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Advantage Rental Inc., the lessor (who hereafter throughout this rental contract will be abbreviated as ARI), hereby rents to the customer, identified by his or her signature and company name on the first page of this contract, the personal property described on the first page of this contract, subject to all terms and conditions on either page of this contract and the customer, in consideration thereof, acknowledges and agrees as follows:

  1. IDENTIFICATION. Customer certifies that all information, identification, etc. provided by the customer as listed on the face of the contract is correct and valid under penalty of perjury. This contract is the sole agreement; a purchase order serves as identification only.

  2. RENTAL. Advantage Rental Inc. rents the equipment for the period commencing with the delivery of said equipment to customer and terminating upon Advantage Rental Inc.'s acknowledgement of receipt of the return of said equipment.

  3. RENTAL CHARGES. The customer agrees to pay Advantage Rental Inc. all rental, mileage, and other charges and costs as set forth in this agreement, or if not set forth herein, at the rates, schedules, and charges on file with Advantage Rental Inc.

  4. INSPECTION. Customer acknowledges that he/she has had the opportunity to personally inspect the equipment, and finds it suitable for his/her needs and in good condition, and he/she understands its proper use.

  5. REPLACEMENT OF MALFUNCTIONING EQUIPMENT. If the equipment becomes unsafe or in disrepair as a result of normal use, customer agrees to discontinue use and notify Advantage Rental Inc. who will replace the equipment with similar equipment in good working order, if available. Advantage Rental Inc. is not responsible for any incidental or consequential damages caused by delays or otherwise.

  6. WARRANTIES. There are NO WARRANTIES or merchantability or fitness, either expressed or implied. There is no warranty that the equipment is suited for customer intended usage, or that it is free from defects. No inclement weather refunds.

  7. HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT. Customer agrees to assume the risk of, and hold Advantage Rental Inc. harmless for property damage and personal injuries caused by the equipment and/or rising out of dealer's negligence. Customer shall indemnify and hold harmless Advantage Rental Inc. from and against all loss, damage, and liability from any and all claims for damages on account of or by reason of bodily injury, including death., and all property damage which may be sustained or claim to be sustained by any person, including the customer, members of the customer's family, employee of the customer, and of any subcontractor or employees of subcontractor of customer, and from and against any and all damages to property including loss of use, including property of the customer and of any other person, firm or corporation caused by or arising out of or claimed to have been caused by or to have risen out of omission by Advantage Rental Inc., the customer or the customer's agent, employees or subcontractors or members of the customers family in connection with the use of the equipment, or caused by or to have arisen out of concurrent negligence of Advantage Rental Inc., its agents and employees, resulting from the use of said equipment, and it is specifically hereby provided that the foregoing indemnification and hold harmless provision shall cover allegations of sole negligence of Advantage Rental Inc., its agents and employees, and the customer shall at his or its own cost and expense defend any such claim, suit of action or proceeding, whether groundless or not, which may be commenced against Advantage Rental Inc. arising out of the use of the equipment and the customers shall pay any and all judgements which may be recovered in any such actions, claims, proceedings, or suits. Customer agrees that the said equipment will be used solely by customer or its agents and by no other person without consent of Advantage Rental Inc. Customer agrees that the said equipment will be used solely by customer or its agents and by no other person without consent of Advantage Rental Inc. Customer agrees to provide Advantage with a Certificate of Liability and add Advantage Rental Inc. as an additional certificate holder on Lessee commercial general liability insurance policy.

  8. TIME CHARGED FOR. Rental periods and charges shown, start when equipment leaves our warehouse and stops when it is returned to our warehouse. When shipment is made by delivery, the rental charges start on the date of the delivery and stops on the date equipment is picked up, with a minimum one week rate for all delivered rentals. Trailered equipment such as excavators and scissor lifts, etc. will have delivery rates in addition to the rental rates.

  9. EXTENSION OF TIME. In the event customer desires to extend rental period beyond the date and time originally agreed upon, customer agrees to immediately notify Advantage Rental Inc. of said desire and obtain Advantage Rental Inc.'s approval and terms for said extension. In any event, customer will pay additional charges, at the usual rate, for any additional time the equipment is retained beyond the time originally agreed upon. The equipment shall be deemed retained by the customer until all parts are returned to Advantage Rental Inc.

  10. FAILURE TO RETURN / NOTICE AS TO LARCENY. In the absence of an agreement between parties for an extension of the rental period, and in the absence of a report and explanation by customer of loss or disappearance of the equipment and payment of charges provided otherwise herein. Advantage Rental Inc. may treat the failure to return any equipment within the time specified as a willfull failure to return said equipment and accordingly securing equipment by presenting of false, fictitious, or misleading identification to Advantage Rental Inc. shall constitute prima-facie evidence of intent to commit larceny, breakage, loss, etc.

  11. DAMAGED/DIRTY EQUIPMENT. There currently is not damage or theft waiver. The customer assumes the risk of (a) damage or loss by theft, vandalism, or malicious mischief. (b)Loss or damage of accessories: such as cords, hoses, points, brushes, hand tools, etc. (c)Loss or damage resulting from overloading, exceeding rated capacity, misuse, abuse, or improper servicing of equipment. (d)Damage to tires and tubes regardless of cause. (e) Loss due to mysterious disappearance or wrongful conversion by a person entrusted with the equipment. Customer is responsible for all loss and damage to equipment. Returning equipment dirty will result in a cleaning fee of $25 and up.

  12. CONFESS JUDGEMENT. In the event customer fails to comply with any of the provisions of this agreement, including, but not limited to, payment of charges for rental, damage charges, cleaning, destruction or loss, finance charges, and the like, customer hereby authorizes Advantage Rental Inc. to go on to customer's property and to use all measures necessary to immediately repossess such equipment, and customer also authorizes any attorney to appear for customer in any court of jurisdiction and to confess judgement against customer in favor of Advantage Rental Inc. for all obligations owing under this agreement plus forty percent (but not less than $50.00) for collection costs, plus interest, with or without statement filed, and in addition, customer waives the benefit of any laws exempting real or personal property from levy or sale.

  13. INSPECTION OF TRAILER HITCH. Customer agrees to inspect trailer coupling mechanism and safety chain before leaving Advantage Rental Inc. premises. Customer also agrees to inspect the equipment periodically and to maintain the coupling and chain in a safe and secure condition.

  14. ACCIDENT NOTIFICATION. Customer will immediately notify Advantage Rental Inc. in the event of an accident.

  15. SERVERABILITY. The provisions of this agreement shall be severable so that the invalidity, unenforceability, or waiver of any of the provisions shall not affect the remaining provisions.

  16. SERVICE. Customer agrees to care for the equipment properly, to use it within its rated capacity, to restrict its use to customer's qualified personnel and to prohibit anyone other than Advantage Rental Inc.'s authorized personnel to repair or adjust the equipment and to notify Advantage Rental Inc. immediately of accidents, disabilities, failures, or like information concerning the equipment. Customer further agrees to pay for all damages to the equipment resulting from improper use or abuse of the equipment upon receipt of invoices therefore from Advantage Rental Inc. for the costs and expense of repair. Customer shall take care of the normal needs of the equipment; including supplying fuel, oil, water and batteries, recharging batteries, etc. Advantage Rental Inc. will service and maintain the equipment in proper working condition and customer agrees to make the equipment available for servicing by Advantage Rental Inc. at reasonable times during customer's normal business hours. In the event that customer requires service at times other than Advantage Rental Inc.'s business hours, customer agrees to pay the difference between straight time rate and over time rate for technician's time.

  17. THE LESSEE AUTHORIZES the release of information with regard to its business and/or financial relationships existing between the LESSEE, its suppliers, and its creditors. It is expressly understood that such information is being requested in support of the Lessee's extension of CREDIT or the renewal thereof, and that all such information received will be held in strict confidence by the recipient for its internal use only.