POLICE were reminding families on Tyneside to be cautious when agreeing to have work done
to their homes.
THE team at Trading Standards in Birmingham regularly receive complaints about rogue traders who call at people's homes, uninvited, and try to either sell them something or persuade them to have work done
on their house.
"If they do decide to have work done
, they should remember any traders who cold call at their home must provide paperwork letting them cancel.
He believes residents should stop agreeing to have work done
by law-flouting travellers, or cowboy builders.
ALL ABOUT TRUST: The aim of the Quality Mark Scheme is to give reputable tradesmen the opportunity to separate themselves from the cowboys, giving consumers much needed peace of mind when they have work done
on their homes.