5 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Equipment

5 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Equipment

Your commercial equipment is an investment. Even the best commercial equipment will need repairs from time to time. It’s important to manage and maintain that equipment to ensure your business’ productivity and safety. When it comes to your commercial equipment, it’s always important to know when it’s time to replace it. Here are some signs that may indicate it’s time to replace your equipment:

Poor Efficiency

Your equipment wasn’t meant to last forever. Even if you maintain your equipment regularly, at some point it will begin to decrease productivity. If you’re experiencing your equipment not working like it used to or as fast, you may need to consider looking into replacement options. Some older models lack features that newer models have to offer that work more efficiently. Ultimately, if your equipment isn’t doing the job in a timely manner, it could cost you more than you think.

Repair Costs Add Up

When it comes to commercial equipment, you can always expect to make repairs from time to time. If you notice your repair costs are continuing to add up, you may need to replace your equipment. For older machines, you may find that replacing your equipment is the more cost-efficient option. The need for costly work consistently should alert you that it might be time to replace your equipment.

Your Equipment Is Outdated

As your business grows larger, your equipment gets older. It may become difficult to find the parts you need to make the repairs on your older commercial equipment. This can lead to it becoming completely out of service because the parts you need are no longer available. If it’s affecting your productivity, you may need to replace your equipment for a newer model.

Business Changes

If your business is undergoing a change of some sort, make sure you have equipment to match. A growing business means your commercial equipment needs to do more work at a faster pace. Make sure it has the ability to keep up by replacing older equipment with newer equipment with features that can help your business succeed.

Experiencing Increased Injuries

If you notice your equipment is showing signs of wear and tear from usage, you may need to replace your equipment. These factors can lead to dangerous conditions for your guests and staff. If safety is called into question, you are better off replacing your commercial equipment before anyone gets hurt.

Barton Commercial Services is family owned and operated as well as, licensed and bonded. Our services and specialties include professional maintenance, repairs and installation of commercial refrigeration, ice machines and kitchen equipment. Call us today at (251) 979-0469 for excellent customer service and assistance with all your commercial equipment needs.