You will save the most money shopping at thrift stores in
upscale neighborhoods. People with more money pass on their items with
more regularity. Their items are usually in better condition, better quality, and
Shop on the week days to find the
latest deliveries. Ask store personnel for help determining the best hours
of the day.
some more frugal tips to save money at thrift
- Carry a tape measure and sizes
of family members with you.
- Bring shoe sizes or templates
of shoe sizes for family members.
- Carry samples of decorator
colors used in your home.
- Keep a list with you of items
to check so you don't forget to look for something you need.
- Learn to block out the "junk"
and look for the "treasure." It can be hard to find it with so many distractions. Most items look better when brought home.