Tri-Steel Homes — Fraudulent business practices!
On 01/23/2002 we paid Tri-Steel Homes of Denton, Texas a down payment of $500 to start plans for our custom home order number D058. On 02/14/2002 we paid $2460 for completion of our custom plans. On 04/05/2004 we paid $13,401.38 to build and ship all materials to our Colorado job site with balance COD. On 05/11/2005 we paid the final payment of $34,968.52 to expedite shipment because Tri-Steel Homes had a cash flow problem and this would assure immediate shipment. After many phone calls to President Jon-Reynolds and letters from our attorney in Denton, Texas we never received any product. On 01/25/2007 we had our attorney send them a letter canceling our order and demanding a full refund of $48,369.90. We have not received that refund, so we contacted the DFW Better Business Bureau, and they refused to respond to them. The DA of Denton refused to prosecute for fraud, which we suspect is for political reasons. We would like to caution any other prospective customers of Tri-Steel Homes to NOT send final payments in advance. We are retired and on a fixed income and this loss has caused an indefinite delay in the building of our home. We are living in our shop/garage.