Con Edison: The worst of the worst. Incompetent, Inflexible...

A Con Edison customer review by GetHuman user ~HappyChappy from November 16th, 2017

Background on ~HappyChappy's case

GetHuman: ~HappyChappy - can you tell our other Con Edison customers when your case took place?
~HappyChappy: Yeah. It was middle of the night, on November 15th.
GetHuman: Did you reach out to Con Edison, and if so, how?
~HappyChappy: I used the 800-752-6633 number I found for on the GetHuman Con Edison customer phone number page I was on: Con Edison Customer Service Phone Number
GetHuman: And which of these common Con Edison customer issues best describes the reason you wanted to talk to them?
(Shows ~HappyChappy a list of common Con Edison problems)
~HappyChappy: "Complaint" was why I was trying to call.

~HappyChappy's review of Con Edison customer service

GetHuman: So how would you sum up your experience for GetHuman's Con Edison customer community? We'll censor any IDs, numbers, or codes and any inappropriate words here out of respect to the millions of other customers using this resource.
~HappyChappy: The worst of the worst. Incompetent, Inflexible and stubborn staff. Wish I could take my business to another company- poor service with little motivation for improvement is the bad side of a monopoly. Bank account details were compromised so I had to get to a new account. On vacation for two months and come back to the letters requesting payment - I am removed from direct deposit and put on a * month waitlist. To get my balance current I am forced to go to a western union branch with cash because they do not take Visa card. Seriously, a company servicing tens of millions of people in NYC doesn't allow Visa cards? So I know have to visit WU monthly for the next * months with cash while I wait to get on direct deposit. R-E-T-A-R-D-S!
GetHuman: Let's quantify your experience contacting Con Edison. On a scale of 1 to 5, how easy is it go get help on a Con Edison problem?
~HappyChappy: I'd give them a five out of five for ease of finding your way to help.
GetHuman: What about quality of communication. How would you rate that on a 1 to 5 scale?
~HappyChappy: I'd give them a three out of five on communication.
GetHuman: And what about Con Edison's ability to quickly and effectively address your problem?
~HappyChappy: For that I would say two out of five.
GetHuman: And finally- any advice for other Con Edison customers?
~HappyChappy: Call them early in the day or late. Don't forget any personal or account information you might need for Con Edison to know who you are.
GetHuman: Well there you have it. Some useful feedback and words from ~HappyChappy taken from his Con Edison customer service problem that occurred on November 15th, 2017.

Con Edison

3.50 of 5 stars | 44 reviews

~HappyChappy's Con Edison Review

Difficulty of finding help
5 out of 5 stars
Quality of communication
3 out of 5 stars
Timeliness and professionalism
2 out of 5 stars
Overall customer service rating
3 out of 5 stars

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