Welcome to the FAQ page.
If you do not find the answers your looking for, please send us an email.
Sign up for Joe Power with Facebook, Google or your email. We'll confirm your identity and eligibilty so you can become an verified renter.
Enter the equipment you are looking for. For example; skidsteer, tractor, tiller attachment, welder, Bobcat T300, John Deere backhoe, Caterpillar dozer, etc.
Enter zipcode and begin your search
Book the equipment you want. The owner will confirm or decline your rental within eight hours, but typically it’s much sooner. Meet the equipment owner to pick up the equipment. Many owners offer delivery, so they may bring it right to you.
Walk around the equipment, inspect for any signs of damage, oil leaks, etc. Test for proper function and safety. Confirm your reservation and get busy! If you have any issues with the equipment you rented, contact the owner immediately.
Returning your equipment
Equipment should be "called off" rent and returned back to the owner as soon as you are done using it. At the end of your rental, replace the fuel you used, clean if needed and meet the owner. Inspect the equipment by performing a walk around with the owner, hand over the keys, shake hands and repeat.
Listing your equipment
Create your free listing with a few clicks. Describe your equipment, upload some good photos, enter your rental rates, and spread the news that your equipment is availible for rent or hire at JoePower.com
Remember, there is no need to renew your listings. Your listing do not expire! Your listings will be on display 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, until deleted.
Be sure to update your calendar on a regular basis so your customers know when your equipment is availible.
The best part about JoePower.com, is that you can list your equipment for rent with or without an operator. How cool is that? Your equipment making money for you, with or without you!
Respond to any request
You will get notified instantly when someone requests or reserves your equipment. As soon as possible, confirm or decline the request and contact the renter if they have ay questions. Don't forget to confirm if your customer is picking up the equipment at your location or you are delivery for them.
Meet your customer
Coordinate where and when you'll meet your customer. Check their drivers license for ID purposes. Perform a visual and function inspection of the equipment. Go over operating instruction if not familiar with the equipment. Check the fuel level (should be full and returned full) and hour meter (if it has one). If all looks good, than send them on their way.
Meet with your renter. Make sure everything is in order. Shake hands and carry on with your day. When your transaction is complete, you can be feel assured that you made a friend and hopefully a frequent user of your equipment. Don't forget to tell your friends about Joe Power, more members mean better selections and rates.
** Important ** Don't forget to rate and review each other after each rental transaction. This platform is based on successful transactions. Honesty and intergrity are vital to your reputation. Members with 5 Star Ratings will have much more business than a member with a 3 Star Rating! So, always treat your customers with respect and professionalism. Treat everyone the way you would expect to be treated at a 5 Star business and bet your reputation on it!
What is the cost of a listing on JoePower.com?
All listings are 100% free.
Your listings will not expire until deleted.
How is payment handled?
JoePower.com utilizes Stripe Payment Processing. Stripe is very similiar to PayPal. Whether you are a Renter or a Rentee, you will need a Stripe account to perform transactions on Joe Power.
Stripe (Stripe.com) allows individuals and businesses to safely and securely receive payments over the internet. Stripe provides the technical, fraud prevention and banking infastructure required to operate on-line payment systems. Stripe is a trusted payment platform for many successful companies such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Target, Pinterest, Lyft and Joe Power.
Joe Power service fee 7% (free for life to the first 100 members)
Stripe payment service fee 3% (Stripe deposits your rental proceeds directly into your bank account)
The total rental transaction fees using JoePower.com are only 10%.
Wow! For every $100.00 you make listing your equipment on JoePower.com, you keep $90.00. That's pretty awesome coming from equipment that was making you nothing when not used.
Who can use JoePower.com?
Good, honest, trustworthy people can use JoePower.com.
Becoming a Joe Power member is not a right, it's a privledge.
We have the right to cancel any member's account for any reason.
There is no fee to join.
What types of equipment will I find on Joe Power?
Construction / Contractor equipment and tools.
Agriculture / Farm / Ranch equipment and tools.
How do I price my equipment?
The more competitive your are with your pricing, the more rentals you'll recieve. Call and research local rental companies rental rates and see what they are asking for similar equipment. Then offer it for less! They won't be able to compete with you! Remember, you don't have the big overhead large rental companies have. You will receive rental request from locals who use JoePower.com because they know the rates well be very competitive.
Who is responsible for the equipment?
You are responsible for your actions while renting someone's equipment. Just like you would be responsible for a rental yard's equipment for damage, misuse or abuse. Normal wear and tear happens when equipment is used for what it is designed for. JoePower.com does not own or maintain any equipment or tools listed on JoePower.com and thus can not and will not be resposnsible for any damage occured during a rental. Please read our Terms and Conditions.
Can my insurance company cover my rental?
If you own a business, there is a very good chance that your policy may cover you and the equipmet you rent. Call your insurnace agent for confirmation. You may request your insurance company to issue a "certificate of insurance" which list the equipment owner as "additionally insured" to cover any unforseen damage that may occur while renting the equipment.
What is the refund/cancellation policy?
Cancellations must be made 24 hours prior to the reservation date.
Any refunds issued must be agreed upon by both parties.
How do I post a request (want) if I can't find what I'm looking for?
How do I book a rental?
How do I leave a review?