Woman loses more than $7K in bad home improvement deal

RIVES JUNCTION, Mich. (WLNS) — Numerous cellular phone phone calls have been built to 6 Information about Aaron J. Austin failing to do the residence repairs that he was paid out for.

One particular female stated his neglect price her a good deal of income and her wheelchair-bound mother to pass up out on a particular working day.

“I just don’t have an understanding of what form of man or woman does this,” Jennifer Tice explained. 

Jennifer Tice needed to have a wheelchair ramp designed on to her house in Rives-Junction so that her 62-yr-aged mother could pay a visit to and be relaxed at her residence.

“I posted on a neighborhood Fb team on the lookout for suggestions for builders putting it out there to see who was out there in the region,” Tice said. 

So when she came across A & A Exteriors and saw that the company had an reasonably priced price, Tice jumped at the prospect. 

Tice mentioned when the proprietor Aaron Austin requested for a down payment, she understood that factors were being seeking up.

“Everything appeared wonderful. We weren’t too worried about supplying him money down simply because every single one builder essential a share of it done,” she reported. 

In accordance to Tice, Austin communicated perfectly, experienced prepared up a agreement, and stated he’d do the do the job, but when she gave him the $7,000 down payment, points started off falling aside.

“He had his daughter and his daughter was ill and he experienced to choose her to the hospital, he was unwell and experienced to go to the healthcare facility then the pretty very last point he explained was that the transmission went out on his truck and which is what he was waiting around for. But by that place we kinda figured it wasn’t gonna happen,” Tice said. 

Not only are they out all of that money, but Tice also said that Austin’s neglect triggered her mom to miss out on a exclusive working day.

“My mother was going to arrive up and observe her oldest grandchild graduate substantial faculty and she wasn’t able to occur,” Tice claimed. 

Jennifer has accepted the decline and now desires others to beware.

“He owes so a lot money to so a lot of men and women. We’re under no circumstances gonna get that cash back. It is more or fewer making an attempt to cease him from doing it to other people,” she stated.