How to Make a Sofa Bed More Comfortable

Dad and baby taking a nap on a couchAre you visiting grandma for the holidays? If so, you might be looking forward to some comfort food and memory-making. However, one thing you’re not so pumped about is the backache you’ll have after spending a couple of nights on the sleeper sofa! We’ve all been there. That’s why we’ve gathered tips on how you can make a sofa bed mattress more comfortable — whether you’re visiting family or hosting friends from out of town.Read Story

Everything You Need for the Best Video Game Room Setup

Man playing a video gameIf you’re passionate about gaming, you deserve a space to call your own—and not just the couch. With Rent-A-Center, you can set up the ultimate video game room fast (and at a low price).

Sourcing video game room ideas to design your perfect space is like building stuff in Minecraft or SimCity—super exciting! Here’s what you’ll need to create the best video game room setup.Read Story

How to Prevent Your Clothes from Shrinking in the Dryer

Daughter helping turn on the washing machineThey’re soft, stretchy, and heavenly. You love everything about your favorite pair of pants — except for that fresh ketchup stain. So, you throw your pants in the washer and dryer. A few hours later you come back to a tragic scene.

The dryer shrunk your precious pants! They’re small enough to fit a teddy bear. While the teddy bear can get away with not wearing pants, you can’t. Luckily, there are ways you can prevent your clothes from shrinking in the dryer.Read Story

How to Shop for a Washer and Dryer

Chrome Whirlpool Washer and Dryer Set with Laundry HamperThe spin cycle on your washer doesn’t work, and your dryer is fading fast. You’re ready to buy a new washer and dryer, but now your head’s spinning from all of the options.

How do you decide whether to go with a top-load or front-load washer? How do you settle on a gas dryer vs. an electric one? Should you choose an Energy Star Certified machine? Which washer or dryer features can you actually benefit from having?

Start with Rent-A-Center to answer those questions. We’ll walk you through how to select a washer and dryer for you, your family, and all your dirty laundry!Read Story