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Whether buying second hand hand carpet cleaning equipment or new, the No 1 rule in any purchase should be:
You want to make sure the equipment you purchase is good quality and that should a breakdown occur spare parts are readily available.
If the decision is made to purchase used carpet cleaning equipment, the following checklist will assist with your purchasing and help protect your investment.
A visual inspection of the equipment often gives clues as to how well the carpet cleaning machine has been maintained. Make sure the machine is clean internally as well as externally.
Check all filters, pump and waste tank.
Run the carpet cleaning machine through all operating functions. Check auto fill and auto pump out. Ideally use the machine on a small job.
While in operation, check for noises from the vacuum motors as these regularly suck in foam which caused damage.
If the machine has tile and grout cleaning capabilities, test with the tile spinner that you will be using. If the tile spinner is also second hand, check the jets. Jets can be maintained but still need to be replaced on a regular basis. Brass every 6 months, stainless steel every 12 months.
Check whether the carpet cleaning machine has been regularly serviced by a professional repair company. If so, it is well worth a phone call to them to check on the machine.
Obviously buying a second hand carpet cleaning machine does not mean you have the 12 month Manufacturer’s warranty and the comfort of knowing that there are no ‘hidden’ surprises but there are advantages. If the machine is a good quality brand, has Australian customer support, including fully stocked spare parts and has been well maintained the cost saving is well worth it.
If you are interested in second hand equipment, check out our website or give us a call on 1300 276 937 for a comprehensive list of what is currently available.
5 Great Reasons to Start your Carpet Cleaning Business with Powerclean products:
- Professional products that produce quality results every time
- Versatile equipment that cleans carpet & upholstery & upgrade option for tile cleaning
- Easy to operate – reducing operator fatigue
- Low capital investment – quick return on investment
- Fast set up/pack up times leaves more time for other jobs.
When starting a carpet cleaning business we want you to feel confident that you are starting with the best possible carpet cleaning equipment, the best backup and support and the best advice. Our start-up packages offer you everything that you need to get started. The Number One reason however that customers choose Power Clean is our outstanding customer service. Our expert & friendly staff are here to help and we offer a 24 hour technical support hotline – 1300276937! Give us a call to see how we can get your business in carpet cleaning started.