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After the storm clean up reminders

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Some of you are now having to deal with repairs to the house and yard that were damaged during the ice storm.  Don't be in a rush to get it done...

 

  • Take time to research the best contractor. Make sure they are licensed.

  • Be wary of door-to-door workers, as they may be scammers.

  • Uninsured hire? You could be liable for paying the worker's compensation benefits.

  • Get everything in detailed writing.

  • Outline the work that is expected to be completed, material used, pricing chart for materials, and labor.

  • Never pay in full before the work is done.

  • 30 percent is the standard for a down payment.

  • If possible, pay with a credit card. It is going to offer the most protection if the job is not completed as outlined.

 

 

 

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