Disadvantages To Buying From Smaller Wheelchair Manufacturers

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What are the disadvantages to buying from smaller wheelchair manufacturers?

Disadvantages To Buying From Smaller Wheelchair Manufacturers

Wheelchair manufacturers do offer a product for a niche market that the big names might not. However, you will encounter some disadvantages to shopping with the smaller wheelchair manufacturers. Here are some of the downsides:

  • Utilitarian design – Many of the smaller wheelchair manufacturers have products which have a very utilitarian design. Though they may work well for practical purposes, the appearance is not always a strong point.
  • Repair and service - Repair and service may be more difficult with smaller wheelchair manufacturers. This is something to find out ahead of time so you'll know whether or not you can contend with repair and service difficulties down the road or how to plan for them.



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