|How to Find an Installing Stair lifts Installer with a Good Reputation?
There are a number of methods to find a dealer to install stair lifts. The question is.... what is the best method to find a good stair lifts installer?
There are basically four ways to find a stair lifts installer and methods to stair lifts buying....
1) Stair lifts manufacturers dealer network for stair lifts. This method of either calling the manufacturer or going to their web site to find a local stair lifts dealer has draw backs.
The stair lifts manufacturer is obviously looking towards you purchasing their stair lifts. They are not interested in you having a wide variety of choices but rather are focused on their stair lifts.
Generally speaking, the stair lifts manufacturers are not screening their dealers for positive customer feedback.
2) Under Stair Lifts in the Telephone book. The most common method that is used to find stair lifts dealers. Usually, stair lifts dealers are listed under elevators or wheelchair chair lifts.
This method does not necessarily give you any idea of the quality of service, prices or customer satisfaction.
The largest stair lifts ad does not mean a good price or a quality installation. Some one has to pay for their advertising and it is always included in your price.
3) Referral from existing stair lifts installation. This usually the best way to find a local stair lifts dealer.
Someone you know or trust has experience with the stair lifts company that they are referring you to.
They have in effect screened the company they are referring you to.
4) The Internet. Most often.... you are trying to sort through a variety of direct sales self installed stair lifts on the net.
Sometimes finding stair lifts through a local Company that installs stair lifts in your area is difficult because many of these companies do not have the resources to have a strong internet presence for you to be able to find them.
The key issues to be considered for each source of stair lifts are...
1) How do you know if they do a good job. You really don't. It is usually trial and error.
2) Is their price competitive? You will only be able to determine how price competitive they are after you have gone through the process of getting a quotation.
3) What about three years from now if I have problems with my stair lift. Unfortunately, there is no way to assure that the company you find is going to be there to support your lift.
The only source currently available to compare all common models, screen a network of stair lifts companies and find low priced stair lifts.