Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Find answers to frequently asked questions about Protec Equipment Resources. See the most common topics and more. If you do not see your question answered below, please get in touch with us.
Yes. For customers only needing a piece of equipment for a couple of days, Protec has you covered without charging you for the entire week.
Yes. If it’s an emergency ask about same-day delivery.
Yes and No. The rental period begins upon the equipment’s departure from one of our facilities, but as a courtesy, we credit the date of shipment and the date of return receipt. For example, if an item ships from Protec on Monday for Tuesday delivery and arrives back at Protec on Friday of the same week, the chargeable rental days are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Special rules apply for customer pick-ups and drop-offs. Please contact your Protec representative for details.
Yes. If an item ships on Friday for Monday delivery, the rental period technically begins when the equipment leaves on Friday, therefore Saturday, Sunday, and Monday (and every day thereafter) will be chargeable rental days until the equipment is received back at Protec.
Our primary carrier is FedEx, although we ship via most national carriers including UPS and DHL.
Yes, we can ship equipment on your account.
If the equipment you need is in stock at one of our regional offices, then express shipping will always be less than our competitors because we are closer to you OR you are welcome to pick up the equipment for free. If the equipment you need is not in stock at your regional office, then standard shipping rates apply to get the equipment to your job site or to our regional office for pick up.
Returning equipment to Protec is always less expensive than the competition because the unit will be returned to the Protec regional office nearest to you or your job site (often utilizing FedEx Ground service) OR you are welcome to drop off the equipment for free at any of your regional offices.
To return rented equipment or to obtain a list of accessories shipped with your order, please contact us at (866) 352-5550.
When returning equipment, please check to ensure all accessories, manuals and any software provided with your equipment are included.