These should answer most of your basic questions
How do your prices compare to other building materials vendors??
Shop around and compare prices yourself. When comparing apples to apples, you will find cost savings between 30% and 60%.
May I purchase materials between auctions??
Our warehouse outlet & showroom, located at 2015 Washington Blvd is open Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM. The following items are available for immediate sale at our showroom: DECORATIVE ENTRY DOORS, INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR DOORS, PATIO DOORS, TOILETS, PED LAVS, FAUCETS & FIXTURES, DOMESTIC & EXOTIC HARDWOOD FLOORS, CERAMIC & PORCELAIN TILE FLOORS, MARBLE & GRANITE FLOORS, TRAVERTINE FLOORS, GLASS MOSAICS, MOLDINGS, LIGHTING, KITCHEN SINKS AND MORE. Select & seasonal items are added regularly so check back often. Please remember, for safety reasons, NO CHILDREN are permitted in neither our auction warehouse nor our showroom(s).
What are your hours??
We are open Monday through Friday 9AM to 5PM except on holidays. If you are travelling long-distance to visit us, we encourage you to call us at 410-528-1770 and ask for our projected hours of operation.
Do you deliver??
No. We are a cash and carry business. Be prepared to load and transport your own material. Large items we can assist in loading with the use of a forklift. For delivery inquiries, please contact Jordan (an independent moving contractor) at 301-520-0548.
What is a Buyer's Premium??
All of the items offered at Southern Sales are on consignment. The buyer’s premium (BP), a.k.a. buyer’s fee, is a nominal charge collected by Southern Sales, prior to Maryland state sales tax, on any purchase completed at our auction warehouse or showroom. The BP is 13% for credit card (MC, Visa & Discover) purchases, and 10% for cash or debit purchases.
What is a Lot Number??
Every item we sell here at Southern Sales is identified with a Lot Number: an alphanumeric code that represents the consignor of the material. This code is for our record-keeping purposes only.
What is a bidder/buyer number??
This is a unique number issued to every customer upon registration. This number is used by customers to place bids on material at auction, and by Southern Sales to keep track of all purchases made by each individual throughout an Auction Weekend.
Does my bidder number expire, or do I retain the same number for future auctions??
You are required to register for every individual auction weekend in which you intend to participate. You will be issued a new bidder number every time you register.
May I register for an auction over the telephone or the Internet??
No. We require a government issued photo id in order to register you for an auction. Therefore, registration must be done in person.
How do I get on your mailing list??
You are automatically added to our mailing list upon registration for an auction. You may also submit your name and address by clicking here to receive our monthly notifications.
Do your materials carry a warranty??
Yes. Items sold here are new and carry the original manufacturer’s warranty, IF AVAILABLE. Each manufacturer is different in how they warrant their products. For detailed information regarding warranty coverages and policies, please direct your inquiries to the manufacturer.
Do you install/offer stone fabrication services??
Our services are limited to discounted sales of materials only. However, a number of our customers install materials professionally. You can always ask the person shopping next to you!
May I share with you my kitchen plans and have you provide me with the exact cabinet sizes and styles I want??
YES! Southern Sales Services proudly represents St Martin Cabinetry, Cubitac Cabinets and Wolf Classic Cabinet. Come to our showroom with your measurements and your imagination and let us help you bring your dream kitchen to life. Please visit www.stmartincabinetry.com, www.cubitac.com and www.wolfhomeproducts.com to see the exceptional quality and distinct styles of these finely crafted cabinet lines.