ADSS Building Supplies

Building Supplies and Hardware
3296 44th ave se Calgary AB T2B3J9
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Kevin from Calgary
Kevin from Calgary
5 reviews Calgary, AB
1/10

Purchased and Delivered Drywall

ADSS had a free delivery offer before Christmas, which was going to save me $50. The ordering process was great (why I'm giving them two stars), but once the delivery happened is when things started going downhill. They arrived on time, but they damaged the drywall and my ceiling when moving it into the house.
Ceiling Damage:
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Drywall Damage:
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They then leaned the stack of drywall right up against an electrical outlet, causing the one water-resistant board that I had ordered to be crushed:
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The first sheet that came in was the one at the top of the stack on the truck, which they transported it good face up, so it ended up damaged by the straps, etc:
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When I originally ordered the drywall and materials, I had asked if it was ok if I could return the unused materials late. They said it would be ok, but what they failed to mention was the 15% restocking fee. I returned some boxes of no-coat and drywall compound, and the cost of the restocking fee was about $35. So less what I saved on the delivery means I saved $15, less the damaged sheets of drywall, I'm pretty sure I ended up with the short end of the stick on this deal.

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Company Response

Thank you Kevin for the review.

I took a look at your order and noticed you placed this order back in December of 2013. I am sorry to hear you had a bad experience. Our company has grown since you ordered. We have implemented procedures and training to eliminate damage in transport and delivery so an experience like yours will not happen again.

Unfortunately our refund policy is still the same. The 15% restocking fee only applies when product is returned beyond 30 days from date of purchase. Since you returned the items in April of 2014, this was applied. This fee should have been mentioned up front and I apologize this was not the case. We have now made an effort to display our refund policy prominently in store and on all receipts.
I believe if you try ADSS Building Supplies again, we can make up for this experience. If you need anything, feel free to give us a call.

Kind regards,
Kenley

Stephan from Calgary
Stephan from Calgary
2 reviews Calgary, AB
10/10

Excellent service and delivery with ADSS building supply

I've been buying my material from Alberta drywall now for over 3 years now. They did hundreds of delivery for us and I was happy with everyone of them. There always on time and always professional they take really good care of there customer and the girl at the front desk are amazing they always smile and you always feel welcome when you walk in the door. I highly recommend ADSS building supply I've tried multiple supplier before them and trust me Alberta drywall is the best service I found in town. And on top of that they have one of the biggest show room for drywall tools in town if they don't have what you need no body else does. If you never experience there service I highly recommend to give it a try you won't regret, Stephan (pw&c)

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Company Response

Thanks Stephan for leaving a review, and mentioning our ladies at the order desk. You’re right, they are always smiling! The team here at ADSS Building Supplies is always thrilled to hear such good feedback, and are happy you have chosen us for your drywall deliveries. Next time you’re here at our showroom, you should take a look at our new Columbia Taping Tool display! We hope to continue working closely with you in the future.

jen hardy from Calgary
jen hardy from Calgary
10 reviews Calgary, AB

First Review

10/10

bought drywall

We bought drywall from Alberta Drywall and had them deliver it to our house as well for a basement reno.
They had great prices and great service.
thanks Alberta Drywall.

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Company Response

Thank you Jen for the review.
I am glad you had a great experience with your drywall delivery! We strive to always have amazing service with the best price possible. Stop by our showroom sometime and say hi... we have doughnuts every Friday!

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At ADSS Building Supplies we deliver and supply way more than just stucco and drywall materials. We have western Canada's largest selection of specialty renovation tools and materials perfect for local contractors or the Do-It-Your-Self-er. Our massive two-storey showroom boasts the most inexpensive and complete store for all your Drywall, ...
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