The 5 Items You Should Actually Buy at Wayfair on Cyber Monday

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We get it: Cyber Monday is overwhelming. With literally everything on sale, how do you know which are the best sales to shop? It can be all too tempting to entirely bow out of the pseudo-holiday in favor of other sales and deals, but — hear us out — there are some deals that are just too good to pass up.

Which brings us to Wayfair, the massive home retailer that is offering up to 80% off nearly every single category. If you're on the hunt for a new sofa, have been meaning to replace your living room lighting, or just want some new holiday decor, now's definitely a good time to browse. But if you've got your eye on a specific category — from mattresses to patio furniture — today is the single best day to invest. Prices are guaranteed to have their lowest price of the year, today only.

Scroll down to see the absolute best home categories to shop for during Wayfair's Cyber Monday sale.


If you've checked out Wayfair's site today, you may notice that alongside their "Cyber Monday" banner, they've also written "Ft. Sealy." That's no coincidence. In partnership with the brand, Wayfair is offering 40% off all Sealy mattresses, including Pillowtop, Tempur-Pedic, memory foam, and cooling, today only. Plus, they're giving shoppers a $200 Wayfair gift card with the purchase of select mattresses, which means you could end up paying around $100-$200 for a brand new mattress.

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Patio Furniture

We know patio furniture may be the absolute last thing on your mind right now as winter storms rage through the U.S., but if you were itching to throw away your outdoor furniture in August, this is a great time to do so. With demand (and prices) low, inventory is high, which means you can score the uber-popular, top-rated stuff at a fraction of the normal price. (We're talking a normally $3,200 sectional sofa for only $800.) The prices will knock your socks off and you'll be the happiest outdoor BBQ-er come Memorial Day.

Kitchen Appliances

Believe it or not, Wayfair has some of the best deals when it comes to refrigerators, range hoods, dishwashers, and more during Cyber Monday — like a GE Energy Star Fridge for more than $1,000 off. Prices start at just $199 and with free shipping and delivery on all orders, you'll save a ton on those normally pesky delivery charges at other places.

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Area Rugs

Whenever you see the word "blowout" next to any category on Wayfair, you can pretty much guarantee that the deals are going to be insane. But, this area rug sale is truly mind-blowing. We spotted a gorgeous Boho 11x12 rug, with over 30,000 five-star reviews BTW, for only $220 (down nearly $450 from its original price). If you need a rug for a smaller space — like in your kitchen or hallway — you can score amazing options for less than $30. If a plush, new rug is the only thing holding your guest room back from being hotel room-ready, now's your chance.

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Miscellaneous Closeout Sales

If Cyber Monday is your day to score new sheets, towels, or random accent furniture, then look no further than the Closeout Deals section on Wayfair. While mostly filled with top-rated items and set, this is the section where all of Wayfair's discontinued items go to have one last fling. We spotted an adorable butcher block kitchen island for only $173.99 (down from $780), a two-piece set of Eames-like chairs for only $64 (down from $229), and a three-piece nesting side table for only $84 (down from $209). We're not condoning reckless purchases on things you don't need — but hey, if you're gonna do it anyway ...

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Katie is the Commerce Editor at Hunker. She has previously been on staff at Shape Magazine, Well+Good, and PureWow, and has spent her life perfecting the art of online shopping.

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