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How Can I Best Avoid Home Repair Fraud?

Submitted by Doug Doe on Mon, 06/06/2016 - 5:14pm
  • Ask for referrals from people you trust
  • Use local contractors
  • Obtain written estimates and references
  • Check out contractors with the Public Protection Unit or Better Business Bureau
  • Make sure roofers are registered with the Construction Industries Board. You may contact the board at (405) 521-6550.
  • Insist on a written agreement that includes all relevant details for the project
  • Be wary of contractors who:
    • Solicit door-to-door
    • Require substantial up-front payment or request payment in cash•Use high pressure or aggressive sales tactics
    • Resist the use of a written contract

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