Rental Policy

Please read the policy detailed below. Download, print, and sign the form and fax it back to us at (219) 696-8915. If you have any questions on pricing, give us a call.

  1. Rental rates are based on 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week, or 176 hours per month.
  2. Hours of use in excess of base limitations will be billed at the pro-rated published daily, weekly, or monthly rate accordingly.
  3. Rain days (Short term rentals only)
    If lessee is unable to utilize rental unit due to inclement weather conditions it will be their responsibility to notify Hardings Inc. on the day(s) of non-usage. Excessive non-use due to inclement weather conditions during the rental period might be taken into consideration for rental credit.
  4. Failure to meet base hours will not qualify for any rental credit for unused hours. Termination of rental charges will be when the unit is returned to Hardings’ Inc. yard or upon notification to pick up machine.
  5. Repairs for damages to rental equipment, deemed beyond normal wear and tear, will be charged to lessee’s account.
  6. All rental rates are F.O.B. Hardings’ Yard LOWELL, IN.
  7. All transportation costs associated with delivery and/or pick up of rental equipment will be charged to lessee on a round trip basis.
  8. A current Certificate of Insurance must be provided on all rental equipment, prior to machine delivery or customer pick up.
  9. Lessee agrees to provide a qualified operator and to perform all recommended daily and scheduled maintenance.
  10. All rental rates are subject to applicable federal, state, and local taxes.
  11. Rental units must be returned with a full tank of fuel and in reasonably clean condition or lessee will be charged for fuel, at the current rate, and clean up time.
  12. Tire damage and repair or replacement will be the responsibility of the lessee. Hardings Inc. retains the right to determine whether tires are repaired or replaced and final acceptance of repair work done by lessee or approved vendor. If the replacement is deemed necessary, the tire shall be of the same brand, type and pattern.