Can I cancel a contract to have a home improvement company install cabinet door?

I have signed a contract to have a home improvement company install cabinet doors, they gave me 3 days to break the contract which I did not do. Now my finances have been destroyed, and I cannot proceed with the project. I cancelled the project before they gave me an installation date. They say that I HAVE TO proceed. Do I have to? I can’t. I have paid no money so far.

By | 2013-08-28T07:21:16+00:00 August 28th, 2013|Mortgages Home Loans Interest Rate|4 Comments

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  1. Your Holiness August 28, 2013 at 9:32 AM - Reply

    Contact their store manager directly
    as long as it has not been installed..they should have no problem refunding your money…that’s waht those “clearance” tables are all about.
    If you need assistance…I have a few contacts at the big boxes…feel free to e-mail me

  2. Mr Placid August 28, 2013 at 9:20 AM - Reply

    You can cancel, and that would give them the right to sue you for breach of contract. You would then be responsible for the damages they incurred up to that point (i.e. costs of specialty materials that can’t be used for other projects, etc.), or loss of profit if the contractor hasn’t made any expenditures yet.

    Try to settle this before it goes any further. Offer a small sum of money in exchange for their agreement releasing you from the contract.

  3. bobbilee August 28, 2013 at 8:38 AM - Reply

    Talk to them again & explain & ask if you can arrange payments for the installation.Good luck

  4. sensible_man August 28, 2013 at 7:53 AM - Reply

    The 3 day “cooling off” period is your only chance to cancel the contract. You may be able to talk with the company and pay any material and labor fees they have already incurred. Otherwise, you are bound by the contract.

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