There is a plethora of reasons why renting certain household items is becoming increasingly popular, not least because of the cost-effective nature of hiring such items for a limited period of time.
Continue reading to discover five household items and technologies which you never knew you could actually rent!
Real Christmas Trees
Naturally, a real Christmas tree is certainly not an item which, unless you are particularly obsessed with this particular holiday, you intend on keeping in your home longer than a few weeks in December.
Hiring a real Christmas tree is significantly better for the environment and has a multitude of beneficial knock-on positive effects on the local wildlife as well as the increased absorption of carbon dioxide gases from the atmosphere.
Solar paneling is increasingly becoming a more and more popular choice for homeowners across the United States and beyond, not least because of the fact that solar energy is an entirely renewable energy source with the subsequent environmental benefits being momentous.
What most American homeowners fail to realize, however, is the fact that there is a plethora of companies who offer the leasing of solar paneling, both for commercial and residential use. Solar panel costs, however, are significantly less than one would imagine and making the decision to install solar panels will save you a substantial amount of money in the long-run, whether or not you to choose to buy them outright or not.
Outdoor technologies such as pressure washers are the ideal items to rent for a week or so rather than purchase outright, essentially because you are unlikely to have either the time or the inclination to pressure wash your patio and front porch more than once every three months.
The benefits of pressure washing are numerous and include a complete aesthetic renovation of the walls and paths of your home, a reduction in household maintenance costs and even an increase in the overall value of your property.
Wedding cake rentals are becoming a growing trend, especially with more and more betrothed couples planning for a more affordable and relaxed wedding day. If your wedding cake is not intended to actually feed the wedding guests and rather you want it to be at the center of your buffet table for the wedding reception, renting a spectacular, multi-tiered and ornate wedding cake could be the answer.
Air Conditioner Units
Essentially, an air conditioner unit is used to ensure the space in which the unit is located is kept as cool as possible by circulating the air around the room whilst simultaneously drawing out the heat.
Naturally, there are only certain times of the year when one may require an air conditioner unit, so instead of investing in one of your own which will undoubtedly sit, unused and gathering dust, throughout the fall and winter months, hiring one for summer use makes perfect financial sense.