Under certain conditions, the Direct Sales Cancellations Act allows you to cancel the contract. You must do so no later than 10 days after receiving your copy of the contract. Certain conditions apply. For more info, visit our link to government of Home Renovations and Repairs. Changes to the contract will often be necessary. Changes should be made with the written approval of the homeowner and a signed statement from the contractor stipulating the extra cost or reduction in cost. If your project is being financed, find out if the changes need to be approved by the financial institution. A down payment is seldom needed for renovation jobs.…