What's included in the cash price?
We have included a range of features to ensure your BrightHouse purchase is looked after for you:
- Delivery and installation
- Repair or replacement
- Protection against fire and theft
What's included in the weekly price?
As well as the benefits included in the cash price, you'll also be able to:
- Return your product if you change your mind
- Restart with the latest model
- Take advantage of our pick up and hold service
How do I become a customer of BrightHouse?
To buy one of our top brand products at the advertised cash price, simply pop into one of our stores.
To get credit with BrightHouse you can apply online here and get an instant pre-approval decision in seconds. To complete the process once pre-approved, go into your local store where we will need to see your proof of address, proof of income and photo ID – no references needed.
What documents do I need to take out a credit agreement at BrightHouse?
To take out a credit agreement at BrightHouse, all we ask is that you show us:
- Proof of income
- Tenancy agreement or mortgage statement
We may also ask you to show us:
- Photo ID
- Proof of your home address
If you are in any doubt, come into store and chat to one of our members of staff or call our Customer Service team on 0800 587 0717.
Do I have to provide personal references?
Personal references are not required
Why has the offer changed?
We regularly talk to customers to understand how we can improve. Many customers told us that they enjoy the peace of mind service we provide, but want all of these benefits in one package
Where do I find address and contact information for the BrightHouse stores?
All contact details for BrightHouse stores can be found on the BrightHouse store finder
What are the store opening times?
For store opening hours please check our Store Finder
What are the delivery timings for orders?
Delivery is within 7 days. However, this is subject to the following conditions:
- Warehouse and store stock only (non-stock items may take longer)
- The required identification is provided before delivery
- The product being delivered to your home
- The product being assembled and installed
- All packaging will be removed
Can you deliver nationwide?
We have many stores throughout the country, but unfortunately there are some areas that are not covered yet. Keep checking back as we constantly review where we open new stores!
How many items can I take out on agreement?
When you obtain credit from us we will assess your income and expenditure and perform a credit check to determine your level of affordability.
For new customers, you may be limited to one item or a package deal when you sign up. Package deals are mainly available for our white goods and furniture range.
If you do not qualify for a brand new item, you may qualify for one of our Quality Refurbished (QR) items with a lower weekly repayment. By building up your payment history with us, you may be eligible to add on new items after a period of time.
Whether you are a new customer or a returning customer, the level of credit is based on your income and expenditure, rather than the amount of products you take out on agreement. To find out if you're eligible, apply now
Please contact your local store who will be happy to help take you through the process, it should be quick and hassle free!
When can I add further items to my account?
Your local store will aim to advise you if you can add on to your account, when you make your payment.
The likelihood of adding further items on to your account are improved by ensuring your account is kept up-to-date. For each further application we will assess your income and expenditure and perform a credit check to determine your level of affordability.
Please contact your local store if you have any questions about obtaining additional credit.
What happens to agreements taken out prior to 2nd September 2013?
The change to a Single Price Agreement does not affect any existing agreements. If you have taken out Optional Service Cover (OSC) and Damage Liability Cover (DLC) the benefits of these covers will remain unchanged for the duration of the agreement
Can I pay my weekly bill by direct debit?
Yes, however this will be a monthly payment.
When paying by Direct Debit please make sure:
- Your account must be up-to-date
- You will be required to pay at a minimum of 4 weeks in advance
- The Direct Debit will be taken on or around the 1st of each month
What happens if I cannot make a payment or if my account goes late?
If you are having difficulties in making payment, or if you have already missed a payment, please speak to your local store straight away. Our staff will listen, and aim to understand your circumstances. They may be able to offer you help and advice.
Some of the options available to you may include:
- Returning your item on a pick-up and hold basis, for a period of time, until your financial circumstances improve*
- Returning your items with nothing further to pay*
- Downgrading your items, to reduce your weekly payments
If you do not contact us after missing a payment, we will attempt to contact you. We’ll want to discuss your circumstances and agree on a course of action to help get your account back on track.
*(terms and conditions apply)
What's the APR?
The representative APR is 64.7%. Your APR will vary, and is based on your credit rating and repayment history. Remember, the weekly price is fully inclusive of the complete BrightHouse package.
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Where can I find out more information on warranties?
More information on extended warranties for domestic electrical goods can be found here
What is Service Cover and is it optional?
Optional Service Cover was available to customers who took out an agreement prior to 2nd September.
The bonus of Optional Service Cover gives you the added benefit of a full service package together with peace of mind.
Optional Service Cover benefits;
- It is optional
- Covers cost of product repairs with a one-stop service
- Response within 72 hours
- Repair or loan replacement given (where applicable)
- You can return your product for whatever reason, whenever you want, without penalty, with nothing more to pay. Goods must be undamaged and in good working order and repair.
- If you return your product you can benefit from a restart voucher. (You can even restart your agreement up to 12 months later, and the payments you have made will still count against a product of similar age and specification).
If you took out your agreement after 2nd September 2013 we now include a similar range of benefits as a standard part of our service and it is included in your weekly price.
What is Damage Liability Cover?
BrightHouse require hire purchase goods to be covered against damage caused by fire, theft or accident.
If you took out your agreement prior to 2nd September 2013 and you do not have home contents insurance policy or alternative insurance to cover Hire Purchase goods, BrightHouse’s Damage Liability Cover is available.
Damage Liability Cover (DLC) means that you will not have to continue paying for your product if it is damaged or stolen (subject to Terms and Conditions).
If you took out your agreement after 2ns September 2013 we now include a similar range of benefits as a standard part of our service and it is included in your weekly price.
Are there currently any job vacancies?
We are always happy to receive CV's for Retail, Service Centre and Head Office positions. If you are interested in joining the BrightHouse team please visit our recruitment website www.brighthousecareers.co.uk
Where can I find out more BrightHouse corporate information?
You can visit the BrightHouse corporate website for further company information on www.brighthousegroup.co.uk