Home Improvement Card No Longer Working at Other Stores

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Home Improvement Card No Longer Working at Other Stores

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A few days ago, I wrote that the Home Improvement gift card was working as a debit card at stores which are NOT Home Improvement stores.

But, yesterday evening, I could not use the Home Improvement card as a debit card outside of Home Improvement stores.  I wasn’t able to use it at Wal-Mart, grocery stores, or gas stations.  But I was able to use it at Home Depot which is a home improvement store.

I’m not sure if this is temporary or not, but I would NOT buy any Home Improvement cards unless you want to use them at Home Improvement stores such as Home Depot, Ace Hardware, Lowe’s, Sears etc.

This is a good example of why you shouldn’t buy large quantities of gift cards and why you should only use gift cards for legitimate purchases or bills.

In my original post, I wrote:

The Home Improvement card is supposed to be used only at Home Improvement stores. It is VERY possible that at some point you will NOT be able to use the Home Improvement card elsewhere.

What to Do?

Besides using the card at certain Home Improvement stores, you can use the Home Improvement card to buy gift cards to other stores  (such as Amazon etc.) at Lowe’s.  And you can also use the card at Sears.

Bottom Line

I’m not upset that I can’t use my Home Improvement gift card anywhere else.  This is a good reminder to do what you’re comfortable with and that not all deals end in your favor!

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The HI card works, if used and not abused…200,000 miles last year from INK

You can take an HI card to Lowe’s and buy most any GC Amazon Friday’s Apple the list goes on, and on.

I have an LR card good for 5% off and pay the card off with the HI bought from OD, once a month.

I have one of these cards, and tried using it the other day and wondered why it didn’t work. The deal is killed now, people always abuse the system. Its unfortunate but it’s true.

You’re a hypocrite. You provide detailed information about the exploit. Then you state, “This is a good example of why you shouldn’t buy large quantities of gift cards and why you should only use gift cards for legitimate purchases or bills.”

This isn’t a blackhat/whitehat convention that exists purely for informational purposes. You’re lying to yourself if you think your readers aren’t intending to put information into practice to exploit the system. And people get burned. No, you’re not responsible for the greed of anyone else but you do your readers a disservice by providing them a method to clearly end up holding the bag to the tune of thousands of dollars potentially.

Hopefully this will make you think twice about such postings. You’re blog seems to be the main culprit for causing people to push deals to the extreme. This leads to people getting screwed over in two ways. 1) The deal is killed. 2) People getting stranded with thousands in cards they can’t liquidate. You really need to reevaluate how you handle things. You can claim that you just provide information all you want, but you need to be more responsible on how you handle things.

Also, you might want to actually think of original and interesting content yourself for once. Have you ever written an original blog post or do you just steal content from others?

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