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Re: Another View
Posted By: Andrea B. In Response To: Another View (S. Dequer)
Date: Thursday, August 6, 2009, at 8:11 a.m.(pst)
In Response To: Another View (S. Dequer)
Not adhering to their policies that they put in writing is definitely why people hold grudges. I put in my request for a refund on the SCAM, and they refused to recognize it. Furthermore, they told the BBB, that they had spoken to me about leads, which they have not. Mr. Marco won't even return phone calls. This has got to be one of the most, if not the TOP, dishonest companies around.
My goal is to make sure I post what has happened all over the internet, and wherever else I can to be sure that no one else falls for this.
THIS COMPANY IS CROOKED!!!!!!
>> I think the BBB has made a mistake on this one and they are unfairly
>> scaring off customers. I've read the complaints on both the BBB website
>> and another "scambusters" site. They nearly all sound like the
>> results of not understanding or not following the terms of the offer. The
>> "ex-employee" remarks sound like grudge-holders as much as
>> whistleblowers, causing me to appreciate the Trustlink website's policy
>> stating "Do not submit a company review if you are an employee or
>> former employee."
>> Evaluating the BBB statistics, 31 complaints over a 3-year period do
>> not seem unreasonable given people's propensity to have unrealistic
>> expectations of both the business opportunity and themselves. Nearly all
>> complaints were made about two years ago, and none recently. That is
>> certainly time enough for Drytech to have corrected itself. As for
>> problems obtaining refunds, I find the company's responses to the
>> individual complaints quite plausible.
>> Starting a home-based business takes more know-how than a company's
>> cookie-cutter instructions can provide. I know, I have tried and failed at
>> many. As a result of what I learned, my husband and I started up our own
>> carpet-cleaning business a few years ago. We quit because of cancer, but
>> if we were to do it over again we would definitely use the Drytech system.
>> We've checked out their equipment and technology and found it to be
>> superior. The Drytech system costs very little more than it cost us to
>> build our business from scratch, and all the help they provide would
>> shortcut the process tremendously. We've had our carpets cleaned by one of
>> their successful affiliates and been pleased with the whole experience.
>> I'm writing this to declare confidence in this company, and with my
>> background perspective, I intend to become a leadfinder for them. Thank
>> you for providing a public disclosure of negatives for gaining a balanced
>> view of the company.
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