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Did you know there are tricks to saving money when shopping for furniture and bedding? Different times of the year yield sales for these categories that can make things a little easier on your wallet. And, there are times you’ll want to avoid because prices will be higher.
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In addition, various retailers have reliable sales for certain holidays that you’ll want to know about so you never overspend on furniture or bedding again. Know when to shop to spruce up your home decor, and you can save hundreds, if not more. Check out what to look for the next time you want to buy some furniture or refresh your bedding.
Shop in February or August for Furniture
The best time to shop for furniture is right when new furniture hits the showroom. Typically, furniture stores will do this at the end of winter and the end of summer, making February and August great times to look. The stores are trying to sell last year’s furniture, so they’ll do markdowns on last year’s models.
August in particular brings great deals on office furniture not only because of back to school sales, but because of an office furniture conference that happens in the fall. Before the conference, stores try to sell a lot of their office furniture knowing new styles of it will be announced at the event. You can score hundreds of dollars off the original price by going to the store during these months.
Certain Stores Always Have Presidents’ Day Sales
Another reason to shop in February includes the sales that some retailers will have every year. Stores like IKEA, Ashley Furniture and Williams-Sonoma will have Presidents’ Day sales, and sometimes even Valentine’s Day sales, every year. You can get good deals on both furniture and bedding if you plan to shop in these stores in February.
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Shop Out of Season
This trick works for most items, but especially for furniture and bedding. If it’s not in season, there’s no demand, so prices will drop. This means you should shop for patio furniture in the dead of winter, and a super warm comforter during the summer.
End of season clearance sales are also a great opportunity to get a good deal on items that are just about to go out of season. Stores are trying to make room for the more …….