How to Choose the Best Fitness Equipment Provider
When choosing the right equipment provider, your business’ goals and needs should be first priority. Creativity thrives off of conceptualization and the right provider will be able to combine your goals along with their expertise to create a final product that surpasses your expectations.
In the beginning stage of building a commercial fitness facility, a free consultation should be an expectation. If a provider isn’t willing to sit down and discuss the feasibility of your ideas, they’re not going to want to enact your ideas either.
Available funds and budgeting should be an influential factor in how the provider chooses equipment, designs the layout, and provides financing options. A no-interest option should be available, usually with some restrictions, along with 12 to 60 month financing plans. Normal practice is a 50% deposit and 50% paid at time of delivery when a non- financing option is chosen.
Transforming old spaces and renovating out-dated material with standard and technologically savvy equipment is becoming a necessary measure being enacted by established businesses. Aside from possible safety standards not being up to par, aging equipment deters gym-goers as it’s less convenient and enticing. Having the latest equipment will impress employees and provide a more inviting workout atmosphere.
Once you’ve decided on the equipment you want, delivery and set up is the next step. Your fitness equipment provider should be able to do it all. Having them professionally set up the equipment is the safest and most viable option and should be a highly encouraged offering.
A facility’s long-term success depends on the amount of preventative measures it takes to keep equipment running, and that’s why continued service and maintenance is vital to reducing liability and extending the life of the equipment. The best providers should be committed to assisting clients and have the ability to maintain the best operating equipment for the longest period of time.
The best commercial fitness provider will be with you every step of the way and provide insight and innovation in accomplishing your business’ needs. Who doesn’t like great customer service along the way as well?
Understanding the ins and outs of the fitness industry isn’t a simple concept, but with these tips it is possible for you to make the right decision in finding the perfect provider. FITREV is available for any questions you may have.