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10 tips to avoid getting scammed by a contractor

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Allstate Insurance reminds residents to protect themselves from unscrupulous contractors. A good, trustworthy contractor can be a key partner in the rebuilding process. However, unscrupulous contractors may take advantage of people who have recently experienced a catastrophic event.

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Ten tips to avoid getting scammed:

1. Take your time in choosing a contractor to repair your home.

2. Get estimates from several licensed, bonded contractors.

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