Customer Reviews for Appliance Busters
(U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)

124 reviews

21 Perini Rd   Elliot Lake, ON P5A2T1

(705) 848-0730

Location Hours

  • Mon-Fri: 9 am - 5 pm
  • Sat-Sun: Closed

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(705) 848-0730

21 Perini Rd
Elliot Lake, ON P5A2T1

Services at this Location:

Location Hours

  • Mon-Fri: 9 am - 5 pm
  • Sat-Sun: Closed
  • 24 hour customer return

Testimonials From Recent Customers

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Rating:
3.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Connie M. 
Rating:
4.0

The rental experience was very good with no problems whatsoever.

wayne L. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Kevin H. 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Kevin M. 
Rating:
5.0

Excellent customer service. Lovely staff

Kristin M. 
Rating:
3.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Derek R. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Michel C. 
Rating:
3.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

KEITH M. 
Rating:
2.0

Was not sure they would even have a truck for me, they have no idea if a truck is coming in the night before so it's taking a chance and if no vehicle I would have to drive 1 hour to another location. Very bad vibration in the front end especially for a move across the country. I had to add oil and the washer fluid was empty so I added 2 containers of fluid so really not checked over before sending it back out.

Michael L. 
Rating:
5.0

Always a joy to work with Cassandra.

JOHN Z. 
Rating:
3.0

They did not have the pads, trolly and dolly that I had reserved and was confirmed the day before by Toronto office. The price I was quoted was less than what I was charged on site.

Caara K. 
Rating:
3.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Karen H. 
Rating:
2.0

Ordered this over a week ago to include the following: Truck, car trailer, 2 appliance dolly's and 10 blankets. When picking up the truck they only had 1 appliance dolly and NO blankets. Very poor customer service and no communications regarding this prior to pick-up.

Joseph F. 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

LEONARDN J. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

MICHEL L. 
Rating:
1.0

Very rude. I am surprised that I can even get into confrontational situations with people working in uhaul on a long weekend sauterday when the shop is closed. And I was doing a self drop off service. Very Very rude people. And somewhat racist.

QINGXIA Z. 
Rating:
5.0

Looked after very well.

SCOTTB R. 
Rating:
5.0

They helped me out in a tough situation. They went above and beyond,

Alain B. 
Rating:
3.0

make sure there is gas in it. make sure it has the right tires for the season and have it all ready fot the pick up time.

Valerie K. 
Rating:
1.0

The lot is poorly organized. The truck I had reserved was completely blocked in. I had to flag down a neighbouring buisness to back out through his lot, I'm just lucky he was nice enough to let me. They knew I was reserving that truck, as I asked if it was ready the day before.

Jarod D. 
Rating:
5.0

Keep the good job

ANDY S. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Joseph L. 
Rating:
1.0

Actually have the right sized truck and equipment at the location for pick up day. When you RESERVE something it should be there.

Kali S. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

SCOTTA M. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Samantha H. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Andre V. 
Rating:
3.0

They don't allow parking on their lot so we had to find somewhere else that would allow us to park overnight. Only one out of three 12-volt plug-ins worked in the cab of the truck. Would only recommend because it's the only place in the area open so really no choice.

CARLGRANT S. 
Rating:
5.0

Even though we had a small incident that damaged the front hood the personnel was very concerned about our safety and not worried about the damage. It was a smooth transaction. I would recommend getting the insurance as it paid off for us. In the future i would hope one ways will have a more newer model. Ours was an old one and after 7 hrs of shaking it was a relief to get out of that vehicle.

WILLIAMD L. 
Rating:
2.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

LUCAS R. 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

JORDEN V. 
Rating:
2.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

BERNARD L. 
Rating:
3.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

BERNARD L. 
Rating:
2.0

They should be open on Saturday or Sunday, not by appointment, had to wait 30 minutes more, there was a person that was supposed to pickup is trailer the day before, they didn't show to his appointment, he had to come the next day.

JACOB L. 
Rating:
5.0

I have intimate rental experience. Google me. Happy to say I'm very pleased with the customer service as well as the entire rental process. It's pretty slick from A to Z. Kudos to your IT dept. PS this is my third or fourth rental this year, and I intend to return again.

PAUL L. 
Rating:
5.0

All good

GE D. 
Rating:
4.0

Had no problem with any aspect of the rental. Courteous and efficient service. Thank you

GRAHAM T. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

WILLIAMSCOTT P. 
Rating:
1.0

Web site show $1.49 per box (Medium) this store wanted to charge me $3.75 per box. Don't understand that. Had to hook up the trailer myself when arriving with no help. No other customers there

Joseph L. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

DAWNE M. 
Rating:
4.0

Submit the proper time of the drop-off

Bob M. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Jatinder B. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Ron G. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Fred C. 
Rating:
5.0

phone in on toll free was stupid. Many drop calls and no understanding of geography.

BERT R. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Natalie L. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

murelle S. 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Ron D. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Andrew L. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

SANDRALL I. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

THOMAS M. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

barry J. 
Rating:
3.0

Some confusion with respect to return date. Was overcharged by one day even though the truck was actually returned on time. No response to my inquiry for a credit.

Leo G. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

William M. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Dave R. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

JOHN B. 
Rating:
3.0

Gage in vehicle said tire pressure was low.....so check gages in all vehicles. Clean up the front to make entrance more appealing.

ALANSTEWART R. 
Rating:
5.0

No license plate. 3 lights did not work.

JOHN Z. 
Rating:
5.0

Great ladies to work with. Very accommodating to help and assist with what and when I need to rent a trailer.

John Z. 
Rating:
3.0

Truck was clearly used to haul drywall and other construction garbage to the dump. Wasn't well swept our cleaned. Ramp was full of dust. Front seats were ripped or cut. I have pictures if somone wants to reach out to me and provide an email address to send them too. As for recommend they are very nice staff inside but the trucks were better maintained at ok tire. We don't really have alot of options in elliot lake so this has to be the location I use. The office staff are very friendly but like I said maintained on the trucks needs improving.

JESSICAANN MARIE H. 
Rating:
4.0

Very helpful staff when we picked the unit up. The unit was in good condition. Very nice.

ALEXANDRA B. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Guy R. 
Rating:
5.0

Why couldn't we drop it off at a different uhaul location? Didn't make sense we had to bring it all the way back to the town we got it from. Thought that was kinda one of the points of u-haul. But the staff we dealt with were great!

JAMIESON M. 
Rating:
5.0

Excellent service from Elliot Lake.

SONIA D. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer service was great! Provided a dolly at no extra cost & reasonably priced.

ROBERT D. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

JOHN Z. 
Rating:
5.0

Very good service.

Steven G. 
Rating:
5.0

I wish there where more options for trucks which is of no fault of the business here in Elliot Lake. I was looking for a pick up or a 10 foot box truck and the closets location would be about 45 min drive away. Service was amazing, and clear understanding about my rental and fees.

PATIENCEIDA P. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

barbra G. 
Rating:
5.0

Staff were great here.

DAVIDP V. 
Rating:
5.0

Thanks🙂

Alexandra S. 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Robert M. 
Rating:
1.0

Had several dirty blankets in van

CAROLINEE F. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

JENNIFERDIANE L. 
Rating:
5.0

Quick easy transaction

Dorian M. 
Rating:
3.0

The wires were hanging for the license plate light and the drivers side clearance lights. Only would have taken someone 10 minutes to crimp a new connector on both wires. There were two auto transporters there and the second one was not available because a tire was flat. No one came out to make sure I was hooked up correctly and everything was functional. I understand some of these locations have very little mechanical abilities and can't do these repairs but they could report them so repairs could be arranged. Otherwise it worked well and the tires, ramps and straps were good.

wallace F. 
Rating:
5.0

the intact worker was very helpful in elliot lake

FREDRICKARTHUR G. 
Rating:
2.0

Two days before the pickup date in Elliot Lake I made the equipment rental reservation at Appliance Busters instead of online or toll free directly with U-HAUL. In Hindsight, I made Big Mistake!! All was going ok until pickup time when the Boss man REFUSED to let me pick up the auto transport trailer that was recorded on my rental contract & insisted that I take an older & smaller trailer that was parked right beside it.. Although I told him that I needed the widest trailer to transport my Ford Windstar he falsely claimed that the trailers were both the same width & I grudgingly left his lot with the trailer that I later measured & confirmed was 5 inches less wider than the one on my rental contract. Before transporting my Windstar, I had to drive 50km round trip to switch out the auto transport trailers. The truck I rented was full of light colored dog hair under the seats, between the seats & on the dashboard that I only noticed as I was driving down the highway & the dog hair began floating around inside the truck cab. I RECOMMEND that customers rent the equipment directly with U-HAUL online or Toll Free & meticulously inspect the equipment for cleanliness & damage or defects BEFORE leaving the parking lot.

ERIC W. 
Rating:
2.0

I recommend that customers make equipment reservations & rental agreements online or toll free directly with U-Haul before picking up the equipment in Elliot Lake, especially for in town rentals to avoid Negative & costly experiences.

ERIC W. 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

gregory C. 
Rating:
2.0

you need a person that knows what to do and keep a verbal agreement on the truck I was to pick up . It's a good thing I checked your equipment before leaving or it would not have made the trip . I picked up the truck and it was down 2 liters of oil .

Peter W. 
Rating:
5.0

Very good service friendly and efficient at both pickup and drop off

Paul K. 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Jennifer L. 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Gary V. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

John B. 
Rating:
3.0

Staff rep was very courteous; vehicle dollies (2) need new tires-tread worn to wear indicators and showing cracking (showed staff rep), safety chains far too long (had to bungee up excess to keep from dragging ) to safely secure trailer to towing vehicle-safety chains measured with significant uneven length; 1 @ 48 inches. 1 @ 39 inches- no locking clips to attach to vehicle(simply "S" hooks); electrical hookup fixed approx. 3 feet rear of tongue-customer vehicle will require extra long connector to reach uhaul dolly connector; and recommend customer bring ratchet straps to tie down dolly ramps as they are extremely noisy as dolly travels about on town streets(everyone hears you coming- some get startled by the extreme noise as you pass them)--noise was not an issue on highways that are reasonably smooth--dolly has no brakes so be very respectful of the load weight and stopping distances not to mention its additional wheel width--otherwise, the dolly worked well including its lights. Slow down with a load and stay safe! ;)

Jerry P. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

carol R. 
Rating:
4.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

HENRYR B. 
Rating:
2.0

We had to drive 2 and a half hours to this location one way and back to our place the day before our long trip to Calgary. They kept tell us they were not open, only in the morning until 10 am. My husband had to leave at 5:30 to accommodate their hours.

Mary R. 
Rating:
1.0

They over charge you right under your nose then try to tell you that it was part of your payment. I paid almost $700 for a $400 U-Haul. Then I was charged for extra gas because they didnt keep track of it properly when I picked up, the uhaul was also full of broken glass when I picked up and was very hard to drive, the steering was stiff and the truck wasn't maintained at all. I was refused my deposit back that was $100, this company has been nothing but issues for us. I do not recommend at all.

Georgina M. 
Rating:
3.0

We booked a 5x8 trailer for Sault Ste Marie pickup, 30 days in advance. U-Haul did not meet their commitment of providing a unit in Sault Ste Marie on the date requested. The only unit available was 200 km away in Elliot Lake. This is not acceptable..

MICHAELG N. 
Rating:
5.0

Horrible experience with uhaul this trip. Prior to getting a uhaul at this location, I had booked one in Sudbury and drove 20 hours only to find out that they rented them out on me and I had to wait until Monday and then drive 3 hours to pick up my own trailer!

michelle R. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Matthew C. 
Rating:
3.0

My rental truck was extremely late, I was to pick it up for 10am , it wasn't available and the lady called and asked about it several times leading us to believe it would be arriving in 2 hours , then another hour , then we were told they hadn't even left espanola and would be another 2 hours and so on till about 4-5 pm , since My helper took time off work to help me it had to be done that day and that meant we had to load up late and drove over 2 hours to the new place and had to rush to unload so that the truck could be returned that night and my help could be available for work the next day.

Jason B. 
Rating:
3.0

I reserved a truck and they didn't have it so they upgraded it with a higher charge.they shouldn't have take. The reservation

Terralee R. 
Rating:
5.0

Good service.

Pierre H. 
Rating:
3.0

Ensure all equipment is in good working condition. The wires for the lights were damaged and we had to not only request a new set but also change them.

THOMAS R. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

Britney C. 
Rating:
2.0

We had emergency and needed this vehicle to take camper to Niagara Falls Ontario The truck we got was only one they had It was dirty it had dog hair still everywhere The truck stunk like cigarettes Only one person working and did not go over truck at all just got handed keys ... The tires are dangerous because back tires close to bald. Small town no excuse ! Hire someone to clean vehicle's

Richard P. 
Rating:
5.0

Great experience. New equipment that's was very comfortable to drive. Thanks

Geoffrey G. 
Rating:
5.0

Customer did not leave a comment.

SANDRA M. 
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