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Factors that raised the rating for Valu Home Centers, Inc. include:
- Length of time business has been operating.
- Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
- Response to 1 complaint(s) filed against business.
- Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.
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Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details
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|Problems with Product/Service||1|
|Total Closed Complaints||1|
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Type of Entity
Business ManagementMr. Richard Arena, Exec. Vice President Mr. Chuck DiPiazza, Director of Purchasing Mr. Martin Noworyta, V.P.-Information Systems Mr. Anatole Petruczok, Vice President-Operations Mr. William Simon, Vice President-Operations Mr. Michael Wienckowski, V.P.-Operations
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Problems with Product/Service
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Complaint: On April 27th, 2013, I contracted with this location to install a door that I had purchased from them. The agreement, the CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT states that my new door and the work performed to install it would be done in a four to six week time frame. I also, at the time purchased the installation which is to be done by ***-**** Construction. I was informed that the installer will not be paid until the job is done correctly. Cool. However when will the job ever be done?? We are now almost 12 weeks into the original contract with no, ABSOLUTELY NO CONTACT from anyone. Numerous calls to Valu result in vague conversations saying that "well, ***-****, is installing this week, maybe you will get your door, it's in stock!! (It's a stock door...they offered it to us upon purchase however whereas I do many things...I don't install doors).My issue...I contracted with Valu. They have my cash for almost three months now. No answers, no service, no door. I don't care about ***-****...I never spoke to them. The problem is with Valu.
Desired Settlement: I want/need this door installed.
Business Response: Valu Home Centers is responding to complaint #******* from ***** *******, dated 7/11/2013. The attached letter from our Vice President of Operations, ***** ******, confirms that we have contacted the customer, and resolved the issue on her storm door installation to her satisfaction.
Thank you for bringing this situation to our attention.
Executive Vice President
Valu Home Centers
Re: ***** *******
I am in receipt of your letter dated July 11,2013, regarding the above-mentioned complaint.
Valu Home Centers takes all customer complaints, either positive or negative, very seriously.
We strive to make sure these complaints are resolved to the customer's satisfaction. Valu Home
Centers has been in business for 45 years. We know that customers are the backbone of our
business and deserve quality customer service and attention to their concerns.
Ms. *******'s door was installed on Saturday, July 13,2013, to her satisfaction. She was issued
a full refund for the installation charge of $109.00. As a gesture of goodwill, for the
inconvenience we caused, we have provided Ms. ******* with a $50 Valu gift card to be used for
future purchases. We try our very best to ensure that our customers get the best experience
possible when they shop our stores. Due to a mis-communication, we did not live up to our
standards or meet the customer's expectation.
As of the date of this letter, we have resolved Ms. *******'s complaint to her satisfaction,
therefore, this case should be considered closed. If you have any questions, please contact me.
***** ** ******
Vice President of Store Operations
Better Business Bureau:
I have reviewed the response made by the business in reference to complaint ID *******, and find that this resolution is satisfactory to me.
With all due respect..Valu Home Centers as well as ***-**** construction have gone above and beyond what was expected of them. I am more than satisfied and would not hesitate to do business with either in the future. Their response was timely and efficient.