Damage protection is an optional service offered by The Home Depot that relieves Customer of repair or replacement charges if the Equipment is damaged during normal use during the Rental Period. The charge for Damage Protection is 15% of the Rental Price and will appear as a separate line item charge on the Agreement and on the invoice. Customer must accept or decline the Damage Protection service at the time of rental. Damage Protection is not insurance. Damage Protection does not cover loss of or damage to the Equipment caused by theft, abuse, misuse, neglect, intentional acts and/or failure to follow proper use and care instructions provided for the Equipment. Customer expressly acknowledges and agrees that Customer shall be responsible for all repair or replacement costs not covered by Damage Protection.
Our Tool Rental Centers’ hours of operation match the store in which they are located and are also open 7 days a week. Please check your local store for actual hours of operation.
We rent a variety of professional-quality tools ranging from smaller hand-tools to larger machinery, such as trenchers.
We offer competitive prices that vary based on the type of tool. Please check the website or contact your local store for details.
We allow you to rent the tools, so you can own the project. We offer a large assortment of reliable tools, have over 1000 locations for your convenience, and save you from the cost and hassle of tool maintenance and storage
Most of the tools will fit in your car or truck. We also offer trailers or Load N’ Go trucks to rent for your convenience.
You can rent on your terms. We offer 4-hour, daily, weekly, and monthly rentals.
Our associates will ensure the tool works properly before you leave the store. If you experience issues with the tool while completing your project, simply bring it back to the Tool Rental Center to get a replacement. If you purchase Damage Protection at the time of your rental, you are not responsible for repair costs for tools that break due to normal use.
Tool and equipment rentals are on a “first come, first serve” basis, so there are no advanced reservations available. Please call your local store or browse homedepot.com/rentals to check tool availability prior to visiting the store.
You will need a government-issued photo ID such as a driver’s license or passport, as well as a valid credit card for the deposit. No debit cards or gift cards will be accepted at the time of rental; however debit cards are accepted for the rental fees upon return of the tool
1. GENERAL. This Agreement is between Home Depot U.S.A., Inc. (“The Home Depot”) and the customer identified on the front page of this Agreement (“Renter”). The Home Depot will provide Renter the tools, large equipment (including, dump trucks), vehicles (collectively, “Equipment”) described on the front page of this Agreement and in accordance with the terms set forth in this Agreement. The Home Depot will provide the Equipment “as is” and in good working condition during the rental period (the “Rental Period”) and according to the initial rental subtotal price identified on the front page of this Agreement (“Rental Price”). Renter agrees to return the Equipment prior to the expiration of the Rental Period, or to pay the additional rental fees described in Section 10. To the extent Renter has entered into a Master Rental Agreement (“MRA”) with Home Depot and the terms of the MRA and this Agreement conflict, then the terms of the MRA will govern.
2. PAYMENT. Renter is responsible for all charges due in full at the commencement of the Rental Period or upon The Home Depot’s request, using a payment card approved by The Home Depot (“Renter Card”), including deposits (“Deposits”). Renter consents to the reservation of credit for estimated charges due, and authorizes The Home Depot to process all amounts due, on Renter Card (including vehicle rental, traffic law violations and parking citations, and any applicable administrative charge). In the event Renter cancels delivery of large equipment within 12 hours of the scheduled delivery time, a cancellation fee will be charged to the credit card on file. All charges are subject to audit, and either party will promptly pay to or credit the other party for any necessary adjustments or corrections to charges as a result of the audit. Renter must notify The Home Depot in writing of any disputed amounts, including credit card charges, within twenty-five (25) days after the receipt of The Home Depot rental contract/invoice, or Renter will be deemed to have irrevocably waived its right to dispute such amounts. Renter will also pay all direct costs of collection, including attorney fees, and interest at the highest rate permitted by law on any past-due amounts.
3. PERMITTED USE/RESTRICTIONS/MAINTENANCE. Renter agrees that The Home Depot has no control over the manner in which the Equipment is operated during the Rental Period. Renter warrants that:
(a) Renter will inspect the Equipment to confirm that it is in good condition, without defects and is suitable for Renter’s intended use;
(b) Renter has received all information requested regarding the operation of the Equipment;
(c) Home Depot is not responsible for providing operator or other training unless requested by Renter;
(d) Renter will: (I) use the Equipment for its customary purpose, in compliance with all operating and safety instructions, (II) immediately discontinue use of the Equipment if it becomes unsafe or in a state of disrepair, and (III) not use the Equipment in a negligent, unauthorized, or abusive manner;
(e) The Equipment will be kept in a secure location;
(f) Renter will maintain possession of the Equipment and will not sublease, sell the Equipment, or assign this Agreement;
(g) Renter will keep the Equipment free and clear of all liens, charges and encumbrances;
(h) Renter will use the Equipment in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations;
(i) Renter will not alter or cover up any decal or insignia on the Equipment or remove any operational or safety instructions;
(j) Renter will not aid in the vandalism or theft of the Equipment;
(k) Renter will not rent the Equipment upon the basis of false or misleading information;
(l) Renter will not operate the Equipment while intoxicated or under the influence of any substance that impairs Renter’s ability to operate the Equipment; and
(m) Renter will not remove, operate, or utilize the Equipment outside of the United States, Canada or Guam.
I. For Tool and Large Equipment Rentals Only. Renter is required to do the following:
II. For Vehicle Rentals Only. The rented vehicle includes tires, loading ramps, if applicable, a trailer, customary vehicle accessories, and documents (“Vehicle”). For the purposes of this Agreement, “Authorized Driver” means, the following people to the extent they are at least 21 years old, have a valid driver’s license for the class of Vehicle being rented, and have Renter’s express permission to operate the Vehicle: (i) Renter, (ii) Renter’s spouse; and (iii) additional drivers named on the front page of this Agreement.
(a) Use Restrictions. The following restrictions apply to the use of the Vehicle:
(b) Fuel. Renter will return the Vehicle with the same level of fuel that the Vehicle contained when rented (“Original Fuel Level”). Vehicles returned with less than the Original Fuel Level are subject to a fuel replacement charge.
(c) Repossession of Vehicle. The Vehicle may be repossessed, without notice and at Renter’s expense, if the Vehicle (i) is not returned to The Home Depot at the expiration of the Rental Period; (ii) is illegally parked; (iii) is used in violation of law or this Agreement; (iv) is sold or transferred in violation of this Agreement; or (v) appears to be abandoned.
(d) Property Placed, Transported or Left in Vehicle or at The Home Depot. Renter is solely responsible for all loss of and damage to any property placed, transported or left in the Vehicle, or at a Home Depot facility. Renter will pay all costs associated with the disposal of any such property.
(e) Parking Citations. Renter will pay all fines for parking citations issued during the Rental Period. In the event The Home Depot is required to respond to authorities concerning any citations, then Renter will be charged an administrative fee of $20. The Home Depot may provide information about this Agreement to those authorities.
(f) Toll Fees. Unless Renter has accepted the flat rate, (i) Renter will pay all toll fees accrued during the Rental Period; and (ii) in the event The Home Depot is required to pay toll charges, then Renter will be charged an administrative fee of $20 plus the cost of the toll fee(s) after the Rental Period has concluded. Renter agrees that additional charges may occur up to 12 months after the rental period has concluded. Flat rates may not be offered in all areas, states, or stores.
(g) California Proposition 65 Vehicle Rental WARNING: Operating, servicing and maintaining a passenger vehicle or off-highway motor vehicle can expose you to chemicals including engine exhaust, carbon monoxide, phthalates, and lead, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. To minimize exposure, avoid breathing exhaust, do not idle the engine except as necessary, service your vehicle in a well-ventilated area and wear gloves or wash your hands frequently when servicing your vehicle. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/passenger-vehicle.
III. Equipment Return.
(a) On or before on the date and at the time specified in the Agreement, Renter will return the Equipment to The Home Depot location where the Equipment was rented in the same condition as when rented. Moreover, if the Equipment is not returned as specified in this Section 3, a cleaning charge, a drop charge or a rate change may apply (in addition to any remedies set forth in Section 8 below). If the Equipment is not returned at the expiration of the Rental Period or if The Home Depot determines that the Equipment is no longer in Renter’s possession, Renter will be deemed unlawfully in possession of the Equipment, and The Home Depot may, among other remedies, seek the issuance of a warrant for the arrest of Renter or any other person in possession of the Equipment.
(b) Additional Failure to Return Provisions:
Unlawful failure to return the Equipment within 72 hours of expiration of Rental Period is a class 1 misdemeanor.
Failure to return the Equipment upon expiration of the Rental Period and failure to pay all amounts due (including costs for damage to the property or equipment) are evidence of abandonment or refusal to redeliver the Equipment, punishable in accordance with section 812.155, Florida Statutes.
IV. Telematics. The Equipment may be equipped with a telematics device that enables The Home Depot or its fleet management provider to monitor the use and location of the Equipment. The telematics device is used to collect the Equipment’s location (determined by GPS systems), fuel consumption, mileage, and systems status information. The Home Depot may use the information for various purposes, including, but not limited to: (i) locating lost or stolen Equipment; (ii) analyzing and improving The Home Depot’s rental program; (iii) enforcing the terms of this Agreement; or (iv) providing Renter with support, assistance, or services. The Home Depot may share information collected with companies performing services for The Home Depot, and as deemed necessary by The Home Depot, (A) to comply with legal process or a request from a governmental entity, and (B) to protect The Home Depot's rights and property.
V. Investigations. All Renters will promptly complete incident reports, deliver to The Home Depot a copy of all related documents, and fully cooperate with The Home Depot’s investigation of any vandalism, theft, accident, claim or lawsuit involving the Equipment. This obligation to cooperate does not create a duty of defense by The Home Depot.
VI. California Proposition 65 Warning Notification Requirement. Renter acknowledges that Equipment can expose Renter to chemicals including toluene, which are known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.
4. EQUIPMENT DAMAGE / REPAIRS / PROTECTION.
I. For Tool and Large Equipment Rentals Only; Excluding Dump Trucks.
(a) Equipment Damage. Regardless of fault, Renter is responsible for all loss of and damage to tools and large equipment (including loss or damage due to normal use and damage caused by theft, abuse, misuse, neglect, or intentional acts). Renter is responsible for The Home Depot’s loss of use and an administrative charge for expenses associated with processing the loss and damage claim (collectively, “Administrative Charges”).
(b) Tool Damage Protection. Tool damage protection is an optional service offered by The Home Depot that, if selected, modifies this Agreement to relieve Renter of repair charges, replacement charges or Administrative Charges if the Equipment is damaged during normal use during the Rental Period (“Tool Damage Protection”). Renter must accept or decline the Tool Damage Protection. In the event Renter elects Tool Damage Protection services: (i) the charge for Tool Damage Protection is 15% of the Rental Price and will appear as a separate line-item on the Agreement and on the invoice; and (ii) Tool Damage Protection does not cover loss of or damage to tools and large equipment caused by anything other than normal use, including damage caused by theft, abuse, misuse, neglect, or intentional acts. Renter expressly acknowledges and agrees that Renter will be responsible for all loss or damage caused by anything other than normal use of tools and large equipment. Tool Damage Protection is not insurance and The Home Depot may make a profit on its Tool Damage Protection.
(c) Repairs. In the event Renter does not elect to purchase Tool Damage Protection, Renter agrees that an estimated “Repair Cost” will be charged for tools and large equipment that is returned with damage due to abuse, misuse, neglect, or intentional acts. The Repair Cost will not exceed the fair market value of the Equipment and applicable fees. Renter acknowledges and agrees to pay the Repair Cost and authorizes The Home Depot to charge the Repair Cost to the Renter Card. All maintenance or repairs must be performed by The Home Depot.
II. For Vehicle Rentals Only.
(a) Vehicle Damage. Regardless of fault, Renter is responsible for all loss of and damage to the Vehicle (including loss or damage to the spare tire, jack, trailer (when applicable), and loading ramps), plus actual towing, storage, impound and other related expenses. Renter is responsible for The Home Depot’s loss of use and Administrative Charges.
(b) Repairs. Renter will not repair or replace any part of the Vehicle or otherwise alter the Vehicle without the prior written consent of The Home Depot. In the event consent is not obtained, Renter will pay for all unauthorized repairs, replacement parts, and the cost of restoring any unauthorized alterations.
(c) Vehicle Damage Protection. Vehicle damage protection is an optional service offered by The Home Depot during the Rental Period for an additional charge (“Vehicle Damage Protection”). Renter must accept or decline Vehicle Damage Protection. In the event Renter elects Vehicle Damage Protection services: (i) the charge for Vehicle Damage Protection is 15% of the Rental Price and will appear as a separate line-item on the Agreement and on the invoice; and (ii) this optional service modifies this Agreement to relieve Renter of liability for Covered Damages. Vehicle Damage Protection is not insurance and The Home Depot may make a profit on its Vehicle Damage Protection program.
(d) For purposes of this Agreement, the term “Covered Damages” will mean any non-collision related physical damage to a Vehicle up to the first $500 per incident. The Covered Damages will be subject to the exclusions set forth in Section 4(II)(d). Renter will remain responsible for all costs and fees after the first $500 per incident, regardless of whether caused by Renter, another Authorized Driver, a third party, an act of God, or any other cause. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, Renter will be fully responsible for the actual cash value of a Vehicle due to a theft of the Vehicle, unless: (i) Renter or Authorized Driver has possession of the ignition keys, (ii) an Authorized Driver files an official report of the theft with the applicable law enforcement agency within twenty-four (24) hours of learning of the theft, and (iii) Renter and any Authorized Drivers cooperate with The Home Depot and law enforcement in providing all relevant information concerning the theft.
(e) Exclusions. Vehicle Damage Protection will not cover: (i) loss arising out of an accident which involving the Vehicle that occurs while Renter or Authorized Driver is under the influence of alcohol or drugs; (ii) loss arising out of the operation of Vehicle by any driver other than an Authorized Driver; (iii) property damage to property transported or in the care, custody, or control of Renter or Authorized Driver; (iv) liability arising out of the use of Vehicle, which was obtained based on false, misleading, or fraudulent information; (v) loss arising out of the use of Vehicle when such use is otherwise in violation of the terms and conditions of this Agreement (including the terms and conditions of any MRA); and (vi) loss or damage caused by abuse, misuse, or intentional acts.
(f) Additional Notices. In addition to the requirements stated in this Section 4.II, the following provisions are applicable within the noted State or Territory:
Connecticut, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, and Virginia
NOTICE: This contract offers, for an additional charge, a collision damage waiver to cover your financial responsibility for damage to the rental vehicle. The purchase of a collision damage waiver is optional and may be declined. You are advised to carefully consider whether to sign this waiver if you have rental vehicle collision coverage provided by your credit card or collision insurance on your own vehicle. Before deciding whether to purchase the collision damage waiver, you may wish to determine whether your own vehicle insurance affords you coverage for damage to the rental vehicle and the amount of deductible under your own insurance coverage.
UNDER MINNESOTA LAW, A PERSONAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE POLICY MUST: (1) COVER THE RENTAL OF THIS MOTOR VEHICLE AGAINST DAMAGE TO THE VEHICLE AND AGAINST LOSS OF USE OF THE VEHICLE; AND (2) EXTEND THE POLICY'S BASIC ECONOMIC LOSS BENEFITS, RESIDUAL LIABILITY INSURANCE, AND UNINSURED AND UNDERINSURED MOTORIST COVERAGES TO THE OPERATION OR USE OF A RENTED MOTOR VEHICLE. THEREFORE, PURCHASE OF ANY COLLISION DAMAGE WAIVER OR SIMILAR INSURANCE AFFECTED IN THIS RENTAL CONTRACT IS NOT NECESSARY. IN ADDITION, PURCHASE OF ANY ADDITIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE IS NOT NECESSARY IF YOUR POLICY WAS ISSUED IN MINNESOTA UNLESS YOU WISH TO HAVE COVERAGE FOR LIABILITY THAT EXCEEDS THE AMOUNT SPECIFIED IN YOUR PERSONAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE POLICY.
NOTICE: This contract offers, for an additional charge, optional vehicle protection to cover your financial responsibility for damage or loss to the rental vehicle. The purchase of optional vehicle protection is optional and may be declined. You are advised to carefully consider whether to purchase this protection if you have rental vehicle collision coverage provided by your credit card or automobile insurance policy. Before deciding whether to purchase optional vehicle protection, you may wish to determine whether your credit card or your vehicle insurance affords you coverage for damage to the rental vehicle and the amount of deductible under such coverage.
The State of Rhode Island requires us to provide the following additional information about your liability for damage to the rental car and the purchase of a damage waiver. If Renter purchases a Vehicle Damage Protection, The Home Depot will waive our right to hold you or any authorized driver liable for damage. Even if you buy the Vehicle Damage Protection, you and any Authorized Driver will remain liable for damage or loss if: (1) caused intentionally, willfully or wantonly; (2) occurred while operating the rental vehicle while legally intoxicated or under the influence of any illegal drug or chemical as defined or determined under the law of the state in which the damage occurred; (3) caused while engaging in any speed contest; (4) caused while using the vehicle to push or tow anything or using the vehicle to carry persons or property for hire, unless expressly authorized in the rental agreement; (5) incurred while driving outside the United States or Canada, or, if state restrictions are imposed by the rental agreement if such damage or loss is incurred outside of those states where operation of the vehicle is expressly authorized in the rental agreement; (6) incurred while the vehicle is driven, with the Renter's permission or accession, by anyone other than an Authorized Driver; (7) incurred after the private passenger automobile was rented or an Authorized Driver was approved as a result of fraudulent information provided to the rental company; (8) incurred as a result of commission of a felony; and (9) incurred if the vehicle is stolen and Renter or Authorized Driver fails to return the original ignition key, fails to file a police report within seventy-two (72) hours of discovering the theft, or fails to cooperate with the Home Depot, police or other authorities in all matters connected with the investigation.
5. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
I. For Tool and Large Equipment Rentals Only. DURING THE RENTAL PERIOD, RENTER ASSUMES ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH AND FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE POSSESSION, CUSTODY AND OPERATION OF THE TOOLS AND LARGE EQUIPMENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, RENTAL CHARGES, RENTER TRANSPORT, LOADING AND UNLOADING, PROPERTY DAMAGES AND DESTRUCTION, LOSSES, PERSONAL INJURY, AND DEATH. RENTER EXPRESSLY ASSUMES ALL RISK OF DAMAGE TO THE TOOLS AND LARGE EQUIPMENT UNLESS RENTER PURCHASED TOOL DAMAGE PROTECTION, WHICH ALLEVIATES CERTAIN COSTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES, AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 4. FAILURE TO RETURN THE TOOLS AND LARGE EQUIPMENT COULD LEAD TO RENTER BEING PROSECUTED FOR A CRIME.
II. For Vehicle Rentals Only. (a) EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY STATED IN SECTION 4(II)(c) AND TO THE EXTENT RENTER PURCHASED VEHICLE DAMAGE PROTECTION, RENTER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR BODILY INJURY (INCLUDING DEATH) AND PROPERTY DAMAGE TO OTHERS RESULTING FROM USE OR OPERATION OF THE VEHICLE. (b) Except for California, The Home Depot may provide Renter with liability insurance, as set forth in the table below:
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Canada, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New York, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Utah
If there is no violation of a Use Restriction (as defined in Section 3) and to the extent required or permitted by applicable law, The Home Depot provides primary liability protection that will not exceed the Minimum Financial Responsibility Limits (defined below) or minimum no-fault benefits. For purposes of the Agreement, the term “Minimum Financial Responsibility Limits” refers to the minimum amount of protection that is required to establish financial responsibility under applicable law.
District of Columbia, and all other states (except California)
If there is no violation of a Use Restriction (as defined in Section 3) and to the extent required or permitted by applicable law, The Home Depot provides secondary liability protection that will not exceed the Minimum Financial Responsibility Limits or minimum no-fault benefits.
The Home Depot does not extend any of its motor vehicle financial responsibility or provide public liability insurance coverage to Renter, Authorized Drivers or any other driver.
The valid and collectible liability insurance and personal injury protection insurance of any authorized rental or leasing driver is primary for the limits of liability and personal injury protection coverage required by FL Statutes 324.021(7) and 627.736,.
THE MICHIGAN MINIMUM FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY LIMITS FOR BODILY INJURY ARE $20,000 BECAUSE OF BODILY INJURY TO, OR DEATH OF, ONE PERSON IN ANY ONE ACCIDENT. THE HOME DEPOT’S PROTECTION AS DESCRIBED ABOVE APPLIES ONLY IF THE INJURY IS CAUSED BY AN AUTHORIZED DRIVER OR BY RENTER’S FATHER, MOTHER, BROTHER, SISTER, SON, DAUGHTER, OR OTHER IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBER. RENTER IS LIABLE TO THE HOME DEPOT FOR CLAIMS OF AUTOMOBILE LIABILITY PROTECTION, WHICH EXCEED THE PROTECTION AS DESCRIBED ABOVE. RENTER IS ALSO LIABLE TO INJURED PERSONS FOR AMOUNTS AWARDED IN EXCESS OF THE PROTECTION AS DESCRIBED IN SECTION 5.II(a).
(c) Subject to applicable law, drivers are excluded from any insurance policy that may be available to The Home Depot, and The Home Depot’s liability protection does not apply to:
6. NO WARRANTIES. The Home Depot does not design or manufacture the Equipment and is not the agent of the manufacturer or any other supplier of the Equipment. THE HOME DEPOT DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE EQUIPMENT, ITS DURABILITY, CONDITION, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Renter acknowledges acceptance of the Equipment “as is” and on a “where is” basis, with “all faults” and without any recourse whatsoever against The Home Depot.
(a) EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR IN THIS AGREEMENT, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, RENTER HEREBY INDEMNIFIES, RELEASES, AND HOLDS THE HOME DEPOT HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ALL CLAIMS LOSSES, EXPENSES (INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES AND EXPENSES), LIABILITIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, PROPERTY DAMAGE, LOST PROFITS, AND SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF: (I) ALL CLAIMS WHICH ARE EXCLUDED FROM OR IN EXCESS OF THE LIABILITY PROTECTION PROVIDED BY THE HOME DEPOT; (II) ALL CLAIMS BY OR AGAINST THE HOME DEPOT ARISING OUT OF RENTER’S OPERATION OF THE EQUIPMENT; AND (III) ALL CLAIMS BY OR AGAINST THE HOME DEPOT ARISING OUT OF RENTER’S FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH ALL TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT. RENTER’S INDEMNITY OBLIGATION WILL SURVIVE THE EXPIRATION OR TERMINATION OF THIS AGREEMENT. IF ANY PART OF THIS SECTION IS DETERMINED INVALID BY A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION, RENTER AGREES THAT THIS CLAUSE WILL BE ENFORCEABLE TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. TO THE EXTENT THAT RENTER’S STATE DOES NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SUCH LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY.
(b) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION IN THE AGREEMENT TO THE CONTRARY, THE HOME DEPOT WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO RENTER, AND RENTER WAIVES ANY CLAIM AGAINST THE HOME DEPOT FOR LOST USE, LOST PROFIT, LOST REVENUE, LOST SAVINGS, LOST REPUTATION, LOSS OF PRODUCTIVITY, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RELATED TO THE RENTAL, EVEN IF SUCH DAMAGES WERE FORESEEABLE OR RESULT FROM A BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT.
8. DEFAULT AND REMEDIES.
(a) Failure to Extend Rental Period: To extend the Rental Period, Renter must obtain The Home Depot’s written approval prior to the expiration of such Rental Period. Should Renter fail to return the Equipment prior to the expiration of the Rental Period or fail to return the Equipment in as good order and condition as when received, Renter will be in default of this Agreement. In addition to remedies set forth in Section 3 (III), if the Equipment is not returned prior to expiration of the Rental Period, Renter will be charged an additional rental fee (“Additional Rental Fees”) until the first to occur of the following: (i) the Equipment is returned; (ii) The Home Depot has received funds in the amount of the value of the Equipment based upon the condition of the Equipment at the beginning of the Rental Period (“Present Value”); or (iii) the 30th day after the Rental Period expires.
(b) Breach of Terms and Conditions. In the event that The Home Depot determines Renter has violated any term or condition of this Agreement, The Home Depot may take all action necessary to secure either: (i) the return of the Equipment; or (ii) funds equal to the Present Value. In the event The Home Depot must take actions pursuant to this Section 8(b) or Section 3(III), Renter will reimburse The Home Depot for all costs incurred including, without limitation, reasonable attorney’s fees. Renter expressly agrees and hereby authorizes The Home Depot to charge to the Renter Card, all amounts shown on the front page of this Agreement, and all charges subsequently incurred by Renter under or related to this Agreement, including but not limited to: (A) extension of the Rental Period; (B) any charges incurred in connection with the recovery of the Equipment; (C) any charges incurred for failure to return the Equipment, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ADDITIONAL RENTAL FEES OR EQUIPMENT REPLACEMENT FEES (less any paid Additional Rental Fees). To the extent required by applicable payment card network rules, The Home Depot will obtain Renter’s additional authorization to charge Renter Card, if applicable, for any insurance costs related to Equipment loss, theft, or damage during the Rental Period.
(c) Payments. Renter can withdraw authorization to pay the Additional Rental Fees on a weekly recurring payment at any time, and make alternative arrangements to pay the Additional Rental Fees. The Home Depot is authorized to obtain updated card account information from the card issuer. Renter agrees that a service charge of 1.5% per month, or the maximum rate permitted by law, will be assessed on all delinquent accounts, until paid in full. Deposits will be returned only after all amounts payable to The Home Depot are paid in full. Renter is prohibited to use any The Home Depot credit line to pay for delinquent or past due accounts and any future rentals will be postponed until Renter’s account is paid in full. If Renter’s payment towards the account is returned, denied, or otherwise unable to be processed, the balance due may be sent to a 3'd party collection agency on the 31st day after the expiration of the Rental Period.
(d) No Notice. RENTER HEREBY AGREES THAT RENTER IS NOT ENTITLED TO NOTICE OF DEFAULT OR NOTICE OF ANY ACTION OF ENFORCEMENT BY THE HOME DEPOT OTHER THAN WHAT IS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED FOR UNDER THIS AGREEMENT. Should The Home Depot fail to meet any of its obligations under this Agreement, Renter’s only remedy is repair or replacement of the Equipment or a rental charge adjustment at The Home Depot’s sole discretion.
9. CONSENT TO COMMUNICATION VIA TEXTING If Renter has consented to receive updates about Equipment via text message, Renter understands and agrees that by providing this consent, Renter may receive up to 5 autodialed informational messages at the mobile phone number Renter provided between the hours of 9am and 6pm. Renter understands and agrees that this consent is not required or a condition of purchasing any products and services and that Renter can opt out at any time by texting text STOP to 97710 to stop (Renter will be sent a confirmation message) or call 1-877-467-2581 or 1-800-466-3337. Standard message and data rates apply. Not all carriers are covered. For questions, contact 1-800-HOMEDEPOT. Privacy and terms information available at www.homedepot.com.
10. NOTICES. The Home Depot may elect to send any notices to Renter by any means determined by the Home Depot. In particular, if Renter has provided The Home Depot with an email address, The Home Depot may send notices to Renter by email and such email notice by The Home Depot will be valid notices for purposes of this Agreement.
11. RENTER’S INDEPENDENT STATUS. The relationship between the parties under the Agreement is that of independent contractors. Renter is not the agent or authorized representative of The Home Depot for any purpose.
12. GOVERNING LAW. This Agreement will be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Georgia.
13. SEVERABILITY. If any provision of the Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions will continue to be valid and enforceable. If any court finds that any provision of this Agreement is invalid or unenforceable, but by limiting such provision it would be valid and enforceable, then such provision will be deemed to be written, construed, and enforce as so limited.
14. ENTIRE AGREEMENT. This Agreement represents the entire agreement between The Home Depot and Renter. This Agreement may not be amended or modified except in writing signed by both parties. This Agreement supersedes any prior written or oral agreements between the parties.