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Don’t Get Burned at the Door!

SalespersonThe doorbell rings, you pause and ask yourself, “Am I expecting someone?” When you open the door, it could be a child selling cookies or a stranger with a clipboard. We all like cookies, but beware, not everyone at the door has a sweet deal for you.

No matter what the offer is on a product or service, remember it’s your doorstep and your decision. Many Ottawa homeowners have unfortunately discovered the “deal” they signed up for includes long-term commitments, exit fees, or high rental rates – especially when it comes to contracts dealing with your home comfort needs such as heating, air, electricity, and water heaters.

What They May Tell You

Some door-to-door sales agents employ unscrupulous tactics when it comes to trying to make a sale. Below are examples of misleading practices some door-to-door salespeople employ:

What They May Not Tell You

Don’t just sign the dotted line. Do your research first!

If you have any questions about your water heater, don’t hesitate. Contact Holmes Heating today at 613-236-8449 and we’ll be happy to help.

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