According to Consumer Reports, there is a time to buy for certain items to get the best deals of the year for home items, clothes and electronics.

March is a great month to invest some money on some great deals on exercise equipment, digital cameras, humidifiers and home items.   Check out the list below and where to find them in the Bangor area.  Did I forget a local business that sells these items?  Tell us in the comments! #ShopLocal

Countertops

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Springtime is when people are thinking about renovations to their home and one of the key places to invest is the kitchen, more specifically the counter tops.

There are a variety of materials to choose from including granite, quartz, butcher block, laminate.  You can find all of these options for your counter tops at great prices right now in the following Bangor area places: Atlantic DesignsStone Masters, LLCAnchor Design Co., Granicrete of Maine, Premier Granite & StonePaul G White Interior SolutionsHome Depot BangorLowes BangorLowes Brewer.

 

Digital Cameras

You would think the holidays and post holiday sales would be the only time for deals for digital cameras but, according to Consumer Reports, March is a good time as well.  Try these stores for this product: TargetBest BuyWalmart BangorWalmart BrewerStaples, BJs Wholesale, Sam's Club Bangor.

Floors

Home renovations start in the spring, avoiding the hassles of the wintertime and not interfering with summertime fun.  Flooring is another hot buy for March and there is a huge variety to choose for any budget: laminate, tiles, hardwood and vinyl.  Here's where you can find your next floor in the Bangor area: Carpet OneLumber LiquidatorsKarams Hardwood Flooring,  Paul G White Interior SolutionsHome Depot BangorLowes BangorLowes Brewer.

Space Heaters

As the colder months fade behind us, space heaters are becoming less expensive.  Stock up on this must-have winter item now since it's the best time to buy these little babies.  Here's where you can find your space heater in the Bangor area: TargetBest BuyWalmart BangorWalmart BrewerStaples, BJs Wholesale, Sam's Club Bangor.

BONUS: Boxed Chocolate

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Makes sense!  Stores need to get rid of their overstock of your favorite "me time" treat.  Sure, you can find boxed chocolates at Rite Aid, Walgreens, or the bigger box stores like Target or Walmart but you can also try these local shops as well: Specialty SweetsRebeccas.