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All you need to know about renting tools


We show you how to find the perfect rental tools for your home renovation project or next DIY adventure with Let’sQuip and what to pay attention to when renting tools.

Save big bucks by renting tools. Tools, especially electric tools like drills, chainsaws and grinders are super expensive to buy, hundreds of Dollars in most cases. Unless you fall back to cheap low quality equipment, renting is the only way to go if you want to have a great experience on a budget.

FAQ around renting tools:

Who should rent tools?

As long as you’re not a professional craftsman, you don’t need your own tools, rather rent them. It's not worth buying expensive tools if you only need them for one renovation project or once a year to grind your garden furniture or something.

What are the most popular tools to rent?

All kinds of tools are being offered to rent online, on various rental platforms and by local tool rental shops. Mainly electric tools and garden tools but also hammers, cable cutters etc., everything.

Anything I have to pay extra attention to when renting tools?

Just don’t break them, while it’s quite hard to break a hammer, electric and precision tools are easily broken by misusing them. So make sure to use the tools in the way they’re supposed to be used. And always make sure to clean the rented tools before returning them.

What websites can I borrow tools on?

Tool rentals can be found on various rental platforms and local rental shops. There are specialized platforms like HeyHo or Sparetoolz. But you can also find loads of tools on all-purpose rental platforms like Peerby and FatLama.

So there is plenty of choice and 100,000s of offers all around the world.

Are the rented tools insured in case I break them?

Most of our featured tool rental websites and shops include damage insurance. So you’re all protected in case you break anything by accident.

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