Furniture rental services have caught the eye of home designers everywhere because of their cost-effectiveness and convenience, but where does one start? If the Ikea dressers just aren’t cutting it anymore, start with these eight online furniture renters.
Areas Served: LA, San Diego, Orange County, Seattle, Austin, Dallas
An expert in the bedroom (and living room), Fernish offers all the essential pieces at a $75 monthly minimum. Lease for as little as two months or as long as twelve.
Areas Served: New York City, Long Island, New Jersey, southern Connecticut, southern New York State
A newcomer in the rental game, its monthly minimum sits at $69 and requires a credit score of 650. The service also includes Conjure Coins, a reward program based on how long you’ve been renting.
Areas Served: 48 contiguous US states
CORT’s biggest perk is that it operates across the country. But not all that glitters is gold: its monthly minimum is $150, credit check is required, and monthly payments aren’t deducted from the purchase price if you want to buy the item.
Areas Served: New York City, Connecticut, New Jersey
A strong advocate against “fast furniture,” ZZ Driggs sustainably sources its pieces and all of its contemporary furniture designers are US-based. There’s no monthly minimum and leases can vary between one, three, six, nine, and 12 months.
Areas Served: NYC, San Francisco, LA, Baltimore, Austin
Feather’s inventory is great for full-home furnishing. Its membership program is $19 a month with various perks, otherwise the monthly minimum is $100. It has a fair damage policy and credit score requirement of 600.
Areas Served: LA, San Francisco, Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin, San Diego, Seattle
Order minimums range from $30-$360 based on their plans, but it carries all types of well-known brands along with its personal Oliver brand.
Areas Served: Austin, Chicago, Baltimore, Dallas, Madison, Milwaukee, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, Seattle
Inhabitr does soft credit checks and requires a security deposit. And if you have pets, there’s a one-time $99 sanitation fee.
Areas Served: 31 cities in 18 states, full list here
BFR’s large inventory carries some well-known brands and there’s a $150 monthly minimum. It doesn’t offer a rent-to-buy option, but the monthly prices do decrease with longer leases.