Thrift Stores and Salvage Shops in Atlanta, GA and Paulding County Georgia
With a large percentage of unemployment, as well as other economic
factors in place more and more Americans are finding new ways to stay
within their budgets. One way that is catching on is by choosing to
shop at secondhand stores as well as other low cost options. In the
Hiram and Dallas area there are a several thrift stores selling
secondhand goods as well as "salvage" stores which sell new, overstocked
products at low prices. This article will discuss a few of these
The thrift store the majority of Paulding County residents are probably aware of is Goodwill. It is located on Jimmy Lee Smith Parkway (278) in the old location of Circuit City. The main benefit to shopping at Goodwill is that they have a selection of products that is unmatched by any of the smaller locally owned thrift stores. The selection of clothing is overwhelming, and is separated by type as well as having a separate section for men's and women's clothing. However, there is no further sorting, so you may have to search through many racks to find your size. In addition to clothing, Goodwill has a large used book department, toys, house wares, and more. Many people feel that the goods are priced higher than at many other thrift stores in the area however.
Paulding Plaza shopping center on Business Six is home to two locally
owned thrift stores that both help raise money for charity. The first
is Birdmom's Thrift Store,
which is well known for having low prices, frequent sales and a quick
turnover in merchandise. Each day of the week a different category of
product is featured for a sale price which can result in some great
values for the customer. Endless Yard Sale
is located in the same shopping center, on the opposite end. A
percentage of the proceeds from this store goes to Alzheimer's
charities. This store also has a nice selection and very reasonable
prices. This store is always staffed with knowledgeable and helpful
employees making it a great place to shop.
Two other stores, which don't sell secondhand products but can help cut your budget, that are located in Paulding County are Brooke's Salvage and Smith Sales. Brooke's Salvage is also located in Paulding Plaza, while Smith Sales is on Highway 92 near the corner of Nebo Road. These stores both carry an always-changing selection of products that are overstocks from department stores, grocery, and drugstores. These are both great places to find unique gift ideas, cosmetics, cleaning supplies and more at a fraction of the original price.
Hopefully this listing of some of the thrift stores and salvage stores located in Paulding County will help the residents in their shopping. There are other great thrift stores in the area, which may be covered in a future article. With the holiday season upon us, it's more important than ever to save money when possible while shopping. For more information about shopping in Paulding County visit the forums at the Paulding.com website.
No comments yet.
- The Strangest Places in the U.S.A.
Traveling is oftentimes coupled with good and bad adventures. Sometimes our lives can be in danger if we do not follow the advice of old folks or locales in the place or country we are visiting. It is better...
- The Pros and cons of thrift stores
For many people, when they think of thrift stores, they think of old musty clothes that are out of style. If that is what you picture, it has been too long since you have visited today's thrift...
- Thrift Store Crafting
When I tell people that I get most of my craft supplies at thrift stores, they start to look at me like I've got a screw loose. Some people just can't quite wrap their heads around how a) treasure could come...
- Five Best Thrift Stores In Georgia
The following is a list of the 5 best thrift stores in Georgia. All are located within the metro Atlanta area. 1. Goodwill of North Georgia 2. Mama Earth Thrift Store 3 Fayetteville Thrift Store ...
More by this Author
The Coca-Cola Freestyle machine is a new type of coke fountain drink machine being rolled out in many markets. The machine is a new type of soda fountain that dispenses 106 different flavors of Coca-Cola products. This...
Learning how to play Zuma Blitz is not hard. However, there are many tips and tricks that can make it your scores skyrocket. Plus, you can earn some free Idols to buy upgrades too!
A good hush puppy is a great accompaniment to fried fish or chicken and is a hard to beat treat. This simple recipe allows you to recreate a southern classic at home.