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I signed the contract on Wednesday, July 10th. The contract for the solar unit and the duct seal says I can cancel the contract within 3 business days if I mail or deliver a signed and dated copy of the cancellation notice or any other written notice to the business. They are counting Saturday, the 13th as a business day. Even if that is true, on Saturday I sent an email to them telling them that I cancelled. It was not signed but I did type in my name on the email. On Monday I signed and dated the cancellation notice and delivered it to them. Does either of these efforts meet their conditions for cancellation?
The contract says 3 business days, but they are counting Saturday as a business day, although I don't think they were open last Saturday as I called them and emailed them. The contract says "if you cancel you must make available...any goods delivered to you under this contract". It seems to me this implies that the contract can be cancelled after the goods (solar heater, solar panel) have been installed. The real item seems to be the work of sealing of the duct work. But the contract is very simple. It says "you may cancel this transaction, without penalty or obligation, within three business days". That allows for no wiggle room of work done or not done I think. What do you think?
And is my email on Saturday cancelling good enough? Or if they were not open can they count Saturday as a work day? Those are my main questions.
The contract was signed on Wednesday, the work was done on Thursday and I cancelled on Saturday. In addition to the three days the contract says, the salesman wrote by hand that I had until Friday to cancel. It seems that they are implicitly acknowledging that the contract can be cancelled after the work has been done. It says I can cancel with no obligation. No obligation means no obligation to me, whether they insisted on doing the work the next day or not. What do you think?
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