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How Alarm Companies Can Defend Themselves From Door Knocking Competitors

Alarm companies need to be on the lookout for the door knocking competition. Some are from legitimate competitors, while others might be unlicensed and doing whatever it takes to poach your subscribers.


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Alarm companies need to be on the lookout for the door knocking competition. Some are from legitimate competitors, while others might be unlicensed and doing whatever it takes to poach your subscribers. Ken Kirschenbaum · June 10, 2016

Margaret Knight, 61, knew something was wrong with the people at her door claiming to be ADT workers. One month later, the two people who were at her house were arrested. Stephen Sellner · June 08, 2016

ADT organized a press conference in Utah along with the Better Business Bureau to inform consumers nationwide about deceptive sales practices. Rodney Bosch · May 26, 2016

A sales representative for Vivint has been accused of verbally abusing a pregnant Canadian woman outside her home during a sales call. SSI Staff · August 21, 2015

Fed up with solicitors taking advantage of consumers, several cities throughout the nation are seeking to revamp their door-to-door sales and soliciting ordinances to protect citizens. How will the new changes affect door-to-door alarm sales companies? SSI Staff · July 29, 2015

The Santa Fe Police Department believes a man posing as a Protection 1 sales representative is targeting children. SSI Staff · July 22, 2015

An elderly Washington-based woman says a sales representative disconnected her NorthStar Alarm security system and replaced it with one from BP Alarm. SSI Staff · July 14, 2015

Hernando County (Fla.) deputies have received reports that a Capital Connect sales representative is using dishonest tactics to sell homeowners upgrades to their security systems. SSI Staff · July 14, 2015

The Cheyenne City Council and Cheyenne Police Department have opted not to renew Vivint’s solicitor license after residents complained of the security firm’s aggressive sales tactics. SSI Staff · July 01, 2015

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has filed a civil complaint against Trio Alarm, claiming that the door-to-door alarm sales company tricked customers into signing contracts with the firm. SSI Staff · June 22, 2015




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