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AMP’D Lighting & Audio Visual is the premiere Audio, Visual, and Lighting Rental, Company in the Northwest. We provide AV and Lighting services for events, meetings, trade-shows, conferences, and much more. Whether you need to pick up a piece of equipment for a day, or if you need staff and equipment to put on a show, AMP’D Audio Visual is the AV company for your organization.

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Our Policies

Rental Policies

DISCLAIMER: Every effort is made to assure the descriptions and prices are correct. Lessor reserves the right to correct errors as needed. All prices and availability are subject to change without notice.

SHIPPING: In some rentals order, it will require shipping. Lessor will use a preferred shipping vendor and is subject to change at any time without notice. Lessee agrees to pay both outgoing and return shipping charges at the time of the initial transaction, unless parties otherwise agree.

PAYMENT, RETAINERS, DEPOSITS:  Payment and a deposit, if applicable, must be paid in advance, in full. In some cases, deposits are required in advance to reserve equipment. In the case that a customer is required to pay a deposit and it is paid, the deposit is used to hold the equipment and the date the equipment is to be used. Until the deposit is paid, there is no guarantee that Lessor will hold or reserve the listed equipment. Payment of all fees (or remaining balance owed) is required prior to the rental period. Credit will be extended to pre-approved accounts only.

CANCELLATIONS BY LESSOR: Lessor reserves the right to cancel any order, for any reason, at any time before delivery or will call pickup occurs.

CANCELLATIONS BY LESSEE: Cancellations made 24 hours, before the delivery date of the event, lessee will forfeit the deposit made. If there was no deposit collected, nothing else is required. If Cancellation occurs inside 2 weeks before delivery, Client will forfeit 50% of the deposit collected. If no deposit was collected, nothing else is required. If Cancellation happens anytime up to 2 weeks before the event date is scheduled for delivery or customer pickup, then 100% of your deposit will be refunded. However, in consideration of lessor’s preparing, purchasing, holding in reserve, any sub-rental equipment, or special-order items purchased for lessee’s event, there may be a cancellation fee assessed. Lessor will contact lessee if this happens to discuss.

RENTAL PERIOD: The rental period starts the day Lessee picks up equipment or the time Lessor delivers equipment. If rented equipment is returned before the 3 business days have expired, no refunds or monies back will be paid, unless discussed otherwise beforehand with lessor and both parties agree. If Lessee order is over a weekend or holiday weekend, Pickups can be made on Thursday, if items are available, and items must be returned on the following business day to avoid additional rental charges. Holiday weekend schedule is listed on https://ampdspokane.com/about-us/. Rental periods can be extended and booked for longer than 3 days. It will depend on the availability of the rented or desired equipment.

LOADING INTO LESSEE VEHICLE:  Lessee is responsible for all damages to the property as a result of a Lessor representative loading and unloading property into Lessee’s vehicle. In this event, Lessee assumes the risk of damage to its vehicle and shall be responsible for all damages to the Property.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RECEIPT; INSPECTION:  Lessee acknowledges receipt or will deemed to acknowledge receipt upon delivery of the property as of the earlier time and date indicated on the invoice or actual delivery and that the Property is in good working condition, order and repair. Lessee acknowledges that it has had an opportunity to personally inspect the Property and find it’s suitable for its need and in good condition. Lessee further acknowledges Lesses’s responsibility to inspect the property prior to its use and to notify Lessor of any defects.

INTENDED USE:  Lessee agrees that the property will be used only at the address listed on the event contract and for the time period designated on the event contract and solely for those purposes and in the manner for which the property in manufactured and intended.

RETURN DATE: Lessee agrees to return the property to the place designated by Lessor by the time period specified by the Company and the event contract (“End Date”). Lessee Agrees if the event Lessee desires to extend the Agreement beyond the “End Date”, to contact Lessor in advance of the “End Date” and obtain Company’s approval of such extension. Lessee shall be liable for all costs associated therewith, as determined by the company.

REPLACEMENT OF MALFUNCTIONING PROPERTY: Lessee agrees that in the event the property fails for any reason Lessee is responsible, at Lessee’s own expense, for discontinuing its use, notifying Lessor and transporting the property back to Lessor. Lessee acknowledges that under no circumstances is Lessee authorized by company to incur any expenses for the repair or replacement of property and therefore will not be re-imbursed for monies invested into fixing the equipment.

NO WARRANTIES: Lessor is neither the manufacturer of the property nor the agent of the manufacturer, and no warranty against patent or latent defects in material workmanship or capacity is given, and Lessee expressly waives all such warranties of fitness which may be accorded by law or otherwise.  There are no warranties of merchantability or fitness, either express or implied. There is no warranty that the property is suited for Lessee’s intended use, or that it is free from defects, and any and all such warranties of fitness, or otherwise, are expressly and specifically waived by Lessee. Lessor is not responsible for any incidental or consequential damages caused by delays or otherwise, and Lessee hereby waives any right or entitlement thereto.

RETURN OF PROPERTY; LIABILTY:  At the termination of this agreement, Lessee shall return the property and make it easily available for the Lessor to pick up the property, in the same condition and repair as when delivered to lessee. Lessee shall be liable for all damages to or loss to the property. Lessee agrees to pay all additional charges for cleaning or repair upon return by Lessee, and, further, if the property is lost or damaged. Lessee will pay the Lessor the full cost, replacement or repair of the lost or damaged property, as determined by the Lessor. Lessee may be assessed extra charges for labor and delays.

DAMAGED OR MODIFIED EQUIPMENT: Lessee shall keep the Equipment in good condition. Lessee shall not materially modify or alter the Equipment. In the event of any material modifications, Lessee will be responsible for all reasonable costs of Lessor in restoring the Equipment to its normal condition. Lessee assumes and shall bear the entire risk of damage to the Equipment from any cause, except damage in the possession of the Shipper, during the term of the Lease. Unless pre-existing damage is reported to Lessor within 24 hours after Lessee takes possession of the Equipment, it is assumed any damage to the equipment occurred during the term of the Lease. If Lessor chooses an external venue for repair, Lessee is responsible for the total cost of repair, if commercially reasonable. Lessor may elect to repair the Equipment in-house. In these cases, Lessee shall be responsible for Lessor’s reasonable expenses for parts and labor. Lessee’s form of payment shall be charged the amount of repair expenses owed to Lessor. If the Lessee’s form of payment cannot be successfully charged within 24 hours, the Lessee shall be considered to be in Default. At Lessor’s discretion, a cleaning fee may be charged if any of the following must be removed from the equipment upon return:

  1. Smoke;
  2. Mud or dirt;
  3. Chalk or powder;
  4. Sand;
  5. Any other matter that must be removed from the Equipment before it is placed back in Lessor’s inventory.;

LOSS OF EQUIPMENT: Lessee assumes and shall bear the entire risk of loss of the Equipment from any cause during the term of the Lease. Lost or Stolen Equipment – In the event that the Equipment is reported by Lessee to be lost or stolen during the term of the Lease, Lessee is liable to Lessor for the replacement value of the Equipment. Lessor shall charge Lessee’s form of payment the amount owed for replacement of the lost or stolen Equipment. If the Lessee’s form of payment cannot be successfully charged within 24 hours, the Lessee shall be considered to be in Default.

DAMAGE WAIVER: Lessee must, pay an additional sum to Lessor for a limitation of liability for damaged equipment. The Damage waiver plan limits Lessee’s liability in the case of damage on covered equipment. Damaged equipment must be returned to Lessor at the expiration of the rental period. Equipment covered by the Damage waiver, Lessee’s maximum liability of damage is the lesser of 8% of the replacement cost of the equipment or the actual cost of repair. The damage waiver only limits liability for damage caused by the ordinary negligence of the Lessee and does not cover any of the following types of damage:

  1. Water damage;
  2. Camera sensor damage caused by exposure to the Sun;
  3. Intentional damage;
  4. Damage arising from reckless or grossly negligent use of the equipment;
  5. Damage caused by abnormal or abusive use of the equipment;
  6. Lost Accessories;

COI, CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE: To waive the damage waiver, Lessee must provide Lessor a Certificate of Insurance, naming AMPD Lighting and Audio Visual a “Loss Payee” in the replacement value of the retail value of the rented equipment. If you have questions, please contact Lessor.

MISSING ACCESSORIES: In the event of any missing accessories, Lessee will be liable for the replacement of any accessories to the Lessor.

TIME OF ESSENCE: Lessee agrees that the time is of the essence in this agreement and that the Lessee is charged for the time the property is in Lessee’s possession, not the amount of time the property is used. Lessee’s right of possession terminates on the expiration of the return date and retention by Lessee of possession after this time constitutes a material breach of Lessee’s obligations under this agreement.

DELIVERY/PICKUP: If Lessor is delivering or picking up the rented equipment, delivery is made to the closet point the company vehicle can park. Additional charges may and will result in deliveries to other floors, elevator use or to any location where extra time is involved. Lessor is not responsible to either setup the property or take down the Property unless otherwise agreed to by the Lessee and Company in their contract, all for an additional charge.  If this service is required, Lessee must make arrangements with company at least 5 Business days prior to delivery.

WEATHER-RELATED RISKS: Lessee assumes all weather-related risks involved in holding an outdoor event. Lessee assumes all weather-related risks involved in holding an outdoor event. If any rented Property should become unusable due to wind, snow, rain, hail, sleet, storm, tornadoes, flooding, cold or heat, or any other weather-related, lessee shall remain liable to Lessor for payment of all fees associated with the Property, even if it wasn’t used.

PREPERATION OF EQUIPMENT AND SITE AND REMOVAL OF PROPERTY: Lessee agrees to have the site, upon which the property is to be delivered, free and clear of all obstacles, natural and man-made, prior to the delivery of the property by company. Lessee shall be solely responsible for and shall indemnify Company from any cost, expense, or liability arising from the removal of such property, including, but not limited to, the disposal of such personal property.

UNDERGROUND FACILITIES:  Lessee agrees to have all underground facilities in the vicinity of the installation and setup of the property clearly marked prior to the arrival of the property. Lessee assumes full responsibility for any damage to any of Lessee’s underground facilities.

PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES: Lessee agrees and acknowledges that the following activities shall by prohibited within 25ft. of any rented property: Open fires, cooking, grilling, fireworks, or sparklers, and/or use of any other heat source that may cause damage to the rented Property. In addition to prohibiting any heat source, Lessee agrees that rented Property will be kept clear of any water of liquid source that can harm rented Property.

PERMITS AND LICENSES:  Lessee agrees and acknowledges that he/she is responsible for obtaining any license or permit required by State, County and City to run rented property.

NO ALTERATIONS or ADDITIONS: Lessee shall make no alterations or additions to the installation of the property by Lessor. Lessor assumes no liability or responsibility for any damage that may occur to any persons, including death, or property in, under or around the property as a result of any alterations or additions made by Lessee as Lessee shall be solely liable for any loss and damages that may occur to any persons, including death, or property, including, but not limited to, the property as a result of any alterations or additions.

AUTHORIZATION TO RECOVER PROPERTY: Lessee agrees that if Lessee breaches this agreement, fails to timely pay required charges, becomes insolvent, or for any other reason makes it necessary for the company to reposes its property, the Lessor shall be authorized to enter Lessee’s Property and reposes the property without any legal process. Lessee agrees that the Lessor or its agents may use all means or force necessary to repose its property. Lessee agrees to pay any and all costs and expenses associated with Lessor’s repossession of its property and/or collection sums due by Lessee under this agreement, including, but not limited to reasonable attorney’s fees and costs.

PAST DUE CHARGES: Past due charges start to accrue on the 4th business day, at the start of business, 9:00am, of the original rental date. Additional time and past due charges are 25% of the original rental rate before discounts and taxes for up to 4 days after or when 100% of the original rental rate is reached. Thereafter, Lessor will assume equipment will not be returned and Lessee is responsible for the full replacement costs of rented equipment. Lessee agrees that Lessor may, at Lessor’s discretion, revert all past due charges or fees to a daily rate, and that company may charge interest on all past due charges or fees at a rate of the lesser of 22% per annum, or the highest rate permitted by law.

TAXES:  Lessee agrees to pay and be solely responsible for any and all taxes, including, but not limited to all sales and use taxes. In the cases that we rent to government organizations, they will be excluded from all sales Taxes.

HOLD HARMLESS: Lessee agrees to indemnify and hold Lessor, Its officers, directors, employees, and agents harmless for any and all liability of any nature whatsoever out of or associated with the use, maintenance, and/or return of the property. Lessee further agrees to indemnify and hold Lessor, its officers, directors, employees, and agents harmless for all damages to third persons or their property resulting from Lessee’s possession, use or operation of the property, including any and all attorney’s fees and costs associated with any claims arising from such damages. Lessee agrees, in the event of theft, collision, or other accident involving the property, to furnish the company with a copy of any police report prepared in connection with the theft, collision or accident, and further that the property will only be used by Lessee or the person specifically designated herein, and no other person without the consent of Lessor.

JURISDICTION: Lessee agrees that this agreement and all matters and issues collateral hereto shall be construed according to the laws of the State of Washington. Lessee agrees that the Spokane County Superior Court in Washington shall have exclusive jurisdiction, including personal Jurisdiction, and shall be the exclusive venue for any and all controversies and claims arising out of or relating to this agreement or a breach of thereof.

 

Lessee acknowledges the following: RCW 9A.56.096: THEFT OF RENTAL PROPERTYA person commits theft of rental property if a person who, with the intent to deprive the owner or owner’s agent, wrongfully obtains or exerts unauthorized control over, or by color or aid of deception gains control of personal property that is rented or leased to the person, is guilty of theft of rental, leased or lease-purchased property.

Delivery & Pickup Info

  • Our Office Hours are Monday – Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm. Closed Saturday and Sunday

 

  • Closed on the following Holidays:  New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving & the following Friday, and Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

 


Emergency service is available 24/7/365 for clients in possession of one of our rentals.


 

Delivery and Pick-Up Services is available to All Spokane, Coeur D’ Alene, and Surrounding Areas. 

 

Roundtrip delivery rates In Town start @ $125.00

 

Roundtrip delivery rates to Post Falls start @ $125.00

 

Roundtrip delivery rates to CDA, Cheney and Airway Heights start @ $175.00

 

Roundtrip delivery rates to Sandpoint start @ $295.00

 

After hours pickup and returns from our office is $35.00 per occurrence

 

All rates vary upon order size, availability of Trucks and are subject to change without notice.

 


 

If you would rather pickup your order, your order is available for pickup after 12:00pm the day before the first use date and is due back before 6:00pm the day of the event end date listed on order.

Labor & Setup Fees

Labor rates vary based on the event, equipment and the level of programming or expertise that is required. We have a Four hour minimum per event for labor. Example, if the equipment only takes half an hour to setup and 1/2 hour to strike, customer will be charged for the minimum of Four hours. 

  • Standard labor rate is $35.00 per hour per employee.

 

  • Overtime rate starts @ 11:00pm and ends at 6:00am.

 

  • Audio Engineer/Live Sound Mixer is available by the half day rate or by the full day rate, depending on customers needs. Please inquire within for pricing.

 

  • Lighting Programming is by the half day rate or the full day rate, depending on customer needs, please inquire within for pricing.

 

  • Video Projectionist are available upon request. 2 week notice for event is required. Please inquire within for pricing.