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What to Look For in Home Improvement Contractors

When you are hiring a home improvement contractor, you need to make sure to check their references before signing any contract. You should also check the license and insurance of the contractor, and be sure to request a copy of the contract. The Consumers' Bill of Rights states that all agreements between the two parties must be in writing and state the start and completion dates. It is also important to note that the contract must be signed by the consumer and must include a written notice of cancellation.

Home improvement contractors should be licensed by the Department of Consumer Protection, so make sure to check their credentials. If they are not licensed, they could be liable for injuries or damage. Even though the state's licensing requirements differ from state-to-state, reputable companies should be able to buy materials on credit. They also should be insured, so you can be assured that they will com…

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