Returns and Exchanges

All returns MUST be sent back to for inspection to assess if the item is viable to return to Please go through the following process to help us help you get your refund faster:


Step 1 - Get Return Authorization Number customers MUST obtain a Return Authorization (RA) # before attempting to return any merchandise to Certain Manufacturers insist on defective or damaged merchandise being returned directly to them, so you need to check with us first!

To be eligible for return the item(s) must meet the following criteria:

1) must be notified of the intent to return the item(s) within 10 days after you have received the item shipping date. No returns will be accepted after 10 days of receiving the item has passed.
2) We require a photo evidence or a recorded video (from your phone or video camera of your choice - we do not want to see your face or house, but just the product), demonstrating clearly issues with the product.(we are a digital company not brick and mortar, hence before we allocate our resources to process your return, it is important to verify the credibility of the case)
3) The item(s) must be in their original condition, unopened, and with no retail markings or stickers.
4) The customer must obtain a Return Authorization # prior to returning the item(s).

To obtain an RA # email us at A customer service representative will give you an RA # that must be clearly indicated on the outside of the return parcel, as well as on any paperwork.

RA#’s are valid for 10 days only and the return must be received by at

Any returns shipped to any other address that is different from billing will not be processed and no credit will be provided. 


Step 2 - Ship the Item Back to

  • Ship the item back to us in the exact condition it was sent to you (any damaged or altered product will not be refunded): 
17224 S. Figueroa Street, Suite #B4192
Gardena, CA (California) 90248

Note: This return address may change for certain products basing on their size(s). Some items  may need to be returned back to the manufacturer due to warranties.
  • We will need shipping tracking # (PLEASE PROVIDE THIS AS SOON AS YOU SHIP THE ITEM) to allow our warehouse monitor the item and send it to billing immediately after assessment for your refund (this is also a confirmation for all parties involved in this transaction to confirm that item is received at the intended destination).
Note:  All our shipments to our customers do have tracking numbers for the same reasons. We won't be responsible for any returned items which have no shipping tracking #s provided to us prior.


Step 3 - We Receive Your Returned Item

  • We receive your returned item (with the assistance of the shipping tracking # you provided us). 
  • Our refund team will assess the product to make sure it is in the same condition was sent to you (any damaged or altered product will not be refunded) will not accept any returned merchandise without a valid RA#, additionally we will not accept returns if a customer picked the wrong size, color, type, material or any other criteria. Each of our products does provide all the description needed to make better purchasing decisions before buying, hence it is a responsibility of a client to check all the details prior buying.


Step 4 - Refund Processed

If the item you returned is in the same condition as it was sent to you, a refund will be processed immediately to the credit card or any other payment method you used to purchase on

Important Note: refund will only be for the amount owed to you.

  • Example 1 - if you purchased a bag for $30 and used FREE shipping, will refund $30 back only
  • Example 2 - if you purchased the same bag for $30 and used paid shipping such as DHL for $40, will refund $30 (price of the bag) and the shipping fee you paid ($40)



Restocking Fees

Non-defective merchandise returned to for any reason other than a mis-shipment of product will be subject to a restocking fee of 15%.

Shipping charges on returns are not refundable. Here's an example. Let's say you purchased one of our flashlights and, as part of your order, we shipped the bag for free (in other words, we absorbed the freight cost going out). After the flashlight arrives and, for whatever reason, you decide to return it. No problem. toolsdirectsales will issue you a full credit less the 15% restocking fee and our original shipping cost.

Any credits or refunds will be applied to the credit card used at time of purchase.
We do not issue cash refunds.


We will not be able to issue an RA# for discontinued or Special Ordered items, unless they are defective.


Transactions Not Meeting Our Policies

Our policies regarding billing are very clear, we do not process or ship any orders to addresses that are different from billing - refer to section titled "Can my order be sent to a different address other than the billing address?". 

If buyer's purchase order falls under any of the following, there will be an automatic refund triggered:

  • Billing address is different from shipping address
  • Billing information does not match your credit card information (our credit card system can detect these variables)
  • Credit card verification (CVV) could not be processed

These are measures established to combat credit card fraud, protect credit card owners around the world, and our store.