Yes, Sparks has an in-house assembly and installation crew that is responsible for ensuring your machine is properly assembled according to the manufacturers specifications. Sparks delivery crew work fast and are experienced so you don't have to worry about your floors or walls getting scratched while they setup the gym in your home. The crew also takes all the refrigerator sized trash/packaging, pallet materials with them after install is complete, which is a plus because even if I break it down the packaging still doesn't fit in my trash bins.
Yes, Sparks Fitness has Smith Machines on display at their showroom for you to try and see how they work. Our associates are very knowledgeable and will happily demonstrate all the features of the Smith Machines we have in store so you can compare gyms and see what you are getting with your gym purchase. Yes, especially if you are looking at a gym that has a 150lb weight stack. Plate loaded gyms work well as well, visiting a local Sparks Fitness showroom, you will be able to test a gym out in person and get a first hand experience and see how a Smith Machine works and feels.
Yes, a Smith Machine can be just as effective as a commercial gym setup for keeping you strong and in shape. Additionally, a home gym can also prove to be more effective. A Smith Machine allows you to workout faster, conventionally located in your house, which means you save time that would spend traveling to the gym. Also owning a gym for yourself also can provide extra motivation when to decide to purchase a gym for your home.
They all are great options for getting stronger, toned and maintaining strength. The best way to answer this question is to visit a Sparks Fitness showroom near you and try out all the different styles of strength machines. Also Sparks recommends speaking with a store associate in the strength department as they will be able to listen to your goals and will demonstrate several different machines and will setup them up for you to try as well if you would like to feel how these machines will work for you.