Across the state each year, many people become victims of tornadoes, hail and storms. These natural disasters cost the U.S. economy billions of dollars annually.
One of the untold costs associated with disasters are those losses due to fraud. Often “fly-by-night” contractors appear in communities’ right after a disaster and further victimize the victims by swindling them out of their precious and often limited resources by offering cheap and quick repair work. Homeowners should be aware all builders and roofers must carry a Minnesota Building Contractor or Roofers license. Here’s a warning from Central Minnesota Builders’ Association that may save you from another disaster: unscrupulous contractors.