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leonz
leonz Member Posts: 682
Have any of you had dealings with or problems with
homeowner funding.org out of Scranton. pa as part of Borrel construction.
They came by and looked at our windows and gave us an estimate for replacing 11 of them and I did not get any warm fuzzies as he said he was not going to write down the specs and measure if you want me to go through the 3 day rule to cancel a contract.
I still have 2 days to cancel and I am very apprehensive about it.

Comments

  • mattmia2
    mattmia2 Member Posts: 7,171
    Everything about this sounds sketchy and like they are trying to pressure you in to doing something.
  • HomerJSmith
    HomerJSmith Member Posts: 1,924
    We're CONtractors with emphasis on the CON. Don't be rushed. There is always time to do it later if it is a benefit for you and the contractor. Being rushed is a red flag. The fact that you're posting here is evidence that you're not comfortable.
    mattmia2
  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 13,127
    @HomerJSmith nailed it

    If it doesn't feel right back off don't be pushed into anything
  • pecmsg
    pecmsg Member Posts: 3,555
    Cancel with a capitol C

    report them to your attorney general 
  • Jamie Hall
    Jamie Hall Member Posts: 20,455
    Worse yet -- they probably don't need replacing, unless they are newer cheapies to begin with -- which is likely what you'd be getting.

    Run away.
    Br. Jamie, osb
    Building superintendent/caretaker, 7200 sq. ft. historic house museum with dependencies in New England
    HomerJSmithmattmia2
  • GW
    GW Member Posts: 4,592
    I would fly, seems like a spin job
    Gary Wilson
    Wilson Services, Inc
    Northampton, MA
    [email protected]
  • Larry Weingarten
    Larry Weingarten Member Posts: 2,782
    edited January 2021
    Hi, Cancel them!!! Very unprofessional. I'd look up their license with your state licensing board and check with BBB and search them on the web to see what their reputation looks like.

    Yours, Larry

    ps. I'd be getting three bids also, if this is a job you want to do. With luck, another contractor will be a bit warmer and fuzzier o:)