By Alan Fletcher - Nationally recognized Carpet Expert & Consumer Advocate
Buying new carpet
today is a daunting task! Homeowners need to be very careful to choose new
carpet wisely and learn how to avoid making costly carpet buying mistakes and
avoid major carpet buying pitfalls.
Over the past
18 years I have helped thousands of homeowners choose new carpet wisely, save
hundreds and avoid common carpet scams. I can help
YOU make wise and informed carpet choices too!
I've been in the carpet
business for over 30 years, but I don't sell or install carpet or
flooring anymore. My goal is to help homeowners learn how to choose the right carpet & padding that is capable of meeting your needs, goals, lifestyle
can help you save hundreds by teaching you how to negotiate your
best carpet deal, to explain what must be done to ensure you get qualified
and competent installation services, and make sure you know how to recognize and avoid common scams & rip-offs.
Let me start by saying
that there are plenty of reputable carpet retailers out there, but it's very
hard to know the difference between a "Reputable"
Carpet Dealer and a "Ruthless" Carpet Dealer until it's too
After 30 years in
this business I know how to recognize those wolves in sheep's
clothing. That's why I've created my own special list of hand-picked carpet dealers
from all across America. See
who I recommend near you
I'm a homeowner just like you and I surely don't want to overpay, be ripped off or
be scammed on the products or services I need to purchase. One thing I know for
sure... Carpet scams are
everywhere, especially in the retail carpet and flooring business! It's a sad
consumers must be on guard constantly, and we all must be well
informed and do our carpet homework before we make any major carpet purchase.
the past 20-years I've helped countless homeowners choose carpet wisely
and save hundreds or even thousands of dollars on their carpet purchases. I can help you save time and
money, avoid scams
and make wise carpet choices too. But you have to be willing to take the time to
get educated and read through my websites.
on buying new Carpet soon?
I freely provide dozens of pages of carpet buying information that consumers need in
order to buy new carpet wisely, avoid scams and save hundreds. If you have the
time, you can search through my website and take notes, but the best way to have
all the information you need is to purchase and download
my Complete Carpet Buying Guide ebook. You can print it out, save to your hard
drive or read on your home computer as often as you wish.
You'll also get my
special money-saving information and advice not available on my website! I've kept the
price low at $14.95 so everyone can afford it. You'll also receive special
bonus materials and my special "Preferred Customer" email address so
you can email me your carpet questions and get the fastest and most detailed
Most homeowners don't
know how to buy carpet today - even if they have purchased carpet many times in
the past. There used to be only about 8 basic grades of carpet available: apartment grade,
builder grade, three grades of residential and three commercial grades. Not
anymore. There are dozens of varying carpet grades and qualities available.
What is a
How do I
know what grade to buy? Which grade is right for you? That's the $64 question.
Choose to low a grade and your carpet will wear out too fast. Choose too high
and you will spend way more than you need to. You need to know how to choose the
carpet grade that is just right for your needs, goals, lifestyle and budget.
Sounds easy but it's not. Where to start? What Grade of Carpet Should I Select?
Homeowners often trust a carpet salesperson to steer them in the
right direction and suggest the right grade or style of carpet. This can be a very big mistake. Why? Because many carpet salespeople are not qualified
or don't take the time to ask you about your needs and goals to advise you
Carpet is a major home improvement purchase, you need to follow the advice of a
seasoned professional who has your best interests in mind. You need to choose
the right carpet based on your needs and goals. I can help you sort it all out. That's why I wrote my
ebook and have created my website AbcCarpets.com
- A totally free Consumer Carpet Information Network.
The Right Carpet Padding
Consumers who select the wrong
grade of carpet stand to
lose hundreds or even thousands of dollars. But choosing he wrong carpet padding can ruin even
the best quality carpets. How do you select the right pad? How to you make sure your carpet
is installed properly? You need the answers to these questions and many more. Types
Proper Carpet Installation
Carpet installation done improperly will
the carpet warranty and can easily cut the life-span of any carpet
Let's not forget about all the carpet
scams that are real common.
In my Complete Carpet Buying Guide ebook, I reveal
tips tricks and secrets about how you can avoid
carpet scams, choose the right pad, get qualified installation and lots more. It
will help you save a
ton of money as well as give you peace of mind knowing you have a carpet job
Note About Hiring Contractors:
Is your Carpet
Installer Licensed, Bonded & Insured? Check
Now to see if you carpet or flooring installer is subject to your State and
Local licensing regulations.
You should always call to make sure
the contractor you hire is
properly licensed, bonded and insured according to the State and Local Laws
where you live. You
can also check to see if there have been any prior complaints filed against the
contractor in question.
Preferred Carpet Dealers
hard to find a reputable carpet dealer these days! That's why I have built 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!