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How can you get more out of your garage equipment? Ancillary Equipment that pays for itself
Investing in the best premium garage equipment is only the start for your business. To really get the most out of it & operate efficiently, some additional device are key.
Most garage owners believe that just the essential garage equipment (tyre changer, wheel balancers, wheel aligner etc.) will be enough to grow their business & make them money. Investing in premium tyre fitting machines is a great start, but there are other obstacles to overcome.
Add to this the additional work something like an alignment check can create & if you're not kitted out for the job you could see hours wasted.
Ancillary garage equipment is the unsung hero of your garage. It is the devices that pay for themselves by increasing efficiencies, saving time & reducing risks. What's more, they can also directly increase revenue by enabling you to complete more work.
Ancillary Equipment to Invest in Today
While a lot of the ancillary equipment on the market is optional & often a luxury, there are some solutions many deem essential.
Unfortunately, we now live in a world where the biggest service your garage can offer starts before you even pick up a tool. Investing in a portable sanitisation unit like the O-Pro means you can promote your garage as a truly safe place for a customer to bring their vehicle. It is a competitive advantage that will make you first choice & help you remain open as you do your part to keep the people around you safe.
Alignment Adjustment made safe & easy
Don't be that garage having to send a customer up the road or keep their car all day because you can't sort an adjustment. Heating tools have developed a lot & devices like the Heatmate Induction Heater remove any excuse for you to complete essential work. Common workshop processes become a breeze including the unseizing of bolts, Track rod ends and ball joints. These jobs get quicker & safer, meaning you can offer them with confidence more often. You're saving time & making more money. It'll pay for itself in no time!
Selling Alignment the right way
Selling alignment shouldn't be a thing. We all know the benefits it gives to the customer. Ultimately it means you're saving them money & probably costing yourself business. What if there was a way to illustrate this in a way that the customer could understand? Show them potential savings, dangers & issues? Devices like the Handheld TreadReader are built to do exactly that. It is your best alignment salesman. It speaks to the customer through its simple report. What's more, it takes less than a minute to use. Deploy this tool in your garage & not only will it pay for itself, it'll ensure you never lose out on an alignment job again.
These devices often have to be seen to truly appreciate just how much benefit they can bring to your business. Call us today on 01480 8-9-10-11 to arrange a demo. We're confident you'll want to invest then & there!