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MyShed App Allows People to Rent Out Their Tools and Equipment

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With the average power drill being used just 12 minutes in its lifetime, there’s never been a better time to make a bit of cash out of Christmas gifts – or choose to rent rather than hire tools so you can get something else from Santa instead!

A pioneering new app called MyShed makes the whole process easy. It connects people who have tools with those looking for cheap rental. So not only can tool owners earn cash to spend on their projects – short-term tool users can rent them at a fraction of the cost of buying or hiring from the high street, so their project is cheaper too.

Did you get a leaf blower you won’t use until the autumn? Make some cash out of it. A power drill that will gather dust most of the time? Use it to fund your next project. Wondering whether to ask for a rotavator you’ll only need for half an hour? Get your MyShed app out and borrow it from a neighbour instead, for a small fee.

It’s home and garden improvement for the tech age: cheaper… and easier. But MyShed is about more than just saving money. It helps those who want to share the things they own – rather than buying more things, which are just going to lie unused. This ‘sharing economy’ reduces our environmental impact and goods production. And it helps you build connections with those in your local neighbourhood too. Good news for everyone.

MyShed user, Rory McAuley says, “I’ve found MyShed to be a great way to earn income from my tools when I’m not using them. The app is user-friendly and makes the whole process super-easy. Tool hire is pricey and I resent paying over the odds. This app means I can complete more projects than before because they cost less to do. It’s a win-win.”

MyShed launched in May and is live across the UK.

“We’re really excited about how this will revolutionise DIY and gardening. Less storage, less hassle and all while saving and making money. It just makes sense,”, says founder Steven Attwood. “Why buy a tool when you can rent it from the person next door? This app connects you to those who can help you.”

MyShed is free to download on iOS – just put ‘MyShed’ into the AppStore. Then you’re just a few clicks away from hiring cheap and convenient tools – or making cash out of your unused tool shed or garage contents! If you’re a tool owner, hire out your tools by creating your ‘Shed’ and name a price for the tools you’ve got for hire. If you’re looking for tool rental check out the ‘Sheds’ in your area and find tools to rent nearby. So, if you’re planning Christmas presents – or planning what to do with unwanted ones – the MyShed app could be your answer!

Source : MyShed

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27 November 2018

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