There are scam artists claiming to be professionals in most industries, in an attempt to take advantage of people in need of services. There are scams being conducted by licensed and unlicensed parties within the garage door repair service industry. With so many scams common to North Las Vegas, we at United Garage Door Service of North Las Vegas would like to share the most common to help consumers avoid them.
Extremely Low Garage Door Service Costs
When the services are too inexpensive to be true, they likely are. There is always a service fee, and a little more if it is an emergency from an authentic garage door service provider to assess the problem. The scam is they will take your credit card information over the phone to charge the small fee as a seemingly a low-rate garage door service repair, that seems inexpensive in comparison to competitors. These companies will then send 3rd party generic handymen who push pedal their fees to nickel and dime you with often unnecessary services that also include other fees and charges. It is an outrageous total, when you get your billing statement. Before sending the technician to come to your home, the red flag is the company demanding payment.
Handymen Network Attempting Garage Door Repairs
Homeowners believe are a professional garage door repair business, because in recent years, a rather popular scam is handyman type websites popping all over the web. The issue is that the techs they send have little to no experience and no formal training. Ending up leaving you garage door in far more wear than when you first had it on their arrival, they take the “fake it until you make it” strategy too far. Do not hesitate to ask to see licensing and certifications to make certain you are dealing with authentic professionals.
Un-honored Lifetime Garage Door Warranties
When it is time to deliver, and they do not, the unsuspecting homeowners are being offered high-priced warranties that are supposedly good for a lifetime on parts such as springs that are not designed to last a lifetime.
4) Bad estimates. The repair technician “rough estimate”, after the services are done unsatisfactory and the bill is 3 and 4 times. Request in writing a firm price up front before any work begin to avoid the scam. Don’t be afraid to request legitimate reasons why, if they com short, it will be in your better interest to look for services elsewhere, in the event they should act as if that is an unacceptable request.
Unmarked Garage Door Maintenance Vehicles
Any repair man arriving in an unmarked vehicle with no company logo or information of any kind, is likely a 3rd party handyman and should be treated with caution. To avoid being robbed but will bear some sort of marketing advertisement on their vehicle, however, many tradesmen are turning to unmarked automobiles.
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