Some people still can’t get their heads around in buying made to measure curtains online, yet this concept is not new. Because of the numerous advantages of online purchasing, for both buyers and sellers, many local curtain specialists have already turned to the internet to promote their products. To the buyer, one advantage is easily reaching out to suppliers across the globe; this means you are no longer limited to one geographical location to buy your curtains.
Taken from the experiences of those who have enjoyed the convenience of buying made to measure curtains online, here are a few tips:
Do Background Check of Online Store
Avoid being misled into thinking that just because an online store has professional-looking website that it is the one you should do business with. Instead your background check must include:
• How long has the company been in the business of made to measure curtains?
• What geographical locations have they served with their online store?
• Are customer testimonials available on their site?
• How is quality of service warranted in terms of product delivery and communication?
• Is their system of online ordering reliable?
• Is there an after sales service or customer support for any unforeseen product issues?
Do they use a special tool that helps you visualize the product?
Visualizations are very important especially for products like curtains. Much like in the local furnishing shops, our purchase decisions are based on how we see, touch and feel the product. Look for online stores that not only give the full description of the product in terms of dimensions but also provide a creative approach of describing the material in a manner that you can actually visualize it.
Professional Customer Support
Look for online stores that have highly knowledgeable customer support on board. Apart from the sales process, you would probably require more help on deciding which item to buy. It’s also important that the customer support is live and perpetually available. Check out if they also have information on frequently asked customer questions that you can quickly scan regarding your similar concerns.
Be Clear on the Measuring Instructions
In excitement and haste, some online buyers fail to properly measure their windows. The online store would not want to purposely create inconvenience by shipping you a product with the wrong measurements. Likewise, product replacement due to customer mistake may cost you extra fee. Make sure you comply with the measurement instructions of the online store regardless if you have done online purchase before. Not all online curtains stores have identical measurement instructions and it