Severe weather can cause damage that prompts homeowners to seek repairs in a hurry. The Better Business Bureau advises consumers to take a deep breath and check contractors out before signing a contract.
BBB recommends consumers ask contractors for local references and check with those customers to see whether they were satisfied with the work. If possible, inspect completed projects as well. If customers are pleased with the jobs, they’ll probably be proud to show off the results.
The BBB has the following tips for hiring contractors: