If you’re wondering where you can score some great après holiday deals, wonder no more. We’ve compiled a list of goods that typically go on sale in February.A couple of these items can help you recover from your holiday “dang, those pies were good” splurges: Treadmills and elliptical machines. If you’re in the market for one of these fat melters, our treadmill and elliptical buying guides will show you what features to look for. Consumer Reports.org subscribers should also check out our latest Ratings of treadmills and ellipticals, where you’ll also get the lowdown on some clunkers we don’t recommend—hey, you don’t want an exercise machine that poops out before you do.
Also on sale: humidifiers to combat winter’s dry air and indoor furniture.
Two final items that tend to have extra low price tags in February: houses and condos. Of course, you have to sell the one you live in now first. And get a loan.Want to find out what items will go on sale in the following months? Check out our complete sales calendar.—Mandy Walker