Carpet Professor Logo

Homepage  Sitemap  Foot-Traffic Test  Preferred Dealers

 

 

Do Your Carpet Homework!

Alan Fletcher - Carpet Expert and Consumer Advocate

 

Why do so many consumers choose carpet blindly?

 

What is the real problem? It is very difficult for consumers to locate honest, truthful and complete information about the carpets they are considering. 

 

Many consumers tend to completely trust the advice of the carpet salesperson. That's the first and biggest mistake many consumers make. 

 

New carpet is a major homeowner investment and extreme care should be taken to ensure that wise and informed choices are made. Consumers often follow the advice of a carpet salesperson who recommends a carpet without taking into consideration all the pertinent aspects of the consumers personal lifestyle and living situation. Sometimes with a whole lot of luck that might work out and everything will turn out alright, but all too often it is a very costly mistake. 

 

I am concerned with the fact that a large percentage of flooring salespeople may not know or have access to complete or accurate product information to be qualified to recommend the right flooring choices for consumers. 

 

 

Where do salespeople get their training and information? 

They get it from the carpet manufacturer and the retailer. Both of these sources may not have your best interests in mind. They want to get your business and will do whatever they can to accomplish that. This is why they spend millions every year on advertising. Who ultimately pays for this advertising?

 

If you really want to buy a carpet that will last and endure your personal application and circumstances, you have a responsibility to learn the truth about the materials you are buying. If you trust a salesperson to make your decisions, you are taking your chances.

 

 

Protect yourself and your investment! 

Don't trust any carpet salesperson to make all the decisions for you. You will need to do some research and homework in order to make wise choices. You need to be sure to buy carpet that is designed to meet your needs and your lifestyle.

 

 

Back       Home       Next

 

Alan's Preferred Carpet Dealers

It's getting hard to find a reputable carpet dealer these days! That's why I've created a special hand-picked list of over 400 locally owned Carpet Dealers who offer Free estimates, fair prices, knowledgeable staff, honest measuring and qualified installers. 

Recommended Carpet Dealers Near You!

 

 

Like My Page? Share?

 

Print My Coupon and Carpet Shopping Form

 

Best Carpet Choice for Kids Dogs Cats & Pets?

 

Recommended Carpet Dealers Near You

 

Carpet Cost        Whole House Carpet Installation

 

Check out my free Carpet Durability Guide / Chart

 

Carpet Specifications Explained

 

Best Carpet for Stairs

 

Finding a Qualified Carpet Installer

 

Carpet Buying Questions and Answers

 

Consumer Carpet Buying Questions

 

Best Carpet Selection    Carpet Coupon

 

Alan's Carpet Cleaning Service Directory

 

Should I Buy New Carpet or Have My Old Carpets Cleaned

 

Visit my Facebook page

 

How to Choose The Correct Padding

 

Buy  Carpet  at  Home Depot  Costco  Empire  or  Lowe's?

 

Before You Buy New Carpet Checklist

 

Carpet Cost & Comparison

 

Carpet and Pad Price Chart

 

What Grade of Carpet Should I Select?

 

Lifestyle Often Dictates Best Carpet Choice

 

CarpetProfessor.com

AbcCarpets.com

HowToBuyCarpet.com

CarpetSupersite.com

HomeFloorGuide.com

HomeCarpetShopping.com

 

 

2021 Alan Fletcher - All Rights Reserved. 

All content is the opinion of the author.  

 

Privacy Policy      Email     Sitemap    Homepage  

Carpet Professor Logo