Expensive Lessons Learned the Hard Way

Expensive Lessons Learned the Hard Way

Cabinets To Go - Warning, warning stay away from Cabinet to go Cabinets To Go: Dishonest and Totally Unprofessional Cabinets To Go - Cheap Chinese cabinets, they are never in stock and WAY overpriced The kitchen is the heart of the home. A place to gather. A place to cook. A place to eat together as a family sharing tales of the day. But how do you build a kitchen without cabinets? Not very well. Unfortunately thousands of customers have learned a difficult lesson about buying cabinets. These customers opted for cabinets from a discount vendor and many are still waiting for parts of their order – in some cases a full year later! Flashy and Bright Advertisements It’s not just cars that are sold through flashy advertising....
Sleeping (Poorly) on Air

Sleeping (Poorly) on Air

Sleep Number Bed - Deep impression in mattress top Sleep Number Bed - BURNING PAIN - Do Not Buy!! Sleep Number Bed - BAD!!!!!!!!! You should be spending about one-third of your life sleeping. That’s a long time to be uncomfortable on your mattress, so it’s important to get the right bed the first time to ensure the right comfort level and a good night’s sleep. Fortunately there is quite a bit of science that goes into developing mattresses perfectly suited to all of us. Unfortunately, sometimes that mattress isn’t worth the scientific claims the salesman spouted ad nauseam. The Miracle of Sleep The human body needs sleep to rejuvenate, heal and recharge from...
Rental Property Isn’t Your Property

Rental Property Isn’t Your Property

Aarons Rents - lock on a computer i own and bought from them. Aarons Rents - Harrassed and taking Action! There are challenges that come along with setting up a home. Once you have your new house or apartment located, you have to set up your basic furniture, your basic appliances and, of course, your television. The trouble comes when you’re trying to afford a new television or some new furniture, but you don’t have a lot of cash on hand. That’s when renting your furniture items might make sense. Renting Electronics Electronics are one of the more popular things to rent when it comes to renting to own. After all, spending hundreds of...
Shady Deals with Mattress “Deals”

Shady Deals with Mattress “Deals”

Buyer beware: Mattress firm will sell used bed as "floor model" Mattress Firm of Las Cruces use shady sales practices mattress firm misrepresentation! Buying the right mattress can be huge when it comes to enjoying your rest and waking up refreshed. A good mattress can last you well over a decade, especially with careful maintenance, so it’s no wonder that so many mattresses cost an arm and a leg. If you don’t have thousands of dollars laying around to spend on a new mattress, you’ve probably seen many of the deals advertised by discount mattress chains. These deals are definitely tempting! Why spend thousands when you can buy a new mattress for hundreds?...
A Case of Furniture Gone Wrong

A Case of Furniture Gone Wrong

West Elm - Failure to deliver West Elm - Chairs fell apart West Elm - 6 months and still missing parts of my order Everyone loves new furniture. The pretty colors, the clean fabrics – it all adds up to a nice new statement in your home. Or it should. Sometimes furniture orders go wrong, and there seems to be nothing you –or the store – can do about it. The Phantom Order You visit the store with the pretty furniture. You find a style you like and you place your order. You walk out of the store confident that the next few weeks will be all it takes for your new sofa or chairs to arrive. After...
The Worst Things about Buying Furniture

The Worst Things about Buying Furniture

LaZBoy - DON'T BUY EXTENDED FROM LAZY BOY ITS A SCAM LaZBoy 5 year warranty LaZBoy - Still waiting for items and damaged furniture to be fixed Buying new furniture should be fun and exciting. It shouldn’t be a hassle or an experience that leaves you bitter and regretful – but so often it does. When you buy new recliners, chairs and sofas, you usually have a choice of store locations. There are many places that sell sofas, so you would think that a specialty store, one that offers custom fabric selection and a solid brand name, would be a safe bet. Unfortunately, it seems that there are no safe bets in the world of recliners. Pushy Salespeople In a commission-based world, you’re going to...
What You Should Know About Furniture Warranties

What You Should Know About Furniture Warranties

Living Spaces - Cheap Furniture / Ridiculous Warranty Living Spaces - 2014 Purchased a sofa and love seat from Living Spaces. Living Spaces - Furniture delivered damaged/call center won't accommodate within 7 days of complaint Living Spaces - Do not purchase Living Spaces VIP Ultrashield warranty There are some furniture companies that seem to specialize in inexpensive furniture and expensive furniture warranties. The warranties are designed to give you peace of mind as you buy a new couch or mattress, but often rather than enjoying your new items with peace of mind, you realize you’ve got both a broken sofa and a worthless warranty – neither of which was worth the money you spent. Beware Cheap Furniture There is a...
A Very Bad Foundation

A Very Bad Foundation

BUYER BEWARE Defective product Lumber Liquidators Lumber Liquidators - They dont warrantly their products Lumber Liquidators - Buyer Beware! Defective Products and Even Worse Customer Service Your flooring is the very foundation of your room. You can have beautiful furniture and elegant wall colors, but without the corresponding flooring, your room is just going to look sloppy at best, or perhaps downright terrible. There is a lot to be said for buying new flooring. Wholesale prices on flooring may be better than the commercial mark-ups, but quality flooring is still extremely expensive. It makes sense that you might try to skimp just a bit on the cost of floor by using a discount flooring store when you...
One Glaring Problem with Blinds

One Glaring Problem with Blinds

Levolor cordless shades--failure prone Levolor - 6 out of 12 broken within 1 year unhappy with Levolor cordless blinds Your blinds may be one of the most appreciated areas of your home – even if you never really think of them. After all, once you have blinds up, you don’t have to worry about people looking into your home or the sun glaring in your eyes. One thing will make you take notice and appreciate the blinds in your home. That’s when one of those sets of blinds that you count on breaks. Blinds range in styles and prices. You can buy inexpensive aluminum blinds, expensive hardwood plantation shutters...
Heirloom Quality Prices for Rotten Furniture

Heirloom Quality Prices for Rotten Furniture

Havertys Furniture - Havertys prices finally revealed part1 Havertys Furniture - Bad Delivery, Bad quality Havertys Furniture - Cheap Quality Bed Furniture is expensive. But what is most interesting about furniture is just how much the price range can vary on a particular furniture item. Take, for example, a chair. You can buy a wooden chair from a big box store for less than $100. Then, you can walk next door into a high-end furniture store and pay more than $500. Granted, this isn’t the same exact chair you’re buying, but what is the difference? What makes a difference of $400? The short answer is quality. When you buy furniture from a premium...
Warranties Protect You…Right?

Warranties Protect You…Right?

Ashley Furniture - Warranty is a SCAM! Ashley Furniture - Ashley`s Furniture Homestore does NOT Honor Warranties Ashley Furniture - Fraudulent Warranty & Business Practices There is nothing better than cat urine on your sofa. Okay. That was obviously sarcasm because there is simply not much worse in the world than cat urine on your sofa. Unless it’s vomit on your sofa. Or perhaps dog feces. Are you detecting a trend here? Sofas can be a prime collection zone for disgusting things. It makes sense when you consider just which parts of your body (and your pets’ bodies) are resting on the sofa itself. But regardless of what and how the mess got onto your sofa, your primary consideration is,...
The Office Furniture Fiasco

The Office Furniture Fiasco

The Hawden Group - Worst reseller we ever had! Businesses spend a lot of money on furniture. After all, there are often quite a few employees who need quite a few items to make their offices and workspaces functional. But like anything else, you can run into some serious issues when ordering furniture for the office. Or, in the case of our story today – when you’re delivering it. Complaints about Office Furniture A major retailer of office furniture was surprised to hear from one of its dealers recently. It seems the smaller dealer was quite unhappy about the product that the major retailer had delivered to it. The smaller dealer...
Bob’s Discount Furniture – bed bugs supplier?

Bob’s Discount Furniture – bed bugs supplier?

BED BUGS BOBS BOB'S FURNITURE BED BUGS BOB-O-PEDIC SHOULD BE BOB-O-PATHETIC BOB'S DISCOUNT FURNITURE IN PORTLAND MAINE GAVE ME BEDBUGS – WHAT A NIGHTMARE THEY CAUSED ME Do you like flies in your soup? But do you like "fly in my soup" jokes? Like them or not, it is some kind of sub-culture, we can't deny. All came from the fundamental one: Waiter, there is a fly in my soup! Don't worry sir, there is no extra charge. Or another variation: Waiter, there is a fly in my soup! What do you expect for 3 bucks, a beetle? Why are we talking flies in the soup here? Because we've just found out that, ordering...