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Amazon's secret overstock sale section is packed with problem-solving gadgets, from $9

The secret's out and we're here for it. (Photo: Amazon)
The secret's out and we're here for it. (Photo: Amazon)

We LOVE a good deal. Every week, we spend hours combing the internet for the very best products at the lowest prices to share with you. But there's only one thing that makes a deal on a product even better: it solves a problem.

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You probably already know that Amazon is loaded with items that meet both criteria. What you might not know is that Amazon has a secret section with awesome overstock items that you can get at a serious bargain. It's packed with everything you need, but we've zeroed in on the items that can simplify, clear up or just make your life a little bit easier — all at a massive markdown.

We searched through hundreds of products — from vacation-saving gadgets to quirky items to make lounging more relaxing — and picked out our favorite items. Scroll down for hidden gems to help out around the house.


GreenPan Reserve Hard Anodized Healthy Ceramic Nonstick 5 Piece Cookware Pots and Pans Set

$152$300Save $148
This set includes a 2-quart saucepan with a lid, a 10” frying pan, and 2.8-quart sauté pan.
$152 at Amazon

Non-stick cookware is not meant to last forever and if your set has seen better days, this is an incredible deal on GreenPan pots. They're made with non-stick ceramic so everything you cook slides out of the pan.

"I have been using the GreenPan Padova Reserve 10 piece set for about 6 months and these pieces are a complete game changer," shared a happy home cook. "I ordered this larger sauté pan because the 2.8 quart size included in the set wasn’t quite big enough for my family of 6. This one is the perfect size, and is wonderful as expected! I used to cringe when I thought about cooking eggs (and just about everything else!) because cleaning the pans was such a nightmare…but not anymore. This is how cooking and cleaning should be!" After 6 months of use I haven’t had any issues with foods sticking, and all of my pieces still look brand new. I can’t recommend these products enough!


syvio Syvio Doggy Gate for Stairs and Door Ways

This gate can expand to fit a 29-39-inch wide opening and has a height of 30 inches. No drilling required for installation and the gate is designed with a double lock.
$60 at Amazon

We love our furry friends, but if yours are wandering into rooms you'd rather they didn't perhaps a new doggy gate at a discount is in order.

"This gate is MUCH sturdier than probably any of the other gates I’ve tried," shared a happy dog owner. "I use it to keep my big dog out of the hallway, and he has jumped on it countless times, but it doesn’t budge!"


Goodma Goodma 14-Pack 2oz Empty Heart Shaped Silver Metal Tins

$13$19Save $6
Each heart-shaped tin is 2.3 x 2.3 x 1.1 inches and comes with a lid with a window.
$13 at Amazon

Whether you're into making candles and lip balm, or you just want cute containers for Valentine's Day treats, these little tins are about as adorable as they get.

"These heart tins were perfect for what I was looking for," shared a rave reviewer. "I was making lip gloss for Valentines favors. They were perfect in size and well suited for my project."


Gillas 2 Pack Soda Can Organizer Rack

$20$28Save $8
This can organizer is stackable to accommodate just about any cabinet or pantry.
$20 at Amazon

If there are soda drinkers in your house, this can organizer can be a serious storage game-changer.

"Works for 12 oz cans and can be stacked on top of each other or be 2 separate organizers," reported a five-star fan. "I use it in my fridge and it keeps it neater than trying to stack them and is a great space saver. I started using one in my pantry to hold 10.5 ounce cans of soup."


Reliancer Bamboo Clothing Garment Rack

$51$73Save $22
This garment rack is 43.5 inches high and gives you a closet storage solution that's also stylish.
$51 at Amazon

Looking for a way to expand your closet without knocking out a wall? This free-standing bamboo (read: sturdy) garment rack is 30% off right now.

"I ordered two of these, along with a larger one to complete a closet for 2 people in an unfinished basement," shared a five-star fan. "I was able to fit 80 shirts for my boyfriends rack. I put shirts and dresses on mine, but I still had to fold up the longer dresses on the hangers because it’s not super tall."


Jxwing 4 Piece Silicone Spatula Set

These heat-resistant silicone kitchen tools are practical in design and come in seven different colors.
$9 at Amazon

Stirring, scraping and spreading are so much easier with silicone kitchen tools. If you're planning dinner parties, this set will definitely come in handy. Just ask any of the more than 2,500 five-star fans.

"I recently joined a food subscription service so I've been cooking more than I usually did," reported a rave reviewer. "I was using wooden utensils and they worked fine but when you scrape the pan it doesn't get everything because it doesn't lie flush against the pan and from me hitting the side of the pan with the wooden spoon the pan was started to chip. I love how you can scoop up everything and it mixes so well. The best part is that they clean really easily with soap and warm water."


Temola Meat Thermometer

$11$28Save $17
This bestselling meat thermometer features a backlit, large digital display that auto-rotates for easy reading. A motion-sensing sleep/wake feature saves batteries, while a three-second response time lets you get results ASAP.
$11 at Amazon

A meat thermometer isn't just for grilling. It takes the guess work out of heating up leftovers, baking bread or making your favorite, everyday chicken dish.

"So easy to use, quick read," raved a five-star fan. "Was always fearful of underdone poultry, but since I purchased this I no longer have dry chicken breasts - Hallelujah! Wish I had purchased years ago. Stores easily on the side of the refrigerator within easy reach of the stove."


G-Ting Dish Drying Rack

$17$24Save $7
Heat- and rust resistant this foldable dish rack fits over the kitchen sink for small spaces and easy storage.
$17 at Amazon

Perfect for small kitchens, this dish drying rack saves counter space by using the sink to catch dripping water. Bonus: it rolls up for easy storage.

“Ooooh, I scored big for Valentine’s Day this year!” wrote a doting husband. “My wife loves it. She likes order in her kitchen, and leaving things on the counter to dry is horrific. This little baby is easy to store and unroll for use, and enables one to keep all dishes/pots/pans over the sink. It can be a good space-saver by allowing you to use the area above your sink. Also works well as a cooling rack. So easy to use, and yet so enabling."


FEWOO Food Jar

Save $2 with coupon
This food jar has a 27-ounce capacity and it's stainless steel with a vacuum seal to keep your lunch the right temperature.
$31 at Amazon

If you've been looking for ways to bring a hot lunch with you when you're on the go, this insulated food jar is perfect for toting soups and casseroles. It's leak-proof and comes with a tote.

"Keeps food hot!!" shared a happy shopper. "Got this for my husband who works construction and had to usually eat cold food for lunch. He loves it, he can now eat hot food on cold winter days, this makes him so happy. I love the wide opening on the jar for adding food and easy cleaning."


Homeleader Portable Space Heater

$27$40Save $13
This portable ceramic space heater uses 1500W to crank out warm air in the winter and transforms into a fan for the summer.
$27 at Amazon

This little heater is just the right size for a tabletop or hiding under your desk to keep your tootsies warm all winter long.

"This little heater can put it out! I have one in my home office and I purchased this one for my adopted grandma when she was released from the hospital," shared a happy shopper. "Love her so much and a wanted her to stay toasty on cool days. I really appreciate that if it were to tip, it automatically shuts off. So in addition to staying warm, she's safe as well."

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 even those without Prime get free shipping on orders of $25 or more).

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

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