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.

April is a great month to invest some money on some great deals on baby stuff, home improvement items, and computers.   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

Mattresses

Spending good money on a decent mattress is well worth the investment but you can shave a few bucks off the final cost by purchasing a mattress this month.

You can find this product in the following Bangor area stores: Dorsey Furniture304 Stillwater Avenue FurnitureMattress By AppointmentTuffy Bear Discount FurnitureThe Bedworks of MaineDunnett Appliance and MattressBangor Discount Mattress and FurnitureThe Furniture GalleryBoxDrop BangorMattress Firm BangorSleep NumberRent-A-Center.

Paint

Whether your paint needs are for interior or exterior, now is the time to purchase those cans of paint.  Also in deep discount are wood stains.

You can find this product in the following Bangor area stores: Bangor Paint and WallpaperColor ConceptsAubuchon HardwareSherwin Williams Paint StoreHome Depot BangorLowes BangorLowes Brewer.

Gas Grills

Now is the time to get in on deep discounts of your summer cooking items including gas grills.  There's nothing like celebrating the season like grilled food, right?  Consumer reports suggests finding a grill with good construction for your puchase.  What do you look for?  Look for stainless steel, seamless construction and welded joints to have a sturdy grill.

You can find this product in the following Bangor area stores: Aubuchon HardwareHome Depot BangorLowes BangorLowes Brewer.