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What To Do If Someone Knocks On Your Door

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With the recent hail storm and severe weather, there are some area residents in need of several services. The Better Business Bureau has been on the phones, non-stop, advising consumers about a variety of contractors for; home/roof repair, fence repair and vehicle damage. The BBB is here to give some information on checking out potential contractors.

What should consumers consider:

  • Does the door to door solicitor have a solicitation permit from the city?Have you verified the permit with the city?
  • Is the contractor licensed/insured and have you verified the license/policy?
  • Have you obtained 3 estimates for the work to be done?
  • Does the contractor have references and have you checked them?
  • Are verbal promises by the contractor in writing on the contract?

Additionally;

  • Do not completely pay for the job until you are satisfied, and do not let payments get ahead of the work
  • Do not pay cash
  • Keep all papers relating to your project
  • Always contact the BBB