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Phone: (206) 267-1737 Fax: (206) 264-9365 4100 4th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134
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This company offers remodeling services.
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- Response to 1 complaint(s) filed against business
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Washington Department of Labor & Industries
7273 Linderson Way SW, Tumwater WA 98501
Phone Number: (800) 647-0982
Type of Entity
Business ManagementMr. Mikey McAllister, Showroom Manager Mr. Hugh Gallagher, Director Mr. David Maritz, President
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Hours of OperationMonday-Thursday
Alternate Business NamesAboeda
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4100 4th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98134 (206) 267-1737 Directions
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Complaint: We purchased an expensive **** refrigerator from Urbanata in Seattle in August of 2012. The refrigerator was delivered to our home in Montana in August of that year. The refrigerator was placed into service in December of 2012. Subsequent to being placed into service the refrigerator was stored in our house. The door seal has now failed 7 months later, our food is spoiling, the appliance salesman at Urbanata is giving us the run-around implying that he is making an effort to resolve the problem when, he is, in fact giving us the used car salesman run around. He is not making a good faith effort to get our refrigerator repaired as soon as possible but is merely paying lip service to get us off the phone. The seal needs replaced, there is no legitimate follow-up to solve our problem and, at this point, our apparent options are legal action which won't really contribute to repairing our refrigerator promptly. It is truly stunning to recall the commitments to after sales service that were made to us before the purchase was made but now that the commissions have been paid it is a different matter!We just want our refrigerator promptly repaired.***** ********** Product_Or_Service: **** refrigerator
Desired Settlement: DesiredSettlementID: Other (requires explanation) Repair the seal on the refrigerator promptly to stop our food from spoiling.
Business Response: Initial Business Response /* (1000, 6, 2013/10/03) */ Contact Name and Title: ***** ********** - Sales Contact Phone: XXX-XXX-XXXX Contact Email: *****@urbanata.com Urbanata is a non-stocking showroom in which every order placed is a special order. **** is one of our vendors in which this Refrigerator was Purchased, and shipped to the customer direct in Montana. We do not even have one of these fridges on the floor in our showroom. The customer came in specifically looking for this product, as it is new to the Seattle area. In result, there is a 1 year warranty given out by the manufacture ******* When I was told that there was an issue, I immediately started claim paperwork to **** ******** to asses the issue at hand. **** is an aftercare provider for **** nationwide. **** contacted the customer to discuss the claim and submit it to ***** At the time that I was made aware of the issue, the customers warranty had expired. We want to keep our customers happy so I put in hours of phone calls, emails and follow up with **** and **** in which the warranty is covered and the preferred service provider of this product. Claims are carried by the manufacture, and Urbanata has assisted in every way possible. This is a European Appliance that was sought out by the client. I did not "sell" this product, I placed the order for the customer as we are the only west coast dealer for **** at this time. **EMAIL COPY** *****, Thank you for contacting us regarding your concern about the seal on the fridge the you purchased through Urbanata. I have put in a service request, and you should be receiving a phone call. I asked them to contact me when this was done so that we can keep on top of this for you. Below is all of the information that I have sent to ************. If you do not hear from them by Monday send me an email an I will follow up. Here is their contact information. XXX-XXX-XXXX ****@adcoservice.com www.adcoservice.com/smeg.html Customer Name: ***** ******* Contact Phone: XXX-XXX-XXXX, alt: XXX-XXX-XXXX Address: **** *** **** ***** Whitefish, MT 59937 Product: FAB28U-BLACK Urbanata PO: 5144 **** Invoice: 2303 Invoice Date: 8/2/2012 Please let us know on the outcome of this, as we want all of our vendors to take care of our customers here on the west coast. Warmest Regards, **END** This was sent the day (Friday Sept, 20th) that I found out that this was an issue. I do not know the actual time it took for **** ******** to get a hold of the complaintant's wife ***** ******** I am not sure how this company works regarding the processing of claims and repairs, but I believe ***** was contacted on Tuesday. Again, I don't not know the practices of this company and the complaint, if any, should be with **** and or **** ********* **** Contact Info: ******* ***** Phone: XXX-XXX-XXXX Address: *** E **** ******* New York, NY 10155 Thank you for your time! Regards, ***** ********** Sales Manager - Urbanata We feel that this has been handled to the best common practices regarding this situation.