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Offer to Do Your Own Assembly

If you are willing to put in a little sweat equity, you can often get a discount on items that are typically sold assembled, such as outdoor furniture, fountains, grills, and lawn equipment. "If I have an assembled mower on the floor, I may give you $20 off if you'll take one from a box in the back that I haven't put together yet," says Borderland Hardware's Ken Eilers.
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