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10 Helpful DIYer Products You Can Find in Amazon’s Secret Section

Have you discovered Amazon's Bargain Finds section yet? It's filled with products and materials to help get the job done, most priced below $15. On Amazon's home page, scroll down until you see the Bargain Finds panel—or shop our current helpful picks, below.

Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links.

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Rainfall Showerhead

A new showerhead can provide better water flow and a fresh appearance. This 4.2-inch diameter air-injected rainfall showerhead in chrome comes with a 10-year warranty. Easy installation and great price make it a fantastic deal.

Want to keep going with the bathroom upgrades? Here’s how to replace your tub and shower faucet trim.

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Cleaning Slippers


Why simply wear slippers when you clean, when you can wear slippers that do the cleaning for you? These adorable slip-on shoe covers let you wipe up dust and spills without stooping over. This terrific gift idea can make cleaning fun for kids and adults. (Now if they only had a paw-sized version….)

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USB Charger Outlet

If you’re like most 21st-century DIYers, you have a wide assortment of devices that charge via USB and a lack of adapters with which to charge them. Make recharging easier with this USB-compatible power outlet. This outlet is tamper-resistant and a terrific upgrade for anyone who wants to affordably boost their convenience factor.

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Bathroom Hardware

Replacing your bathroom hardware is another easy home improvement. Sleek, contemporary toilet paper holders and towel racks are an affordable way to update the look of your bathroom. Follow up with a fresh coat of paint and you’re all set!

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Wall-Mount Storage Bins

These sturdy steel wall-mount organization baskets beautifully contain items in your foyer, kitchen, bathroom and more. They come in four sizes, not one of which costs more than $15.

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Vintage-Style Pendant Light

This industrial cage-style pendant quickly updates any room. Cluster a few for a simple chandelier—just $15 each!

This is how to hang a ceiling light fixture.

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Cabinet Pulls

There’s a reason that installing new cabinet pulls is often cited as one of the most effective and affordable ways to give your kitchen a lift. These oil-rubbed bronze cabinet pulls are a great way to modernize the look of your kitchen or bathroom cabinets in just a few hours.

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Watch this to learn the best ways to clean your kitchen’s stainless steel:

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Hinge Hardware

On the topic of cabinets, hinge hardware is both more complex and more expensive than cabinet pulls, but new hinges can also have a dramatic impact on your cabinets’ appearance. Invisible barrel hinges are not seen at all when the cabinets are closed, and only minimally visible when the cabinets are open. Because barrel hinges don’t have an exterior profile, there’s no mortising involved in their installation, and the end result is a sleek, modern profile.

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Door Handles

New hardware is an easy update for your doors. There are a number of options available on Amazon’s Bargain Finds, including this Kwikset Venetian bronze lever dummy door handle.

Confused about which way a door should swing? Here’s an easy way to determine if it’s a left- or right-hand swinger.

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Vintage-Style Keyhole Covers

If you want to restore the appearance of your vintage doors, or add a bit of retro mystery to a modern item, this ornate cast iron keyhole cover from House of Antique Hardware is a fantastic option. Perfect for Victorian homes or anywhere you want a touch of charm.

Are your old doors drafty? Here’s how to stop drafts around entry doors.

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Dan Stout
With over a decade spent on residential and commercial construction job sites, Dan Stout has the hands-on experience to speak to builders, contractors, and homeowners with the voice of authority. Much of his work centers on demystifying the building industry by simplifying construction jargon for homeowners and laying out best business practices for contractors. Dan's non-fiction has appeared on numerous blogs and vendor websites, while his prize-winning fiction has been featured in publications such as Nature and The Saturday Evening Post. His debut novel Titanshade is scheduled for a 2019 release from DAW Books.