After the tragedy has struck North Minneapolis, it's disheartening to see people in need not getting a fair shake on contractors for their improvement needs. Last week, several watchdog agencies warned homeowners to be careful and do their homework before hiring contractors to repair their storm-damaged houses. Whistle-blowers looked into a few local contractors who left business cards with a North Side homeowner. Read the Full Story Here, and again - always look to get multiple bids by reputable contractors for your work.
BBB warns against "storm chasers"It's always hard to believe that someone would take advantage of those who are victimized, but it sadly happens. The Better Business Bureau has recently released an article warning of storm chasers. The BBB says that with spring storms rolling through, consumers should be careful of those who might be considered "storm chasers" of a different variety. These "chasers" will sometimes come to your door claiming to represent home contractors, or charities.