Homeowner says Indy fencing company's refund check bounced

Homeowner says Indy fencing company's refund check bounced

I hired B & G Fence of Indianapolis to install a fence at my house. After we signed a contract, I gave them a $2,600 deposit for the work. They told me it would take four to six weeks to get the materials in stock, which I was fine with.

As the end of the six weeks drew near, I started checking on it. They advised me the materials were expected that week and said they’d dig holes for the posts. They finally dug the holes, but they dug them in the wrong spots.

I called the owner and he said the crew misunderstood his directions and that he’d fix the work. However, he never showed up to do this. I tried to reach the owner multiple times, but for three weeks I didn’t hear anything from him. When I finally heard from him, I told him I needed the job completed or my money back. The owner sent a crew to my house crew to fill in the holes and brought me a check, but when I tried to cash it, the check bounced. I told B & G’s owner and he said he’d figure out what happened and get back to me, but he never did.

I’ve stopped at the bank twice since then and tried to cash the check, but each time the bank told me there weren’t sufficient funds to cash the check. I’d like my deposit returned.

Patrick Avery, McCordsville, Indiana

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