Rain Soft Complaint - Tricked by RainSoft

Review by Rogerdodger2 on 2008-08-05
NORTHVILLE, MICHIGAN -- I was tricked by RainSoft into allowing a salesman to spend 2 1/2 hours trying to convince us to buy an extremely expensive home water and air filtering system (about $7000). The caller said I had won $500 in grocery vouchers, which the salesman would bring when doing a free water test.

Instead I got a high pressure sales pitch and no coupons.
Comments:5 Replies - Latest reply on 2008-08-05
Posted by tnchuck100 on 2008-08-05:
Check your state laws. Most states give you 72 hours to rescind a door-to-door sales contract. You did not state how long ago this was. Read your contract and be sure there was not a clause included waiving you legal rights. Contracts today can be ruthless.
Posted by Anonymous on 2008-08-05:
Where does it say that they BOUGHT the system? All I read that they got "pitched" and then shorted the grocery vouchers. Rodge, do you think that the vouchers were contingent on buying the "system?"
Posted by tnchuck100 on 2008-08-05:
You're right, zz. It doesn't say they did. I just assumed (my bad) they got taken.
Posted by Anonymous on 2008-08-05:
If it sounds too good to be true, it is. I don't let anyone come to my house unless a friend or co-worker has recommended them.
Posted by Nohandle on 2008-08-05:
Nice reminder Roger of the companies sending reps to your home for a sales pitch. Once in you can't get rid of them short of tossing them to the street. I didn't realize this still went on. All they want is to get into the home and wear the prospective buyer down and sign that order form. If there is a product/service I want, I'll call and it will be only to give me an estimate and the request will be based on the recommendation of a friend or a home project I admired.

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