Marketplace When the Repairman Knocks

Marketplace When the Repairman Knocks

In a special one-hour edition of Marketplace, Tom Harrington tests the skills and ethics of home repair services. Among Canadians' top complaints: overcharging, suggesting or performing unnecessary work and shoddy quality. We put home service trades-people to the test, in a house wired up with hidden cameras. We watch them while they work on what should be a fairly simple repair job only to get charged for unnecessary work.

  • 2012
  • 00:43:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

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Subjects
Dwellings -- Canada -- Maintenance and repair [LCSH] Consumer protection -- Canada [LCSH] Repairing trades -- Canada [LCSH] Economics [LCSH] Marketing [LCSH]
Team
Tom Harrington (Host), Kathleen Coughlin (Producer)
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