Top Ten Tips for Shopping Online Electricals Equipments
1. Check the voltage of products is 230V, 50Hz etc. as per country standard and that they are fitted with a three-pin or two pin plug.
2.Look for the seller’s contact details. Make sure there is a full address and not just a PO Box number.
3.Avoid buying second-hand products, especially if the guarantee or warranty has run out. You don’t know what condition it’s in
4.Look for websites that allow you to pay safely – these have a padlock symbol at the bottom of the screen when you are filling in your payment details.
5.Do a price check and, if you have time, visit the high street too. If a bargain looks too good to buy products at lowest price then go for it but be prepare for headache also.
6.Use online review websites to find out what people are saying about products and seller.
7.Read the product guarantees, sellers’ terms and conditions, returns policies and privacy statements.
8.Check that the site has 100% Purchase Protection for your shopping done online and certain service standards.
9.If company website has safe and secure online ordering experience, convenient payment options such as cash on delivery, easy returns.
10.Keep records of anything you order