The BBB says asking for references and credentials is crucial before hiring a contractor to work on your home.
SALEM, Ore. — As people start various home improvement projects this spring and summer, the Better Business Bureau has some tips on how to pick the right contractor for the job.
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) frequently sees issues between contractors and consumers and says it all comes down to people doing their research before the hire.
BBB spokesman Ben Spradling says people should first and foremost ask for references.
“Ask neighbors, make sure that reputation is in place,” said Spradling. “Before you ask for anything else, make sure that the contractor you’re…