Contractor 101: Don’t Get Scammed

02/14/2019

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Contractor 101: Don’t Get Scammed The “Home Improvement” Loan Scam A contractor calls or knocks on your door and offers to install a new roof or remodel your kitchen at a price that sounds reasonable. You tell him you’re interested, but can’t afford it. He tells you it’s no problem — he can arrange financing…

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Finding a Contractor: Part 3

02/14/2019

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Finding a Contractor: Part 3 Understanding Your Payment Options You have several payment options for most home improvement and maintenance and repair projects. For example, you can get your own loan or ask the contractor to arrange financing for larger projects. For smaller projects, you may want to pay by check or credit card. Avoid…

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Finding a Contractor: Part 2

02/14/2019

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Finding a Contractor: Part 2 Hiring a Home Repair Contractor Interview each contractor you’re considering. Here are some questions to ask. How long have you been in business? Look for a well-established company and check it out with consumer protection officials. They can tell you if there are unresolved consumer complaints on file. One caveat: No…

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4 Foundation Repair Myths

02/22/2013

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4 Foundation Repair Myths The Myths Behind Foundation Repair When you own a home, the last thing you want is a cracked or settling foundation. Unfortunately, it happens all too often, resulting in the need for professional foundation repairs. When it comes to something as serious as structural problems, quite a few myths exist. It’s…

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