MOBILE, ALABAMA -- Put a couch on lay-a-way, when we went to pick it up they had sold the couch, and could not get another one. They did not have anything else I like, so I asked for a refund. They side they do not give refunds I would have to pick out something else. I called the main office, they were rude and told me I should have read the fine print, they don't have to hold you lay-a-way, and they don't give refunds. Every time someone talks about American Freight, I tell them to run as fast as you can. Rip offs!!!Add reply
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA -- We went there Tuesday night to order a couch, we found the one we wanted, and ordered it. They said they would have it delivered the next day. So my husband didn't leave the house all day because they said that they would call when they're on their way so there wouldn't be much notice, and they called him to let him know that the couch that we had already paid for wasn't in stock. They informed us that we had to call them the next day to talk to the manager who would tell us when our couch would be in stock.
So the next day I called. The manager couldn't even tell me when the couch would be in stock, so I said we would just go somewhere else and asked them to cancel the order, and he said we had to drive back in to cancel our order since they didn't have our card stored. This was terrible. I would never recommend them ever and I recommend a lot of people.
Worse Company I Have Ever Dealt With
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA -- We ordered a bedroom set priced at over $1000 and made the required monthly payments per our contract. A final payment was made and we were told by the manager that our furniture would be ready for delivery ... read full review
Horrible service, had a problem with my purchase and dealt with Sarah (the manager) she was useless! I would not recommend doing business here!!! Add reply
I bought a bedroom set for my daughter on 01-12-13.I was told max 2 weeks for delivery and they will call us when order in store. It's been 3 weeks now, no call yet. When I called the store they told me that they don't know when the truck will arrive. They are guessing and they can't even track the order. It's 50/50 chance Add reply
KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE -- I put a couch and love seat on layaway. Simple enough, right? The day I go to pay it off it suddenly it isn't in stock. Which was fine, I understood. They told me it would take 7-10 business days for it to arrive. Well, almost a month later it still hasn't arrived and what is WORSE is that every time I ask for a date, they can't give me one. I even spoke to the CORPORATE office, and they, themselves, did NOT know their own shipment dates. Not for now, not for a month, not for two months.
They just had no idea when it was going to ship. So I could be waiting on this stuff forever, no end in sight. And it is ALREADY paid off. I paid for something I am not even getting to use right now. All I keep getting is "it will probably be here soon". How reassuring. NEVER BUYING FROM HERE AGAIN. IT IS A HUGE SCAM.
I repeat ... the most annoying TV commercials - get rid of telemarketer - these annoying commercials would never encourage me to buy anything from American Freight...! 4 Replies - Latest reply on 09/20/2013Add reply
CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA -- Went in to buy a bed from this location. The sales guy said the size bed I wanted would be in in a couple days. Two days later I called and they informed me it would be in on a certain date. The date came and I called they said yes it will be here around noon on truck. We all know where this is going.... The bed was not there when I went to pick it up, and was informed again it would be 7-10 days more. The communication between the store and warehouse needs to improve. I will not buy anything here with the fear of them saying it will be in on.......... Bad customer service American Freight!!! Add reply
COLUMBUS, OHIO -- We selected some merchandise on May 18, 2011 from the W. Broad St. location. We explained that we would not need delivery until the end of June, but we could pay for the merchandise that day. We were told that 1 of the living room sets would arrive at the store in about 2 weeks and the other set was at the Hilliard location. I then decided to not pay the entire balance just in case the merchandise didn't arrive in time. We have dealt with other furniture stores in the past and this process is very common as long as the merchandise is paid in full before delivery. May 31, 2011 we went back into the store and had decided to cancel the order. We were told it had been 13 days and no refunds are issued after 10 days....store credit only. We talked to 2 people at the corporate office and still no refund. Stay away from this company!2 Replies - Latest reply on 06/09/2011Add reply
This is a very unprofessional place
8920 CORPORATION DR, INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA -- I recently purchased a sectional from American freight and yet to get a phone call to tell me my couch is ready to be picked up. I was told that my sectional will be ready for pick up in two to three ... read full review1 Replies - Latest reply on 04/22/2011
Do Not Waste Your Time And Money
COLUMBUS, OHIO -- This is by far the worst store I have ever been too. They do not have same day delivery.....your lucky to get your item delivered at all. It took them 2 days and 20 calls to get mine delivered and then ... read full review3 Replies - Latest reply on 08/02/2012
MARIETTA, GEORGIA -- I visited the American Freight store in early October 2011.
I needed to purchase a new mattress set asap, I tried several mattresses in the store;I explained to the district manager who was assisting ... read full review1 Replies - Latest reply on 02/02/2011
N. TONAWANDA, NEW YORK -- I had furniture delivered over 2000.00 and as they were delivering they scratched my new hardwood floors pretty bad. Called American Freight they said they sub out there deliveries. The delivery manager told us the guys rent truck from him. Long story short they do not carry insurance to cover repairs. All my furniture was loaded back up and I am left with a wrecked hardwood floor.
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If a driver was to get hurt on your property YOU are liable because they are uninsured. American Freight was totally useless in helping me.
Poor Quality/LIMITED Warranties
CINCINNATI -- Two and a half years ago we purchased a sofa and love seat from American Freight for the exorbitant sum of nearly $700. We were told it should easily last for 10 years or more. Hughes Furniture was the ... read full review5 Replies - Latest reply on 08/09/2013
The worse business ever
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA -- Over a year ago during the process of us building a house we put furniture on layaway. Never thought that I was going to deal with this mess. After paying off my furniture we set up a delivery date for ... read full review1 Replies - Latest reply on 07/30/2010
MARIETTA, GEORGIA -- On March 12, 2010, I purchased a Sofa and Love seat at the store located at 1075 Cobb Parkway South, Marietta, GA. The delivery was for 2pm that same day. When the delivery people brought the sofa in, I told them it was not the set I ordered, they insisted it was. After completely setting up the sofa/love seat set, they went to leave, but came back 5 minutes later to tell me they delivered the wrong set. No Kidding! They then brought in the correct sofa/love seat I ordered and set it up. At first sight it looked fine. Within 5 minutes after they left I found a tear in the arm of the sofa that could only have been made while coming in the front door of my apartment...it even had the white paint on it. I called the store immediately and told them I wanted the sofa replaced or a refund immediately. They told me it would take them 30 days to get a replacement sofa and deliver it to me. I agreed. It is now May 6, 2010, and I have called them 3 more times. No one will return my calls, and I still have paid full price for a damaged sofa. I wish I would have checked for reviews on the bad business practices of this company!!!!Add reply
MARIETTA, GEORGIA -- I went in to American Freight of Cobb Parkway in a hurry, and found a couch I liked, first they told me I had to buy it in a set with the love seat, but then I showed them the printed add, which showed that the couch could be sold independently.
When purchasing the couch I expressed my concerns with having a defective couches prior, and for them to make sure that the couch delivered wouldn't have any problems with it, nor would it have a tears in the dust cover, sure enough when I received it, it had a the tear in the dust cover in it.
Since the delivery company is separate from the store, they left the couch at my place. Now a month and a 1/2 later, I was promised a replacement, and received nothing, asked them to take the couch and give me store credit, but they told me it was against their policy because the couch is at my house!
Now I wish that I would have read all of the reviews prior to purchasing the furniture from them. Would have saved myself a headache.
FORT WAYNE, INDIANA -- I have recently just moved into my own apartment and I heard about American Freight having good prices for new furniture. So I went and picked out a couch paid $550 cash and was told it would be in either ... read full review
LEXINGTON, OHIO -- My husband & I went shopping on "black Friday" & decided to stop in at the Lexington Ohio American Freight store to price out a mattress & box spring & couch. We found what we were looking for so we ordered the couch since they would not sell us the display model & was told 3-4weeks for the couch. Asked if we could put mattress set in layaway till week of Christmas since it was a gift for our son & was told certainly! So we go ahead & pay for our merchandise in full & go on our way. 3 wks later we call to check status on couch & was told closer to 1st week of Jan. - well ok then so we go up to pick my sons mattress & box spring up & purchase fram & headboard as well...was told they no longer had that bed set in stock & would have to "upgrade" us to the next set-we said sure for the same price since THEY screwed up & oh no-they would not do that & at the same time we were told our sofa that was suppose to be only 3-4wks till in became 7-8weeks!! With all this I was soooo mad I cancelled the whole damn order & REFUSE to ever shop or say anything good about American Freight! Lost out on a very good sale because they wouldn't make things right & wanted us to spend even more $$ then we had already!! Off to our local furniture store for REAL customer service!!Add reply
Be prepared for problems
OCALA, FLORIDA -- I do wish we would have read the reviews before purchasing our furniture and American Freight. The store manager was so pleasant when he was selling us our mattresses, couch and loveseat. That is where ... read full review1 Replies - Latest reply on 07/23/2009