Friday, September 4, 2015

The Downside of an Impulse Buying

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Let’s admit! Most of us here have experience buying in a rush. Sometimes, we just tend to get the things that we see and then put them on our grocery cart, and/or immediately decide to buy that particular thing without even thinking whether if it is useful or not. With that sense, we tend to end up regretting what we have just bought.

Generally, this situation also happens to most homeowners, especially when they have to move to another property yet still don’t have any furniture and other things that are needed for the house, they tend to buy the things they know that might be useful to them when in fact it doesn’t.

Impulsive buying doesn’t just waste your money but also, you are adding some unimportant things which also eat up the space in your home. Well, if you are one of those homeowners who tend to be impulsive when it comes to buying furniture and other things, then you might want to change that kind of habit when you know the down sides of it. At least, you will realize that it is not advisable for you to continuously doing it.

It compromises the art

The tendency when you buy a particular thing without any second thoughts, you might end up not liking the style of the furniture that you have just bought. Yes, there are times that what you think is beautiful to have might not be applicable in your home. The design might not compliment with the other things inside your home – and if you force to have it in your rooms, it might be weird to look at.

Well, if you are a kind of person who is particular when it comes to the art and/or design of your furniture, then you better think twice whether you really like the design and if it can be complimented with the other things inside your house or not.

Large-scale furniture

Unless you know that the property that you will be moving is big enough, then buying large-scale furniture is a no-no. The downside in buying large furniture, it might not be fitted inside your house, and you might not be able to use it since it is too big for you to have it.

Before buying one, you have to make sure that you know the size of your house. Moreover, try to estimate or measure the space that you have inside in order for you to know what kind of things that will be fitted in that particular space.

It compromises the paint

We all know that not all things that are being sold inside the mall are durable enough for you to use. There are times that the quality of that particular thing that you have just bought is not good. Of course, if you will buy such thing, you will definitely regret it later on, since the thing that you have is not going to last.

Moreover, you might not know that the paint will easily get off from the furniture. With that, you might paint it all over again on your own and spend some money for it.

Anything you don’t truly love

When you do impulsive buying, you tend to get the things that you think might help you without thinking whether you like that particular thing or not. And in the long run, you will end up regretting buying and having it on your house.

Also, some of you here might not be contented of the things that they have just bought and plan to buy another thing that they like – which makes you spend more money that the usual expense that you have for the things you need in your home.


To sum it up, impulsive buying might be one of your nightmares. Before you are going to shop, you have to make sure that you have enough time for you to think and buy the things that are necessary for you to have, and of course, things that you like to have. Moreover, you have to keep your shopping habit in check for you to avoid any regrets later on. So, enjoy your shopping and make sure that you choose the things that you really like!

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