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

RIVES JUNCTION, Mich. (WLNS) — A number of cell phone calls have been manufactured to 6 Information about Aaron J. Austin failing to do the residence repairs that he was paid for.

A person female explained his neglect price tag her a lot of cash and her wheelchair-bound mom to miss out on a unique working day.

“I just really do not understand what form of individual does this,” Jennifer Tice stated. 

Jennifer Tice wanted to have a wheelchair ramp designed onto her household in Rives-Junction so that her 62-12 months-previous mother could pay a visit to and be cozy at her dwelling.

“I posted on a neighborhood Facebook group looking for recommendations for builders placing it out there to see who was out there in the region,” Tice said. 

So when she arrived across A & A Exteriors and noticed that the corporation had an very affordable cost, Tice jumped at the option. 

Tice explained when the owner Aaron Austin questioned for a down payment, she knew that items ended up on the lookout up.

“Everything seemed great. We weren’t too anxious about providing him income down mainly because every single single builder required a share of it done,” she stated. 

In accordance to Tice, Austin communicated nicely, had penned up a agreement, and mentioned he’d do the operate, but when she gave him the $7,000 down payment, factors begun slipping apart.

“He had his daughter and his daughter was unwell and he had to consider her to the healthcare facility, he was unwell and experienced to go to the medical center then the extremely last issue he explained was that the transmission went out on his truck and that’s what he was waiting around for. But by that stage we kinda figured it was not gonna occur,” Tice said. 

Not only are they out all of that cash, but Tice also explained that Austin’s neglect brought about her mother to miss out on a specific day.

“My mother was likely to appear up and check out her oldest grandchild graduate significant college and she wasn’t capable to appear,” Tice claimed. 

Jennifer has acknowledged the loss and now wants others to beware.

“He owes so considerably income to so lots of men and women. We’re in no way gonna get that revenue back. It’s much more or significantly less hoping to quit him from doing it to other men and women,” she reported. 

Melissa M. Taylor

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