Bankrate informs us that winter is the best season to shop for certain seasonal bargains, including:
Air conditioners, bicycles and outdoor gear, boats, and carpet and flooring.
Unlike some products on sale near the end of the year because of gift-giving holidays, flooring may be on sale because no one really wants to buy it at this time of the year. “Generally, the slowest time of the year is around Thanksgiving or Christmas and New Year. People generally have guests and are thinking about other things. With business being slow and retailers being motivated to move merchandise, that would be the best time,” says Chris Davis, president and chief executive officer of the World Floor Covering Association. “People tend to do their home renovation in the spring. If you’re in a place with seasons, for instance, Minnesota, the time to buy would be when you’d least expect it.”
Time to get a new floor!