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Alexandria Lighting & Supply

701 N Henry St
Alexandria, VA 22314 703-548-2320

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Very helpful in educating us about how to select a light fixture that was appropriate... - May 13, 2022

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Ferguson

5650D General Washington Dr
Alexandria, VA 22312 703-642-2626

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Worst customer service I've encountered in a long time. They say they... - Jun 26, 2021

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Mcb Lighting and Power

8006 Kidd St
Alexandria, VA 22309 703-360-8170

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Home Depot

6555 Little River Tpke
Alexandria, VA 22312 703-642-3660

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The Lamplighter

1207 King St
Alexandria, VA 22314 703-549-4040

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Received good advice listening as staff assisted other customers, equally good... - Apr 23, 2022

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Home Depot

400 S Pickett St
Alexandria, VA 22304 703-823-1900

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Most of us have made unwise furniture purchases that a bit of planning would have prevented. Before shopping, evaluate your budget, how you’ll use the furniture, how it fits in with your other furniture and tastes, and other considerations.

Begin by carefully considering what you think you want and how you can get it. Weigh your wish list against what you’ll probably pay to fulfill it.

Buying furniture means spending lots of money and making lots of decisions. Style? Fabric? Pattern? It’s enough to make you want to keep your old stuff. Which might not be such a bad idea. A skilled upholsterer can make old pieces look new again.

A good piece of furniture deserves a second chance. But if you’re thinking of redoing a sofa, chair, or headboard, first take a dispassionate look and decide whether it will last long enough to justify the cost of reupholstering.

You’ll want to do your shopping at stores where you can get good advice, good selection, quality installation services, and honest business practices—at reasonable prices.

When it comes to decking out your windows, you’ll find so many choices, optional features, and price ranges that it’s easy to get blindsided by the process. Here’s our advice on how to buy the right stuff.

Plantation shutters. Roman shades. Curtains. There are so many ways to cover your windows that it’s tempting to just tape newspaper over the panes and be done with it. Here’s a primer on the best options to block the light, keep prying eyes at bay, or just dress up the joint.

For many types and brands of window treatments, it really pays to shop around. We report here costs quoted to Checkbook’s undercover shoppers when they sought prices for several types of window treatments at a sampling of local stores and online outlets.