No storage? No worries.

February 11, 2019

Want to buy furniture for your new house but don’t have the space to store it? There is a solution.


One of the greatest discoveries during this build has been the free storage of large furniture companies. How you ask? All it takes is preparation and a little bit of research.


Since Steve and I have been living between two houses over the past 6 months, one of our greatest challenges has been where to store our belongings. When you add two couches and a bed to the mix, that's when a challenge turns in to a nightmare. 


What we both didn't realise is that many large retailers will have a lay-by payment system, usually between 3-6 months where you not only get to pay for that item in instalments, they will keep it in their warehouse until you need it.


What to ask:

  • Do you have a lay-by or part-payment option?

  • What is the longest time you can store the item in your warehouse?

  • How much deposit do I need to put down today to purchase the item?

We have bought furniture from Forty Winks, Plush, Nick Scali and Focus On Furniture. This is also a great option to pay for those more expensive items over a longer period of time- that way you don't have to completely drain your bank account for the sake of a quality purchase.


Full marks go to Forty Winks who have kept our bed purchase in their warehouse since last October.



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