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Renting Home Appliances Vs Buying them
Renting Home Appliances Vs Buying them

Renting Home Appliances vs. Buying Them

When you need new appliances for your home, a decision has to be made; should you rent appliances or should you buy them?

Buying appliances outright will always be the cheapest option if you have the funds in your bank account or even if you have the funds available on a credit card. However many customers are uncomfortable with credit cards as they feel they may get themselves into financial trouble if they had a credit card. Often the need for new appliances catches you off guard i.e. the fridge or washer stops working, the need for these appliance to be replaced immediately often means saving up to purchase them is not an option.

At Rent to Own, we understand that things come up and it is important for you to get the appliances you need as easily as possible. We know that having the ability to rent electrical appliances gives you the peace of mind to acquire the new appliances you need, without having to break the bank.

If you're new to the concept of rent to own appliances, you can check out our article here about how rent to own works.

So what are the benefits of renting appliances?

No Upfront Cost and Own the Product

Paying lump sums is not an option for many people. Also many customers may wish to own the products at some point rather than an open ended rental contract. This is where Rent to Own may be worth considering.

The products are brand new giving you piece of mind that you are not inheriting someone else’s problems. You will own the product outright after completing the 12 or 24 month contract. There is no deposit to save up for and delivery is free meaning you don’t have to save up for the upfront costs so you can get the goods you need sooner.

They’re Convenient

No time to get into one of our stores? No problem. With our vast range available to browse online, as well as our fast and easy online application, you can browse and apply for new appliances from the comfort of your own home. If you are not confident on a computer and don’t have convenient access to transport don’t worry because we can help you with the application over the phone. If you need any assistance with an application don’t hesitate to call your nearest store.

We are committed to providing you with a quick turnaround on your application and in most cases, we will notify you of the outcome within 1 business hour.

They’re Hassle Free

Once your application is approved, deliveries are generally made within 48 hours and there are no delivery costs. Identifying the need for new appliances to receiving your goods at home can take as little as 2 days, without any upfront costs and inconvenience.

We have a wide range of appliances from air conditioners to kitchen appliances to laundry appliances and much more. Browse the range online here and apply for your new appliances today!

With stores in Morayfield and Beenleigh, we service customers from south of the Brisbane River all the way down to the Tweed Coast and out west towards Ipswich and Beaudesert, as well as from the Northern suburbs of Brisbane, all the way up to the Sunshine Coast and Hinterlands.

If you have any more questions about appliance and furniture rental Brisbane, call Rent to Own Home Appliances or visit either of our Morayfield or Beenleigh stores.

 

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Measuring Your Space for New Furniture
Measuring Your Space for New Furniture

One of the most exciting things about setting up a new home is working out where to put all your new furniture and appliances. However, unless you plan properly, you could be in for a nasty shock when the deliverymen arrive! Knowing what items will fit into your house or apartment and how they will work together is crucial to creating functional and comfortable living areas. Many people are unsure of the right way to measure their homes in order to make the best use of the space available. Whether you are buying or renting furniture or appliances, it important to learn how to get the most out of your rooms. This way you can avoid ending up with the wrong appliances or furniture that just doesn't sit right.

In this article we are pleased to present you with our top tips on how to accurately and reliably measure the rooms in your home. By following our advice, you'll never have to worry about whether or not your new couch will fit through your front door ever again!

Get the Measure of Your Home

The first thing to do when thinking about how a room can be arranged is to map out its exact dimensions. By having a clear picture of the size of the space you need to fill, you can choose the appropriate furniture and appliance rentals for your home. Firstly, you should measure the door of the room; taking note of its height, width and a diagonal measurement from the top left to the bottom right corner. Next, measure the length and width of the room before going on to ascertain the height of the walls. Make sure you also measure the position and dimensions of any windows, doorways, fixed appliances or architectural features on the room. When sizing up windows remember to always measure the height from the floor to the top of the window, as well as the windows own measurements. This information will be useful if you are placing furniture against these walls. Once you have all your data, you can then begin to make sketches of your rooms and how you will lay them out.

Know Your Ins and Outs

There is nothing worse than spending hours agonising over which appliance or piece of furniture you wish to rent only to find out it is too big for the space or won't even fit through your front door! The good news is that avoiding these types of situations is easy! All you need to do is gauge the width, height and diagonal measurements of all the entrances and exits in your home as well as all corners, hallways and tight spots. Take note of any obstructions such as railings, ornamental details, light fightings or architectural features. It is advisable to leave at least 10 centimetres of free space on either side of the object you are trying to move.

If you have any concerns or questions, just ask the friendly team at Rent to Own Home Appliances! For a massive range of quality Rent to Own electrical appliances and furniture, contact us today or visit us at our Beenleigh or Morayfield store.

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Moving Out of The Family Home
Moving Out of The Family Home

People of all ages know that moving home can be stressful and is often quite expensive! Leaving the family home to strike out on your own is one of the biggest steps that a young person can make and also one of the most financially risky.

Many young people who are leaving home can find themselves with a lack of available funds with which to purchase the appliances and goods they need. In these situations, purchasing furniture or appliances through a rent to own option may be your first step towards independence. The benefits include greater flexibility, a better range of brand new goods to choose from and the option of taking ownership of them at the end of the contract.

On this page we present our top tips for anyone about to make the break from the parental home.

Build a Better Budget

Finding your feet in the outside world means choosing a smooth financial path and sticking to it. The best way to build a budget is to ascertain just exactly what your weekly expenses will be. Include estimates for food, rent, communications, utilities, transportation and entertainment costs. If you are having difficulty working these out, do some research online or ask friends who have already moved out of home. Be sure you know exactly how much money will be coming in each week and make certain that you are able to cover all outgoings. It is also advisable to try to have some savings or a line of available credit in case of emergencies. 

Furnish Your Home Wisely

For many young families limited access to large sums of money means buying new appliances or furniture upfront is simply out of the question. Too often young people settle for substandard second hand goods which can be unreliable. By choosing a rent to own option, young people can have high quality name brand appliances and furniture immediately at their disposal with no upfront costs. From fridges to lounges, TVs to stereos, beds to computers, Rent To Own Home Appliances can provide you with the big-ticket items that you need to set up house.

Call Rent To Own Home Appliances in Brisbane to find out how or visit our stores in Morayfield or Beenleigh to see our range for yourself. We deliver and install for free throughout our service area. We service from Noosa to Tweed and as far west as Ipswich and Kilcoy. We deliver most business days to North Brisbane areas like Morayfield, Caboolture, Deception Bay and up to the Sunshine Coast and South Brisbane areas like Logan, Gold Coast, Ipswich, Beenleigh, Eagleby, Woodridge, Kingston, Marsden, Waterford, Inala and the surrounding areas.

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Outdoor Entertainment on a Budget
Outdoor Entertainment on a Budget

The great outdoors is a wonderful place to entertain friends and family and really enjoy all that Australia has to offer. From a traditional Aussie barbecue to an elegant covered outdoor dining area, your outdoor spaces can provide you with a range of entertaining options for all seasons. Many people would like to equip their yards with outdoor furniture but are put off by the high asking prices. 

Rent to buy plans are available for outdoor tables and chairs, barbecues, lawn care equipment and more. You can easily create a comfortable and enticing outdoor entertainment area without the hefty start up costs.

On this page you'll find fantastic tips on how you can transform a boring backyard into a blissful oasis where friends and family can while away the hours enjoying good food, good company and the amazing Aussie climate.

Control Your Climate

One of the most important aspects of creating an enjoyable outdoor entertainment area is to make sure that your family and guests will always be comfortable and shielded from the harsh elements. By setting up awnings, shade cloths or pagodas you'll be able to provide shelter and relief from the hot sun or any passing storms.

Keep It Tidy and Have Fun!

Adding fun extras like wading pools, fire pits or BBQs is a great way to ensure that no matter what time of year it is, you'll be able to enjoy your own slice of paradise to the full. Keep your garden tidy and in tiptop shape with Rent to Own mowers, hedge trimmers, blower vacs and more.

Expand Your Living Space

Spending time with friends and family while relaxing in the summer sun or getting cosy by an outdoor fire isn't just for the top end of town! Adding an open-air kitchen or entertainment area will extend the liveable space in your home and provide a fantastic spot for your loved ones to enjoy. By opting to rent to own instead of purchasing furniture and accessories outright, you can quickly increase the liveability and comfort of your property.

Whether you are a young family, a retired couple or an individual, Rent to Own Home Appliances can provide you with the essential items you need to plant a party space in your garden! We offer reasonable weekly, fortnightly or monthly payment terms and have a huge range of outdoor furniture and accessories to choose from.

If your backyard is looking a bit dull and dreary, find out how you can create an outdoor oasis at your place with our amazing rent to buy outdoor furniture. Simply contact our friendly team or visit our store in Morayfield or Beenleigh today.

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How Rent to Own Works
How Rent to Own Works

Rent to Own appliances is one option to consider when it comes to furnishing your home on a budget. When you hear the term 'Rent to Own', it is only natural that some key questions will pop into your mind. It is always a good idea to be fully informed of your rights and responsibilities before entering into any contract. This will help you to avoid incurring debt that you are unable to repay. In order to ensure you are making the right decision for your individual situation, please read through this article. It covers the benefits of 'Renting to Own', what the process involves, what the requirements are, your payment options and more. 

The Benefits of Rent to Own Arrangements

If your fridge, washing machine or tv etc. packs it in and you need one fast but don’t want to buy an unreliable second hand machine with no warranty then Rent to Own may be for you. We offer most household appliances, furniture, electronic and technology products all of which are brand new and you can take them home with nothing to pay upfront and with free installation on a 12 or 24 month contract.

How Does the Application and Approval Process Work?

To take the headache out of the application process we offer you the ability to apply for your rental appliance online, over the phone or in-store. You can expect a timely response that will give you the peace of mind of knowing exactly where you stand. All you need to provide is two forms of ID (one with photo), proof of income (payslips or Centrelink income statement), bank statements for the past 12 weeks and the contact details of three personal referees.

What Payment Options Are Available?

The cost of buying new furniture and appliances outright can seem daunting for some families. We offer our goods over 24 months and with reasonable weekly, fortnightly or monthly payments so your household can get what it needs sooner. For added convenience and to help with making the payments for your rental appliances on time, we provide you with the ease and convenience of direct debit or Centrepay.

Rent to Own laptops, computers, fridges, air conditioners and a huge range of home appliances and furniture are just a phone call away! We service from Noosa to Tweed Heads and as far west as Ipswich and Kilcoy, so If you have any more questions about appliance and furniture rental and live within 100km of either of our stores, call Rent To Own Home Appliances or visit either of our stores in Morayfield or Beenleigh, Queensland.

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For more information about our available furniture and appliances please call our Beenleigh store on 07 3073 4769 or our Morayfield store on 07 3073 4774. You can also pop into our stores in person to chat with one of our friendly staff who will be more than happy to help you with your application!