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Copier News

What's the "Interim Rent Fee" in Your Copier Lease?

Posted by William Albaugh on May 23, 2017 10:16:00 AM

Have you ever heard of an “interim rent fee?”

Unless you’re a contract attorney or a rental agent at a leasing office, probably not. But odds are, if you’ve ever rented any kind of equipment, you’ve paid an interim rent fee. That’s not necessarily a bad thing.

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Topics: What You Don't Know About Your Copier Lease

How to Know if Your Copier Rate Will Auto-Escalate

Posted by William Albaugh on Apr 27, 2017 9:23:00 AM

Understanding the ins and outs of your copier lease agreement is an important skill to have. Copier companies use a lot of tricks to incorporate hidden fees into copier lease agreements without clients realizing before signing - they know you won’t know the jargon and you’ll probably only skim the contract. Over time, these hidden fees add up and lead to you paying a hefty monthly bill. As if that weren’t enough to worry about, you must also be aware of auto-escalation fees that may be added into your agreement.

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Topics: Copy Industry Secrets, What You Don't Know About Your Copier Lease

What You Don't Know About Your Copier Lease: Part 3

Posted by William Albaugh on Feb 9, 2017 10:14:00 AM

If you’ve been following along with our informative “What You Don’t Know About Your Copier Lease” series, you’re probably pretty frustrated with your copy company by now! You’ve learned how ‘bundling’ is actually costing you money and how auto-escalation is likely upping your contract rate without you even realizing it.

Well. Just wait until we tell you about two-click billing.

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Topics: Copy Industry Secrets, What You Don't Know About Your Copier Lease

What You Don't Know About Your Copier Lease: Part 2

Posted by William Albaugh on Jan 19, 2017 10:15:00 AM

We’ve already discussed bundling, one way in which your commercial copier lease may not be what it seems. But are you aware that there might be additional sneaky, expensive clauses hidden in your contract that are costing you even more money?

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Topics: Copier Lease, Copy Industry Secrets, What You Don't Know About Your Copier Lease

What You Don't Know About Your Copier Lease: Part 1

Posted by William Albaugh on Dec 28, 2016 4:06:42 PM

Commercial copier leases have an unfortunate tendency to surprise customers over time. For many customers, the unwanted surprise doesn’t come until they’re unhappy with their copy vendor and decide to make a change, finally digging through all that fine print in the process.

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Topics: Copier Lease, Copy Industry Secrets, What You Don't Know About Your Copier Lease