Homeowner says Wisconsin company never paid subcontractors for remodel

Homeowner says Wisconsin company never paid subcontractors for remodel

Member complaint

I hired Edward Bros. Home Improvements in Franklin, Wisconsin, to remodel my kitchen. It was supposed to take four weeks, but instead took 3.5 months.

I changed the cabinet design, which caused some of the delay, but days would go by and I didn’t know if they were coming or not. I would call and be sent to voice mail or email them and it could take several days for them to answer.

When they finished the work, I made the final payment and thought that would be the end. I was wrong. A month-and-a-half later, I got a notice from a subcontractor, saying that Edward Bros. hadn’t paid them. That company tried to contact Edward Bros. to no avail.

So, I started calling Edward Bros. two times a day for more than a week. Then, I emailed Edward Bros. several times. After almost two weeks, I finally got an email saying they’d look into it, but they still haven’t resolved the problem.

I want Edward Bros. to pay the subcontractors or to give me the $1,470 and I will pay them.

Marlene Ilecki, Milwaukee

Status

Penalty Box

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