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New Year’s resolutions: from pledging to be kinder to your sibling to flossing more often and (finally) dusting off that guitar and learning to play, many of us are starting the New Year with great intentions. If you’re like many of us and have a fitness resolution on your list, this blog post serves as a refresher of your fitness contract rights.
We have all had that knock at the door. You are usually just sitting down to dinner or are up to your elbows in dish water. You answer the door to find someone “just happens to be in the area” and has extra material for paving your driveway, has a ladder handy to wash your windows, or has a vacuum that you just have to hear about. We often feel hesitation around starting a conversation with a door to door sales person but we do it anyway because we want to be polite. And then we don’t know how to end the conversation.
Around this time of the year when it gets nicer outside, the Inquiry team begins receiving more calls about direct sales contracts. Why might this be so you ask? Typically direct sales contracts are made when a salesperson comes to your home (uninvited) and sells you a good or service. This however does not apply to sales under $50. Picture a door to door vacuum cleaner salesperson or someone offering a lawn care service.
Our Vice President of Corporate Relations was on the news last night on Global TV and CHEK. She was talking about how we can help consumers who are experiencing disputes with a business. Following up on that, we wanted to share the following general tips to consumers who are entering into contracts for services: