Rogue traders are operating door to door in the Gedling borough area offering roofing work, warns Nottinghamshire County Council Trading Standards.
The team say they’ve had reports of two men going door to door advising people of issues with their roofs and offering to fix them. When they are on the roof, they find other problems and the costs escalate.
Trading Standards never recommend employing a trader based on a cold call.
A spokesman for the team said: “If you are considering having work carried out on your property or garden make sure that you get three quotes from reputable traders. To find local traders who have been approved by Nottinghamshire County Council Trading Standards
You can find approved traders at www.checkatrade.com