If your home or property was affected by this weekends flooding, don’t let your situation become worse by getting taken advantage of by a ‘fly-by-night’ contractor. Here are some tips to follow when hiring a contractor, especially after a disaster. Before you hire a contractor, do some homework:
Find out if the firm has a permanent business address and a good reputation.
Insist on a complete and clearly written contract.
DO ask for references and DO NOT pay cash up front.
or, check for the business to be a member of the Better Business Bureau
If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact the Home Builders Association of Louisville at (502) 429-6000.