Red Flags with Propane Delivery

Red Flags with Propane Delivery

Suburban Propane - Unregulated, bait and switch, price gouging, unfair business practices Suburban Propane - Suburban refill price 9/15/14 $5.59!!! Nearly 3 times the refill price of competitors 2 people in our park used Suburban Propane and charged different prices per gal. There are many choices when it comes to heating your home. One of the best for those living in more rural areas is propane. Propane is straightforward enough. A large propane tank is installed on your property and the gas lines are run from the tank into your home. Periodically when your gas gets low in the tank, you call the company to come and refill it. Of course, like so many things that should be straightforward, some problems can crop up with...
Spring Lawn Maintenance: How to Make Your Yard Worse

Spring Lawn Maintenance: How to Make Your Yard Worse

Ace of Blades Ottawa - Contract NOT honoured by Ace of Blades TruGreen killed patches of my yard Grass4Sale - Cancelled order without notifying us!!! Do Not Use Show Me Tree Service Grass4Sale - Charged for grass not delivered When you pay companies to care for your lawn, you expect some sort of results. Your grass should be greener. The snow and winter debris should be cleared away. The fallen limbs hauled off. There is nothing worse, however, than paying for lawn services to improve your lawn, only to realize that the “improvements” have made your yard much, much worse. Clearing the Snow Away The first step to a healthy front yard is getting snow out of it. Granted you have to wait for...
The Truth about Home Warranties

The Truth about Home Warranties

American Home Shield - charging me for someone to come out and make excuses not to fix American Home Shield - Contractor that is just upset as customers! American Home Shield - A/C broken, American Home Sheild was useless!!!! Owning a home is an expensive business. Often you have to shell out money for things you never even conceived of paying for before you took on an already expensive mortgage. Unlike apartment living where the landlord takes care of all maintenance, you’re essentially on your own in your home – unless you pay for a home warranty to help shoulder the burden. The Home Warranty Basics A home warranty is similar to a car warranty. With a car warranty, you take your car into the dealer and the...
When Electricity Bills Get You Down

When Electricity Bills Get You Down

Entergy - Lights shut off w/out any notice!!! Entergy - Shut off the day AFTER I paid my bill! While paying electricity bills may not be your favorite activity during the month, it’s a necessary evil. After all, we all enjoy being able to turn on the air conditioning on a hot afternoon or even turning on the lights when the sun goes down. But that electricity costs money and so to keep the lights on you have to pay your bill. Of course, keeping up the deal on your end should mean the company is keeping up their end of the deal, but somehow that’s not...
The Worst Things about Buying Furniture

The Worst Things about Buying Furniture

LaZBoy - DON'T BUY EXTENDED FROM LAZY BOY ITS A SCAM LaZBoy 5 year warranty LaZBoy - Still waiting for items and damaged furniture to be fixed Buying new furniture should be fun and exciting. It shouldn’t be a hassle or an experience that leaves you bitter and regretful – but so often it does. When you buy new recliners, chairs and sofas, you usually have a choice of store locations. There are many places that sell sofas, so you would think that a specialty store, one that offers custom fabric selection and a solid brand name, would be a safe bet. Unfortunately, it seems that there are no safe bets in the world of recliners. Pushy Salespeople In a commission-based world, you’re going to...
What You Should Know About Furniture Warranties

What You Should Know About Furniture Warranties

Living Spaces - Cheap Furniture / Ridiculous Warranty Living Spaces - 2014 Purchased a sofa and love seat from Living Spaces. Living Spaces - Furniture delivered damaged/call center won't accommodate within 7 days of complaint Living Spaces - Do not purchase Living Spaces VIP Ultrashield warranty There are some furniture companies that seem to specialize in inexpensive furniture and expensive furniture warranties. The warranties are designed to give you peace of mind as you buy a new couch or mattress, but often rather than enjoying your new items with peace of mind, you realize you’ve got both a broken sofa and a worthless warranty – neither of which was worth the money you spent. Beware Cheap Furniture There is a...
This Is Why You Should Always Get a Referral for Home Repairs

This Is Why You Should Always Get a Referral for Home Repairs

Home Advisors send convicted felon to our house Home Advisor employs a convicted crook in the neighborhood You need to fix a leak under your sink. Or perhaps you need your trees trimmed. Maybe you’re even willing to invest $20,000 in a new pool. You need a contractor or specialist to take on your job. Fortunately there are companies available who do a bit of sorting and organizing for you when it comes to finding contractors. These companies find specialists, perform background checks, and suggest the right person for the job – or at least they claim they do. Skipping the Background Check People make mistakes. It’s entirely...
3 Things Irritated Customers Want You to Know About Scentsy

3 Things Irritated Customers Want You to Know About Scentsy

Scentsy Consultant NO MORE!!! Scentsy car freshner ruined 2 covers on my dashboard Scentsy Bars Melting In transit Scentsy - melted candles Scentsy circle damage Fresh scents around your home are one of the things that make it unique and welcoming. There are countless ways to freshen the air in your home or office – plug in air fresheners, burning candles, melting wax, or simply spraying a fragrance. One of the most popular companies specializing in air freshening products today is Scentsy, a direct-sales company. But while you may know someone who sells Scentsy, there are some frustrated sellers and customers who think you don’t know all that...
A Very Bad Foundation

A Very Bad Foundation

BUYER BEWARE Defective product Lumber Liquidators Lumber Liquidators - They dont warrantly their products Lumber Liquidators - Buyer Beware! Defective Products and Even Worse Customer Service Your flooring is the very foundation of your room. You can have beautiful furniture and elegant wall colors, but without the corresponding flooring, your room is just going to look sloppy at best, or perhaps downright terrible. There is a lot to be said for buying new flooring. Wholesale prices on flooring may be better than the commercial mark-ups, but quality flooring is still extremely expensive. It makes sense that you might try to skimp just a bit on the cost of floor by using a discount flooring store when you buy...
One Glaring Problem with Blinds

One Glaring Problem with Blinds

Levolor cordless shades--failure prone Levolor - 6 out of 12 broken within 1 year unhappy with Levolor cordless blinds Your blinds may be one of the most appreciated areas of your home – even if you never really think of them. After all, once you have blinds up, you don’t have to worry about people looking into your home or the sun glaring in your eyes. One thing will make you take notice and appreciate the blinds in your home. That’s when one of those sets of blinds that you count on breaks. Blinds range in styles and prices. You can buy inexpensive aluminum blinds, expensive hardwood plantation shutters or...
Dangerous Cold With No Gas

Dangerous Cold With No Gas

Amerigas - Ran out of fuel Amerigas - they will lie about the amount of gas they say u will get Amerigas - NO FUEL, NO RESPONSE -CANTON GA The winter has been especially impressive this year. Subzero temperatures are becoming the norm rather than the exception in some areas, and even if your thermometer never dips below zero, you can be in big trouble pretty fast if you run out of the gas you need to run your heater. Fortunately, you can buy propane for the winter in large quantities. The downside is that you don’t always get next day delivery, but in some cases you don’t even get next day delivery. And that...
The Worst of the Bad Hair Days

The Worst of the Bad Hair Days

Great Clips - Terrible Haircut Great Clips - Screwed up my son's hair Great Clips - Very Upset Grandmother We generally count on salons to do what is best for us. We want them to cut our hair. To make us look sharp. And since we can’t see the back of our heads, to be sure that our hair is even at the very least. For their trouble, the salon workers often expect tips for doing a good job, and we – the willing public – are happily able to give them a bit extra when we are satisfied. But hair styles are hugely personal. We are almost defined by the hair we...
Cheap Insurance, Poor Results

Cheap Insurance, Poor Results

Fred Loya Insurance - Fred Loya should not be in business. Fred Loya Insurance - WORST COMPANY EVER!! When you buy car insurance, your greatest hope is that you won’t have to use it. But sometimes you just can’t help it – they are called car accidents after all. When you’re in a wreck or someone causes an accident, you’re just relieved that you have your insurance plan at all. After all, you’re paying insurance to cover you in case of an accident. So now what? The Rules of a Car Accident Generally speaking, you know that you need insurance, but you may not be sure what to do after some jerk...
Home improvement

Home improvement

LOWES HOME IMPROVEMENT NEEDS IMPROVING SEARS HOME IMPROVEMENT SUCKS HOME CONSTRUCTION AND REPAIR Life gets boring once in a while. So we try to sparkle it up, to find something new and exciting. The ideas can come from anywhere. My husband and I were visiting our neighbor Jones, and he told us the funniest story. Last week a guy appeared at his door and said: -         Hello, Mr. Clark, I am your contractor. You asked me to repair your house. Sorry, I am a little late. -         You are a little late indeed. My name is Mr. Jones; I bought this house from Mr. Clark half a year ago and I...