5 items that are cheaper on Amazon

Amazon is the go-to online marketplace for many shoppers because of its low prices on everything from diapers and detergents to blenders and batteries.

However, not all Amazon deals are created equal. You need to do your research to determine when to buy from Amazon and when to take your business elsewhere. GOBankingRates asked top savings experts to check prices on several items you can purchase on Amazon to determine if they’re truly good buys. If you’re wondering what to buy on Amazon, check out these deals.

Leaf blowers

They call it “fall” for a reason — because all those leaves that start on your tree wind up falling on your lawn. If you ever want to see your grass again, you’re going to need a good leaf blower. Better yet, get a rechargeable cordless model so you aren’t choking on gas fumes.

Price Check:

Amazon: $92.45

Home Depot: 118.43

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Fall gloves

Fall — at least late fall — calls for gloves in much of the country. Sure, you probably won’t have to bust out the puffy, waterproof, snowball-fighting handwear until winter. But it’s definitely wise to have a thin but warm pair of cool-weather gloves in your jacket pocket just in case you need them.

Price Check:

Amazon: $9.99

WearWhatNow: $15


That nice new fall jacket looks great — but it’s pretty useless if the wind can whip down through the neck opening. That’s where a fall scarf comes in. Once the weather cools off you’ll have plenty of options, but Amazon is likely the cheapest.

Price Check:

Amazon: $14.89

eBay: $22.89

Fall candles

There’s nothing better than coming home to a nice warm house on a chilly fall day. But warmth is as much about ambiance as it is about temperature. Warm up the room both figuratively and literally by lighting some candles with classic fall scents — but do it for less by buying at Amazon.

Price Check:

Amazon: $14.99

Sears: $28.61

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Space heaters

Fall is the time when it’s cold enough outside to be uncomfortably chilly in the house, but not cold enough to crank up the big, expensive central heating system. One solution is to place a small yet powerful space heater in your room at night. Heat your room for less by buying from Amazon. The company sells lots of products that will help you save money.

Price Check:

Amazon: $24.99

Sears: $29.99

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