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This company offers residential and commercial plumbing construction, service and repair.
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Contractors State License Board
9821 Business Park Drive, Sacramento CA 95827
Phone Number: (800) 321-2752
Fax Number: (805) 983-3921
The number is 765155.
Type of Entity
Business ManagementMs. Tina Currie, Lead Bookkeeper Anthony Escandon, Manager Ms. Lisa Eutsler, Assistant Bookkeeper Mr. William LeBaron, COO Customer Support
Alternate Business NamesRescue Rooter Service Master Speedi Rooter
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Complaint: On Wednesday, July 3rd, we contacted Rescue Rooter to come and provide services to unclog our main line. They arrived exactly when they said they would. The tech came and snaked our main line. Then another guy came by, who claimed he was the Field Operations Manager,and he told us he would need to send the camera down the lines to see the problem. He ran the camera down the main line from the clean out port and then he told us that we had a cracked ("V shaped") pipe near the street and that they would start work right now and fix it....for $6,000 or hydro-jet it for $1700! They then recommended that we finance with them or apply for "1 year same as cash" and that they can start work if we were "pre-approved". In the end, there was no broken pipe; but there was a U joint which was filled with roots. The "bait and switch" method that they used as well as the obsurdly over-inflated price for the job is the reason why we are filing this complaint. It is extremely bad business practices to prey on the unknowing and also to increase profit margins by over-inflating prices.The website says "Fast affordable Licensed Plumbers", but obviously the affordable portion is part of their bait and switch tactic too.
Desired Settlement: The market rate for this particular job is $1k to $2k; therefore, we should be billed accordingly.
We are in receipt of your email dated July 9, 2013 regarding the above captioned complaint. Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention and affording us the opportunity to respond.
ARS (DBA Rescue Rooter) has not provided the following below to confirm that the work has been done and completed.
As we stated in our response on 7/25/2013, we would like ARS to supply us with the following below to *************@gmail.com or **** ********* *** Winnetka, Ca 91306:
1. Copies of the signed cancellation waiver
2. Copy of the signed work order.
3. Evidence of a cracked pipe and disposal of pipe
4. Invoice or receipt of the piping purchased to be installed
5. Proof that the job was completed
6. List of all the workers who worked on the job and cost of labor
7. Signed copy of invoice # 8104-266356
We are in receipt of your email dated August 21, 2013 regarding the above captioned complaint. Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention and affording us the opportunity to respond.