The Better Business Bureau (BBB) in Minnesota says many door-to-door salespeople are legitimate, but…

“The BBB warns that some of these people though can be con artists and looking to take their cash without doing any work or poor work or looking to steal your identity.”

The BBB’s Bao Vang recommends that people to have a plan in place when dealing with door-to-door sellers. She says it’s important to ask about licensing, check identification and verify the person and the company. She also recommends reading any contracts closely. And she says don’t give in to high-pressure sales tactics.