This appliance is a Dream .
Just bought a RUSSELL HOBBS JUICER , brilliant and efficient , Carrot juice a must , getting rid of fruit that has nearly expired is brilliant , very easy to clean and easy to assemble .
Online service excellent
Purchased a computer online and it arrived within a week despite the current delays in shipping. Price was reasonable and information on the site was sufficient to make a decision remotely. Will use again.
Service is good
I purchased refrigerator from Maribyrnong good guys. The salesman was good and very friendly.
Even delivery guys was perfect. He was delivering it bit late but very good service. They are really good.
After sales service
Extremely happy with kitchen however after sales service does does not exist over half a dozen phone calls not returned contacted the good guys which is who we went through to order the kitchen still no luck finally got through and was told that the doors I wanted were $50 each that was find $50 for a courier Was told that I could not pick the doors up myself so I accepted that but then I was told $50 for administration fee that was ridiculous I was told in no uncertain terms take it or leave it
So far so good, enjoying the kitchen.
The kitchen is very nice and we really like it. Our only negative was waiting for missing or damaged parts to be delivered too long after the first installation. This caused us to wait for the complete kitchen and have more days off work for the missing parts to be installed.
We are extremely happy with our new kitchen. Extremely function! I would recommend your company to my family and friends.
Not all reviews are bad
I didn't read the reviews on this company until after I signed up. I admit to sweating a bit until the job was completed. My problem though. My situation was that I needed a new kitchen ASAP. The property I purchased had a kitchen with 2 cupboards and a set of drawers. I was only ever going to get one quote. I had a rough idea of what it would cost and I cannot handle shopping around very much at all. I was therefore prepared to sign up on the spot if my expectations were met. This I did at The Good Guys, Helensvale, Qld. I went there ...with measurements, photographs and a design and the desire to Nike. Just Do It. Less than 2 hours later, I had the plan, the costings and had organised purchase of discounted electrical appliances (ceramic cooktop, wall oven, range hood) from the Good Guys. Good Guys staff member who I dealt with was very knowledgeable and caused me to rethink the selections I had made and change them accordingly. Came delivery day and several cartons had sustained damage. It was minor damage to components on a protected pallet and had occurred before Grace, collected the kitchen for delivery. It was then I realised that Freedom is also involved with this company and The Good Guys. I photographed all the damage and reported it via the online messaging system. This process only allows one photo at a time so it took a while. I was met with deafening silence. No answer came the stern response. After several days I became angry that my messages were eliciting no response at all. I messaged both the administrative group and the management team, advising them that an angry me was an ugly sight to behold. The matter was immediately acted upon and a new corner cupboard despatched to me. We made up the difference of damaged components in 2 corner cupboard units from the extra one sent. My friend is a cabinet maker of high distinction. He came for six and a half days it took us to remove the old and rebuild/install the new. Initially he had suggested that I paid too much for the kitchen. After completing the job, he said that the kitchen is of very good quality and he was quite surprised at the standard. The only hiccup we had was when he discovered misaligned clamp rebates on the adjoining joints of one of the kitchen tops. It is a U shaped kitchen. We had already fitted biscuits and glue to the joint and had to move quickly to clamp it together using a heavy duty ratchet strap before the glue set. The glue, biscuits and edge L Clamps hold it all together nicely. We weren't in a position to halt work and order a new top. The bad? The niggling points I mentioned. The good? An easy process that allowed me to design the kitchen and have this company draw it up, manufacture it and deliver it to the small island I reside on within the Southern Moreton Bay Island Group in Qld. I am completely satisfied with the purchase and happy that I went in this direction. My suggestion is that if you want several quotes- go to this company last as some pressure will be applied for you to make the decision on the spot.
1st step getting a new kitchen
We are building a new home and I have been researching kitchens. The 2 staff members in the kitchen installation section at Good Guys Erina were very helpful. One lady was fairly new to it, but still very helpful and she was well supported by a very experienced lady. I was left with the impression of very friendly and honest assistance and when we are closer to the point in the build of final planning of the kitchen I will go in to them again and arrange it.
In store service is fantastic
The in store salesperson at Carseldine was fantastic. No pressure, all my questions answered and was obvious she was very knowledgeable. Based on this I booked an in home design appt. When the person rang to confirm the appt I was told that to receive benefit of any sales offers that I had been given I had to sign up on the spot. I informed them that was not how I made decisions, I liked to think things over and again was pressured that I would only get the sales incentives if I signed up. So I cancelled the appt as my needs as a customer ...were not being considered. The sales person from store called me back a few weeks later and when I told her what had happened we rescheduled with her reassurance that I would not be forced to sign up. I have purchased all appliances from The Good Guys for years so am looking forward to this consultation.
Planning our kitchen!
Sam helped us with all our finishes today and was a great help! Can’t wait for it all to be installed!!!!
Old to new, looks spectacular
New style ,clean,crisp, functional.suits old Queenslander down to a T. All our guests think it’s beautiful. I have to say they are right.
Had a absolutely excellent service from the lovely Sam about kitchens she knew exactly what she was talking about and was so helpful!
I highly recommend The Good Guys Kitchens. The staff provided helpful guidance and advice. I experienced only one little hiccup which was rectified as soon as I brought it to a staff member’s attention. I love my new kitchen and wouldn’t hesitate to use The Good Guys Kitchens, again.
Terrific kitchen we are very happy with it
All trades people were on time and did excellent work. We were very happy with the electrical, gas work and tiling. The cabinets were well made and look great in our kitchen. We quite like the granite bench-top.
Everything was alright and we are very happy with the new kitchen.All the traders were on time to do the job, and they treat us very nice, and they did a very good job.They were very professional.
Questions & Answers
The good guys Fyshwick, ACT
Has anyone in Canberra bought a kitchen from the good guys in Canberra?
I purchased mine from the Good Guys in Newcastle and it was supplied by the Kitchen Group in Sydney. (they also do Freedom Kitchens). Even though you are in Canberra, there may be a very good chance that your kitchen will be supplied by the Kitchen Group out of Sydney, Be Careful.
No matter where you live expect bad service and a poor quality kitchen with the Good Guys! Fair trading are keeping an eye on them and just need a few more people to come forward before anything can be officially done about them. I wouldn't waste your hard earned money on this company!!
There really are some big disparities between reviews for this company. I think it would be helpful for people leaving comments to mention the suburb they live in or the store they used as there may be a trend evident of where you might end up being able to count on good service and appropriately skilled people. Just a thought as I am very tempted - I live closest to the Capalaba store so if anyone has feedback on that, I would appreciate it.
It does not matter which store you go through because the company is a separate entity - Courtsean Pty Ltd trading as The Good Guys Kitchens.- all the kitchens are managed by their Somersby NSW store. What I can tell you is that they take your money upfront and if anything goes wrong they don't take any responsibility to get it right. One of our benches was measured incorrectly and I have had to chase the Somersby office for a replacement. They do not call you to advise you of when it will be ready, the Customer Services Manager speaks to you in a moronic and robotic way and just keeps telling you that they cannot guarantee your delivery in a speedy manner. What should have taken a week has now become a month without a functioning kitchen. They promise to organise an installer, they do, but when things go wrong they basically don't care. I have had to take over the project management of my kitchen - the plumbers refused to bring the fridge inside the house - it was the The Good Guys Store/Thomastown Vic who came to my rescue and organised for their delivery drivers to do so. I cannot speak highly enough of the sales staff at the The Good Guys store. The Kitchen Group people do not offer any compensation for your stress, your time to follow up with them or your time to organise the plumbers, tilers etc. THEY HAVE THEIR MONEY!!
Ours was done through the Caboolture store Queensland. We have a faulty bench top and they are trying to blame us and every time I come back they change it to another reason why its us. Still fighting but its very frustrating. Wish we'd never gone near them.
Same for us; nothing to do with our local store who are fantastic and very helpful. Had to continually deal with the seperate kitchen entity over the phone; no showroom or office that you can have a face to face meeting. The only way to do that is to make an appointment and wait for a consultant visit. Always had to leave a message three or four times before we received a response. Didn't want to get angry with the lady who answered the phone; she was just doing her job; but in the end she was the one that coped our angry rant. Best way to get a reasonably quick response is to send your email to the management via their message system. Do not use this company! Started off great, consultant was lovely, then that was it. The design was wrong; luckily we thoroughly checked the measurements before the kitchen was ordered. Installation was supposed to take one week; ended up being 4 months. Intaller wasn't competent and he was doing it on his own even though we have a fairly large kitchen. Cost us over $25000 and we had to arrange and pay extra to finish the bulkhead. Now several of the soft close drawers are already broken; only 1 year old. Trying to get those replaced now but clearly they are poor quality.
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