The only way to stop these solicitations are to report the violators!
Fact: in this life, there has never been any POSITIVE results happen for a homeowner that accepted an offer from a phone solicitation.
Once you accept a phone solicitor’s offer, giving them permission to come to your home, you have become the biggest pawn in which they can now prey on.
IF YOU GET A PHONE SOLICITATION CALL–DO YOURSELF A FAVOR AND “HANG UP!”
Steps to Stop a Phone Solicitation
(We have attached a PDF file below for you to print. Print by clicking “download” on the document bar. Cut along the dotted lines and you’ll have 6 forms to leave by your phone with the information to fill out.
If you don’t have a printer, you can write down the following steps below to keep on hand.)
1. Florida residents who do not wish to receive sales calls may have their residential, mobile or paging device telephone number included on Florida’s “Do Not Call” Program.
2. Write down or print the following to collect information if you are to encounter a phone solicitation:
Name of the company
Telephone number of the company
Name of person making the call
Date and time of call
Products or services offered
Refer to the online complaint form from the program where you will submit this information here.
3. Register your phone numbers and mobile phone numbers on the “Do Not Call” Program.
HOMEOWNER–it is NOT RUDE to HANG UP on a SOLICITOR!
… They are like a wolf in sheep’s clothing…
Note: If you make a mistake and ask them to come out to your home, it is in your best interest to call back and cancel the call. And if they still show up and harass you–PLEASE CALL THE POLICE.
Typical solicitation pitches:
“We just happen to be in your area.”
“We have taken over your existing company’s customers.”
“Your existing company is out of business.”
“We just had an opening so we can give you a fantastic special.”