Storm damage? NARI warns homeowners of dishonest contractors

Do you have downed trees and a damaged roof after last night's storm? 

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NARI Milwaukee is warning homeowners to avoid another casualty – watch out for storm chasers who prey on those who’ve suffered storm damage. According to NARI, dishonest contractors often over-promise, overcharge and under-deliver. In some cases, they create more damage than they fix.

If you’re interested, a NARI Milwaukee representative is available to talk about what to look out for.

Storm Chaser Red Flags

  • A contractor who is going door-to-door soliciting business in a storm-damaged neighborhood.
  • Oftentimes, the contractors are from outside the area or are even out of state.
  • The contractor offers to start immediately and applies pressure to sign a contract right away and make a down payment.
  • The contractor doesn’t provide a detailed estimate and contract.

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