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Rental Water Heater - CBC news article "homeowners duped"

by Rick Buffham on Friday, April 6, 2018 11:19 AM

Hot Water Heater Rentals

Ontario homeowners have for decades been duped into overpriced water heater rental contracts. A lot of people don't even realise there is a monthly rental fee included in their utility bill that they don't need. Ontario brought in laws to prevent door to door salepeople scamming homeowners for new long term/overpriced contracts but it appears there are still loopholes according to this CBC news article where a young homeowner bought a new home and in their words....

"She's stuck with a 14-year rental contract with Enercare, paying $56.43 per month for the water heater. Now she can't get out of it unless she buys the equipment outright at $3,600...."

CBC news article on water heater rental

Picture courtesy of CBC news

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If you want to learn more about renting vs buying a water heater or other options including maintenance and how much you might save, visit this page Water Heaters

 

With our Clarity program it's easy to get out of overpaying for your water heater. Simply take a look at your utility bills. If you see a line that says water heater rental or something similar, give us a call.

As always our team of experts are on hand to answer any questions you might have about water heater rental, purchase or maintenance.

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Rick Buffham

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