7 don’t-miss deals for the home — all on sale for under $30 at Amazon

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From housewares to hardware, great finds at up to 60 percent off at Amazon. (Photos: Amazon)

Nothing cures that midweek slump like a few good sales — especially when you’re scooping up items that have been on your shopping list forever, and that will truly improve your daily life.

That’s why each Wednesday we scout out the best home deals on Amazon, hunting for products that will make your living space cleaner, cozier and smarter (for example, a brilliant little clothes steamer that just might inspire you to give away your iron).

If you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)

Happy shopping!

Pre-Seasoned 8-Inch Cast Iron Skillet with Handle Cover

10-inch cast iron skillet with red handle cover (Photo: Amazon)

Sear it, fry it, sautée it…you name it. This cast iron skillet has got you. (Photo: Amazon)

This 8-inch pre-seasoned cast iron skillet with pour spouts on both sides is so popular that it has completely sold out on the manufacturer’s own site. Luckily you can catch one on sale for just $16, down from $30, at Amazon — that’s nearly 50 percent off, and an amazing price for any size cast iron pan. Use this versatile, all-purpose pan on the stove, in the oven, or over a campfire. It even comes with a handle cover!

This is the skillet of my mother’s and grandmother’s kitchen, but with something great added…” one shopper raved. “It’s pre-seasoned, and with the heat resistant removable handle cover that goes right into the oven with the pan, the chances of being burned are reduced to almost nil…. If you treat it right, this will last your lifetime, and well beyond.”

$16 $30 at Amazon

Swedish dishcloths, 10-pack, reusable

Swedish dishcloths (Photo: Amazon)

An earth-friendly option for washing dishes and more. (Photo: Amazon)

Toss out those icky sponges once and for all, and nab this sustainable substitute: reusable Swedish dishcloths — the no. 1 bestselling dishcloths on Amazon! A 10-pack starts at just $15 with the on-page coupon, down from $25. They come in seven colors so you can match your kitchen decor. Or take the multicolor pack, for fun. Not only will these cotton and cellulose cloths last (up to 150 washes!) but they’ll biodegrade when you do finally wear them out! You can even compost them. Impressive for a buck-fifty a cloth!

One happy reviewer said: “You can really scrub with them but they never feel yucky like a sponge does.” Another added: “They are VERY absorbent, yet easy to wring out completely (and I mean completely!) after use…And as advertised, they don’t stink!”

$15 $25 at Amazon

Rubbermaid Brilliance Leak-Proof Food Storage Containers with Airtight Lids, Set of 5

5 Rubbermaid food storage containers with food inside.(Photo: Amazon)

These containers really stack up — and they’re less than half price! (Photo: Amazon)

If you never seem to have the right-sized container for leftovers, meal prep or lunches to-go, Rubbermaid has what you seek: Check out this No. 1 best-selling, stackable set of five containers with leak-proof lids. At 54 percent off ($16, down from $35), now’s the time to snap them up, and toss the mismatched stuff in the cabinet. They’re BPA-free, of course, and microwave, freezer and dishwasher safe! And they’re tough, too.

One of the 42,000 five-star reviewers sums it up: “Tight fit, stack perfectly in my fridge, freeze well, microwave well with vented sides when latches are up! They have been dropped, tipped over and quite frankly brutally beaten up by my crew, and I haven’t cracked or broken one to date! Even better the lids store well! Honestly, the best containers I’ve owned!”

$16 $35 at Amazon

DII Chevron Handloomed Cotton Throw, 50×60

Chevron throw (Photo: Amazon)

The perfect spring-to-summer sofa accessory. Instant chic, for 14 bucks! (Photo: Amazon)

This classic 50-by-60-inch chevron throw is a steal, reduced from $26 to just $14. It’s 100 percent cotton, and hand-loomed, with boho fringe that’ll add a touch of style to a couch, chair or bed. You might even take it on a picnic — it’s machine washable.

“This looks like an expensive blanket from a boutique! I’m seriously shocked!” raved a fan. “It’s bigger and thicker than I thought it would be.” Another added: “It’s soft, cozy, and stylish.”

$14 $26 at Amazon

OGhom Handheld Garment Steamer

OGHom clothes steamer

25,000+ five-star reviewers love this lightweight clothes steamer. (Photo: Amazon)

Tired of ironing? We’ve found a top-rated wrinkle-removing clothes steamer that’s small (7 inches tall) and mighty, down from $31 to just $20, with the on-page coupon on Amazon: The OGHom Handheld Garment Steamer! The light weight (it’s just 1.3 pounds) and extra-long 9-foot cord makes it a cinch to maneuver. And when you’re ready to travel, just toss it in your bag.

“How have I lived my whole life without a garment steamer? We threw our iron out this morning,” said one of the 25,000-plus mega-fans.

$23 $31 at Amazon

Takeya Patented Deluxe Cold Brew Coffee Maker, 2 qt

Cold brew coffee pot, plus small cup of iced coffee with milk on white table (Photo: Amazon)

As pretty as it is practical, this cold-brew maker will save you a fortune. (Photo: Amazon)

When it’s warm outside, a cold brew coffee will do you right. But that stuff is pricey. Make it at home with this BPA-free cold-brew coffee maker, and enjoy as many servings as you crave, guilt-free. The fine-mesh filter brews coffee that’s less acidic than traditional coffee and more refreshing, of course. The pitcher holds four servings of joe and fits right in the fridge door. A pleased sipper writes, “Easy to clean and use, coffee tastes great, not going back to buying pre-made [$7 a bottle].” Save $10 right now.

$28 $38 at Amazon

Cartman 148-Piece Tool Set

Open toolkit.  (Photo: Amazon)

send mom this for Mother’s Day instead of flowers. (Photo: Amazon)

No, you don’t need to “call a guy” for fix-ups around the house — do it yourself with the help of this easy-tote 148-piece Cartman tool kit (and a few YouTube or Instagram tutorials). It’s on sale from $40 to just $30. zoom in! It’s got screwdrivers, wrenches, pliers, a hammer, sockets, bits and more. This lil kit is essential for crafty folks too — and a great gift idea for Mother’s Day, if you ask us. There is a tool for just about everything,” wrote a five-star reviewer. “The case is small and can be stored anywhere securely…I have used it to tighten up screws, hang boards on the wall and take apart/assemble a faucet.”

$30 $40 at Amazon

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

Looking for more great Amazon deals? Check these out:

Home theater deals:

  • Amazon Fire TV 50-inch 4-Series 4K Smart TV, $320 (was $470), amazon.com

  • Majority Bowfell Small Sound Bar, $36 with on-page coupon (was $45), amazon.com

  • Amazon Fire TV 43-inch 4-Series 4K Smart TV, $280 (was $370), amazon.com

  • JBL Bar 5.1 Channel 4K Ultra HD Soundbar with True Wireless Surround Speakers, $600 (was $800), amazon.com

  • TCL 40-inch 1080p Smart LED Roku TV, $218 (was $350), amazon.com

Headphone, earbud, smart watch and tablet deals:

  • Apple AirPods 2nd Gen, $99 (was $160), amazon.com

  • Echo Buds (2nd Gen), $50 (was $120), amazon.com

  • Tozo T6 True Wireless Earbuds, $24 with on-page coupon (was $60), amazon.com

  • Apple AirPods Pro, $190 (was $249), amazon.com

  • Soundcore by Anker Liberty 2 Pro, $70 (was $130), amazon.com

Tablet deals:

  • Fitbit Versa 3 Health & Fitness Smartwatch, $169 (was $230), amazon.com

  • HP 11 G5 Chromebook 11.6-inch Touch Screen Laptop, $110 (was $130), amazon.com

  • Seagate Portable 2TB External Hard Drive, $62 (was $100), amazon.com

  • Samsung Tab A7 Lite 8.7-inch, $130 (was $160), amazon.com

  • Oontz Bluetooth Speaker, $25 with on-page coupon (was $35), amazon.com

Video game deals:

Smart home deals:

  • Kasa Smart Plug Mini 4-pack, $25 (was $30), amazon.com

  • eufy Security Smart Lock Touch, $170 with on-page coupon (was $200), amazon.com

  • Honeywell Home RTH9585WF1004 Wi-Fi Smart Color Thermostat, $129 (was $169), amazon.com

  • Sifely Keyless Entry Door Lock, $130 (was $200), amazon.com

  • Blurams Camera for Home Security 2K, $35 (was $50), amazon.com

Vacuum deals:

  • Shark NV360 Navigator Lift-Away Deluxe Upright Vacuum, $160 (was $220), amazon.com

  • Eufy by Anker HomeVac S11 Lite Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner, $140 (was $200), amazon.com

  • roborock H7 Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner, $360 (was $500), amazon.com

  • Shark ZU881 DuoClean, $300 (was $430), amazon.com

  • eufy by Anker BoostIQ RoboVac 11S (Slim), $160 (was $230), amazon.com

Fashion deals:

  • Auselily Women Short Sleeve Loose Maxi Dress, $37 (was $53), amazon.com

  • Ekouaer Women’s Swimsuit Beach Cover Up Shirt, $24 (was $30), amazon.com

  • Leggings Depot Women’s Printed Solid Activewear Joggers, $17 (was $29), amazon.com

  • Satina High Waisted Leggings, $15 (was $20), amazon.com

  • Anrabess Women’s Casual Loose Sundress, $35 (was $47), amazon.com

Kitchen deals:

  • Ninja AG301 Foodi 5-in-1 Indoor Grill with Air Fry, $170 (was $230), amazon.com

  • Kizen Digital Meat Thermometer with Probe, $15 with on-page coupon (was $30), amazon.com

  • Chefman Multifunctional Digital Air Fryer + Rotisserie, $100 (was $140), amazon.com

  • Lodge Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet, $25 (was $44.50), amazon.com

  • Crock-Pot 7-quart Programmable Slow Cooker, $60 (was $80), amazon.com

Beauty deals:

  • Exfoliating Brush For Razor Bumps and Ingrown Hair Treatment, $10 (was $14), amazon.com

  • Baimei Jade Roller & Gua Sha Set, $8 with on-page coupon (was $16), amazon.com

  • Heeta Scalp Care Hair Brush, $8 (was $10), amazon.com

  • Activated Charcoal Teeth Whitening Powder, $9 with on-page coupon (was $15.50), amazon.com

  • Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe, Herbs and Rosewater, $10.50 (was $14), amazon.com

Bedding deals:

  • Utopia Bedding Throw Pillows Insert 2-pack, $15 (was $20), amazon.com

  • Mellanni Queen Sheets, $37 (was $50), amazon.com

  • Zamat Contour Memory Foam Pillow for Neck Pain Relief, $27 (was $50), amazon.com

  • Utopia Bedding Gusseted Pillow 2-pack, $26 (was $37), amazon.com

  • Kasentex Quilt Mini Set-Stone Washed-Super Soft Bedspread for Full/Queen, $55 (was $84), amazon.com

Health and Wellness

  • BD Veritor At-Home COVID-19 Digital Test Kit, $6 (was $34), amazon.com

  • iHealth No-Touch Forehead Thermometer, $20 (was $55), amazon.com

  • Yotu KN95 Face Mask Black, 30 pieces, $10 (was $50), amazon.com

  • KN95 Disposable Face Mask 25 Pack, $12 with on-page coupon (was $29), amazon.com

  • Vicks Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer for Forehead, Food and Bath, $20 (was $55), amazon.com

Sports & Outdoors

  • Garden Kneeler And Stool, $47 (was $70), amazon.com

  • Even Naturals Premium Mosquito Head Net Mesh, $7 (was $9), amazon.com

  • Flexi Pants Front Adjustable Trigger Nozzle with Slip Resistant Grip, $13 (was $18), amazon.com

  • Sun Joe SPX3000 Electric High Pressure Washer, $159 (was $200), amazon.com

  • Kizen Collapsible LED Solar Lantern, $20 (was $30), amazon.com

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