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Avoiding Contractor Scams In Natural Disasters

Contracts, Rebuilding after a disaster

Last updated on 08/23/2021 at 3:47 pm

One of the unfortunate side effects of a natural disaster is the increase in contractor scams. This is where unlicensed persons canvas the neighborhoods and offer deals that seem too good to be true to repair your damaged home or property. All too often, the money is paid but the work is never done. Be very careful before hiring a contractor that you have not used previously.

What Is a Home Improvement Scam?

How Do You Spot a Scam Artist?

How Do Fraudulent Contractors Operate?

Who Oversees Contractors in West Virginia?

What Should You Require from Your Contractor?

What Should I Do Before I Hire the Contractor?

What Should I Do After I Hire the Contractor?

How Should I Pay the Contractor?

What Should I Do If I’ve Been Scammed?

Where Do I File a Complaint?

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