How to Protect Yourself from 5 Contractor Scams

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The contractor business is booming! According to Angie’s List, $135 billion was spent on home improvements last year (and another $33 million was spent on professional home maintenance). Unfortunately, a piece of this pie ends up in the pockets of shady characters. If you hire a contractor, you’re trusting this person to come into your home and change the most expensive thing you own. So take the necessary precautions to ensure you’re getting a stand-up deal.
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