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Archive for February, 2013

Carpet Sales

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

You’ve probably seen or heard advertisements that sound too good to be true. Carpet sales that are “extreme” – such as 80% off, or similar, are smoke and mirror tricks designed to confuse customers and drum up business in an unethical way.

There are some legitimate reasons for carpets to sell at a discount. The flooring retailer may have been able to get a bulk deal on a certain brand and make of carpet, and they can pass some of those savings on to the consumer. There might be excess inventory or a customer who reneged on a deal. Likewise, there can be discontinued types or brands of carpet that will sell for less than their original price.

How do you know if a deal is too good to be true?

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Shopping for Carpet

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

If you’ve been shopping for carpet for awhile, you might have already noticed that it is often difficult to compare apples to apples. There are so many different brands, that customers who want to shop products for the lowest price have a hard time figuring out the real deal.

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