Our much-anticipated Black Friday sale is just around the corner. This sale is one of the best ways to shop for your upcoming home improvement project. And planning ahead can help you significantly reduce the cost of your home remodelling.
But making the most of a sale requires a strategy. So, if you are a last-minute shopper who wants to maximize the sale but has no plan, we can help. The Reno Superstore offers you this foolproof last-minute guide to enable you to shop expertly when our sale goes live.
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Useful Black Friday Shopping Tips to Help You Get the Best Deals
The Reno Superstore brings you some last-minute shopping advice to make the most of our Black Friday sale.
But first…When is Black Friday in 2022?
This year, the mega shopping event of the year falls on the 25th of November. Traditionally, many shops open in the early hours to start their sales. But you can always skip the rush and shop at home on our e-commerce website, which is open 24/7. Or you could visit our retail stores in Toronto and Etobicoke (near Mississauga) to shop for your home improvement needs. (They are open seven days a week.) Or you could get in touch with us during working hours with your questions.
1. Make a List
Planning is necessary when buying home improvement products during one of the busiest sales of the year. It’s okay if you didn’t plan ahead because that’s what our guide is all about. Last-minute preparation can also be a huge help. Making a list is a great way to understand the things that you need.
It may sound simple, but getting a good look at your list will help you visualize the things that you need versus those that can be bought later. This can immediately help you plan better. Just make sure to stick to your list.
2. Understand Your Needs and Do Research
Are you looking to buy crown moulding? Engineered wood flooring? A bathroom vanity? It’s important to understand what you require and conduct proper research.
For instance, if you are in the market for new flooring to improve the resale value of your home, it would be a good idea to research flooring options.
Needs and research go hand in hand. Because you are investing your hard-earned money into home improvements, it should go to the right products. Research takes time, but you can always ask the experts at The Reno Superstore if you have questions. For instance, which type of hardwood flooring should you buy for your Toronto or Mississauga home? Our staff can help you find the right products for your project.
3. Make a Budget
After you have made the list, it’s very important to stick to it. While Black Friday sales are a great way to save money, you may be tempted to overspend. Don’t fall for it. Stick to your budget and take advantage of the best deals.
Whether you are buying bathroom vanities or engineered wood flooring, make sure to check the prices beforehand. Calculate your transportation costs or shipping charges (if any) and other additional costs into your budget.
If you feel like buying the product upfront is too big an investment, check if the store offers assistance with financing. At The Reno Superstore, we offer easy financing options on purchases over $50 so you can get what you need and pay later.
4. Shop Online
Visiting each store one by one is time-consuming, not to mention a hassle. Shopping online for home renovation products has many benefits. The Reno Superstore has a dedicated online store that allows you to shop from the comfort of your home.
Moreover, there are hardly any differences these days between the deals offered online and in retail stores. So it makes no sense to stand in line and wait for hours when you can shop for the same products online with ease.
5. Keep Track of Promotional Codes
With so many Black Friday sales going on, it’s easy to get sidetracked from the things you want. Most importantly, it’s easy to overlook online promotional codes. Keep your eyes peeled for any type of deal the store is offering.
6. Follow Them on Social Media
If you are not following your favourite home improvement store (like The Reno Superstore) on social media, do it now. The best way to keep an eye out for upcoming sales and deals is to get on the social media pages of your favourite retailers. It is also a great way to find exclusive deals and promotions.
During such sales, retailers tend to reward customers who follow or like their social media pages with special discounts and incentives. So, if you are not following them at the moment, do so now. Plus, you can share posts with shopping deals with your friends.
7. Check for Price Matches
Whether you are shopping online or in-store, getting the best deal is always important. At The Reno Superstore, we always believe in accommodating our customers with the best prices so they can find everything they need under one roof.
But don’t take our word for it. Check out the prices of engineered wood flooring or hardwood flooring in Toronto and Mississauga for a quick price comparison. We offer a price match guarantee on all our home renovation products, such as interior doors, mouldings, transitions, and baseboards.
8. Understand Deals
Quality over quantity is always smart when it comes to home improvement products. That’s why we always recommend regarding the best deals with skepticism. This is not to say that the product is subpar. After all, sales can happen for a number of reasons, like a desire to unload old stock or getting rid of materials that the retailer bought too much of. But you should prioritize your needs.
For instance, when shopping for flooring, the cheapest option may not be the best idea. After all, you use your floors every day, and cheap flooring will show its true nature over time. This results in flooring problems, damage, and other issues that might force you to spend more later. Avoid that by investing in quality flooring from reputable manufacturers.
At The Reno Superstore, we keep prices affordable but never compromise on quality. Check out the brands we carry to get an idea.
9. Check Store Policies
Whether you are shopping online or in-store, get to know the store’s return and exchange policies in advance to avoid post-sale annoyances. There may, for instance, be certain times when stores do not offer an exchange on sale products, such as the week after Christmas.
No matter which product you buy, whether it’s engineered wood or hardwood flooring in Mississauga or Toronto, always make sure to read the store policies before making your purchase.
10. Stock Up on Supplies
We always say, “Expect the unexpected when renovating your home.” It is all too common for both new and seasoned homeowners, contractors, and even interior designers to run out of supplies in the middle of a project. This can, of course, be problematic, because the store may not have your product or be able to restock it for you. This results in pauses and delays in your project, and mismatched engineered wood flooring or tiles will look odd.
We suggest that you stock up on home renovation items that you will need during your project. These may include common items like nails, repair kits, or door jambs but also flooring.
Shopping for your home remodelling project is exciting, especially during our Black Friday sale. If you take our advice, you’ll find that even last-minute shopping can be done successfully with a little advance planning. No matter what you need, whether it’s home renovation products or services, we are confident that we can provide them. Have questions? Get in touch with us to learn more.