FAQs

Do your prices include vat on your hire rates?
No all our prices are exclusive of vat as we mainly supply to the trade.

Do I need a transformer with my corded power tools?
Yes all our hire corded power tools are 110v and a transformer will be required for your safety.

Do you provide saw blades when I hire a saw power tool?
No due to the many cutting applications you may be using the equipment for we recommend that you purchase the correct cutting blade for the job you intend to do.

Am I liable for any damage occurred to the equipment I hire?
Yes if any damage occurs due to misuse you will be liable for a repair cost.

Will i be charged for bringing dirty hire plant back in a poor state?
Yes you will need to wash large plant before returning or off hiring otherwise a cleaning charge will be implemented. This is mainly with excavators and dumpers etc.

Am I responsible for any equipment that goes missing or stolen while on hire?
Yes you will need personal insurance to cover any costs due to missing or stolen equipment.

Should I read the instruction manual before I use my hire equipment?
Yes we always advise that you read the instruction manual before using the hire equipment for your own safety.

What happens if I am unable to return my hire equipment back on the agreed return date?
You will need to notify us straight away if you are unable to return the hire equipment on the agreed date otherwise you will be charged for however long you have the equipment for.

Is there a late cancellation fee for any pre booked hire equipment?
No we will not charge you for any cancellations.

Do I need an account to hire from you?
No you can pay by cash or card to complete your hire transaction.

What happens if the machine breakdowns while in use?
If a machine breakdowns outwith your control we will either look to replace the machine or repair it on site.

Do you ever sell off old hire equipment?
Yes we occasionally will sell off old hire equipment. This will either be advertised in the Used Hire Machinery tab or call us on 01387 265882.