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5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Using Appliance Rentals

Renting appliances for the first time can be daunting, but it’s also an exciting time because new technology can make your life much easier.

We know what it’s like, you spend a long time thinking and planning about which home appliance rental will be the best fit. But it doesn’t have to be this way!

At Rent to Own, we want to extend our services and guidance to you as much as possible. So the tips in this article will help you enter the renting world without the hassle of committing rookie mistakes.

Keep on reading to find out some of the common mistakes to avoid when choosing your new rental appliance.

  1. Choosing Home Appliance Rentals That Are Beyond your Budget

We know that many state-of-the-art fridge rentals, laundry appliance rentals, and more seem tempting. It can be an elegant and fancy inclusion to your new home, but aesthetics are not everything.

Making sure to look for rental appliances that are within your price range is a wise decision. Do not choose appliances that will become a burden to you in the long run—no matter how good they may look.

  1. Not Getting Insurance for Rental Appliances

Usually, a home's insurance policy does not include your personal property. Suppose there's a burglary, fire, or flood, your appliances will be at risk. Your insurance can cover the repairs and damages for your appliance rentals. It is a wise decision to be prepared and have a backup plan for the future.

  1. Not Checking Out the Appliances Rentals in Person

Whether you are choosing rent to own kitchen appliances or washer and dryer rentals, it is a must to see the product in person. Why? It is because if you search and shop online, everything may look perfect, but that’s not always the case.

It’s best to see for yourself that everything is working and in good condition. Asking about potential issues is also easier since the rental company can show you how to address and fix them properly.

  1. Signing the Lease without Reading and Understanding It

Rushing into a rental agreement can lead to a lot of complications and hassle. Remember, you have to read everything on the lease because there might be clauses that can affect you in the future.

You should also check who will handle the responsibility of repairs and your lease's exact duration. Make sure that you understand the penalties and charges you may face if you do not abide by any clause in the agreement.

  1. Choosing Poor Quality Appliance Rentals

Having a tight budget can affect your renting decisions because you are searching for a practical choice. But paying a lower upfront price and receiving poor quality appliances may cause you expensive repairs in the future.

Do not sacrifice quality and durability when looking for affordable appliances. Look into its specs and maintenance to see if the appliance is worth the investment in the long run.

What to do next

At Rent to Own, our mission is to give you the best quality service because your satisfaction is our priority. So check out our website and choose from our range of home appliance rentals. We have fridge rentals and laundry appliance rentals, as well as washer and dryer rentals

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5 Qualities To Look For In Appliance Rentals

Buying appliances can be a wallet-straining decision. It can cost a fortune, even before they start contributing to your monthly bills.Upfront payments can also be costly especially for those building a new home. So, it’s a good thing that many rental appliances are available in the market today.With the variety of choices laid out for you, it can be a daunting task to choose which one is worth it.If you have second thoughts on which appliance rentals to choose then read on. Below are the must-have qualities in appliance rentals that you should be on the look-out for.Simple yet high-qualityThere is a huge wave of new appliances out there. It's hard to resist the urge to choose a fancier model over a reliable one.Lavish appliances with dozens of high-tech features may have expensive repairs too.Your main goal in buying appliances is for them to last in your home for a long time and not to impress anyone. Be practical and pick a simple one that will do the job well.Make sure they’re well-reviewedTesting an appliance before bringing it home can be a bit of a challenge in the world right now. But, there are other ways to find out their quality.For example, picking washer and dryer rentals with 4 or 5-star reviews. Doing this can help you get to know more about the product before buying it.Plus, review panels can give you a lot of insight into the product and its specs. The next best thing to testing it out in person is reading how well other customers review it.Easy to useFrom rent to own kitchen appliances to laundry appliance rentals, what's important is that it is easy enough to operate.Easy to use rental appliances are beneficial for owners who are not tech-savvy. Plus they will also be able to troubleshoot problems by themselves. So, there can be no need for costly repair services.Reasonable priceA lower price does not always equate to lower quality. You can find many appliance rentals with reasonable prices and reliable performance. But, the price should be relative to what it offers.If it is too cheap, then there can be shady drawbacks that come with it. So, you need to research and look for rental appliances that will work best with your budget.Reliable Appliance BrandWell-known brands are popular for a reason. They’ve stood the test of time and are respected by their users.These brands' products can offer you excellent quality. Plus, fewer visits to a maintenance specialist is an advantage too. So, look for appliance rentals that offer the most reliable appliances.Why Choose Rent to Own when looking for Appliance RentalsAppliance rentals are also long-term investments in your home. It would be best if you gave it a lot of thought and time before deciding what to choose.At Rent to Own, we can help you out! We offer flexible contracts and reasonable weekly payments. Plus, you have nothing to pay upfront, so you can make it fit into your budget.We have rent to own kitchen appliances. Plus, you can also find washer and dryer rentals, laundry appliance rentals, and fridge rentals.So, instead of forking out all your savings at once, why not try rental appliances? Check us out at Rent to Own. Whether you need fridge rentals or other rental appliances, we’ve got you covered.
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What are we all about?

Who are we?

Rent to Own Home Appliance is a Family Owned and operated business servicing area's local to our two stores in South East Queensland. We opened our first store in Beenleigh in 2001 and 5 years later opened a second store in Morayfield. With stores to the north and south of Brisbane we can now service all areas between Noosa and Tweed Heads (your location needs to be within 100km of our store). We also travel west as far as Kilkoy on the North Side and Ipswich on the South Side.We started offering household products like white goods, furniture, TV's and HiFi for Rent to Own and later began offering phones, tablets, camera's and gaming consoles for Lease. Our most popular products are essential items like refrigerators, washing machines, televisions, computers and furniture like mattresses, bedroom furniture and lounges (mainly corner lounges now days). As a small family business we really care about our customers and feel our customer service is what sets us apart from our competitors.

What Is Rent-To-Own All About?

We are about customer service, we keep our contract terms short (2 years), prices reasonable and only stock products we believe are of good quality. We keep most products in stock and have our own fleet of delivery vehicles which allows us to get the products to you quick. We have an easy application process where customers can apply online, in store or over the phone. Once you have completed an application you should get a response within 1-2 business hours. If approved the goods should be delivered with 2 business days. If your goods are required urgently, for example your fridge has just stopped working we will make every effort to deliver same day.

Terms & Conditions

We offer our goods on two different types of agreements, Rent to Own and Lease.If Rent to Owning a product the term will be 2 years, there is nothing to pay upfront and you will own the product no more to pay once you have successfully made two years worth of repayments.If the product you are interested in is only available for lease then the term will also be two years and there will be no payment due on delivery. At the end of the agreement you will not have a right or obligation to ownership, this is the main difference between a lease and a rent to own. Under a lease we are generally willing to negotiate the sale of the goods to you at the end of the lease. Most customers make us offers of around $5 to purchase the leased product from us which is usually accepted.

How To Go About Renting?

The first step in organising a Rent to Own or Lease product is to apply. If you would like to apply online simply add the required products to your application cart then check out and complete the application. If you are not confident to complete the application online, no worries, just give us a call or drop into your nearest store during business hours and we will be happy to help.
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Everything to know about TV rent to buy services

Everything to know about TV rent to buy servicesFor many people out there, they will have heard about a service where they will have the ability to rent a TV for a certain period of time, and then buy the item at the end of the rental term. Unfortunately, many people out there will have a negative association with such a service because they have heard some kind of horror story, usually around the total cost of acquiring the product. At Rent to Own we don’t deny a tv rent to buy contract will end up being much more expensive then purchasing the unit outright. We do however try to maintain reasonable rental rates and make sure our products are competitively priced. The main benefit to a rent to buy tv is convenience and customer service. In most instances the need for a new tv or other whitegoods and furniture comes at an unexpected and often inconvenient time. If an essential item like tv, washing machine or fridge packs it in unexpectantly waiting to save up for one is usually not an option. We offer a service where you can get a rent to buy tv or fridge, washer etc. asap we do our best to get there same day. We appreciate the urgency around replacing such items and will provide a friendly and efficient service to any customer within our service area considering TV rent to buy services (or for any other household product). How to pay for TV rent to buy servicesOne of the best parts about TV rent to buy services is that they are extremely convenient to pay for. We offer small more easily manageable weekly or fortnightly repayments. Repayments can be made by direct debit or Centrepay if you receive and eligible entitlement. The contracts are generally over 24 months. Once approved goods are usually delivered within 1 business day, with no deposit, no delivery fee and contract signed in person at time of delivery. How do I organise a rent to buy tv (or other product)?All customers have to do is jump on our website and then choose the item that best suits them. For example, someone may wish to purchase a smaller item if they have a tight budget or a small apartment, whereas another person with a large family and lounge area may wish to go for something a little bigger. From there, the item can be added to the online cart and then the easy application form can be filled out. If anyone needs help throughout the process, they can easily jump onto the online chat available on our site. For those who wish to apply in person, they can simply visit one of our stores either in Beenleigh or Morayfield. Similarly, one of our friendly team members can be reached for a chat over the phone. Once an application has gone through, purchasers will have the choice to rent to own their new item over a 12-month or 24-month period. Are there any other payments involved in TV rent to buy services?It is common for rental companies to require the customer to make an offer at the end of the agreement to own the products. Here at Rent to Own, you own the product no more to pay at the end of the rent to buy agreement. We do not require any type of deposit and even our installation process is completely free*. All the customer has to do is make the weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments for the term of the agreement then the product is owned outright  If a customer wishes to pay the agreement out early they can request an early payout figure, this will give the customer a significant discount.To learn more about our TV rent to buy services, give one our team members a call today.*Products requiring installation by a tradesman may incur additional charges.
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Rent To Buy Fridges A Rental Alternative

FRIDGE RENTAL MADE EASY AT RENT TO OWN

There are many necessities in a home that we simply can’t live without, and a refrigerator is one of them. It doesn’t matter if you live on your own or with a big family, you will need somewhere to store your groceries. Having said this, it doesn’t mean that a refrigerator is always easy to come by. Even the smallest ones can tend to be pricey, and it isn’t always a reliable option to shop second-hand. Because of this, when a fridge breaks down at an inconvenient time (like during the holiday season), it can be hard to put together the funds to replace it with a new one. Similarly, circumstances can arise where people need to quickly move into a new home and will need to source a refrigerator as soon as possible.. Because of this, we here at Rent to Own offer a wide variety of refrigerators with most models in stock and available for delivery usually within one business day.

Rent To Own Fridges  is an option which can get you a new fridge fast with free delivery and no deposit.

Instead of struggling to purchase a refrigerator outright, people can simply use the rent to own system. This involves selecting a fridge of choice and then making weekly payments over a 12-month or 24-month time period. After renting for the amount of time stated in the contract, you will then own the fridge. It is as easy as that. This is a fantastic option for those who are needing a fridge in a quick fix or simply do not want to blow all of their savings and not have anything left for a rainy day. Furthermore, most people don’t even notice the weekly payments that come out as they can start for as little as $9.50 per week. For those who have big households, they are able to rent our 630L refrigerator with French doors for only $31.49 per week which also includes a water dispenser, LED temp control, and LED lighting. Best of all, all of our items are brand new and come with a manufacturer’s  warranty.. With different options to suit a wide variety of people on different budgets, it can be seen why renting to own is so popular these days.

You can rent to buy other necessities as well

In addition to fridge rental, we here at Rent to Own offer a great selection of other necessities that can be rented as well. Many large families will require extra space for their food in addition to their refrigerator and so they are able to hire a chest freezer through us also. We have freezer options which can be rented for as little as $6.00 per week and are the perfect way for families to save money by having the ability to purchase their food in bulk and freeze it. For those who additionally need other kitchen appliances, we are able to supply them with a brand-new microwave or even a dishwasher, all for a great weekly price. As it can be seen, we have options for those who simply need to rent one item for their homes or for those who need to purchase everything. No matter what your circumstances are, we are able to help here at Rent to Own.At the end of the day, there can be many reasons why somebody may be wanting to look into rent to buy fridges. They may be moving out for the first time and want to ensure that they find a fridge that is of great quality. Another person may need to replace their broken fridge in a hurry and do not have the time to save up the funds required to purchase one outright. Some will simply be looking to upgrade from what they already have. The good news is that we here at Rent to Own have a wide variety of refrigerators and other items that can be looked at in store or online.
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Renting TV Alternative

A great alternative to renting a TV or leasing a TV.
Many Australians, will be considered tv rental as a fast and convenient way to acquire a new TV. They may not be aware of the alternative to renting tv is the option to rent to own where at the end of the contract they can own the TV, no more to pay. Rent to Own offers many of the flexible features of a rental contract, like getting the new rental tv with no deposit, reasonable weekly payments, free delivery and installation, the ability to return the product and exit the agreement if your situation or needs change etc.Watching television can be a great way to bond with loved ones and relax after a long day and a rental tv with rent to owns weekly payment plans more people can afford to get a new tv for their family without delay. Many people will buy second-hand options only to find that they stop working within a short period of time. Here at Rent to Own Home Appliances, like rental tv, we only offer quality brand new products that come with full warranties and after-sales support.We don’t just offer alternatives to traditional TV rental.While there are some occasions where people will simply want to purchase a rent to own TV rather than rent tv. There will be others that need some other appliances as well. Some will need to fill their whole home. Here at Rent to Own Home Appliances we offer a wide range of items that can be rented over 12 or 24 months. Some examples of the appliances we offer are air conditioners, fridges, freezers, dishwashers, microwaves, dryers, washing machines, and vacuum cleaners. For those who are looking for computer items, we offer desktop computers, gaming computers, laptops, speaker systems, and high-definition monitors. Additionally, people can not only rent a TV from us, but they can also rent a Blue Ray player, a sound bar, and other home theatre options. As if all of this wasn’t enough, we even have outdoor options such as BBQ’s, pressure cleaners, lawn trimmers, lawn mowers, and leaf blowers. Fitness enthusiasts will be impressed with our wide range of fitness equipment too such as ellipticals, exercise bikes, rowing machines, home gyms, treadmills, and more. As it can be seen we offer a huge variety of different items that can ensure that any house begins to feel like a home.

We have a simple application process

When a lot of people think of rent to own services, they believe that the application process will be tedious to get a rental tv. This isn’t the case here at Rent to Own Home Appliances. We have a simple application process that can easily be completed online, over the phone, or in one of our stores in Beenleigh or Morayfield. We don’t have any deposit that needs to be paid up-front, and the installation of the desired product is completely free. The contract will be for either 12 or 24 months and once the final payment has been received, the goods are completely owned by the customer. Our straightforward and simple process is often what keeps customers coming back to our stores again and again and sees them feeling happy with their new and high-quality products.As it can be seen, there are many benefits to looking into rent to own options. Items can easily and quickly be purchased and can simply be paid off over time. This can be a great option for those who are needing to replace something in a pinch, for those who are moving into their new homes, or for those who simply have a tight budget at any point in time. With a wide variety of items available for rent such as televisions, furniture, appliances and much more, we have something for everyone here Rent to Own Home Appliances.
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Rent To Own Home Appliances

Rent To Own Home Appliances

Rent To Own Home Appliances

There are many times in peoples lives when they may need to rent home appliances instead of purchasing them. With Rent to Own’s competitive rental rates you can now own the goods no more to pay at the end of the rental period. If an essential household appliance like your refrigerator, washing machine, or television has just broken down unexpectedly allowing you no time to save for a replacement, call Rent to Own, we can often get one to you same or following business day. . With a choice of 12 or 24-month contracts, quick application process and  fast free delivery customers can get the required goods faster than expected (usually within 1-2 business days). To make things even easier, applications can be done online, over the phone or, of course, in store. There is no deposit needed, just a few items of verification. To complete an application we need to verify our customers financial situation via a bank statement. With the use of bankstatements.com statements can be submitted electronically securely and quickly (the bankstatements.com feature is built into our online application page and can be emailed to customers completing their application over the phone).. We understand how hard it is to fill a house full of necessities and we want to make things as easy as possible, so a home can be enjoyed to its full potential. Here is a little more information about some of the appliances we have on offer.

Rent to own fridge

Possibly one of the most important things that is needed in a home is a fridge. Furthermore, a rent to own fridge needs to be big enough for your family and be stylish, why just rent fridges when you can rent to own! We have a variety of different refrigerators with different price options that are sure to suit any family of any size. Purchasers are able to own their fridge after 24 months and will not have to lay down any deposit or pay for delivery. A rent to own fridge can be the perfect saviour when old refrigerators randomly break down, which always seems to happen around Christmas or birthdays. Instead of stressing, a rent to own fridge can easily be applied for and can quickly be delivered. We fully appreciate how urgent a replacement refrigerator can be and will do our best to get one to you asap (usually same or following day).

Rent to own TV’s

While some people think that a TV isn’t a necessity, we understand how important it is. A television can help bring the family together and is a great way to wind down after a long day. . When an old TV breaks down, or when moving into a new place, rent to own TV’s are the perfect option for every family. We stock a wide range of smart rent to own TV’s starting from only $7 per week. For those looking for something a little more extravagant, we have a 70” option that includes Android TV and more. All of our rent to own TV’s come with a three-year warranty, giving purchasers the peace of mind that their items won’t break before they are able to pay them off. Choosing to rent is a great way to not break the bank while also impressing loved ones with a brand new smart TV.

Rent Other appliances

As well as refrigerators and TV’s we also offer a range of other appliances that can be rented. Such items include air conditioners, freezers, washing machines, clothes dryers, kitchen appliances, vacuum cleaners and more. We even offer furniture options and fitness equipment. Families are able to fill their whole house with all of our products available if they choose. We take pride in our services because we are able to help many people in need who are otherwise unable to come up with a lump sum to purchase their necessities. Rent to Own Home Appliances is a family owned and operated business and customer service is of paramount important. We appreciate that renting your home appliances rather than purchasing them outright is more expensive and we are always willing to put the extra effort in to add value for our customers. If you are someone who may not have the upfront costs to fill your home and want great after sales support then renting to own appliances may be the perfect option for you.
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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

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

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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