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1 complaint closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
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Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 1
Total Closed Complaints 1

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Additional Information

BBB file opened: August 29, 2006 Business started: 12/01/2005 in CA Business started locally: 12/01/2005 Business incorporated: 10/05/1992 in CA
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Business Management
Mr. Colby Black, Owner
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Colby Black, Owner
Business Category

Blinds Window Shades Draperies & Curtains - Retail & Custom Shutters

Products & Services

Budget Blinds of Rancho Cordova is a traveling show room that provides custom window covering services.

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Complaint Detail(s)

1/13/2014 Problems with Product/Service | Read Complaint Details

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Complaint: We called "Budget Blinds". They sent us ***** *****. ***** told us that he needed a check for the entire amount $6500. Two months+ delays and promises 8/21/2013 ***** gave us an estimate for $1122. for Norman wood louvered shutters and Hunter Douglas blinds. 8/22/2013 ***** gave us a new estimate for$5211. including the louvered shutters and blinds but adding a sheer blind. 8/27/2013 ***** gave us yet another estimate for $6500. including all the above plus a vertical glide blind with a sheer backing. This all included install to be done within six to eight weeks. ***** insisted on payment in full and held the check at my request for a two weeks. When I asked for an update I was told that everything was on schedule and should be installed by the beginning of November. After that time frame came and went, I tried calling all three phone numbers at their office but got no answer. I left several messages and ******* ***** finally returned my call and said that all was well. That my order was partially in and can be installed or we could wait for the rest of the order. I said wait and do it all at once. I was told that the rest of my order was to be in within two weeks. That didn't happen and again I could not reach anyone on their office phone. I finally reach ***** on his cell phone and he said that although he was driving that he remembered seeing my order in om his invoice. We set up a time for the following friday to install. That date of November eighth was moved to Saturday the ninth. My conversation with ***** took place on Tuesday November the fifth in the evening. Friday ***** says that he needs to reschedule due to a family emergency. He said that he had to attend a funeral of his wife's best friends father. That he could come by after the funeral and bring documentation of the funeral then install what he had. At this point I realized that he did not have my entire order as I was previously told so i asked for my money back in full. I was tired of waiting and playing games at my expense. I wanted to go to someone that I had some trust in. ***** told me that I didn't need trust that he simply needed to do the install and be done. I told him that the install was not necessarily the end of the interactions between us. I again asked for a full refund and was told by ***** that he was able to refund the part of the order that has not yet been ordered. He would not say how much that was. Later ***** told me that he was "able to stop production" on the vertical glider. All of these kept adding up to my being lied to about what was ready to be installed when clearly some haven't even been ordered.

Desired Settlement: A FULL REFUND $6500.00 If this goes to court, which I suspect that it will, I will be seeking damages right around the $10,000.00 plus atty's and court fees.

Business Response: Contact Name and Title: ***** *****
Contact Phone: 916/764/0953
Contact Email:
This complaint has been settled between Budget Blinds and Mr. *****. Please remove complaint, Mr. ***** has agreed to remove complaint as well.