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3: How to Buy Quality Carpet

Posted by Jay On October 31st

Quality Carpeting

This is the third installment of 12 Things to Know About Buying Carpet which can also be downloaded as a free eBook.

It can be tricky for the average homeowner to judge a carpet’s quality. The carpet’s cost and color are probably your primary concerns, and the wide range of choices can make it hard to pin down the different levels of quality carpet.

All carpets will probably look great for the first week that they’re in your house. But…

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Carpet Prices - How NOT to overspend on carpeting

This is the second installment of 12 Things to Know About Buying Carpet which can also be downloaded as a free eBook.

As a counterpoint to our first Ebook tip, you should also be careful not to underspend on carpet.

Your flooring choices should reflect the quality of your home. Would you stick a ratty old sofa from Goodwill in a million dollar mansion? Probably not. By the same token, you shouldn’t install rental-quality carpet in an upscale house. It doesn’t fit the bill.

Furthermore, your carpet is one of the most noticeable features in your house. By square footage, it’s covering more area than any other textiles (like curtains, drapes, bed covers, etc.)

Why is it false economy to spend too little on carpet? The old adage “you get what you pay for” is true for carpet prices. In your shopping trips, you’ll find that prices do vary significantly from the low end to the high end.

It’s not just smoke and mirrors. There is a reason for the price difference and the reason is….

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When Purchasing Carpet in Fort Myers, Buy the Carpet You Need – Don’t Overspend

This is the first installment of 12 Things to Know About Buying Carpet which can also be downloaded as a free eBook.

Before you even step foot in a carpet and flooring store, you should take a moment to review your personal financial situation. Are you working with a tight budget and need inexpensive carpet, or are you ready to splurge?

Even if you have plenty of cash on hand, sometimes it won’t make sense to overspend on carpet in Fort Myers. Here are four common scenarios where you want to be careful not to pay too much for a fancy carpet:

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