nichol-Caddy, dealnews contributor

Variety is the spice of life, and best describes today's roundup of must-have home goods. Save significantly on a KitchenAid mixer or a Bissell vacuum cleaner, pick up a cordless drill kit for DIY home repairs, or indulge in something nice at 25% off from Brookstone.

  1. Bissell Powerforce Bagless Upright Vacuum
    Vendor: Walmart
    Price: $43.84 with 97-cent s&h or free Site-to-Store
    Lowest By: $35

    Is It Worth It?: This upright vacuum from Bissell is at its lowest price we've ever seen, and it offers extended savings with its bagless design. Users say this powerful vacuum keeps floors of all kinds clean, and its power doesn't fade.

  2. KitchenAid 4.5-Quart Ultra Power Stand Mixer
    Vendor: KitchenAid via eBay
    Price: $199.99 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $50

    Is It Worth It?: You'll put the $50 you save on this KitchenAid Stand Mixer to good use by buying ingredients for all the cookies you'll be making between now and next Christmas. Arguably the best mixer on the market, this model comes with dough hooks for bread and other attachments for your other baking kneads.

  3. Hitachi 18-volt Cordless Drill Kit
    Vendor: newegg
    Price: $69.99 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $57

    Is It Worth It?: A cordless drill is a home essential. From hanging your new shelf or picture, to assembling furniture or fixing a chair, this drill can do it all. The Hitachi drill kit includes a cordless drill with 1/2" keyless chuck, 35-minute charger, two batteries, bit set, flashlight, and carrying case.

  4. Haier 16-Bottle Wine Cellar with Bamboo Cabinet
    Vendor: Meijer
    Price: $69 with $28 s&h
    Lowest By: $113

    Is It Worth It?: There are few things more embarrassing than a plush wine cabinet filled with boxes of Franzia and jugs of Carlo Rossi. Use the savings on this Editors' Choice deal to ease the cost of a trip to Napa, or spend the extra cash on bottles of wine that are deserving display on this cabinet's lighted racks.

  5. Brookstone Coupon
    Discount: 25% off via coupon code "25NEW"
    Shipping: From $6.99 s&h
    Expires: January 31

    Is It Worth It?: Save 25% on products — both sale and clearance items, included! — that you never knew you needed. This sale is tied with last week's mention as the best general-use percent-off discount we've seen from Brookstone in a year.

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