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Avoid Signing Contracts with Door-to-Door Security Salespeople

on Apr 18, 2013

A recent article in the Toronto Star-based website warns of the dangers involved with door-to-door security pitches.

Here are a few key takeaways from the article:

  • Never sign anything at the time of the pitch. Read all the material. If the sales person insists that there is a limited time offer ask them to leave immediately.
  • Shop around and look for quotes. View the Comparison Chart on the AlarmForce homepage for an overview. Contact the Better Business Bureau and investigate the company before you sign anything.
  • Get references and follow up with them, be sure to ask them how long they have been with the company and what their level of satisfaction is.
  • Do not leave your home unattended during installation.
  • Before signing any contract, know the terms, be sure to read the fine print.
  • If you signed something you’re unsure of the Ontario Consumer Protection Act allows you to cancel any contract signed in your home within 10 calendar days.

For a complete list of tips read the full article:

Use these common sense tips to avoid the pitfalls of falling victim to door-to-door security salespeople.