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Shipping & Returns

Internet Order Policy:

1. Payment: We accept personal checks, money orders, cashier's checks, Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. We do not ship C.O.D.

  1. Shipping: We can ship to virtually any address in the United States. Please note that there are restrictions on shipping some products, to certain states.  When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. We ship most orders within 24 hours of receiving payment via credit card, money order, or cashier's check. Orders paid with checks will ship as soon as a the check clears our bank. All orders must be paid-in-full, in advance, before shipping. We generally ship thru UPS, FedEx, and/ or the United States Postal Service. We neither sell nor ship overseas.

    Please note that the shipping rates for many items we sell are weight-based. The weight of any such item can be found on its detail page. To reflect the policies of the shipping companies we use, all weights will be rounded up to the next full pound.
  2. Approval Period: Any item that does not meet your expectations may be returned in new condition in the original packaging and shipping container. All orders are shipped on a 48-hour approval basis once item is received. This means that you have 48 hours from the time of receipt of the item(s) to notify us that you wish to return any item. If you do not contact us within this period it means that the items fully meets your needs and expectations. 

     If you have received the item(s) damaged, call or email us as soon as possible and we                  will issue a damage claim. Pictures help in these circumstances, especially if visible damage to shipping container has occured. Save all packing material as the carrier may require an inspection. Damage must be reported to us within 48 hours of receipt of the order.


Internet/ Mail Order Return Policy: If you wish to return any item(s), please call or email us in advance for a Return Merchandise Authorization # (RMA#). Please understand that you will remain responsible for the shipping charges both ways. The item(s) must be shipped fully insured, and must be packaged as it was shipped to you. Please ask for advice if you have questions regarding proper packaging. TCGS charges a 3% restock fee for refunds paid to credit cards, unless return is a result of our error. TCGS will issue a refund only upon receipt and inspection of the item(s). 

All packaging and accessories are required, otherwise store credit will be issued.  If the return is the result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.) we will gladly pay for the return shipping costs. Items returned beyond 30 days from original purchase date, will be subject to a 5% restocking fee. Third Coast Garden Supply will offer a refund only upon our receipt and inspection of the item(s).

Damage resulting from inadequate packaging of returned item(s) will be the responsibility of the customer. If we receive any returned item(s) damaged due to return shipping, it will be the responsibility of the sender to issue the claim. All carriers require that the person or company who shipped the item be the one who issues the damage claim. We will save all packing material and help out in any way possible to expedite this process.

Bulbs: All sales are final on bulbs.  Most bulbs are backed by a 1 year warranty from the manufacturer.  If a bulb is defective and returned with all packaging, and original receipt we will either replace with an identical bulb or issue store credit only; at our discretion.

Nutrients/ Beneficial Insects/ Seeds: All Sales Are Final, No Returns or Exchanges.

Used/Consignment and Sale Items: All sales are final on all used/ consignment and Sale items. Returns are not offered for consignment or used items as these items are sold as-is, with no returns, warranties, or refunds. Third Coast Garden Supply inspects all consignment items prior to accepting items for resale. Please inspect items prior to making purchases, as there are no refunds, warranties, or other consolations made for defective merchandise purchased as used/ consignment and/or sale items.

Warranties: Third Coast Garden Supply will honor a 90 Day Exchange Only  period on all warrantied/ serialized items.  If a warrantied item is found to be defective we will exchange that item for a new one within 90 days of purchase.  All packaging, accessories, and original receipt(s) are required.  If an item is found to be defective beyond our 90 day in house warranty period, we will assist in expediting a claim for warranty repair with the manufacturer or distributor.  The customer will be liable for all warranty and other shipping charges to the manufacturer.

Refunds: You should expect to receive your refund within three weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).

If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the "Complete Orders" link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.

 Third Coast Garden Supply   
 2327 Auburn Rd.
Shelby Twp, MI  48316
Macomb County, MI
(586) 997-2700
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