Willowbrook client faults home improvement contractor

Willowbrook client faults home improvement contractor

COMPLAINT: Allison Gabel, Willowbrook, Ill.

I hired James Armstrong of Aggressive Home Improvements to purchase and install cabinets, wood flooring, granite countertops, new shower tile and a new shower door. He was also going to install appliances I purchased and paint the condominium. I gave him money up front and he did the demolition. After a week, he needed additional money to purchase materials, and I gave him the money he asked for.

He said it would only take four days to do the job — he didn't tell me it would be only one day each month! After four weeks, I requested my money back. I gave him $7,200 to do the work, but he only did the demolition, which required minimal time and no purchased materials. I ended up hiring another company to repair the damage he caused.

DESIRED RESOLUTION: I want them to pay me back $5,200.

STATUS: Penalty Box

Chicago Penalty Box

U-Haul [Niles]

Anna's Cleaning Service

M. Hanrahan
Construction Inc.

Hussain & Wise
Architecture & Design

Mike Schneider

Champion Windows
Siding Patio Rooms


Home Warranty of America

Standard Electric
and Construction

Campbell's All Temperature
Heating Cooling

Aggressive Home

DVD International Inc.


AT&T Wireless

Carmax [Hillside]

A1 Construction of
Chicagoland Inc.

LEM Construction Inc.

A-1 Safety Chimney
Sweeps & Masonry

All Accurate
Construction Services

Hitec Group Inc.

Max Madsen Mitsubishi

Mighty Quinn
Handyman Services

Brook Furniture Rental

American Deck Protectors



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