Complaints of Aggressive Door to Door Sales Persons


In the last several weeks the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service has received calls of persons with aggressive sales tactics related to furnaces. In one situation a male indicated he needed to inspect the furnace and demanded to be let into the residence. The homeowner did not allow the male in and called to report the matter to police.

If you have not called a company for a home inspection of an appliance, do not let that person into your home.

The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service would like to remind citizens that they should always ask for identification from a sales person. You control who enters your home. Do not allow strangers or unknown person through your doorway.

Do not feel pressured to sign a contract. Always take the time to read any contract before signing. A legitimate company will allow you time to review a contract before signing.
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