NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – State data present the proprietor of Tennessee Steel Roofing lately signed an order stating that he was working with out a license earlier this 12 months.
In response to the consent order, James Kenton voluntarily entered into the consent order to keep away from formal expenses and a contested case.
In the meantime, different prospects of Tennessee Steel Roofing are coming ahead with their very own experiences.
“After I noticed was beneath the steel, no decking in any respect.” Peggy Lewis mentioned.
$12,000 down the drain, for a roof Peggy Lewis says was not accomplished correctly.
“They began attaching the copper roof to only the board. No decking. So I ended the job,” Lewis mentioned.
Lewis says she referred to as Tennessee Steel Roofing again in February.
“I noticed the advert on TV. Which we had been on the lookout for fairly some time,” Lewis mentioned.
Lews says she gave them $4,000 for an preliminary deposit, then one other $4,000 to have her roof measured, and an extra $4,000 when contractors laid the steel roof down.
“I obtained a maintain of Jim Kenton and he mentioned ‘Ma’am, simply allow them to do their job. Simply allow them to do their job. Actual condescending,” Lewis mentioned.
Jim, or James Kenton, the proprietor of Tennessee Steel Roofing, is now below investigation after being charged in Davidson County with dwelling enchancment fraud final month for an additional roofing challenge.
Now Information Four Nashville has found Kenton was engaged on tasks at the start of the 12 months, earlier than he obtained his license.
In response to the consent order, from the Tennessee Division of Commerce and Insurance coverage, a home-owner in February 2020 alleges Kenton put in a steel roof on her dwelling and paid $24,900.00 for the challenge. Kenton’s license was not lively till April 2020, two months after the challenge was accomplished. In response to the order, Kenton agreed to pay a civil penalty of $1,000.00
Information Four reached out to James Kenton. He referred us to his lawyer Joe Calvert who wouldn’t touch upon the matter. He did inform us that with Kenton signing the order, he believes this example is resolved.
In the meantime, Lewis says she does not know if she is going to ever get her a refund. She simply hopes that by talking out, her expertise will assist different home-owner sooner or later.
“It’s simply been a giant nightmare and hopefully with all people popping out after seeing issues on the tv-we can do one thing. Get our roofs fastened,” Lewis mentioned.
For those who even have issues with the roofing firm, there are locations you may go.
To file a criticism with the Tennessee Division of Commerce and Insurance coverage, click on here.
To file a shopper criticism with the TN Lawyer Normal’s Workplace, click on here.
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