SUPERIOR, WI– The spring weather means it’s the perfect time of year to get down and dirty remodeling your home or taking on a new improvement project.
It also means scam artists are lurking in the neighborhood, waiting to take advantage of people needing a hand.
The Wisconsin Better Business Bureau said scammers usually approach homeowners between March and October.
Nick Olson, President and CEO of Andersen and Hammack, said you should do you your research before letting a contractor into your home.
“The main thing to do is go on the Minnesota Department of Labor website or the Wisconsin Public Safety website and just make sure they’re licensed,” said Olson.
Officials at the BBB say never pay with cash and always trust your gut.
“Always try to pay with a credit card, say no to cash only deals,” said Lisa Schiller, Investigations and Media Relations Director for the Wisconsin BBB. “Say no to any…