Rent It Today Blog : Offbeat Rental News

The truth is often stranger than fiction and the rental world offers its share of stories that can be considered, offbeat, strange, or just plain weird. Offbeat Rental Industry News from

Fall is the Perfect Time to Play Golf in Oregon

Tired of playing the courses in Florida, South Carolina and along the East Coast? Looking to venture out this fall and drag your buddies to beautiful golf courses set against beautiful backdrops? Then hop on a plane my friends and head for Oregon. Home to some of the country’s most amazing courses, Oregon offers great […]

Photo courtesy of

The Book of Eli movie

The EMP Attack – A Doomsday Scenario Waiting to Happen?

A Fragile Order On September 14, 2008, Ohio experienced a hurricane-like windstorm that yielded wind speeds of up to 78 mph and left over 1 million households and businesses without power–for weeks in some cases. Duke Energy claimed it was the largest power outage in the companies history. As a resident of the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky […]

Rent a Bike to Pass a Little (or a lot) of Time at the Airport

There are many great things about flying. But spending time in an airport isn’t one of them. From delays at TSA checkpoints to layovers and cancellations to mechanical and weather issues, there’s a good chance you’ll be stuck in an airport longer than you’ll be stuck on a domestic flight. Sure, a magazine or book […]

Photo by

Jukebox Rentals Los Angeles

You Can Rent a Vintage Jukebox in Los Angeles

Time Machines to Simpler Times When you can’t physically move back in time you must look for the next best alternative–bring the past to you. That’s exactly what Jukeboxes for Rent is able to do for residents in southern California. A division of Jukeboxes Unlimited, Jukeboxes for Rent offers a catalog of authentic Wurlitzer, Seeburg, […]

Wreak Havoc with These Jurassic World Lego Play Sets

The Park is Finally Open Over two decades after the release of the 90s Spielberg classic, Jurassic Park, the fourth installment in the beloved franchise is set to release June 15, 2015. Jurassic World directed by Colin Trevorrow and starring Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard is sure to move some product this summer and […]

Jurassic World Lego Set

Daisy Duke

Top 5 Coolest TV Intro Themes of All Time

Where Have All the Good Themes Gone? The traditional title sequence has been shortened significantly over the decades. In today’s binge-watch, gotta-have-it-now culture, it’s hard to imagine a time when families gathered around tube television sets equipped with antennas and a whopping four channels to choose from, but that’s how things were in the not-so-distant […]

The 4 Most Awesome Drone Gifts for Father’s Day

Although there has been quite a bit of controversy lately surrounding the use and safety of drones, they are one of the hottest gifts you can give these to your dad for Father’s Day. So what should you buy your dad that can’t get enough of unmanned aerial systems (UAS)? Glad you asked. Below, we’ve […]

Drone Rental

Photo courtesy of

What to Know Before Renting Heavy Equipment   Recently updated !

When it comes to certain pieces of equipment – lawn care, construction, etc. – it often makes sense to rent before you buy. Renting gives homeowners, contractors and other folks a chance to try out the latest and greatest models and all but eliminate any project downtime that can happen when a piece of equipment […]

A Handful of Things Only the Super Wealthy Can Rent   Recently updated !

Most folks can afford to rent the most commonly rented items: cars, tools, vacation homes, and apartments. But there are certain things out there for rent that only the wealthiest people can rent, charter or lease. Here is a a list with five items, courtesy of Andrew Lisa of Private Jets: Rather than sitting […]

Photo courtesy of Reuters

Bay Area Older Adults

Oakland Bay Area Organization Helps Older Adults Stay Active

There are many people who believe that retirement is a time to rest after a lifetime of making a living. While it’s true there are some seniors who would prefer to relax in their recliner and catch-up on episodes of Matlock and Murder She Wrote after they retire, there is a growing number of older adults […]