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The 6 Best IT Services Companies in New Brunswick

Organizations need to juggle many moving parts and functions: human resources, marketing, accounting, product development, sales, customer support, and more. One essential function that is unfortunately often overlooked is IT.   Though we are Atlantic Canada’s trusted source for office furniture as well as office technology, we also pride ourselves in being our clients’ the… Read More

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The 5 Best IT Services Companies in Nova Scotia

Many services must come together for a successful business to operate smoothly and efficiently. At Office Interiors, we are honoured to be the go-to source for many of our client’s needs. But what happens when we don’t provide a service that our customers are looking for? We believe it’s our duty keep our finger on… Read More

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Average Copier/Office Equipment Service Response Times

Moving parts break, jam or wear. Multifunction printers (MFPs), or copiers as they are often called, have a great many moving parts.  It only makes sense that they are regularly going to need servicing. Anyone who has ever worked in a can testify that there are few things more infuriating at work than going to… Read More

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4 Key Concepts to Understand About Your Office Equipment Lease

Purchasing ownership of something is a pretty simple concept. Pay cash for an item, and it’s yours. From that moment on, you’re free to do as you please. Leasing, on the other hand, can feel far more complicated for many people. It features unusual language and contractual obligations that don’t have a familiar analogue in… Read More

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5 Surprising Facts You Didn’t Know About Your Office Equipment Warranty

For office managers and administrators, a comprehensive warranty can prevent significant costs and headaches. On the other hand, a lousy warranty is barely worth the paper it’s printed on and can end up drastically inflating total cost of ownership. Although conscientious office managers rely on service contracts for preventative maintenance, many will miss cost saving… Read More

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The Definition of Remanufactured Toner (Quick Answer)

A remanufactured toner cartridge is new toner inserted into a refurbished used toner cartridge.   Toner remanufacturers will collect used cartridges, examine them, and replace any parts that are excessively worn or damaged.  They then refill the bottle with new toner and sell the remanufactured toner for significantly less than an OEM or new compatible… Read More

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The Definition of OEM Toner (Quick Answer)

OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) toner refers to any new toner cartridge that was manufactured by the company which also built your copier or printer.  So, if you own an HP printer, only HP manufactured toner can be considered OEM. OEM toner cartridges are typically considered to be of high quality, with low failure rates and… Read More

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The Definition of New Compatible Toner (Snippet)

New compatible toner is a blanket term used to describe any new toner cartridge that is made by a third-party manufacturer and not by the manufacturer of your printing device.  New compatible cartridges are built from parts that are all expected to be compatible with your printer or MFD. New compatible toner is generally more… Read More

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Office Equipment Warranties: Coverage, Duration, and Fine Print

Not all office equipment warranties are equal. As nice it would be for the rest of us, printer manufacturers have never gotten together to standardize their warranty offerings the way other industries have. As a result, each manufacturer writes its own warranty agreements. Each individual agreement covers a specific set of products against a specific… Read More

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How Much Power Does a Copier or Multifunction Printer Require?

Is your business concerned about the effect of rising energy costs?  If so, then you are likely taking stock of everything within the organization that uses energy. How much gas do the company vehicles consume? Has the water bill increased this quarter? What about that copier or multifunction printer (MFP) that works diligently day in… Read More

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