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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

Business Report: American Rental Celebrates 41 Years - Operating in Bedford Since 1983

BEDFORD - (February 13, 2022) - American Rental is celebrating 41 years of business first opened in 1980 in Bloomington Indiana.

In Bedford its location was known as Full-O-Pep which operated on 16th Street by the former Kroger store was located which opened in 1983.

American Rental is a family owned and operated business.

American Rental has grown to include more than 50 retail locations throughout Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

The retailer, as well as the Bedford location offer brand name furnishings (furniture, appliances, electronics, mattresses and more.

(Product is available to sell off the saleroom floor. Mark Nolan stands with washers and dryers)

There are affordable payment options. In an ever-changing world of business, the customer is frequently forgotten, but American Rental President David P. David pledges.

"One thing we will never change is our dedication to our customers," said David P. David.

Mark Nolan, Store Manager (left) and Heidi Wagner, Account Rep (right)

American Rental Manager Mark Nolan has worked for American Rental off and on for 23 years. Nolan first started as a sales representative, then as store manager.

" I started out about 19 years of age working here. I purchased my first video camera and VCR. II was coming in to make payments and was asked if I wanted to work for them," said Nolan.

" This company is a great place to work for and gives a person to move up in the company. We currently have six full time employees, and currently there are no openings but encourages people to turn in an application,"

Customers are given the opportunity not only to rent but can make purchases off the sales room floor. There are no credit checks, and we try our best to work with the customer in any financial situation that may arise. The store offers weekly or monthly payment plans.

" The six months same as cash option first originated with our company," said Nolan.

Nolan would like to challenge people to come over to the American Facebook Page to find out about weekly specials, special offers and more.

(Go to American Rental Facebook page and find out the latest promotions and products available for sale or rent)


  • Great Cash Prices and Great Rental Rates

  • No Credit Checks

  • Name-Brand Top-Quality Products You Can Depend On

  • No long-term obligations: Terminate an Agreement at Any Time

  • Great Repair Service by In-House Certified Technicians and Free loaners as needed

  • Pay off Rewards: 6 Months Additional Warranty with damage waiver plan

  • Early Buyout: Automatically 50 % off with agreement balance after 180 days

  • Free Delivery and Installation

  • We'll Move Rented product at no charge should you relocate locally

  • We'll pick up and Hold Merchandise for up to 60 days Without Penalty Should you fall behind on Payments

  • 100 % of Rent Paid Comes Off 180 days Same as Cash Price (Other Rent to Companies Do not offer This)

American Rental would like to thank the customers that continue to support their business many are now third generation of customers. Stop by and shop for the name brand products you have come to know and trust.

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