What To Keep In Mind When Buying Used Equipment
It helps to buy used kitchen equipment from a store that provides reliable and regular maintenance and after-sales service of all kinds. This is necessary especially for used equipment of any kind. While nothing may be functionally wrong with the used commercial refrigeration unit at the time of purchase, due to the fact that is has already been used extensively, it may cause operational issues later on.
However, do not let this affect your buying decision. At times when you need multiple commercial refrigeration units, a used machine can serve your budget well.
There are many mistakes that people often make while storing food in the refrigerator. Regular maintenance and care is all that is required to take care that the machine functions optimally.
Assess its period of use
Typically, over used machines will have compressors that are liable to burn out at any time. The repair and replacement cost of a compressor have to be accounted for in this case. If you buy a machine that was used for more than five years, there is a higher chance of breakdown.
Try to focus on machines that have been in use for two to three years. This will reduce the chance of breakdown and limit the future costs of repair and maintenance.
A trusted seller
Lastly, look for a trusted seller, preferably one that deals in used machines and repairs them too. A reliable seller will be able to help you out more if you face any problems with the equipment at a later stage.