Buy and Sell Used Clothing, Baby Gear, and Health Aids
Buying anything used online can save you money, as evidenced by our extensive categories of classified ads here at Want Ad Digest, such as cars, furniture, musical equipment, and more. However, some many not be aware that we also provide used clothing for sale, used baby gear for sale, and used health aids for sale.
Some may be wary of buying the above items used online as buying these products is undoubtedly quite different from purchasing other items used. However, if done the right way through our trusted website, which has been in business for half a century, then you can be assured that you are purchasing perfectly safe and reasonably priced products.
To begin with clothing - items such as used prom dresses for sale and used coats for sale are very popular. Why spend a fortunate on a dress that will likely only be worn once? In fact, many of the clothing items for sale here have only been worn once, or possibly never at all - don't hesitate to ask the seller questions if you are curious about these details, or any other specifications.
Here is a rundown of some quick buying used clothes online tips:
• Check the washing instructions and follow them (it won't matter much if you saved a bundle on a designer item if you do not care for it properly).
• If you won't wear it, don't buy it.
• Know what brands you like and be on the lookout for them; but, be open to new brands too.
• Look for classic pieces that will last a long time.
• Wash the clothes before wearing them.
Finally, if you are concerned about buying used clothes online because sizes can vary greatly between manufacturers, ask about the exact measurements of the item. This of course requires you to know your own measurements; if you do not, there is a link at the bottom of this page that can assist you.
Baby clothes are a great clothing item to purchase used. Babies grow so quickly that it is not worth spending a whole bunch of money to buy them brand new clothes. Moreover, the used baby clothes you are purchasing were likely not worn for very long for the same reason, so in many cases it is almost like buying new clothes anyway.
Keep the seasons in mind when looking at baby clothes - if your baby is six months old, and you're looking at clothes for her when she will be nine months to a year old, take into consideration what the weather is going to be like in three to six months and plan accordingly.
Avoid drawstrings for infant clothing. Ask about, or check yourself for, loose or missing buttons, snaps, or zippers. Also, the material itself is an important consideration because babies have highly sensitive skin; if they are uncomfortable or irritated by their clothing, they will not sleep, which means you will not sleep.
When it comes to buying used baby gear online most people's main concern is safety. If you do your research, you can buy used baby gear online and have it be perfectly safe and adequate for your child. The most important thing is to check for recalls, which you can do with the model number and manufacturer of the product; go to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission's website to check for recalls on products. If you want to take an extra step to be super cautious, you can go ahead and call the manufacturer to ask if the product you are looking into is still safe and reliable.
Ask the seller if the baby item for sale has an expiration date, because some of them do, such as car seats; the plastic used to make car seats can deteriorate over time. Also, if you are looking at a used car seat for sale, ask if it has been in an accident.
When it comes to used cribs for sale, you want to purchase a sturdy crib with no chipped paint, no missing parts or pieces, no sharp pieces or edges sticking out, and no drop side - they have been deemed unsafe. Most sources indicate that there should not be more than a 2 and 3/8 inch gap between bars of the crib.
The last subcategory in our Personal Accessories section of the Want Ad Digest is medical or health aids for sale. Here, you can find items such as wheelchairs, motorized scooters, chair lifts, humidifiers, and more.
The key to buying used medical equipment online is first discussing your needs with your doctor. For example, wheelchairs are typically fitted according to the individual, but it is possible to find an adequate used wheelchair for sale if you are aware of what your size requirements and additional features are that you need.
So again, speak to your doctor about what you need and let that lead you in the right direction. As with clothing and baby items, do your research before making a purchase and you will end up with a safe, reliable product that you are happy with. First, figure out what it is you need. Then, when you find the specific equipment you are looking for, be it a chair lift or what have you, research reviews, recalls, and any discussion forums for that product.
Doing sufficient research before browsing used clothing for sale, used baby gear for sale, or used health aids for sale will result in a satisfying purchase for you, and some extra money for your wallet.
Below are further resources to assist you in your personal accessories needs: