Nottinghamshire Trading Standards has received information that
traders have been knocking on the doors of residents in the area
('cold calling') offering roof coating services. Trading Standards
never recommend employing a trader based on a cold call.
It has been reported that people are not being offered the
cancellation rights that they are entitled to in law. Businesses
have to give consumers a written cancellation notice giving seven
days to cancel any contract which is agreed during a visit to a
If you are suspicious of a cold caller operating in your area
please contact Consumer Direct, the Government's consumer advice
service on 08454 04 05 06.