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Dishonest About Online Rebates
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Rating: 1/51

MT. DORA, FLORIDA -- I bought Whirlpool washer/dryer and 2 employees told me that I would receive $250 rebates back after purchase. I went online and submitted for rebate. I was mailed $100 back. I called Lowe's and the response I got was "Sorry, I guess the salesman was wrong." Now I am out $150.00 because Lowe's doesn't train their employees or they just LIE to customers to make a sale. NEVER AGAIN!!! I spend thousands of dollars at Lowe's and now I will make the extra 10 minute drive to Home Depot for my personal and business needs. Buyer beware!!!

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Dishwasher
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Rating: 1/51

SPARTANBURG, SOUTH CAROLINA -- I went online to purchase a dishwasher. After finding it on their website I paid for it to be install. After giving a date for it to be installed it was never installed by their installer. All together I waited for 2 weeks. I gotten one from another store. Check for timeline on putting it in before buying.

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Sears Has Better Warranty Service In Las Vegas
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Rating: 1/51

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA -- I tried to get my 3 year old Lowe's Maytag washer repaired under the extended warranty purchased through Lowe's and Lowe's sent Volt. After three weeks and two no-show appointments I contacted Lowe's and was told Volt had notified Lowe's that Volt had completed the repairs... No way!!! First I suggest not buying appliances from Lowe's (They subcontract repairs unlike Sears) and second I would not recommend calling Volt for any repairs in the Las Vegas area.

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Appliance Purchase
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Rating: 1/51

APEX, NORTH CAROLINA -- Be wary of purchasing appliances. I bought a new washer and dryer on 3/25/2014. Then this week 5/4/2014 I noticed water underneath the washer. I called the store and was told that 30 days had passed and I needed to deal with the manufacturer. They almost laughed and said I should have bought the extended service agreement. I shouldn't have to worry about customer service or issues with a new washer. Tread lightly with any appliance purchase. The best part was delivery, those guys were legit.

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Whirlpool Cabrio Is a Horrible Excuse of a Washing Machine - Thankfully Lowe's Took It Back
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Rating: 5/51

FERNANDINA BEACH, FLORIDA -- Thank goodness I purchased this machine at Lowe's. They honored my complaint, refunded my money and scheduled a pickup immediately for this horrible excuse of a washing machine. The product looked good on the showroom floor, it all sounded good as the salesperson went over the options and explained how it worked. That was as good as it got for this product. The washing machine never cleaned anything! However, it did manage to twist, mutilate, and tear up several blouses,1 pair of pants and 1 sweatshirt.

The first load was full of t-shirts, socks and underwear. These items came out OK, but as I was transferring the clothes from washer to dryer, I noticed they didn't smell fresh. I thought I made a mistake in adding the detergent, so I rewashed the load.The second load was towels, they seemed OK, but they weren't too dirty to start with; however, after I dried them I saw the soap residue that was left behind on several of the towels. So I rewashed this load as well. The third load was my last load. The clothes came out with soap stains, streaks from uneven wetness in the clothes and of course, the damages I mentioned above.

I can't get rid of this machine fast enough! Apart from not cleaning the clothes, the machine sounds as if parts about about to fly off of it at any minute. The rattle of metallic pieces is not the same sound as the sound of a washing machine in action.

I am luckier than some of the people who bought this waste of a product, because at least Lowe's was the company I had to deal with and they were wonderful regarding the return the product and refunding of my money. I am told Whirlpool has bought out Maytag, this is the only reason I tried this machine. Whirlpool, you are no Maytag! I am off to check out other manufacturers as they certainly can't be any worst!

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Rebate Denied, Then Miraculously Approved 4 Weeks Later!
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Rating: 2/51

FORT MILL, SOUTH CAROLINA -- I will start by saying I love Lowe's and normally do not ever shop anywhere else for my home repair needs. This experience, however, has left a sour taste in my mouth. We purchased a washer/dryer set on 8/18 under the promotion that if you spend X amount of dollars, you'll get a rebate of X amount. I submitted the rebate info online on 8/20. It says it takes 4-6 weeks to get the rebate, so we've been patient.

Today, 9/13, I get a note from Lowe's saying I didn't purchase qualifying items? I called the number, they told me I had to have receipt info (well, sorry, I didn't keep it) so I had to call the local store and get them to look up info, but, they told me I could look it up myself online… grr. If the original number I had called would've told me I could do that, I would have… So I do look it up myself, call back the first number, this new lady has a deep accent... I give her the item # for the washing machine and she tells me "Okay, I have the dishwasher pulled up" - I was like, “No, WASHING MACHINE.” She said, "Oh, I'm sorry..." She proceeds to pull it up correctly.

Then I give her the item # for the dryer, "Okay, I have the washing machine pulled up." "No, you mean dryer?" "Oh, well it is wrong in our system but it doesn't matter." All I know is, I better get my rebate! Then she says "it's a $50 rebate." I said, “No, it should be way more than that. The washer/dryer were close to $1300!” She said "Oh, I'm sorry, my accounting mistake. It is actually $120."

Now we have to wait another 4-6 weeks for our $120 rebate that should have been here already. Normally, I wouldn't mind waiting, but we have been holding off painting the nursery for the first child I'm carrying because we are broke now after the washer/dryer purchase... and now we're going to have to wait 4-6 more weeks to get started.

I'm less than thrilled with Lowe's lackluster performance in this scenario. It makes me wonder if perhaps others aren't experiencing the same thing, and Lowe's needed to "push off" the rebates for a while and faked the letter, or perhaps their system had a glitch that showed them all as invalid. Whatever the case, I hate to say, in the future I will think twice before purchasing anything that falls under a rebate with Lowe's.

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Measure Appliances Yourself Because Lowe's Doesn't Think They're Important
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Rating: 1/51

WAKE FOREST, NORTH CAROLINA -- On 12-7-13, we walked into Lowe's with the measurements for our current over-the-range microwave oven; we even had the original user manual so there would be no problems buying a new one that would fit. The salesman assured us that the new one that we had selected would fit. Two weeks later the installer arrived and could not get the new one to fit because it was an inch too tall. We have a stone backsplash and the bracket for support requires that the microwave be no more than 15.5" high. The new one was 16.5" high. We thought that we could call Lowe's and just get them to send one that would fit. Turns out, they don't sell one that will fit except for a $1,000 model!

We had to urgently call the installer to come back and put our old microwave back and hope that we could pay someone to fix it. The installer brought our microwave back; it had obviously been thrown into the back of his truck because the key pad was now broken and the hood vent was also now broken. I went to Lowe's today and told them what happened and the only thing they cared about was "Where is the new microwave?" I told them I had no idea where it was and asked them what they were going to do to fix the problem.

They said that I could contact two companies to see about fixing it (never mentioning making any restitution for busting up my microwave) and that they would give us a full credit back after they are able to locate the original microwave. They also said that it wasn't the salesman's fault because he could not have known that we have a backsplash! Seriously, they said that.

Am I the only one in America with a backsplash? I told them that it was the salesperson's fault; we had the measurements and he should have paid attention to them. The fact that a home improvement store does not train its appliance salespeople to pay attention to MEASUREMENTS speaks volumes about this company.

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Never Again Will I Trust Lowe's in Honolulu
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Rating: 1/51

HONOLULU, HAWAII -- Well let's start from scratch. I ordered a new washer and dryer on 08/19/13 and was promised the delivery date of 08/24/13 AM before noon. The delivery made as promised and the first load of washing was a big problem with a grinding noise and the washer seemed to want to leave the washing room during the spin cycle due to it was unbalanced.

I called Lowe's in Honolulu "The one on 411 Pacific Street" and after talking to many lyres and uninformed employees I finally talked to the Manager in charge and asked if the installation crew could return to inspect the washer. Yes; and after 4 hours they arrived and took one look at the washer and claimed it a manufacturer defect. The washer was quickly removed and my promise was I would have a new one the next day. They will call me by 7 or 8 AM to let me know the time of arrival. Called at 9 AM and they claimed it's on the truck ready for delivery with no promise of a delivery time, "Can't find the record", so, it must be on the truck was the reply.

12 PM called for the Manager and was forced to leave a message with the receptionist for the Manager to call me. 1500 still no response and called again for the Manager - This time I got through and the Manager said he would call back. OK; Now we're wondering if the washer was ever on the truck and the Manager called to confirm the washer was still sitting on the loading dock and someone is tasked to deliver it now. The truck arrives with the brand new "good" washer with the wiz bang crew hurry to connect it up and with all new water lines and hoses. All is fine until my wife finds out the cold and hot water lines were backwards after washing some delicate fabrics.

What a messed up store. First they bring a bad washer and don't test the washer prior to walking away and with the good washer they reverse the RED and BLUE. This store is on my most unwanted list of places to shop now. Lowe's name has been forever damaged for me due to the above and I'll do business elsewhere in Honolulu. Wasted two of my days and I lost track of how many phone calls to what I would consider ignorant staff. I do feel sorry for the manager due to nothing really happened until I talked directly with him.

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Do Not Buy Appliances At Lowe's
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Rating: 1/51

MOORE, OKLAHOMA -- Three months ago, we bought all new appliances for the new home we were moving into from Lowe's. Yesterday, the Whirlpool refrigerator's compressor went out and we lost all the food. Lowe's would not replace the refrigerator or refund the money. I was rudely told that I could only return it within the first 30 days. I was referred to a Lowe's repair service that could not even consider coming out for almost a week and all the cost would not be covered by the Whirlpool warranty! I will never buy anything from Lowe's again, not even a plant. Now, I am worried that the other appliances I bought might also be lemons. I've learned a lesson… NO MORE LOWE'S!!!

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Terrible Customer Service by Warranty Department of Lowe's
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Rating: 1/51

We bought a Samsung dryer two years ago and it broke down (does not heat up). We bought 4 years extended warranty so we called Lowe's. They schedule a tech. We had to wait a few days until he came. He came and said he has to order a part. So we waited another week and he came and changed the part. He left and the dryer worked for a day and it broke down again. Had to call Lowe's again and wait another few days for the service guy to come. He came and said he needs another part. So we had to wait another week. Then he came and changed another part and said this time it should work. So I washed a load and put it in the dryer.

After 20 minutes the dryer still is cold. So called Lowe's service center again and a woman called Leslie said she was going to send a different technician on Thursday (which was yesterday). But nobody showed up yesterday. So I just called the service center this morning and they said they don't have a record of Leslie scheduling anything! So I had talked to a ghost at Lowe's! Now we are out of a dryer for more than a month! So I asked to talk to a supervisor named Perry.

Perry firmly gave me two option: 1) We have to wait at least 3 days until he talks to the service guy. 2) We have to wait at least 3 days (today is Friday) until his supervisor can call us the earliest 3 days later on Monday. In the meantime, we are still without a functioning dryer. And Perry insists that he was offering us solutions (that is keep letting us to wait). I can't believe it.

What kind of employees Lowe's are hiring? This is really low and beyond belief. They have no consideration for customers' concern and need and all they are doing is to lie and stall. I feel sorry that Lowe's have such incompetent and uncaring employees on their payroll. And I am mad that we still have no dryer after all this waiting. I wish the CEO of Lowe's can read this complaint and do something about it.

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