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About Check the shed

What is Check the shed?

Check the shed is a peer-to-peer rental marketplace that connects individuals looking to rent items with those who have items to lend. Whether you need a piece of equipment for a one-time project or want to try out a gadget before buying it, BorrowBud makes the process easy and secure.

Using Check the shed

How do I rent an item on Check the shed?

  1. Search for the item: Use our search bar to find what you're looking for.
  2. Choose a rental: Select the item and rental period that suits your needs.
  3. Book and pay: Complete your booking through our secure payment system.
  4. Arrange pickup or delivery: Communicate with the lender to arrange the collection or delivery of the item.

How do I list an item for rent on Check the shed?

  1. Create a listing: Provide a detailed description and upload clear photos of your item.
  2. Set your price and availability: Decide how much to charge and when your item is available for rent.
  3. Respond to requests: You'll receive rental requests from interested borrowers. Approve or decline these requests as you see fit.
  4. Arrange handover: Once a rental is confirmed, coordinate with the borrower for pickup or delivery.

Payments and Fees

What are the fees for using Check the shed?

Check the shed charges a 12% service fee on each rental transaction. This fee is a percentage of the rental price, paid by both the lender and the borrower.

How and when do I get paid for my rentals?

Payments are processed 24 hours after the rental period begins, ensuring the borrower has received the item in good condition. Funds will be transferred to your designated payout method, minus our service fee, typically within 5-7 business days.

Safety and Security

How does Check the shed ensure the safety and condition of rented items?

Both lenders and borrowers must verify their identities, ensuring a secure and trusted environment for all. We also encourage detailed listings and reviews for the best experience.

What happens if an item is damaged or not returned?

Borrowers are responsible for returning items in the same condition they were received. In cases of damage or non-return, both parties should first attempt to resolve the issue amongst themselves. BorrowBud emphasizes that it does not intervene in such matters and will not be liable for any issues arising from transactions between users. For further details, please refer to our Terms and Conditions