No response. I waited over an hour on two separate browsers and nobody served me.
I waited indefinitely online, with no loss of internet connection and was refused service. It didn't matter which browser I used, or how long I waited, the queue counter always ticked down from 5th or 6th, to 1st, then nothing. I will not be spending money at National Tiles until they fix their service. I typed my name and email into their designated fields, but that didn't help. *EDIT* After several hours an individual named Alessia "joined the chat", then left immediately. She didn't acknowledge my existence and left without saying a word. My question was simple, what was the VOC rating of a product they sold? They don't appear to want to help customers and there's no excuse for bad service these days.
Rethink your packaging for your samples. Way over the top and so wasteful
I ordered some samples as I couldn't get to a store. For 5 samples it was $9.95. I ordered the 5 samples and a large box came to my door after 2 weeks of waiting. Beware from the time you place your sample order it takes nearly 2 weeks to get to your door.
I opened it to find a large box. I thought, I only ordered 5 sample tiles. They should be small, why is the box this big?!
Inside the box was another box with 2 draws. The tiles were in the bottom which didn't even take up 10% of that draw and in the top draw was a tap measure with a brochur...
Awful experience - beware, don’t count on their availability of online stock being true!!!
I ordered 5m2 tiles online(which showed ~7m2 in-stock), then got an email saying they weren’t in-stock. You shouldn’t be able to advertise/sell something that you don’t have stock of when you say you do, I’m sure the ACCC would agree this is misleading and unprofessional.
Steer Clear of National Tiles
I purchased hybrids for my brand new build. Builders tacked skirting, installers arrived ripped skirting from walls and threw at random into garage. It has taken weeks to figure out what goes where! When i asked him to put them back inside house installers said “not my job”. They also didn’t arrive with right silicone for the job so It was my responsibility to race to bunnings and buy right colour. On my invoice i was charged $118 for silicone
I spent $12, they refused to reimburse me.
Hybrids are already lifting in areas and it will take me years to repatch and paint the damage left behind
Stay away from National Tiles!
Customer service .0005 out of 10
don't buy online as national tiles informed me the products I ordered are not available. To get a refund is almost impossible after several calls and emails. They get your money easily without giving you the products you want.
- Online store
Tiles amazing, customer service horrible.
Late to receive product. Advertised in stock told the next day after ordering out of stock.
Customer service was poor, kept getting misleading information. Had to phone up numerous times.
Tiles are amazing quality.
- Online store
They ran out after 3 months took my money to get from warehouse then called me to tell me they ran out then wanted to charge me a processing fee for a refund. Wasted my time and discontinue lines too soon
Caused significant delays
I placed an online order over a week ago and scheduled tiles to be delivered yesterday. I called this morning to ask what had happened to my delivery only to be told the tiles are not in stock and are on back order for another month. There was never any notification when I placed the order online that there was a stock issue, I never received any emails to advise that there was a stock issue OR issue with scheduled delivery. When I called this morning they said there had been a voicemail left the day prior which I can categorically confirm ther...e was not. We have already started demo and now have to sit with a gutted bathroom and laundry for the next month. We have 3 little ones so to be without our bathroom and laundry for this long has an enormous impact. We have let our trades down also and have a huge amount of materials sitting in our garage which is a liability. The communication and customer service from National Tiles is disgraceful and I will not be using or recommending them to anyone in the future.
Customer services is terrible
Made an inquiry online only never to have anyone contact me I had to follow them up left 2 messages. Finally Brooke called but had no idea why she was calling the customer services is non existent it’s just all 2 hard for them I just went elsewhere. Less painful they should stop wasting money on advertising and spend it on new staff who care.
Ordered from online store. Received an email to call them (they didn't bother trying to call me) to be told the tile was out of stock and will not be available for four months! Who advertises a product they don't actually have available to sell? Four months is a completely unreasonable timeframe. Perhaps remove products from your store that you don't actually have available to sell.
Discontinued tiles still advertised and purchased on website and charged for them!
I ordered the belgium stone tile online after finally making a decision and finding a tile I liked. I purchased the tiles online, the money was taken from my account that day and i made a requested to be delivered on the wednesday. I paid for parking to make it an easy transfer into my car on the wednesday and thursday (thinking they would come by thursday). I started a live chat on friday find the tiles are no longer available. I chose a new tile that was $10 cheaper per sqm and the chat reported I would be refunded the gap. I requested they be delivered first thing monday as I'd have to move clients around to make sure I could be there for the delivery. They arrived at 2pm, one is chipped and no refund of the gap to be seen.
The National Tiles online store advertises products and facilitates the order of these, then after payment is made, informs the products are not available for delivery for a few weeks.
This information should be provided at the time of the order so the prospective purchaser can then choose whether to proceed or not.
The staff at the National Tiles store in Traralgon were excellent and they are clearly placed at a disadvantaged position due to the cheaper prices of sale items on the online store.
Some of the online store staff tried to be helpful but the company's inefficient processes are obviously letting them down too.
We would advise against ordering products from National Tiles online.
Very poor service.
- Online store
Never again - completely unorganised
It took 3mths for tiles to arrive.
The whole order was not delivered.
It was another 3mths before finalised the order.
The head office is in Qld. We have to deal with Stephanie who is morose.
The Wingfield plant in SA, which is difficult to access and took over 30 min waiting for someone to come to the front counter to serve their 3 customers.
Ridiculous customer service
I honestly don’t even know why I bother shopping online, the customer service team is seriously f* hopeless. What kind of people work there if they don’t know anything about the products or what’s in stock or anything to do with their stores? Don’t waste your time online, go in store at least they know what they’re talking about.
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