How to Avoid Contractor Scams When Rebuilding or Remodeling

Avoid contractor scams when rebuilding or remodeling.
Avoid contractor scams when rebuilding or remodeling.

If you're planning a big home improvement project this summer – or if you live in a region of the country recently hit by flooding or tornadoes – you need to know how to improve or rebuild your home without getting scammed by a contractor.

Unfortunately, the official launch of hurricane season on June 1 brings out all manner of contractors, from the reputable ones to the shady operators simply looking to fleece you.

To protect your home and your finances during your home improvement project, here are five ways you can avoid contractor scams.


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