How to Get Great Deals on Outdoor Patio Furniture?
High quality wood or metal patio furniture is often very expensive, but if you have a small budget for
patio furniture and you think you won’t be able to afford the good stuff
DON’T GIVE UP just yet. If you are a savvy shopper you can find ways to get great patio furniture at discounted
prices. Here are some recommended ways that you can pick up great patio furniture at a discounted
Buy floor samples.
If you are shopping in your favorite home improvement store and they have some high quality teak or
wrought iron patio furniture on display that you love but can’t afford, ask if you can buy the unit that is on
display. Most stores heavily discount floor models because they have been used and handled by customers or they may
want to change to a new display. You might have to wait to bring them home until the store changes the display but
you could be highly rewarded for your patience by getting as much as 75% off on great quality patio
Buy from the manufacturer directly.
Some patio furniture manufacturers don’t sell to the general public but if you find one that does you can save a
fortune. Constantly do web searches to find manufacturers that sell directly to the public. Often you can get
similar high end patio furniture you have seen in your local stores at the same cost that the stores pay. Bypassing
the middleman can save you heaps of money.
Lookout on online auction sites.
You can often find discount patio furniture at prices that even the end-of-season sales at your local
store can’t beat.Stores and wholesalers will often sell their discontinued or closeout items through online
auction sites like E-Bay at a fraction of the retail cost. Many offer free shipping too so you don’t end up
paying a fortune for the item.
Check the online auction sites regularly and you could end up with a huge bargain. A word of caution
though – when you are buying through an online auction, you need to be ready to purchase an item the moment you see
it. You may not get another chance to bid on it so if you see something you want at a good price, just go for
Shop at recycle or secondhand stores.
You will be surprised at the quality of furniture you can find at charity shops and secondhand stores like the
Salvation Army. For great deals on furniture, try the Habitat for Humanity where the charity sells furniture that
it doesn’t need in order to raise funds to purchase the necessities and essentials to provide new homes for the
Buy at the end of the season.
As winter approaches, do you think the home and garden centers will pack away their
patio furniture and summer items. NO! In fact, they
rather not. Usually, they try to sell as much of it as they can rather than pack it
in and having to store them up for the winter.
For that reason, if you shop at the end of the season you can get large discounts on high
quality furniture. Of course, if you live in a warm climate country, every season is patio
season. If this is the case, you can still take advantage of
end-of-season clearances intended to make room for new furniture styles. It is usually more worthwhile to
buy towards the end of the patio season, or the end of summer.