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Is it possible to purchase Lowe's GCs @ 10%-15% discount to pay $6K for New Fence?

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I see there are deals where people can buy $100 Lowe's GC @ $90 or $85 with different retailers.

Is it possible to bypass the purchasing limit to purchase about $6K worth of GC at a discount?

Lowe's will help us build a new 215' privacy fence in the next two weeks or so. I would GREATLY appreciate any advice to help us get a slick deal on such big project.

Thank you!!

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I see there are deals where people can buy $100 Lowe's GC @ $90 or $85 with different retailers.

Is it possible to bypass the purchasing limit to purchase about $6K worth of GC at a discount?

Lowe's will help us build a new 215' privacy fence in the next two weeks or so. I would GREATLY appreciate any advice to help us get a slick deal on such big project.

Thank you!!
Gift Card deals happen, but usually getting more than a few hundred dollars at a time is not really practical and it will likely will raise fraud alerts with your CC company if you try to pay for that much at numerous places on a CC. Also usually not nearly as good as 10% off.

10% coupons are around (esp online) assuming they will accept it against installation.

10% military discount if you or someone in your immediate family is in the military or honorably discharged (not stackable with other offers).

5% on their credit card. Additionally, you can get $100 off $600 on your first purchase.
https://apply.syf.com/eapply/eapp...dit_Center

So in theory, if you can split the charge to $600 on the first charge and the balance on the second, you can get an extra $70 out of them if I read the terms correctly (check with them in store first).
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Really appreciate the tips!! I've heard about issue with fraud when purchasing a large number of GCs. However, I don't really understand why since I'm still using my own money?
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Gift Card deals happen, but usually getting more than a few hundred dollars at a time is not really practical and it will likely will raise fraud alerts with your CC company if you try to pay for that much at numerous places on a CC. Also usually not nearly as good as 10% off.

10% coupons are around (esp online) assuming they will accept it against installation.

10% military discount if you or someone in your immediate family is in the military or honorably discharged (not stackable with other offers).

5% on their credit card. Additionally, you can get $100 off $600 on your first purchase.
https://apply.syf.com/eapply/eapp...dit_Center

So in theory, if you can split the charge to $600 on the first charge and the balance on the second, you can get an extra $70 out of them if I read the terms correctly (check with them in store first).
Also, do you have any thoughts on whether it's worth it to have Lowe's build the fence? I have this feeling that I can probably get better materials at the same price elsewhere than what Lowe's is charging (which currently is $4K, the rest is for labor).
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Really appreciate the tips!! I've heard about issue with fraud when purchasing a large number of GCs. However, I don't really understand why since I'm still using my own money?

Because banks are looking to protect themselves and crooks with stolen CCs can try to use it to convert the CC credit line into legit gift cards elsewhere by doing things like trying to buy large amounts of them. That is why most stores have a limit and in rarer cases (esp. in bad areas) some will not even allow you to use a CC when purchasing them. It is your money and there is nothing illegal about it, but it will raise red flags everywhere and is usually not worth your effort and aggravation.

As I mentioned, it is usually not worth the time and effort to play that game anyway as you can do better with CC cash back offers most of the time, esp. with places like Lowes.
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Also, do you have any thoughts on whether it's worth it to have Lowe's build the fence? I have this feeling that I can probably get better materials at the same price elsewhere than what Lowe's is charging (which currently is $4K, the rest is for labor).
Material-wise, there is no reason you can not get the same quality fencing from Lowes vs someone else imo. You just have to know what you want in that regard and price it out.

Can't speak to the fencing install, but I believe they farm that out to one of their approved, local contractors like most install stuff. When dealing with local contractors (or any contractor for that matter), it is always a crap shoot. You do not know how good they are, how timely and diligent they are, if they are honest, etc. All you can do is go by reputation and get quotes, but that is not always very reliable either. Lowes will likely vet whoever they subcontract to, but how good that process is or what it entails is anyone's guess.

Your best bet if you know what you want is to price the materials yourself and then just get a quote for the job from Lowes and others. In my experience, Lowes is pretty reasonable for installations on appliances. No idea how they are with fencing.
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Material-wise, there is no reason you can not get the same quality fencing from Lowes vs someone else imo. You just have to know what you want in that regard and price it out.

Can't speak to the fencing install, but I believe they farm that out to one of their approved, local contractors like most install stuff. When dealing with local contractors (or any contractor for that matter), it is always a crap shoot. You do not know how good they are, how timely and diligent they are, if they are honest, etc. All you can do is go by reputation and get quotes, but that is not always very reliable either. Lowes will likely vet whoever they subcontract to, but how good that process is or what it entails is anyone's guess.

Your best bet if you know what you want is to price the materials yourself and then just get a quote for the job from Lowes and others. In my experience, Lowes is pretty reasonable for installations on appliances. No idea how they are with fencing.
Yeah, I definitely resonate a lot with this. I've been doing some research in the mean time, I actually did find another company who charges about the same for materials as Lowe's, but has better quality/reinforcement. I've decided to get Bufftech's New Lexington fence. Bufftech belongs to CertainTeed, which belongs to Saint-Gobain. From what I've learned, they are a top notch manufacturer. And the labor charges turn out to be a lot cheaper than Lowe's too.
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cost material wood etc $1773-$2400
install cost $1100-1500
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wood from lowes or home depot is not great use lumber yard its better and cheaper
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Screw wood fencing. Buy vinyl.
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Screw wood fencing. Buy vinyl.
Absolutely right!!
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cost material wood etc $1773-$2400
install cost $1100-1500
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wood from lowes or home depot is not great use lumber yard its better and cheaper
Sorry about the confusion, I'm talking about vinyl fence. We recently made the switch to that from wood after seeing just how EXPENSIVE it's going to be to preserve wood.
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Sorry about the confusion, I'm talking about vinyl fence. We recently made the switch to that from wood after seeing just how EXPENSIVE it's going to be to preserve wood.

Personally, I would go with composite fencing. Looks a lot better than vinyl imo, but that is me. It is more expensive though.
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Personally, I would go with composite fencing. Looks a lot better than vinyl imo, but that is me. It is more expensive though.
Yeah...it's nice, but it's way over budget though, lol
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I read that you can use up to $5,000 (per their GC site). "Lowe's Gift Cards are available in amounts between $5 and $500, not to exceed $5,000 per purchase."
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