Sunday, September 22, 2013

Shopping For Firewood? Don't Get Burned

If you're looking for a place to buy wood for the stove or furnace for the winter, watch out that you don't get burned. Many places are selling wood now including "fly-by-night" sales on Kijiji and in the classified ads which leave many consumers vulnerable to fraud. Jill Atkinson of the Better Business Bureau suggests you first check with neighbors or friends who have bought wood in the past and ask if they were happy with what they got!

Its also suggested you accept any purchase delivery in person so you can stack and measure the wood. Atkinson also says get a receipt with the company name, address and other pertinent information.