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Ecostar Double Glazing

Ecostar Double Glazing

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Reviews

  • Customer Service
    2.0 (23)
  • Timeliness
    2.5 (20)
  • Job Satisfaction
    2.1 (11)
  • Rates and Fees
    1.1 (12)
  • Product Quality
    3.1 (14)
  • Return Claim MadeYes · No (25)
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Mark A.
Mark A.Greater Melbourne (Outer), VIC

Hard sales pitch

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I had an appointment to measure for a front entrance. When they arrived they informed me it was going to take 2 hours. I explained I didn't want a huge sales pitch, so the Rep rang his boss and explained that I just wanted a quote. His boss said see how you go. The Rep then tried again to go through his sales pitch. So then then asked him to leave, he then rang his office and the person on the other end tried the pitch with me and I explained that I just wanted a quote and if they can't do this for me they could leave, they then said fine and left.

Customer Service
2/5
Timeliness
4/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
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Don’t want to know about problems

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Great product until something goes wrong. Back doors jammed locked and they couldn’t send anyone out for three weeks. Had to engage emergency locksmith. Now for the third time in two years we have to engage an emergency locksmith. Not good enough after spending $34,000+.

Customer Service
1/5
Timeliness
1/5
Job Satisfaction
1/5
Rates and Fees
1/5
Product Quality
1/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
Store LocationNo store visit. Home visit.
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Sarah R.
Sarah R.Greater Melbourne (Inner), VIC

I couldn’t get past the hard sales tactics. Horrible!!!

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After 2.5 hours of an aggressive sales pitch, I was made to sign a “I do not want the discount “ when I firmly said I would not be signing today. I can see that some people would be pressured to sign without doing their research. There ARE comparable products and better priced. Abysmal outdated sales practices. Off putting to say the least.

Customer Service
1/5
Timeliness
3/5
Rates and Fees
1/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
Store LocationMelbourne
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Colby
ColbyGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
  • 3 reviews
  • 1 like

How many family emergency cancellations can be legit for a company of this size?

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Been trying to arrange a quote for over 4 weeks. 2 hour appointment slots need to be made with all household members. Big time commitment which we have made twice now, only to get a call 30 minutes before our scheduled appointment to cancel due to family emergency. Twice. The second time we were quite annoyed and they said”its hard to arrange people for quotes” ummm that’s your job?
Waste of time!

Customer Service
1/5
Timeliness
1/5
Job Satisfaction
1/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
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No Other S.
No Other S.Greater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
  • 2 reviews
  • 3 likes

This is a scam, stay away !!!!

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Called the 1300 number on the website and the girl on the other side was mentioning double glassing over and over as if they are the only company providing double glassing these days. Fast-forward 5 min after asking my requirements for the quote they needed 2 hours for someone to come and do the quote and want the whole family to be available to give me a quote for a single bi-folding door. When ask why they need both me and my partner available for this she was like we want both of you to make the decision. When i mentioned that we both want the same colours as other windows and doors and a bi-folding door for the space she said they can't do it and hung up on me. Don't fall for this tactics of trying to force sell.

Customer Service
1/5
Timeliness
1/5
Job Satisfaction
1/5
Rates and Fees
1/5
Product Quality
1/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
Store LocationOnline
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Al!
Al!Greater Melbourne (Inner), VIC

Hard Sell reeks of scam.

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I have not been that uncomfortable in a long time. The quote went on & on with promises galore IF I signed a contract on the spot. Who the hell does that?? 2.5 hours to see the back of the person who came into my home & took me for somebody who could be persuaded to jump into a contract. This is no way to do business & put me right off. NO SALE!! NO STARS.

Timeliness
1/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
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J.M
J.MCoburg, VIC
  • 30 reviews
  • 23 likes
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Joke of a company

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Customer Service
3/5
Timeliness
5/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
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Mmminx
Mmminx
  • 3 reviews
  • 3 likes

Stay away- this is a scam

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The sales person does a sales pitch for 2 hours and will not leave your house without theatrics (I need to call my manager etc!)- the door and window samples are awful and the prices are easily 40% above market price.

Customer Service
1/5
Timeliness
1/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
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Cass
CassVictoria

Strange and uncomfortable quote experience

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Very bizarre experience when the Ecostar salesperson came to my home for a measure and quote. I genuinely went into the appointment interested in their product but after I told the salesperson I was happy to forgo the ‘single visit discount’ and would not be signing up on the spot, they became very pushy, refused to take no for an answer, and I had to lock myself in my study while he performed all sorts of calling ‘his boss’ theatrics until eventually he got the message and left. I have never felt so uncomfortable in my own home and however good their product is, their bizarre hard-sell tactics mean I certainly not buy from them

Customer Service
1/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
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Rob
RobGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC
  • 5 reviews
  • 11 likes

WOW!!! WHAT THE HELL WAS THAT???

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Customer Service
1/5
Timeliness
1/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
Store LocationMelbourne
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no service

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We ordered our windows 8 months ago. still no delivery and what is more disappointing is that we have had no communications with Eco star at all. Poor.
Very poor. We paid the deposit and nothing more has eventuated.

Customer Service
1/5
Timeliness
1/5
Job Satisfaction
1/5
Rates and Fees
1/5
Product Quality
3/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
Store Locationmelbourne
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Neil
NeilGreater Melbourne (Inner), VIC

Great at first then the product fails and they disappear

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Customer Service
1/5
Timeliness
1/5
Job Satisfaction
1/5
Rates and Fees
1/5
Product Quality
1/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
Store LocationVictoria
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Fake 5 star reviews, avoid at all costs

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Customer Service
1/5
Timeliness
1/5
Job Satisfaction
1/5
Rates and Fees
1/5
Product Quality
4/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
Store LocationChirnside Park
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Sam
SamGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC
  • 4 reviews
  • 7 likes

they live in another world

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dont know which world they live in
they ask me if i have family/partner? i told them them that my my family lives overseas and visit me sometime,
ecostar says even your family do not live but still u need to bring them here when we come for measurements and quote
unbelievable that it can happen in Australia

when i ask why its so important they answer its company policy (didn't tell what logic/reason behing even i asked)

Customer Service
1/5
Timeliness
1/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
Store LocationMelbourne
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Nice product but not as effective as promised and poor follow up

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We had five windows and our front door replaced by Ecostar last year. We live on a busy main road and were purely after noise reduction. The noise reduction is much less than expected. I have spoken to Ecostar several times and they have promised to send out someone to follow it up. Instead they sent a salesman who then said he'd organise someone to follow it up. I haven't heard from them.

The follow up to this post was someone in their office telling me the problem is not their product - it's my walls and roof. Their product is 'tested'. There must be a problem with the insulation in my walls and roof. I wish they'd asked me to check that before I spent a fortune on windows.

Customer Service
1/5
Timeliness
3/5
Job Satisfaction
1/5
Rates and Fees
1/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
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Questions & Answers

Phillip
Phillipasked

What is the BAL rating of your double glaze windows?

2 answers
Gunny
Gunny

Hi Philip , As we live in the middle of a suburb that has never seen a bush fire , l considered the BAL as not applicable, You could contact Ecostar directly to acertain your individual requirements.

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Peter
Peterasked

I am only interested in noise reduction as I live on a busy road. Could you provide the RW rating of your various products?

Thanks.

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Ecostar Double Glazing
Mike CEcostar Double GlazingSend a private message

Sorry Peter, we missed this question. Our standard double glazed glass unit will eliminate 80% of external noise. If acoustic glass is used in the unit, them almost 100%.
Kind regards
The Ecostar Team

Bernard
Bernardasked

How much does a standard room window cost?

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John Reynolds
John Reynolds

Ni Idea Bernard. I didn't buy the windows.

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Jennimac
Jennimac

2 windows 2.4m wide each - $17,000 - after sales discounts ringing boss etc $8,900

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