Common Carpet Scams:
J Fletcher - Carpet Expert and Consumer Advocate
Carpet Sales Incentives
Another sneaky sales trick that contributes to
homeowners receiving bad or unsound carpet advice from an unprofessional salesperson is due
to manufacturer or distributor sales incentives and retailer sales contests that include
cash bonuses, paid vacations, cruises, prizes and other valuable rewards for
Dealers or salespeople selling the most amount of a certain
brand or style of carpet, pad or other flooring product.
Similarly, if a
deceptive carpet retailer buys a large quantity of a
particular carpet or pad because of a special discounted price, a shrewd store
owner or manager may require that their salespeople encourage, push, urge
and suggest the goods to their customers whether it is a suitable choice or not.
Any homeowner could become a victim
of this type of carpet scam under these circumstances and end up with
carpet or other flooring products that doesn't meet their needs or perform the way they
may had hoped or expected.
You could easily waste hundreds or
even thousands of dollars just by
selecting the wrong carpet or padding.
plenty of honest and reputable carpet stores and lots of very knowledgeable
carpet salespeople read and waiting to help you make a good carpet purchase,
but it's not easy to tell the good ones from the bad ones.
That's why I have created
my own special list of locally-owned
carpet retailers that I recommend to my readers. I use my 30+ years of
experience to locate only the best carpet dealers I can find all across
We haven't yet discussed getting your carpet
measured properly, which is also a very important factor you must consider. What is
the Over-Measuring Scam?
Preferred Carpet Dealers
hard to find a reputable carpet dealer these days! I have created a special
list of hand-picked carpet retailers who are locally owned, give free
estimates, offer fair prices, have knowledgeable staff, provide honest
measuring and hire qualified installers. See
who I recommend near you!