In the wake of damage caused by Storm Doris, Warwickshire Trading Standards is issuing a warning for people to beware of bogus cold callers.
Rogue traders use unusually stormy weather as a way of persuading people that they need work done on their property – such as repairing loose roof tiles or removing damaged trees.
You can’t tell a good trader from a bad one on the doorstep. Avoid buying from unexpected/unknown doorstep traders. Also be aware of traders contacting you via phone and email out of the blue too.
If you are looking for a Trading Standards approved and vetted trader, consider using Warwickshire Trading Standards new approved trader scheme – No Rogue Traders Here
- Make a scam/rogue trader complaint to Trading Standards via Citizens Advice Consumer Service on 03454 040506.
- Warwickshire Trading Standards Website Facebook Twitter
- Sign up to scam alerts at http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/scams
- Avoid rogue traders. Use Warwickshire Trading Standards No Rogue Traders Here approved trader scheme
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