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My Daughter and I both love are hair great job. Will be back.
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My Salesperson, the Store Manager, and Finance personnel, were a pleasure to work with. They made me feel welcomed. They were very polite and professional. They made my experience a joyous one. They were attentive to my needs and wants. I'm over joyed with my purchase. Couldn't be more happier. BIG Thanks to Kushner, Aiden, and Richard.
I want to tell you a story about what happened to my brother. I recently bought a Mercedes Benz ML 350 for $ 11,000 and gave the man if it could be called the amount of $ 10,800 and they gave him the documentation which reflected another amount that was not what he had paid for the car. During the trip home, the signs that indicated the car's problems, in addition to the Check-in, did not go away and for this reason he wrote to the owner of the dealer to ask for an explanation and never again answered his calls or messages and that's why my brother went back to Jacksonville to see if he had a solution when he got there the man was not there and it was not even to talk to him about that problem. At the end I returned to his house and last Saturday we went back to talk to the man and when we arrived we explained that we wanted to make a deal to return the vehicle and that he even returned less money but he did not accept it and everything was because he knew that the car He had problems and the hidden because he is a bandit, swindler and dishonest, who usually do this to customers as reflected in some reviews.The moral of all this is that they should not visit that dealer unless they want to buy vehicles with problems that hide the problems and then they are not responsible to solve it, besides that Mr. Oerti Stermilli is a fraudulent and swindler who must pay for what He does and also his behavior showed traits of discrimination towards us and he himself does not seem to be an American if not an Albanian by his name and his features. A tip for anyone who wants a vehicle that they do not buy in that dealer because it is not worth it for the lack of professionalism and for being fraudulent that they do not give the proper documentation and even allow them to leave the dealer with badges without registration and without the title .
I can't recommend Matt's Quality Painting enough since they were so courteous and professional every step of the way. His work is very reasonably priced and has the polished look of someone who takes pride in what they do. I had an issue with a ceiling that needed repair because of a leaky roof. After Matt's fine work I can barely notice the drywall was ever damaged, to begin with. If you're shopping around for any of the many services he provides then do yourself a favor and call him right now! You'll be glad that you did.
This is the most unprofessional car dealer I have ever dealt with the old ass man using racist terms got mad because I found out they were trying to scam me. I've had the car a month and they never registered the car, the old ass man is a racist and Brooke is becoming the the same. Please do not deal with these people it is a night mare, if you read this please post it on every media that you can. These people do not need to be in business
this place was my worse nightmare- went there with long beautiful healthy smooth straight hair and walked out with damaged hair, burn scalp and tangled hair (half of my hair) like a hard ball and orange dish highlight instead of ash platinum. I walked out of there CRYING, I could not believe it . I trusted this place with my hair, my worse mistake. lost my hair due to tangled hair like a ball because this lady washed my hair so harsh, I have smooth straight hair and never had issued with my hair.. UNPROFASSIONAL and UNTRUSTFULLY !
Excellent and timely service. Great atmosphere and music. Always clean and has very cute decor with a nice relaxing salon feel. Everyone is professional, sociable and consistent with their work quality. I get my hair, nails, facial waxing and Mink lash done here- NEVER had a problem with any of their services; I always leave satisfied, and any "issues" I have are always addressed with understanding and a willingness to be corrected or compromised. Diona always slays those blow outs, bobs and leave-out sew-ins, and always does great job waxing. Jessica does braids, crochets and lots like nobodies business! Kids hair, too! Accra (A.Jay) is the frontal KING and always does the cutest custom colors and styling, and his shampoos are everything, honey. Nya is overly talented with that color acrylic and free hand designs and stones; and the PEDICURES- yes, lawd! Danielle does my Minks with no effort and on great timing and my fills ALWAYS last. She does a great job at brow tint, as well. Definitely a great place to get full hair, nail and skincare services!!! I recommend them to be your go-to glam spot!!!
Hi, we bought car from here about around year ago from here and it within a half year had been nothing but trouble. First off we asked the salesman before bought if it ever was wrecked and if had any salvage title they said no and never wrecked. So we trusted them since seemed nice and honest and with in 24 hours engine overheated and they had replace it but they tried many different attempts to fix the miss fires and shaking and overheating before a month later having to replace engine with another used one. Plus then we paid to have car fax and said car was in a wreck and hit hard in rear of car at 60 mph per hour which they said never wrecked, and bottom of car seats that are metal rails move seat up and down are full of rust never seen that on any car before that I have owned. Plus many other car problems. So I paid 10,000 for this car and needed another engine again. Don't buy anything from this dealer. Plustalked to there mechanics who tried fixing car and they said they never saw car to look at before it was sold to me. So they just sold me car without seeing what was wrong first. Later even a sales guy told me that car never was seen. Shame on this dealer
Still waiting after a month for board..we gave George a check for $ 337, plus $90 first call! Cannot trust him or his promises.
From the free/cheap transfers so you can select from even MORE than the TONS of cars on their lot, to the low pressure sales model, to the very fair purchase prices offered on our two vehicles, to the super friendly, helpful and accommodating service staff, I can't say a single negative word about the Carmax location on Atlantic Blvd in Jacksonville. They sold me a GREAT Jeep at a fair rice, no haggling or pressure whatsoever, then when I had a minor issue with the navigation function on my stereo, they easy peasy ordered a whole new unit, even though the Jeep is out of warranty by just a few months. I was fully prepared to be told that it wasn't covered under the 30-day limited warranty that comes with every car at no extra cost, but without so much as a bat of an eye, they handled it amazingly, and I couldn't be HAPPIER! I can safely say that we tested every area of the CarMax business model...having our cars appraised with no intent to trade: they offered us at least as much, if not a bit more than we expected after researching Kelley Blue Book values; transferring the Jeep I finally decided to try, and getting it here in about half the time they said it would take; meeting my sales consultant Barry Vonderau in person and finding him to be a relaxed, easy-going guy with no intention of pressuring me to buy, no follow-up calls to hassle me into hurrying my decision, no typical sales tactics whatsoever, just friendly, helpful and NICE! The 30-day warranty works like they promise, and the service staff (Hal in particular) is very, very friendly and easy to deal with, no frustration or pressure or weasling whatsoever...just upfront openness to address the issue and provide a solution, one that I was VERY pleased with and not at all expecting. I keep waiting for the other shoe to drop, like this place can't possibly REALLY be this good...but this may be the ONE TIME that if something seems too good to be true, it really might just BE *that* good!
I would go somewhere else for Any flooring needs.Me and Wife both have had contact with this business about options for floors in our home and busines bulding.There reps that we visited with were unprofessional and smelled of alcohol. We had also talked on the phone for some assistance for our flooring needs were treated as phonerudness.We would recommend TO USE A DIFFERENT BUSINESS
Painting can be a significant undertaking, whether you're painting just one room or an entire home. While some people like to take on this project themselves, many choose to hire professionals to ensure the task is completed correctly.
Matte paint doesn't have a shiny quality when it dries, which many homeowners prefer for their interior walls. This is the most popular style of paint for homes. It covers up irregularities in the wall well but is also easily blemished.
Matte Enamel Paint
Matte enamel paint has all the positive qualities of matte paint but will last longer and isn't scuffed as easily.
Gloss paint will dry with a shine to it and is the second-most popular choice for interior wall paint. The shiny quality highlights imperfections in a surface, so people tend to stay away from it when painting wood.
Semi-gloss is also shiny but less so than gloss paint. It's more commonly used on trim than on walls.
Satin falls somewhere between gloss and matte in terms of shininess. It will highlight imperfections well, like gloss, but is easy to clean.
Eggshell is also between gloss and matte on the shininess scale, but it won't highlight imperfections quite as much as satin, semi-gloss, or gloss.
Exterior paints have similar choices for finishes as interior paints, but the pros and cons can be different for outdoor use.
Though gloss paint will make imperfections easily seen, it will also hold up to the elements the best. This paint is best suited for areas of a home or building that are frequently used, like door frames.
Semi-gloss paint is similarly long-lasting but isn't as shiny as gloss.
Satin paint is commonly used for siding but will display irregularities underneath if the siding isn't in good shape.
Flat paint is the best choice if painting over siding that has many dents, scrapes, or other imperfections.
If you're repainting a home that has been previously painted with oil-based paint, your best bet is to stick with this option. Water-based paint layered over old oil-based paint will peel easily.
Water-based paint, or latex paint, dries quickly and cleans up easily, making it the preferred paint for a home's exterior. It will also expand when warm and contract when cool, which means it will hold up in all types of weather.
When embarking on a project as big as painting your home, it's important to know ahead of time what kind of quality you can expect from the painters you hire. Don't settle for the first one you find or the cheapest option. Instead, do your homework to be sure that you hire a trustworthy professional who knows how to paint a house well.
The first thing you'll do when hiring a painter is request quotes from three or four in your area. If you reach out to too many, you'll wind up wasting time narrowing down your list; too few and you may not end up with the best quality or right price.
The typical price range for an interior paint job is between $400 and $4,120, with the average falling around $1,670, depending on the scope of the project and paint requests. It will typically cost around $380 to $790 to paint a typical 10-by-12 foot room.
The cost to paint a home's exterior is a little higher: between $730 and $5,600, with an average of $2,624. The typical home of between 500 and 1,500 square feet will generally cost between $1,000 and $3,000, but this will change depending on the number of stories and home location.
If a quote seems high, ask the contractor what is increasing the price point. Perhaps it's something that can be negotiated, or maybe this business is just overpricing their services. On the other hand, be skeptical of any price points that seem unfathomably low. There could be a reason their prices are below the industry norm - perhaps their quality standards are uncommonly low, too.
Once you have quotes, conduct an over-the-phone interview with your prospects. Some important questions to ask your painter include:
1. Do you have insurance?
It's never a good idea to hire a contractor whose business isn't properly insured. Ask both about comprehensive business liability insurance and workers' compensation, and don't be hesitant to ask for proof. If you are unsure of the validity of the insurance, you can also call the insurance company to double-check that it is an active policy.
2. Do you have a warranty?
Not offering a warranty is a red flag, and you may want to be cautious about hiring a company that doesn't provide one. If they have a warranty, ask how long it lasts, and what it covers. Additionally, you'll want to get the warranty in writing should you need to refer to it later.
3. Who, specifically, will be in my house, and can I trust them?
You always have a right to know who will be entering your home. If the person you are speaking with says he or she will not be personally supervising the project, ask who will be, what their role is, and how long they've been with the company.
Also, don't be afraid to ask if the painters are trustworthy people. Unfortunately, there are plenty of cases where a painter has stolen items from a home or caused damage to the house or injury to the homeowner. Subcontractors may not be as skilled as employees, and the contractor you're hiring may not have much experience working with them, making them more of a risk. Additionally, ask if the painters are employees or subcontractors, and what the screening or hiring process is like. If the company conducts background checks, that's a good sign.
4. What kind of training do your employees receive?
If the contractor makes a point to train new hires on safety techniques as well as quality standards on the job, you're probably in good hands.
5. What kind of paint will you use?
The quality of the paint will affect how good the walls look when the project is completed. If your contractor says they plan on using a paint you don't like, feel free to request an alternative.
6. How long have you been in business, and do you have references?
A well-established company will have more experience and likely more references for you to reach out to than a new company that's just getting off the ground. Be sure to ask for references so you can speak to former customers about their experience working with the painter. When speaking to these people, ask about:
7. How much wall prep is included in the price?
For a long-lasting paint job, a clean wall is crucial. Ask how they plan to clean your walls, if at all, before getting started. A high-quality company will thoroughly prepare a wall so that the paint will lay smoothly and last a long time.
8. Are you active in the community and are you involved in any trade organizations?
Community involvement shows the company:
Additionally, being active in trade organizations indicates it is likely up to date on the latest industry best practices and that the company is dedicated to its trade. Also, a Better Bureau Business membership demonstrates the company is stable, confident, and willing to let potential customers check them out before hiring them.
If the company you hire is involved in a trade organization, it shows they take pride in their work, and are dedicated to providing quality service. Some top trade organizations painters might be a part of include:
Painting and Decorating Contractors of America
PDCA connects painters and home decorators through local chapters and councils. The organization also provides webinars, educational videos, and podcasts so members can stay up to date on the latest best practices and news.
American Coatings Association
The ACA doesn't focus on best practices so much as it does on best products. The nonprofit is dedicated to research and development of high-quality paint products as well as sustainability issues.
Finishing Contractors Association
The FCA has members that are painters as well as professionals who focus on flooring, drywall, and other elements to home construction and renovation.
Better Business Bureau
The BBB isn't a painter-specific group but rather an organization that is dedicated to ensuring that consumers can access information about anyone they do business with. The BBB also rates companies based on a Standards of Trust scale, which goes from A+ to F. A company doesn't have to be a member to get a grade, and it's a good idea to check to see how your contractor is scored as well as its membership status.