Sunshine and warmer temperatures mean door-to-door solicitors have begun hitting the pavement, marketing everything from home security systems, pest control, driveway repair, lawn care, and even charitable organizations. Particularly now that social distancing regulations have eased, BBB reminds consumers to be on the lookout for red flags of a dishonest door-to-door solicitor.
Refrain from doing business with those who use high pressure sales tactics, arrive in unmarked vehicles, do not have company letterhead or business cardsand require cash payment as they could just be fly by night contractors disguised as salespeople for legitimate organizations.
If visited by a door-to-door sales representative, BBB recommends the following:
Research the company with BBB. Visit bbb.org to review the company’s BBB Business Profile to…