While we love a good deal, sometimes it’s worth it to avoid the thrift store and buy it new.
Skip the Thrift
Last month we looked at some of the products you should always buy used – items like books, plates and video games, all of which cost a lot less on the secondhand market without any significant reduction in quality. But not every product is a good deal when purchased used. Some secondhand goods carry significant safety hazards, some wear down in quality after repeated use, and some are just plain gross. Here are a few to avoid. Photo Credit: Daniel Oines