Don't Be Duped. Homeowners Warned of Contractor Scams

By
Linda Walters
posted
September 17, 2021
September 28, 2021

PA attorney general warns homeowners of repair scams

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro issued a warning to homeowners about home repair and improvement scams in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. Legitimate organizations, government agencies and contractors will not send Pennsylvanians unsolicited offers or ask for large sums of money, and they will provide written estimates and contracts before entering into agreements. Under Pennsylvania’s Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act, homeowners have rights when dealing with contractors. Homeowners can rescind an improvement contract without penalty within three business days of the signing date and a contractor cannot demand any payment before the contract is signed. In the release, Shapiro asked property owners to report suspicious offers to his office.



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