Allentown contractor reaches $180,000...

Allentown contractor reaches $180,000 settlement over work

There are 32 comments on the The Morning Call story from Apr 29, 2008, titled Allentown contractor reaches $180,000 settlement over work. In it, The Morning Call reports that:

The Pennsylvania attorney general's office has reached an $180,000 settlement with an Allentown contractor that failed to complete projects on time, performed shoddy work and neglected to inform consumers they ...

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former employee

Allentown, PA

#1 Apr 29, 2008
I was an employee of the Allentown Window Pros and I would not recommend them to my worst enemy. I've seen what they do from the inside and I would never be associated with them again.
Friend___

AOL

#2 Apr 30, 2008
It's funny how he and his wife sit around like they are all that and drive these HIGH priced cars, live in a HIGH PRICED HOME, at the poors people expense who they ripe off. Been hearing it for years. Trully hope the ATT GENERAL looks deeper in their business!
One of the poor

AOL

#3 Apr 30, 2008
They took me over, about time they are caught. THEY SHOULD BE PUT IN JAIL!!!!!!
Customer

AOL

#4 Apr 30, 2008
Where do they live, I'd replace their windows for free!
Private Person

AOL

#5 Apr 30, 2008
Wow, now I know how they afford champagne everynight at the local hot spots. Always thought they were crooked. What goes around, comes around.
timewilltell

Emmaus, PA

#6 Apr 30, 2008
Well lets see....they offer WORST PAY in the industry -- they usually just pay min wage. The Back again General Manager has done time for document fraud- he was changing the numbers like amount of equity and income just to get people financing they can not afford. He has been fired like 3 times but they take him back as of Mon. Part of his sentence was to never work for a home improvement company or any company that offers in house financing yet here he is with a good job-benefits ect. Also let us not forget that if you did this you wold still be doing time and noone not even that skirtchaser deserves to get all the money at others costs. Also the Sales Manager was fired from everywhere for lying to get the deal
John

Milford, CT

#7 Jun 5, 2008
former employee wrote:
I was an employee of the Allentown Window Pros and I would not recommend them to my worst enemy. I've seen what they do from the inside and I would never be associated with them again.
Soem the salesman make 100k, The one drives a porsche
John Doe

Weatherly, PA

#8 Jun 5, 2008
I actually have windows from AWP. The schmuck salesman was at my house for 8 bloody hours! I finally agreed to get windows just to get him out of my house! I was and still am unemployed when I signed the contract and was pretty confident I was going to be denied the loan. Much to my dismay, Michael from AWP called and said I was approved. I was very angered when he told me the monthly payments were going to be about $100 more than I was told and the intrest rate is 14.09%!!! I will never ever deal with these crooks again and will steer everyone I know away from them. By the way, they did a shoody job with the trim around the windows.
Art

Milford, CT

#9 Jun 6, 2008
John Doe wrote:
I actually have windows from AWP. The schmuck salesman was at my house for 8 bloody hours! I finally agreed to get windows just to get him out of my house! I was and still am unemployed when I signed the contract and was pretty confident I was going to be denied the loan. Much to my dismay, Michael from AWP called and said I was approved. I was very angered when he told me the monthly payments were going to be about $100 more than I was told and the intrest rate is 14.09%!!! I will never ever deal with these crooks again and will steer everyone I know away from them. By the way, they did a shoody job with the trim around the windows.
So, Michael is the jailbird, and the owners are all fat crooks!
Screwy Louie

Bethlehem, PA

#10 Jun 9, 2008
Must be a graduate of the posevak school ....?
good friend

Sharon Hill, PA

#11 Oct 31, 2008
I know the onwer personally for some twenty plus years. He let some basic housekeeping get away from him and has since addressed it and is back on top. For example, the DNC. A software company provided faulty software and for 1 month and 1 month only he had DNC issues. None since and none before. The issues of workmanship and so on were simply small services that were not addressed timely but were addressed. I am not making excuses for him but he owns one of the largest home improvment companies in the area and has for 20 years. He is EXTREMELY generous and has given away to needy people more than most people make in a year. I know he signed Don Shula, head coach of the Miami Dolphins and opend a mortgage bank all jsut recently. If this horrible, deceitfull, champagne drinking person is the person his"friend" said he is then how did the Department of banking and Don Shulas agent give approval for his involvement??? You will always have disgruntled employees and unhappy customers. But I can tell you that the owner is a a person with extreme integrity and he will remain a well known and respected business man for years to come. He made a few mistakes and quickly paid his dues, made corrections such as CODE 99. If a customer calls in and mentions CODE 99 it goes to the highest ranking officer in his company. He is on top of business and I am proud to call him my friend. Cheers - keep the champagne coming and he really is allo that!!
good friend

Sharon Hill, PA

#12 Oct 31, 2008
Friend___ wrote:
It's funny how he and his wife sit around like they are all that and drive these HIGH priced cars, live in a HIGH PRICED HOME, at the poors people expense who they ripe off. Been hearing it for years. Trully hope the ATT GENERAL looks deeper in their business!
Sounds like your just jelous of them. They couldn't be nicer people. He has a great business and I wish them well
silly rabbit

Easton, PA

#13 Oct 31, 2008
there is more out there out there but they think they are untouchable because off political payoff within the city limitsand this componey has commited federal crimes because there was insurance companies involved. FEMA please help allentown the insurance companies are in cohoots as well as city officials. is this how we are going to rebuild our neglected housing from all the slumlords that have run buildings into the ground all wile collecting HUD money?
DA WHATS WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE DOC?
suspicious in Pa

Manville, NJ

#14 Nov 5, 2008
Very strange Scam. Sales person didn't show for the appointment, but an hour later someone in "Advertising" showed up (who happened to be in the neighborhood) talking about rebates ... advertising house ... signs ... no real talk of windows. This "Advertiser" (who strangely, didn't have a cell phone??) used my phone to call someone who then spoke to me rudely) Salesperson was finally asked to leave. Glad I had done my homework about these losers.
also suspicious

Aspers, PA

#15 Mar 8, 2009
At a home builders show I was offered an estimate that would be good for 2-years on replacing some doors and windows. I wanted to cancel when they called to confirm a few days before estimate b/c I was not going to do work until summer or next summer. They assured me someone would be in the area (hbg area) and estimate would be good for 2-years. The "advertiser", as he called himself, also used my cell phone like the above post. Stayed for an hour and never gave me an estimate because we were not ready to purchase that day with the right offer. He simply would not give an estimate. Ridiculous way to do business. Didnt have business card, or any literature.
Former AWP Salesman

Skippack, PA

#17 Mar 3, 2010
The way it works is the call center is actually a scheduling center to get the sales personel leads. While you are at a customers house you are instructed not to leave; ever. When it comes to financing you call Bryan Moore on the phone and he acts like you are negotiating on the customers behalf, to get them approved as a "Model House" while he is actually figuring out a way to slam the people into the product. Don't ever fall for the Energy math as it is all smoke and mirrors. My whole experience with them is defined by the term "Scheister"
Annoyed

Allentown, PA

#18 Apr 21, 2010
We have their windows. The salesman, as someone above wrote, would NOT leave our house until we signed the contract. I kept telling him that I had a test the next morning, and he would say, "Oh, you'll do fine". Seriously, we were too nice. We should have called the police when he wouldn't leave. He also told us that we'd pay no fees on the loan, but then when our first bill came, we had fees! I called, and they said, "No, he wouldn't say that". I wouldn't stop calling, so they said that they'd take care of it. Our next bill was different, so I assumed that they'd gotten rid of the fees. I came to find out, that they just rolled the fee into the loan where we were only paying interest for the first year!! Jerks!
We called for the second time in just a few years for service to another broken window, and it is another company that answers their phone. They said that they'd call us back for a time to come out.
john doe

Gouldsboro, PA

#19 Jul 25, 2010
well if he is such a good friend whyy dont u give your name. wanna hide or is this the bootleg owner himself writing bull
good friend wrote:
I know the onwer personally for some twenty plus years. He let some basic housekeeping get away from him and has since addressed it and is back on top. For example, the DNC. A software company provided faulty software and for 1 month and 1 month only he had DNC issues. None since and none before. The issues of workmanship and so on were simply small services that were not addressed timely but were addressed. I am not making excuses for him but he owns one of the largest home improvment companies in the area and has for 20 years. He is EXTREMELY generous and has given away to needy people more than most people make in a year. I know he signed Don Shula, head coach of the Miami Dolphins and opend a mortgage bank all jsut recently. If this horrible, deceitfull, champagne drinking person is the person his"friend" said he is then how did the Department of banking and Don Shulas agent give approval for his involvement??? You will always have disgruntled employees and unhappy customers. But I can tell you that the owner is a a person with extreme integrity and he will remain a well known and respected business man for years to come. He made a few mistakes and quickly paid his dues, made corrections such as CODE 99. If a customer calls in and mentions CODE 99 it goes to the highest ranking officer in his company. He is on top of business and I am proud to call him my friend. Cheers - keep the champagne coming and he really is allo that!!
joe in allentown

AOL

#22 Feb 14, 2012
I purchased a property with several broken window pros windows. Would like to have them repaired, anyone with suggestions?
joe in allentown

AOL

#23 Feb 14, 2012
Anyone with suggestions to have window pros windows repaired

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