Everything you need to know about carpet, hardwood flooring and laminate flooring is right here in this comprehensive
guide. Secrets from the founder of one the most popular stores in Los Angeles and avoid costly mistakes due to trial and error.
What are the most popular styles and colors and why.
Deals. Which type
of store is best for you to shop. Reviews of the most popular stores in the Los Angeles area.
How to decide if
you should go to a shop at home, full service store or a Mom & Pop discount warehouse.
Be prepared. How to prepare for your store visit.
you hire a professional to measure or measure yourself
How to decide
if I should hire a contractor or DIY
Installation Tips of the Pros
How to choose a contractor
Where to shop
if you are in Los Angeles
Consumer advocate, Alan Mendelson talks about some of the deals on carpet and flooring at Amigo's in North
The Traditional Carpet Store
stores are known as "Sample Stores". These stores have 10,000 or more samples
of carpet that you can look through. Some of these traditional stores will let you check out samples to take home. These
are storefronts on major streets with glass windows on the front, lit signage and no warehouse or at least no visible
warehouse with customer access. These stores are neat and tidy and often fancy.
Customers are greeted by a salesperson wearing a shirt and tie (often in a 3-piece suit).
Some of these people act like they are doing you a favor by being there and can be snobby
at times. Customers select a carpet from a tiny useless sample, the salesperson
goes to your home and measures and gives you a price all inclusive of installation.
The price includes the wholesale cost of the carpet, padding and installation
plus profit of around 40%. No matter what the advertisement says or your coupon says, you are paying RETAIL at these places.
the carpet is not in stock, the materials are special ordered. When the materials arrive
(often weeks later), installation is scheduled.
How Long will my new Discount Carpet Look
In the U.S., Carpet
is replaced on average every 7 years. Some places like California carpet replacement is much less. Here is a fact to consider.
The cheapest crap carpet on the planet will be fully intact at the landfill 1000 years from now. This is not an exaggeration.
Yet, that same carpet, (if installed in a high traffic area) will look terrible after only one month.
So, what matters most is not how long a carpet lasts but rather how long your carpet will look brand new. Here,
I share my experience with you so you can easily compare different carpet styles so you will know what you are looking at
and you can compare.
This is important
because two carpets can look identical but be totally different quality and price. Finding a great Carpet Warehouse is one
of a few small and easy steps you'll take to get a great value... This is so easy and will only take a few minutes... Lets
Be Educated BEFORE you Start
to Shop for New Carpet.
This means knowing the right way to measure for carpet and bringing
in the measurements to the Discount Carpet Warehouse you choose. You want to know those insider secrets I talked about before
and how to select the right carpet and carpet padding. You want to know the truth about
carpet warranties and then which carpet is right for you and your budget. The very
first step in getting the best value from a Discount Carpet Warehouse is knowing how to buy carpet like the insiders do.
If you already
know all about Carpet and are ready to go to a great discount carpet warehouse in the Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita, Thousand Oaks area then I thank you for your time.
Trusted Carpet Advisor,
WHERE TO SHOP
One of the Best Places to Purchase Discount Carpet in the San Fernando Valley
of Los Angeles:
The original AMIGO'S Carpet &
100's of Discount Carpet Remnants, Rolls in stock, available for immediate installation and much more.
13406 Saticoy ST (Take Woodman to Saticoy St. Go East, 2 blocks on
North Hollywood, Ca 91605
Mon-Thurs 9am to 5pm
Fri-Sat 9am to 4pm
FIRST in QUALITY, PRICE and SERVICE. 70,000 satisfied customers and you will be one of them.
DISCOUNT CARPET WAREHOUSE
We take enormous pride in creating our products, and hope that you'll find something in our website that is helpful.
We also can create custom orders; call or email and let us know what you want.
We look forward
to doing business with you.
WORTH the Drive!
I have customers who drive hundreds of miles for my unbelievable, but true deals on carpet.
Los Angeles, Ventura County, Santa
Barbara County, San Bernardino County, Bakersfield, Canyon Country, Oxnard, San Gabriel Valley, South Bay, Orange County,
San Fernando Valley
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NEW CARPET-How to save big money.
3-Easy Steps to Save Big on New Carpet
1. Make rough sketch/floorplan of
area to be covered. This serves 2 purposes. First, you can double check that all areas are included. Second, It is easier
and more accurate to figure the layout and seam placement and therefore the proper roll size.
Measure widest point and longest point of each room. Write measurement on sketch/floorplan.
Visit your local discount carpet store. If you happen to live in the Los Angeles area, keep reading. I will share with youone
of the best places to shop!
Carpet Remnants, Laminate and Hardwood Flooring is the subject of this site... I share
with you what a true Discount Carpet Remnant is and what it is not. But finding
great quality Discount Carpet Remnants is not as easy as it sounds. Of course I will share with
you the best places in the Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley areas of southern California to get Discount Carpetand Carpet Remnants. New Carpet can be one of the easiest, quickest and rewarding redecorating projects if you know the who, what, when, where, how and why's.
there is much misinformation which can lead to confusion, frustration and that can
be expensive. Here I share insider secrets so no matter where
you live, you can make an intelligent decision for you, your
family and one of the biggest investments in your life...your home.
Two words that set us apart from the others...
We care. Once you find a place to purchase Discount Carpet Remnants, if those
people only care about the sale and not you, then you may not be getting a good value. I have been serving you, your friends
and neighbors for 3 decades. My background is carpet and flooring installation. As a retired carpet installer, flooring contractor and professional inspector, owner of a carpet
repair service and carpet cleaning business, I have seen first hand which type of carpet styles and colors work for a given
room and which look like crap after a month.
I have become the Trusted Advisor for thousands of customers. My customers rely on me for honest and useful advice that will affect their carpet decision. Unlike other clowns
in this industry, I never tell my customers what they want to hear just to get a sale. I built my reputation and business
on satisfied customers, Not sales.
Over the years, customers have come to me to share their stories of being
taken by some scam or what not. Here I expose some of the common scams in this industry
so you know how to spot one and how to avoid being taken. I will not mention any names
of companies involved but I assure you, you would be surprised.