Bob’s Blog

5
Aug

Bob’sing for Carpet

When I was a kid, I used to love lounging around the living room of my family’s house because the living room had a deep pile shag carpet laid down over what felt like 3 inches of padding underneath. I would lie down on the floor to watch Television. In the evening, I would fall asleep on the floor because

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28
Jul

What Do Empty-Nesters Spend Their Money On When the Kids Leave?

At Bob’s Carpet Mart and Flooring, we have a carpet sale many times during the year and we have often wondered if saving money was the only reason so many people come into the store during these sales. We have noticed that many of our customers are retired individuals who are looking to make changes to their homes once the

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26
Jul

Buying Power!

Everybody loves a good bargain. It is safe to say that most times when we are shopping for something. we are always looking for the best deals. In the grocery store we check the front for double coupon days, or see what the specials are through the flyer at the front of the store. When we are looking for clothes

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15
Jul

Tampa Bay Area Property Values Continue to Show Healthy Growth

Several counties in the Tampa Bay​ area are on track to see continued growth in terms of property value assessments. This is good news, as it may indicate that the Bay area is finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel with this current real estate crisis. In simple terms, this means that many homes and business properties

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8
Jul

Sale of the Century

I remember back in the 70’s as a kid, walking into homes that had sunken living rooms, dens, playrooms and finished basements. Almost all of those rooms had the same thing in common, shag carpeting. For those of you who have no idea what shag carpet is, it was a carpet that had a very long loop that was cut

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30
Jun

MoneyBug Helps Tampa Bay Area Homes Sell Faster

There can be any number of reasons why Tampa Bay area homeowners might want to sell their homes. Job relocation, children moving away, or just wanting to get into another home, are all good reasons for selling. But, in this housing market, selling can be tricky. We noticed that a company in town that is offering to help with home

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24
Jun

Incredible Savings on Carpet

Are you looking for new flooring for your home that adds a warm and comfortable aesthetic? Carpet is a great option for homeowners who want their home to be a relaxing escape from the busy world. You can achieve this aesthetic in your home for a great low price due to the incredible carpet sales we have here at Bob’s

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16
Jun

Fewer Tampa Bay Homes Underwater Now

Many Tampa Bay area homeowners are feeling some relief as news is coming out that fewer homes are now underwater than there were just a few months ago. Underwater, in this sense, occurs when homeowners owe more on their homes than what the home is worth. This is also known as negative equity. This good news came out recently. Here

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10
Jun

Big Carpet Sales!

It’s time to buy new carpet for your home or business and you are looking to get the biggest bang for your buck. It’s certainly no surprise that a conscientious consumer would search high and low for the best possible prices and quality on the carpet he will be installing. Come into Bob’s Carpet Mart and Flooring and your search

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27
May

Tampa Bay Area Zombie Foreclosures Still a Problem

If you own a home in the Tampa Bay area, you may have heard about the so-called zombie foreclosures that continue to happen in the region. These are foreclosed properties that are on the verge of falling apart, and they have presented a few problems in many ways. We read a story recently about how these odd foreclosures are being

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