Burkburnett PD warns residents of roofing scam

Burkburnett PD warns residents of roofing scam

BURKBURNETT, Tx (RNN Texoma) - The Burkburnett Police Department took to social media on Wednesday to warn residents about a scam.

According to a post on the department's Facebook page, several calls have come in reporting substandard or fraudulent roofing contractors operating in the city.

In order to keep citizens from becoming a victim, the department released a list of questions to ask when considering roofing contractors. The list of questions can be found below.

  • Are they reputable?
  • Are they licensed, bonded, and insured?
  • Are they registered with the BBB or chamber of commerce?
  • Are they approved by your insurance company?
  • Do they have a City permit if soliciting door-to-door?
  • Do they want some or all payment upfront?
  • Do they provide a written contract of work to be done?
  • Do they provide a warranty or similar guarantee?

Burkburnett PD suggested if residents are worried about a contractor not being legitimate they should contact their insurance company beforehand.

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