The first question many people may ask is not if I can rent a tile cutter, but why should I rent a tile cutter? The logical answer in most cases will be money. Plain and simple, it is often an economic choice.
Some people may not be able to make the investment necessary to buy a good quality tile cutter.
Another reason is you may only need one for a short period of time or for a single project and do not feel that this justifies the expense involved. A third reason is that you may not have a place or the space to store a tile cutter once you have purchased it. So, renting is a viable alternative. Tool maintenance and storage will no longer be your concern.
Tool Rental Programs
A tool rental program offered by a reputable hardware store offers some great options. Often they will provide you with complete operating instructions and answer any questions or doubts you may have.
And nowadays, these programs do not only rent big power tools but smaller power tools like a circular saw or a drill, so you don’t have to come up with the money to buy one. You check out the tool you want for a limited time period.
What You Need to Rent a Tool
Several things that you will need to rent a power tool whether large or small include:
- Valid ID
- Valid credit card
- Transportation for the rented tool
- Plastic covering for the inside of your vehicle if you do the transporting.
Lowe’s Tool Rental Program
Lowe’s offers a tool rental program at selected locations. So, the first thing to verify is if there is a Lowe’s tool rental program for your zip code. Tools can be reserved online at the Lowe’s Tool Rental Website. You create an account. Browse through the equipment available for rental and you will see if the tool is available immediately and the price for the rental.
Picking Up a Rented Tool at Lowe’s
Lowe’s requires that you be at least 18 years old to rent a power tool. If the tool you rent needs to be towed, you must be 21 years old. Lowe’s Tool Rental provides a specific parking area for picking up or dropping off rentals, as well as curbside pickups that are easily programmed.
Damage to a Rental
If by accident you damage the Lowe’s tool, much will depend on how much damage there is. Lowe’s however, specifies in its contract the terms and conditions of tool rental.
Prolonging Your Rental Period
Once you begin your project, you may decide that you need to extend your rental period. This can be done by calling Lowe’s local tool rental for a time extension and cost adjustment. Lowe’s offers weekly and monthly rates as well as 4-hour and 24-hour extensions.
Tile Cutters for Rent at Lowe’s
Lowe’s does offer a selection of tile cutters for rent at specific locations. Among these are:
- Bridge saw
- Wet Pro Tile Saw
- Masonry Saw
- Portable Tile Saw
- Manual Tile Cutter
Yes, you can rent a tile cutter from Lowe’s. So visit your Lowe’s website for the toll rental program nearest you.