• Report: #1070501
Complaint Review:

Xtreme Backyards Verified TRUSTED Business | Ripoff Report Verified™ …businesses you can trust. Xtreme Backyards, family owned and operated Nipomo, California. Xtreme Backyards, a personal approach when finding the right spa. Xtreme Backyards over 35 years’ experience in the hot tub industry. Xtreme Backyards provides the highest quality refurbished and new hot tubs on the Central Coast.

  • Submitted: Sat, July 27, 2013
  • Updated: Tue, October 11, 2016

  • Reported By: James B — Santa Barbara California
Xtreme Backyards Verified TRUSTED Business | Ripoff Report Verified™ …businesses you can trust. Xtreme Backyards, family owned and operated Nipomo, California. Xtreme Backyards, a personal approach when finding the right spa. Xtreme Backyards over 35 years’ experience in the hot tub industry. Xtreme Backyards provides the highest quality refurbished and new hot tubs on the Central Coast.
2170 Hutton Rd Nipomo, California USA

Xtreme Backyards Verified TRUSTED Business REVIEW: Xtreme Backyards customers feel confident and secure with their purchase. Customers receive great follow up after delivery and have all questions answered. Xtreme Backyards strives to provide the highest customer satisfaction from sale to after delivery. Xtreme Backyards customers are guarenteed happiness from start to finish. Commitment to Ripoff Report Corporate Advocacy Business Remediation & Customer Satisfaction Program, a program benefiting consumers, ensuring complete satisfaction & confidence when doing business.
*UPDATE: Xtreme Backyards recognized by Ripoff Report Verified™ as a safe trusted business service.

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EDitor's UPDATE: Positive rating and recognition has been given to Xtreme Backyards for its full commitment to quality customer service.

Ripoff Report's discussions with Xtreme Backyards have uncovered an ongoing dedication by the company to total client satisfaction. This means that clients can expect that the company will work towards finding a mutually satisfactory resolution to any concerns. Xtreme Backyards listens carefully to client concerns and sees them as an opportunity to learn from past mistakes and become more efficient as a company in the services offered and the support for those services.

Xtreme Backyard's owner, Dave Maddox, has stated that he personally works every day to make sure that every customer is satisfied. He works beyond the typical work hours to ensure that every customer in need is attended to. [continued below]....
..... Mr. Maddox devotes time to put the customer first in any and all circumstances. Dave has been in the hot tub industry for over 30 years, and as time has gone on he has learned the best ways to handle any problems that might occur. With 30+ years of experience in hot tub manufacturing, Mr. Maddox knows the ins and outs to every and all questions. There is nothing he can't handle. Dave Maddox and his wife Tammy Maddox work strenuous hours to make sure customers are completely satisfied. "We are the best hot tub manufacturer on the Central Coast. Everything we do is to make the customers happy. Sometimes we need to work extra hours or take work home with us. At the end of the day, all that matters is that our customers are happy and can relax in their new hot tub."

Ripoff Report also noted that the typical review for Xtreme Backyards states, "Xtreme Backyards is a very friendly and knowledgeable business. It feels great to support local family run businesses, they work really hard to make the whole process smooth from start to installation. There isn't a day that goes by without someone in it. Probably the smartest purchase I made all year! Truly a top-notch company."
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The information provided in this report below is based on comments made by Tammy Maddox during an onsite inspection held by a third party verification company with no biases towards Xtreme Backyards.

Xtreme Backyards offers customers retail hot tubs in addition to the accessories needed to maintain their hot tub. They have over 30 years of experience in the in the hot tub industry and offer several services including: refurbished hot tubs, above ground swimming pools, swim spas, gazebos, and barbecue islands.

Leads for Xtreme Backyards are primarily obtained through walk ins to their convenient location, as well as referrals, and inquiries made on their website. Once a customer has expressed interest in their product they can visit there location to view and obtain additional information on the product of their choice. Once the product has been chosen Tammy Maddox expressed that Xtreme Backyards will, "deliver and install" the spa of their choice. Additionally, "maintenance service is available."



CUSTOMER CARE & COMPLAINT RESOLUTION – XTREME BACKYARDS

During the onsite interview Ms. Maddox was asked to describe a situation where a client was not satisfied with the level of service they received. Ms. Maddox expressed that they rarely receive complaints with their products because they, "work one on one with customers to resolve any issues to the best of their capabilities." Ms. Maddox expressed that this has led to a "98% satisfaction rating."

When asked to comment on complaints posted on Ripoff Report's website Ms. Maddox expressed that there are two complaints on Ripoff Rippoff. The first complaint was from a competitor that wrote a fake review on one of their products. The second complaint was from a customer who purchased a refinished hot tub, "he had a warranty that did not include plumbing." He had a problem with the plumbing, and they tried to work with him but he still posted the complaint. Later he admitted that he did not read the Warranty. Xtreme Backyards is still willing to work with this customer, but he will not return their phone calls. In order to further assure future and current customers Xtreme Backyards has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.

When asked what type of changes they have made to honor their commitment to make things right with the consumer per the request of Ripoff Report, Ms. Maddox expressed that they are, "now emphasizing what is not covered in their warranties."

Xtreme Backyards is proud to be a part of Ripoff Reports Corporate Advocacy Business Remediation and Customer Satisfaction Program, "It is important for us to make our customers happy, and make sure that the service is good since we depend a lot upon word of mouth. We always would like the chance to correct any problems that our customers have."



XTREME BACKYARDS - STATEMENTS FROM THE OWNER – DAVE MADDOX

" We are the top hot tub manufacturers on the Central Coast. There is no other family run business that can provide the quality that we do. By shopping with us, you will always recieve the attention you deserve. We are dedicated to making the customer happy, in any way possible. My wife and I work from morning until night to ensure that all our customers are being provided the highest quality care they need. Take some time and stop by our store to check out our vast selection of hot tubs. We carry a variety of shapes and sizes to fit all of your needs. Come visit us any time, we've got just what you need.

Xtreme Backyards's employees have shown that they are well suited for their job, and are confident in their abilities to maintain customer satisfaction. Xtreme Backyards takes employee satisfaction seriously as well. Employee feedback and surveys reveal comments such as this, "Working for Xtreme Backyards has allowed me become a better employee. Working for them has allowed me to grow in my abilities as well as learn new skills. The Maddox family really cares about my success as a worker and makes me feel like I'm a part of the family. "

Ripoff Report was pleased to learn that Xtreme Backyards's past and current approach to business is focused on its pledge to total commitment towards client and employee satisfaction.



STATED IMPROVEMENTS FROM XTREME BACKYARDS

Xtreme Backyards recognizes that complaints posted on Ripoff Report (whether true or not) are issues that need to be addressed, not ignored. If handled correctly, complaints can be valuable learning opportunities. With the feedback generated by Ripoff Report's review, Xtreme Backyards has made organizational changes allowing its clients and employees a more streamlined approach to problem resolution and a commitment to a great client experience.

In summary, after our review, which included discussions with Dave Maddox, Ripoff Report is convinced that Xtreme Backyards is committed to quality delivery of services resulting in total client satisfaction.



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NOW TO THE ORIGINAL REPORT THAT WAS FILED

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Xtreme Backyards Sensations Spas, Relaxation Spas, Diamante Spas Nipomo California

ABOUT THE RIPOFF REPORT BELOW:


Ripoff Report would like to let readers know that Ripoff Report emailed this customer so the member business could make things right with them. When a business joins the Corporate Advocacy Program, Ripoff Report emails everyone from the past so the member business can make things right with them. Of course, everything within reason. In order to confirm that the complaints were resolved, Ripoff Report is copied on all responses so we can insure that the member business did right by their customer. The author of the Ripoff Report below never responded to our offer to help them.


STATEMENT FROM XTREME BACKYARDS:


The person who wrote the report isn't a customer we have on record. We don't know who they are, but we are fairly certain that it is the competition lying. There are no bad reports on BBB. Whoever wrote this isn't an actual customer, just someone who doesn't want to see us in business.


NOW TO THE ORIGINAL REPORT THAT WAS FILED


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We were ripped off by this company years ago, they sold us a tub that had problems from the very beginning, and never honored the warranty or fixed the spa.  We later found out that there were hundreds of people like us after reading the Better Business Bureau reports.  We actually just gave this spa away because it hasn't worked since the first year we bought it.


This company has gone by several names in the past, and ripped off thousands of people!  Do a search on Sensations Spas, Diamante Spas, and Relaxation Spas, those are just a few of the names they have used.  Every time they change their name they file bankruptcy and leave their customers SOL.


You can read about all of the complaints about these guys at these links:


(((link redacted)))


http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/relaxation-spas/arroyo-grande-california-93420/relaxation-spas-sensation-spas-scam-artists-arroyo-grande-california-807532


http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/relaxation-spas-inc/arroyo-grande-california-93420/relaxation-spas-inc-relaxation-spas-scam-scammers-buyer-beware-thiefs-liars-con-artists-a-769540


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This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 07/27/2013 12:42 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/reports/xtreme-backyards-verified-trusted-business-ripoff-report-verified-businesses-you-can-trust-xtreme-backyards-family-owned-and-operated-nipomo-california-xtreme-backyards-a-personal-approach-when-finding-the-right-spa-xtreme-backyards-over-35-years-experience-in-the-hot-tub-industry-xtreme-backyards-provides-the-highest-quality-refurbished-and-new-hot-tubs-on-the-central-coast/nipomo-california-93444/xtreme-backyards-sensations-spas-relaxation-spas-diamante-spas-nipomo-california-1070501. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.

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#1 Consumer Comment

Avoid

AUTHOR: Andy - ()

Agree with complaints. Purchased a product from them during a city fair. Product was not the same nor the same size. Contract clearly stated a size and photo's to match when it was purchased. They took my deposit and I've not heard from them since. I'll summerize:

BBB is an F rating.. Not A as stated. The A rating is a newly registered name to avoid the original. Search and you'll see.

I DID take them to court - The address listed here, their website and state records is incorrect. I attempted to serve them 3 times. Twice with a police officer where we found they were evicted.

I no longer wish to waste my time leaving them messages. I want to take them to court but cannot because I have no address to serve at.

If anyone has their address list it.. If you're reading this Relaxation Spa or whatever you're called, stop hiding yourself and list your address. I'll serve you and we can battle it out in court. I do not wish to engage in your lies on BBB or here in this forum.

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#2 REBUTTAL Owner of company

Competition lying

AUTHOR: Relaxation spas - ()

This person has NEVER contacted us with any complaint.

this is a salesman lying to the public because we sell more spas show your face call us and let's figure this out quit hiding behind then internet and let us know who you are. There aren't thousands of customers these are lies we have an A rating with the BBB. We have sold over 20,000 spas since we have been in business and have tried to take care of all our customers

these are all lies

 

 

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