Consumer Complaints and Reviews
Delivery guys for American Signature made absolutely NO EFFORT at all to deliver my furniture. They came in with a measuring tape and simply said "Too big". In the meantime, I had hired delivery professionals to move my personal furniture, and they brought it into my house without damaging the furniture or my residence. The delivery person(s) representing American Signature furniture are a DISGRACE!
I purchased sectional couch. They sold me warranty and said it covered everything. I was told I could puncture a hole with belt and it would be covered. Sounded like a good deal. Well couch is peeling like crazy and the stitching is coming apart at all the seams. Called today and was told not covered. Warranty states Covers leather but it doesn't state it covers Pure Leather which is what it states on my receipt as Pure leather. The furniture is obviously junk but the warranty is definitely not worth the paper it is written on. Anyone else having same problem? Have appointment with attorney next Tuesday to review and would like to know others w/ same issue.
Do not purchase the warranty on anything, if you use wrong descriptive term they will say it is not covered - scratch is a tear but don't use word scratch as they will say it is not covered. Word scratch is not listed as not being covered but other terms are. I have written the manager of the store in Madison TN, the owner of the warranty company and the owner of American Signature Furniture. No one responded. They do not care about customer satisfaction only making the sale. Do not purchase from them in any state, from reading previous reviews they are all bad. My chair costs $299, but with markup I bet it did not cost them $75.00.
Can you imagine denying a claim based on a word, this just tell us all something. They won't even follow what the warranty says about arbitration to settle if you are not happy about settlement. Warranty is a fraud, waste and loss of your monies. The warranty company is Uniters but this is what you purchase from American Signature Furniture. Now you have 2 companies ripping you off and nobody will fix the problem. They already have your money and mine. Stay away from American Signature Furniture and Uniters warranty. Too many other places to shop for furniture, like in Goodlettsville TN with BF Myers, free delivery next day... That is where we just bought more furniture... Now they know how to treat a customer...
I had placed a bedroom set for my daughter on layaway and I was offered a 10% discount since the amount exceeded $1000. I asked if I could still get the discount as I paid items off the list individually and I was told that would not be a problem. I have company coming over and I need the bed upfront. It looks like employees will tell you anything to make a sale. In the end when I went to get the bed the manager twisted things around to their convenience and had no interest in fixing and trying to understand the situation. American Signature refused to refund me but they did after a long argument and I didn't get my daughter's bedroom set. I left there with the worst experience ever.
Purchased a 3 pc living room suite. In only 2 years, with very little use the cushion seams came apart. I also purchased the 5-year warranty. Reported the problem over 2 months earlier. Still trying to get furniture fixed or replaced. Have stayed home for scheduled delivery. Still waiting.
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I had picked out a sofa and love seat from American Signature Furniture in Plymouth Meeting, PA and it was delivered. I primarily sat in one spot on the love seat to watch TV. After a while, the foam would not support me. I would sink low, and you could feel the springs. I'm only about 190 pounds mind you. I had purchased a warranty on the furniture, so I made a claim. Well they were supposed to send a repair person out a few times, but it never happened.
Finally a repair man came out, but was unable to fix the issue, and said it could not be fixed. Signature Furniture took both the love seat, and sofa (which was still in new condition due to no use) based on my extended warranty I purchased, and offered me reduced pricing on a new set. I picked out a set, paid quite a bit, and had it delivered. About a year later and I have the same problem. The foam doesn't support me and I can feel the springs. Again. Although the furniture looks nice, the quality is terrible. I would recommend buying any sofas from this company as they use subpar foam.
The sofa and loveseat I got from this place peeled so fast I didn't have a chance to get comfortable! Warranty did not cover, only cover accidental issues. They won't tell you that your sofa will peel like a plague and will not cover that (wear and tear). Was I not suppose to sit on it? I understand it wasn't genuine leather but come on at lease give heads up.
I purchased a couch and loveseat along with a warranty from American Signature Furniture. The material on the couch started to wear unusually. I had purchased it and was told it was leather. It even came with a leather kit. The company decided to replace both items (using the warranty) and I selected a new couch and new loveseat. The same thing happened and after having it for about 2 years I paid to have this furniture removed. It seemed like the (faux) leather was kind of painted on. This was with both couches. This furniture received no harsh punishment of any sort. The furniture in both instances was not of an acceptable grade. Both times it was about a 2,000.00 purchase for inferior furniture. The people from the Salvation Army removed it but did not find it acceptable to resell in their store. I purchased this from the St. Petersburg store in Florida.
This is the second time going into your store American Signature and have been treated unfairly. However I will never go to your store again. I went back for the second time thinking it would be a better experience against my better judgement. I went into your store in January for the 2nd time and was told if I pay in full I would get my furniture delivered on the date requested March 2, 2017. I paid in full back in January. I also received a email saying my furniture would be delivered that date and when I called for a time 3/1/2017 only to find out I would not be getting my stuff delivered on that date, the date I move in 3/2/2017. But now I have to run around to find something me and my family can enjoy...I will not recommend anyone to go to your store ever.
Delivery. I purchased over $2000.00 for a bedroom suite January 1st. They didn't have all the items in stock and said they wouldn't have it until February 7th. I had no problem with a delivery of February as it was my day off. On the 6th they called to confirm a window of 2-4 pm on the 7th. I scheduled my day around that. On the morning of the 7th they called and again confirmed 2-4 pm and told me the delivery would call a 1/2 hour before arrival. It is now 4:31 pm and no call. I checked the status of delivery on the website and it is now scheduled for arrival at 7:52 pm! Totally unacceptable as I have other errands I have to take care of. BUYER BEWARE!
I ordered a sofa, chair, and sofa table and took the day off to receive the merchandise. The chair wasn't delivered and nobody notified me other than the delivery guy to say it wasn't on the truck. I called and wasted 45 minutes of my time asking to speak to a manager. I was told by the Carol that it couldn't be delivered for another 3 weeks, when I asked for a manager suddenly the chair could be delivered on Saturday.
Here we are Saturday and no furniture! I received a call confirming my delivery from 8:30 am to 10:30 am. Today's story is that it won't be delivered until Wednesday because there is a "note" stating they couldn't reach me! I spoke to someone and confirmed my delivery, I have a record of the call! I didn't receive not even an "I'm sorry" until I spoke to the store manager Maria. Even then, nothing was offered to make things right other than "We can pick up your sofa and refund you or deliver next week." I am so beyond irate for the service, waste of my time and money. Don't buy from this company, not worth it!
I purchased a living room set, sofa, love seat and chaise, coffee table and two end tables. A high rise dining room set with the high chairs... Ok where do I begin... Ok within the first few days, the high sitting dining room table was wobbling, so I tried to fix that and it got a little better but it still was wobbling. The chairs that go with it, the screws CONTINUOUSLY fell out with the slates that hold the chair together.. so I have been CONSTANTLY screwing these screws in... and they STILL come out!!! The footrest on the two of my chairs have broken, the bolts underneath the seat of the chair CONSTANTLY come out... it's ridiculous!!! When I bought the furniture, I purchased the warranty. I think it expires this year. The lady told me that they didn't have my type of furniture anymore. It's discontinued. And for the warranty to work, the furniture has to have damage that's irreparable...
My cushions in the sofa are SOOOOOO low and this furniture is still practically new. The arm of the sofa cracks and moves really bad... My coffee table and end tables have skid marks on them where the wood paint came off... The love seat and couch pillows always separate... I WILL NEVER EVER IN MY LIFE WASTE MY MONEY AT THIS PLACE!!! The stuff catches your eye when you walk in, but the QUALITY of the furniture is HORRIBLE!!! If I could rate it 0 stars I would!!? I should have spent my money at Rooms To Go because I KNOW that their furniture is awesome. I have had theirs before but lost everything I had because of a best friend's doing. I know next time... You live and you learn.
Purchased living room set for $2053.00 February 2014. Was told had lifetime warranty and receipt stated so. The headrest "leather" is now peeling off and the local store and home office have offered $880 store credit. That is totally unacceptable to two old people on social security.
I purchased furniture from ASF for my family room December 23/2015. When deliver there was defects. They switched it out. Less than a year the middle part of the sofa collapses. I switch out this furniture for a new set because it had been discontinue. Pick out a new set had it delivered the couch, loveseat, chair defected. Called ASF, loveseat has been discontinued. They had the nerve to tell me that the first set was being offered by a new manufacturer. If ASF is behind it no way on earth would I want that. This company sells absolutely junk. And they don't want to give your money back. I am going to hire an attorney. And if you are not careful they will cheat you out of your money. I will never shop with them again. I would buy from the thrift store before I buy anything from them. If they offered me free furniture I would gladly turned it down. If you are looking for good furniture do not shop from ASF!!!
When I first went into American Signature I was told if I buy the warranty I would receive a whole new set of chairs. So I bought the warranty... who wouldn't. So as time went by the trim in ALL the pillows broke like a little stick would break. I went to American Signature in Nov. 2015 at Lithonia GA at Stonecrest mall location. I showed them pictures of the pillows trimming. They tell me that they can only change all the pillows after I told them that the salesman told me if something go wrong I get a whole new set... so I said OK come change the pillows. About 4 months go by I had to call corporate which is Value City because I did not get my pillows... so I took off work cause they sent someone to bring new pillows BUT he did not have everything. So 3 more months went by I called Value City again which is American Signature corporate office and complain again.
I was told a manager was going to call ME BACK... I'm still waiting on a manager to call me back... still nooooooo call from a manager. So a couple weeks later the American Signature store at Stonecrest mall call me on a Monday to say they sending someone to my house tomorrow on that Tuesday. Thanks for the notice. I was not able to be home that next day cause my type of work is... I don't go to work I don't make money. Here it is A YEAR LATER I'm still waiting on my pillows. American Signature/Value City Furniture will NEVER EVER get money from ME or my family again!!!
On Sept 27, 2016 I purchased a living room and dining room set from American Signature Furniture in Madison, TN by Rivergate Mall. They scheduled the delivery for Saturday October 1. On that Friday Sept 30, I got a call from Brittany, a worker at the store I guess, and said that my living room set had came in damaged and it wasn't their fault. First, that's not what a customer wants to hear. I asked Brittany so what can be done to accommodate me since I had spent over $2500.00 for this furniture. She said they would order a new one but it wouldn't be in for another 2 weeks. I told Brittany that is unacceptable and that I would be in to get my money back for the entire order. The store manager called me back about 30 minutes later, and said they could deliver the display, and on October 5, my new living room set would come in and they would deliver it, and pick up the display.
I told them I was fine with that. We had scheduled a gathering at our home for that Sunday so that would work for me. Well. Oct 5 came, and no delivery. The weekend came, no phone call or delivery. So I called them on Sunday, yesterday, October 9, and of course Brittany answers the phone. I asked her about my furniture. She said no one never ordered my new living room set. I said WHAT??? That should have been ordered when the damaged one came in. So you mean to tell me, you all were trying to leave me stuck with the display. She placed an order and said they could deliver Saturday. I am so disappointed in American Signature, and the way they treated me. I will never ever purchase anything from this company again. That's a bad way to treat your customers.
I bought over $4,000 worth of furniture in that store. All delivered damaged, waited weeks that turned into a month to get replacement between all of the changes in the scheduled deliveries which were every other day. Had I read the review on this store I would have never bought anything from them. They are horrible and the customer service in there is worse. Keeping you on the phone waiting, promising to call back and not. Making excuses after excuses and apologizing. I would never send someone to this store or company. Not even If I had a worse enemy I wouldn't send them in that store.
Last incident that really did it was requesting replacement for the pole lamp and after weeks waiting for delivery they brought two table lamps. They make you wait all day before they arrive with your furniture. Twice we waited and they didn't even come. Called and they stated "Someone should have called you. Can you get to that". The worst store I have ever experienced in 42 years.
We purchased a couch from American Signature Sawgrass, Florida & 2 years later it was completely falling apart. The material is literally peeling off in chunks. No animals are in the house & they are not frequently used. In fact they are now in the garage since they became so bad. We called customer service & were told that they were no longer under warranty. We questioned the quality of the product since the couches should not be falling apart already & we were told that they realized that it was a bad product & discontinued selling it but there was nothing they could do for us. Really? Is that how it works?
Further, we also paid for an extended warranty on our coffee table seats & when they were stained we called the company to set up a meeting. They called us back, we called them back & then they never called again. When we called to find out why they had not come out to repair them yet we were told that 14 days had gone by (that they did not return our call). So now in order for the warranty to be valid we have to pay to have them professionally cleaned & then they will reinstate the warranty.
Basically, this company from our experience produces very poor products & then refuses to stand behind them. We have called multiple times & have gotten nowhere. We will not buy products from them again unless, they were to somehow prove that they are an upstanding company. For now I warn you to AVOID these products. Very disappointing.
I do not know how this company manage to stay in business. They are by far the worst company ever!!! I bought a chest on hire purchase 6 months same as cash. I asked the CS what was my pay off and when she told me the amount of pay off but did not stress the date, which would have been a mere five days later, had I known I would have paid it off so it ended up costing me an additional $540. When I tried to dispute it the CSR was so rude. Recently I bought a dining table which came damaged and without the leave. I sent that back and then I bought a desk that came damaged and parts missing and it is just one story after another so now I'm having them pick that up too. Long long story. What is the recourse for companies that bait and switch? They are the worse!!! I feel like speaking to an attorney to see how you have companies like this close down and reorganize or something because they are in the business of pissing people off.
I made a purchase of about $6500.00 with this company and all with zero interest since I paid it off early. This was a couple of years ago. Today I want to make another major purchase and they have closed my acct. I called to ask why and she said "No idea". This was a bad decision on their part. My FICO score is over 800, so it's not like I am a risk to them. Well, guess what folks. I will now buy my furniture at another store. Next time you close an acct have a reason to do so and then the common courtesy to advise us. I don't need your store... You need me.
My daughter and I purchased the fabric protection plan and both our bonded leather sofas are deteriorating and they don't cover this even though WE are within the insurance time period. The insurance told her that they only cover non-seating areas. Why would American Signature even use this Insurance?? BAD BAD BAD. Orlando Store.
I purchased a leather sectional in 2005 and two foot stools for around 2500. Within 5 years they started peeling. Now I have to keep the couch covered. This can't be real leather. I have another leather sectional from the seats outlet that I purchased 3 years before the American Signature piece and it still looks new. I contacted American Signature and no response because it Is out of warranty. See pictures.
I bought a dresser and as soon as they delivered I notice it was damage in the front. I contacted them and they order another one. That what I thought but when they delivered the second time I realize they fix the one I had first and which I told the owner that I want a new one. They sucks. I'm never coming back to this ** stores.
When making a purchase from American Signature Furniture beware of bonded leather and the warranty offered! I purchased a sectional with chaise at $1000 in 2012 and within 2 years the seats and seams began cracking and peeling and now we need to keep them covered in blankets! We cared for the furniture as directed and still do to maintain what we can. One cushion is completely peeling and we will soon be just sitting on under cushion. Uniters (the warranty company which we paid $185) came to check the sofa and claimed it was a manufacturer's defect and needed to be replaced, but the store we had purchased it at closed.
We went to the store in Allentown and were told to contact corporate who could help us, and the manager assured us that it would be taken care of as they have been having problems with this. To our surprise, ASF is only willing to give us a $199 credit (20% of purchase price) towards new furniture! That covers the warranty - why would we buy there again?? This company needs to own their shortfalls and reimburse all consumers who have purchased these pieces! There are numerous similar complaints regarding this issue. Our furniture is still under warranty (for 3 years) and something needs to be done.
We purchased a Monterey Sofa and chaise lounge back in 2011 for about $1000 from Value City in Naperville, IL. We were so excited and were encouraged by the Value City sales representative to go with bonded leather for endurance and a rich look. Just about two years into owning the couch it began to crack and peel. We literally had pieces of the couch on the floor and sticking to our skin. It started slowly and has since been a growing and an embarrassing problem as the entire couch is peeling away.
We contacted Value City which was not willing to help in any way since we had not purchased the extended warranty. As the problem progressed we reached out a second time to demand contact information for the manufacturer of the couch. We were then referred to Kroehler which also is related to and known as American Signature who appeared at first to listen, look at pictures, admit there was a problem and want to help.
We then waited and waited with no luck and or follow through. Eventually communication was lost and we received no response. Fast forward one year to 2016 when NBC aired their segment on peeling couches in the Chicagoland area. We then contacted them who through their Consumer Investigative Center agreed to help us finally. We then had a glimpse of hope from a representative from American who after being contacted twice by NBC called us. Again at first very helpful, listened and asked for pictures.
We were told one price for a store credit over the phone without them looking at pictures. The next day the price of the refund went from 60% to 20% because they realized the couch had no warranty and was now five years old. After explaining that we had tried to contact Value and Signature earlier on the price was then changed to a different amount. Never once did anyone ever say "we apologize for the inconvenience," instead it was stated that "without a warranty we really can't help you."
Warranty or not these bonded leather products are defective. Stand up, admit it and do what is ethically right, refund the customer the value of what they paid for the product. This has been frustrating for so many people and hundreds of the same complaint yet the company is not honoring their customers. I am very dissatisfied with the lack of customer concern and support.
This is the most pitiful contracting delivery company. I was given a time only to call the day of delivery to find out that there was miscommunication. My time was 9-11, now the time is 11:30-1:30. I called several times to the Camp Creek location that is in charge of delivery...GHETTO and too much smacking the lips. I was told that he was checking on the truck. 3 hours later, nothing!!! I asked for the manager's phone number of the contracted delivery. Her phone number is private. Business owner with a private number. No call back from her (Melissa) and nothing from her foreman. American Signature need to dismiss this contracted company.
It is 4 hours later and still no furniture. I called several times and Brandon I still checking. This is the most distinguishing delivery company that I EVER had to deal with!!! The Morrow store bent over backwards to make this delivery work, but with the I don't care attitude from Brandon and the delivery crew it's been 6 hours furniture still not here and Melissa hasn't called to this day. Asked Brandon to check on when I could expect my delivery, he replied "do you want me to inconvenience other customers?" I am inconvenience as we speak. I refuse to have a delivery anymore. I was too inconvenience all day!!! Thank you the angry customer. I thank my Morrow store, corporate office for making it go smooth although I was at an inconvenience.
I have been a faithful customer to American Signature for over 10 years. I still have a leather recliner from American Signature that was purchased when the store was called Value City. That recliner has been the best recliner ever I owed. Now just about every piece of furniture in my house is an American Signature furniture. I would recommend this company.
Value City Furniture d/b/a American Signature Furniture sold me a (4) piece sectional sofa, with (2) cup holder additions, which the salesperson advised was 100% full grain leather on 2/2014. My receipt says "Pure Leather" "LTHR - St. Malo BRN" - This item started peeling with 24 months, following purchase, because the dark brown color is sprayed on tanning/dye on the surface. All their leather furniture is made this way. At no point did the salesperson/company disclose that the color is not throughout the leather. This sprayed on brown leather which was hidden by spray tanning continues to rub off, peel, fade in multiple areas.
This was the second sectional that peeled in this manner, so I asked for a refund of $3,653.31, which I had paid!! I could purchase a real Full grain leather sofa elsewhere. Within a few years of normal use the unit peeled and it will eventually completely peel across the leather seating area, like the first one, making it a complete loss. The company has completely refused to issue a refund. However, they did offer to replace this unit with the same quality sprayed on unit that was previously sold to me, with a pure promise warranty. This pure promise warranty eliminates the full 7 year warranty I have from the original purchase, plus it doesn't cover the peeling that currently exists. I would high recommend doing your research before making any purchase decision (Full Grain, Top Grain, Genuine, and Bonded Leather). Don't lose out on your money and furniture.
I bought two recliners. I got the warranty on both of them. After 18 months one that had a USB burnt & I happened to be beside it so I unplugged it before a fire was started. I called for the warranty & they said it would be 7 to 10 business days before they would be here. 11 days & the tech. came & taken some pictures & I asked what they would do about this matter. He said they would call & with no call I went to the store in Daytona Beach. They tell me it will be 8 to 10 weeks. So they yest tell me to wait.
I'm a customer from Atlanta, GA and I visited your store in Kennesaw, GA. This is a horrible place and I would never go to this place again. I have being contacting American Signature people for the last 5 months but they never provided a solution. I purchased furniture worth of 5K last September on Labor Day deal - 48 months interest free. But I never received 48 months free instead it was 6 months interest free. I have being talking to many people in the store - Sim ** (my salesperson), Jason (previous manager), Jerold (new manager), the people in the back who handle credit cards with Synchrony bank (Lorri) BUT up to this moment they have done nothing.
I used to call them every other week and every time their answer is "This time the problem is fixed and next month the change will be reflected on my statement". But that next month never came by. I'm utterly disappointed with the place. I visited the shop 3 times as well and they accept their issue and promise to resolve ASAP. Last time there was a new manager who took the case said he is going to call me back on last week. No surprises that he never contacted me. At this point I'm really fed up with these people.
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American Signature Furniture stores are concentrated mainly in the Eastern half of the country. The company offers traditional furnishings, as well as home decor accessories and outdoor furniture.
- No credit financing: When you're ready for a new dining room set but your budget doesn't quite agree, American Signature Furniture offers a 90-day, no credit leasing option. You pay as you go after the furniture is delivered.
- Direct shipping: Many areas qualify for "direct to your home" shipping, saving you a trip to the store and delivery costs.
- Double the difference guarantee: If you find the same item at a different store for a lower price, American Signature Furniture will refund you twice the difference if it's within 30 days of your purchase.
- Easy Pass shopping: Easy Pass shopping lets you browse and select items online and then see these same items when you visit in-store. Just give an associate your email address to pull up your cart.
- Large in-stock inventory: American Signature Furniture keeps a large inventory of in-stock items so you don't have to wait for weeks to get your new furniture.
- Best for Cost-savvy shoppers, families and professionals.
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American Signature Furniture Company Profile
- Company Name:
- American Signature Furniture
- Year Founded:
- 4300 E. 5th Avenue
- Postal Code:
- United States