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Custom tanning equipment
One of the exciting trends on commercial tanning beds is customization. This is done by having your name or logo placed on your commercial tanning booths or beds.
The idea behind customization is that it helps to build name recognition. Brand building leads to name recognition, which goes a long way toward marketing and expansion. Remember though, customization can be a double-edged sword. It's great for keeping your product unique. But if you plan on selling your tanning beds or changing names, you may want to think carefully before putting anything too customizable on there!
Leasing tanning beds saves money and liability
If you are not quite ready to commit to buying the newest tanning beds for sale, and you do not want a used one, tanning bed leasing is the way to go.
By leasing, you get the same high-quality equipment you would want to buy to stay state-of-the-art, but with the luxury of affordable and flexible payment plans. Leasing is also tax smart: It frees up funds come tax time since the monthly lease payment counts as an operating expense.
Since leasing also helps to limit liability, this is often seen as an ideal plan for small or start-up businesses.
You will discover that leasing tanning beds is also a pretty easy process. All you have to do
is to fill out the application forms, submit, and then wait to be accepted! One less headache off your business to-do checklist.
Choosing your equipment
If you are opening a salon, you already know there are various types of commercial tanning beds out there. There are the traditonal clam-shell style lie-down bed, and the stand-up vertical commercial tanning booth.
If you are deciding which type to buy for your salon, you will realize both types of beds or booths have their fans. Stand-up tanning booths are easier to clean, and are better if you have less space. The traditional or clam shaped tanning bed design is better for privacy and allows for more relaxation - even napping - while tanning.
The best salons have a mix of both types of beds...each client will have their own comfort level, and if you offer them a variety of options, they are more likely to feel comfortable in, and return to, your salon.
Where to buy tanning bedsHaving reliable, effective equipment is a must. Buying it at a good price is even better. There are many different places where you can get a commercial tanning bed or tanning booth. You can buy online, in a store, or from a catalog.
The important thing is to know what you want to buy and what features you need.
MasterTanning.com offers a selection of the best tanning beds on the market, at competitive prices, with reliable customer service. The deal will go best all around if you know what you want, or at least the questions you wish to ask, before proceeding.
Many stores are eager to have you do all your business with them, and will offer a special package deal if you buy in bulk, or order your tanning supplies at the same time you buy your beds. Look into options, and the best way to maximize the value of your spending.
How can you save money in your tanning bed shopping?There are some great ways to save money in your tanning bed supply expenses for your salon.
One option is a used, often refurbished, tanning bed. Refurbished tanning beds are beds that users or salons have returned, often because they had some sort of defect. These beds go on to be completely redone, and are workable, but are not technically considered new. You can sometimes get one of these for about half the price of a new tanning bed and they work just as well in most cases.
Also keep an eye out for sales. Manufacturers are constantly trying to stay ahead of their competition by rolling out new items in order to meet customer demands. This means their other models - still perfectly new and high-tech - will have their prices slashed. This is also true for end of season or grand opening sales.
Watch the sale trends, and know the value of the features - you can get a great deal without sacrificing any quality at all.