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Postby ekandre on Fri Apr 07, 2017 8:08 pm

Vintage Doors (Hammond, NY) seems to be manipulating their online reviews. After a terrible experience with them, I was reading other online reviews (something I should have done before ordering), and I became curious as to why, although this company has bad reviews on most online sites (including the Better Business Bureau, Yelp, and, they had glowing reviews on their FB page and on Houzz. I then looked at their FB reviews and realized that all their 5-star reviews were from employees! When I mentioned this on their FB page, they deleted the review feature from their FB page. I then looked at their reviews on Houzz and saw that they have 132 reviews, the vast majority of them 5-star. When I looked more closely, however, I saw that over 100 of those 5-star reviews were entered over the two-day period of November 30 - December 1st, 2015, and none of those reviews were from users who had a verified purchase from VintageDoors. It seems the company is unethically manipulating the on-line reviews they can control.

Some of the online reviews from other customers mention that Howard Demick, the CEO, personally threatened them if they wrote a negative review. All of the negative reviews share the same theme—abusive treatment by Howard Demick. My experience with Howard as similarly disconcerting, as he attacked me personally—including my character and my profession—rather than staying focused on the concerns I expressed with the product and customer service in question.

Watch out for Vintage Doors (Hammond, NY).
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Re: Beware of

Postby Sacto Diane on Sun Apr 23, 2017 6:00 pm

You might get better feedback if you discuss the actual issues you had with the company instead of complaining about online reviews. Manipulation of online reviews is common. I'm not saying it's right but take any reviews with a grain of salt. If you had some specific issues with quality, service or whatever, share those.
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