NEW VS USED Pedicure Chairs

NEW VS USED Pedicure Chairs

Almost all items can be purchased used, houses, cars, clothes, shoes, pedicure chairs etc.  The ultimate question is which item is worth being purchased used verses which item is better being purchased new?  Items like clothes and shoes you can tell the value of the item just by looking at it, this is the same with houses as well.  Pedicure chairs however are best when purchased new.  It is an investment that will save and make you money in the long run.  Used pedicure chairs have their pros as well so you can decide which option is best for you.

Used pedicure chairs almost always seems like the best option for a startup business.  They are cheap and if you find the perfect one you may have hit the jackpot, those are the pros.  There are some things you have to look out for when purchasing a used pedicure chairs as well.

  1. Has the chair been well maintained?
    Unless you are getting used pedicure chairs in great shape form someone you know, there is no way you tell if the chairs have been properly maintained and taken care of.  There are several steps required when it comes to properly cleaning and sanitizing a pedicure chair bowl or tub.  You do not want to purchase something that may give your clients an infection and you a law suit.
  1. Is the chair discontinued?
    This may not seem like a big deal, right?  Until it’s time for you to purchase parts for your pedicure chair.  If a chair is discontinued that means that you may not be able to find the parts for that particular chair. For example, if you need a new remote control for your chair because your massage feature is no longer working.  You may not be able to find a replacement remote control for that chair which means that you may have to buy a pedicure chair seat.  Pedicure chair seats range anywhere from $600- $1,200.  The good news is most pedicure chair seats are universal and may be able to work for the base of your pedicure chair and it will give you salon a new look.
  1. Does the chair have everything you need?
    Every city has special specifications that change over the years when it comes to certain parts on a pedicure chair.  Even if you are purchasing near to knew pedicure chairs that were purchased only 6 months ago, something may have changed and you might need a backflow preventer included in you plumbing to decrease the chances of infection.  You can also run into not having everything you need in order for you pedicure chair to function properly, like a discharge pump.  If your plumbing is not gravity flow the discharge pump is required to pull the water out of the pedicure tub.  These may be minor issues that will cost you up to $300 if you can find the parts for the chair that you have.

When purchasing a new pedicure chair, it’s simple.  Everything is new, when purchasing with Spa Salon US it is still being manufactured so you don’t have to worry about not being able to find parts for your chair or any other item that you get with us.  You will have a peace of mind knowing that you have a clean and reliable piece of equipment that both you and your clients can enjoy.

The option is yours. Is the new or used pedicure chair right for you?