February 27, 2024


Interior Of The Road

Woman loses more than $7K in bad home improvement deal

RIVES JUNCTION, Mich. (WLNS) — Numerous cellular phone phone calls have been produced to 6 News about Aaron J. Austin failing to do the residence repairs that he was compensated for.

One particular female explained his neglect price her a large amount of revenue and her wheelchair-certain mother to miss out on a unique day.

“I just don’t recognize what variety of particular person does this,” Jennifer Tice said. 

Jennifer Tice required to have a wheelchair ramp built onto her property in Rives-Junction so that her 62-yr-aged mother could go to and be comfy at her home.

“I posted on a neighborhood Fb group on the lookout for tips for builders putting it out there to see who was out there in the space,” Tice reported. 

So when she arrived across A & A Exteriors and noticed that the corporation experienced an reasonably priced rate, Tice jumped at the option. 

Tice said when the proprietor Aaron Austin requested for a down payment, she knew that points were being hunting up.

“Everything seemed good. We weren’t too concerned about supplying him income down since each single builder required a share of it finished,” she explained. 

In accordance to Tice, Austin communicated well, had created up a agreement, and said he’d do the get the job done, but when she gave him the $7,000 down payment, matters started off slipping apart.

“He had his daughter and his daughter was ill and he had to take her to the medical center, he was sick and experienced to go to the hospital then the pretty past issue he stated was that the transmission went out on his truck and that is what he was ready for. But by that issue we kinda figured it wasn’t gonna occur,” Tice said. 

Not only are they out all of that money, but Tice also reported that Austin’s neglect brought about her mother to miss out on out on a particular day.

“My mother was heading to arrive up and look at her oldest grandchild graduate high school and she wasn’t capable to occur,” Tice reported. 

Jennifer has approved the reduction and now wishes other folks to beware.

“He owes so much funds to so numerous people. We’re never gonna get that revenue back again. It is much more or a lot less trying to prevent him from executing it to other men and women,” she mentioned.