What should I do if I borrow an item and either ruin it or return it damaged?
As the borrower, you absolutely should feel obligated to return the item in the same condition in which you received it. If something happens, you should offer to replace the item or if possible, have it repaired. Not all borrowers recognize that damage has been done. When this happens, you need to determine how valuable the item is to you — is it worth pointing out the issue to your friend? Are they in a...Full Story