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New Carpet Before the Holidays?
If you’ve got friends and relatives coming for Thanksgiving and Christmas you might be considering replacing your old carpet. Here are some “insider” tips and tricks to help you choose new carpet wisely, save time and money and be sure to get it installed before your guests arrive!
Every year, right after Halloween and before thanksgiving and Christmas there is always a hot rush by homeowners to buy new carpet and have it installed before their festivities.
Some homeowners wait too long and discover that they can’t get their new carpet installed in time for their upcoming holiday events.
Here's some smart advice
to help you make sure your new carpet is installed in time for the holidays!
There are basically two ways to buy new carpet - The fast way and the slow way.
1.) Buying “in stock” carpet from local flooring retailer or carpet warehouse, or
Ordering from a manufacturer's carpet sample and wait for your new carpet
to arrive on a truck
from the mill, often located in Dalton Georgia.
“In Stock” Carpet
If you want your new carpet installed fastest, you might want to consider buying carpet that is “in stock” There are always plenty of rolls of carpet readily available for immediate installation at a local carpet warehouse. The main benefit is that you can have it installed rather quickly and the prices can be quite reasonable.
downside is that the carpet selection is limited to stock on-hand; it can be
difficult to determine the grade or quality of the carpet in question; the
amount of carpet available may be limited; the carpet may be “second
grade” goods and there may not be any manufacturer’s warranty coverage.
New Carpet from the Mill
Every carpet retailer has carpet samples that you can take home and consider for a few days. The benefit of ordering new carpet from the mill is that you are guaranteed to get “first quality” carpet and you will always get the full manufacturer’s warranty. You also have the benefit of selecting the exact grade or quality you require and choose the color and style that you really want.
downside is that you will have to wait for the carpet to be shipped before you
can have it installed. It can take one to three weeks for your carpet to
arrive, perhaps longer if the weather is bad or unforeseen problems arise.
If you decide to order from a sample, then you need to make sure you have your home measured accurately and place your order as soon as possible. To help ensure you get your new carpet installed in time for the holidays:
with your flooring dealer to make sure they are prepared to schedule your carpet
installation as soon as your new carpet arrives. Doing your carpet homework
being well prepared in advance of installation day and
you will stand the best chance of choosing wisely, saving money and having
your new carpet installed before your holiday guests arrive!
to Choose the Right Carpet for YOU!
order to save the absolute most money possible and get the whole job done
correctly from start to finish, you need to make wise & informed choices.
In order to be completely satisfied with your New Carpet purchase you need to
consider all the following and more:
shoppers can save hundreds by doing their Homework.
When buying new carpet, homeowners usually get a fair and square deal as long as they buy from a reputable carpet dealer and take the time to do their carpet homework before they buy.
the right carpet
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