Scam Central: Spotting a Scam from Aggressive or Opportunistic Contractors

Home contractor scams are on the rise in the Tri-State.

Posted: Apr 12, 2021 9:17 AM
Updated: Apr 12, 2021 9:30 AM

Home improvement projects are on the rise with the arrival of spring.

But this also means you need to be on high alert for contractor scams in the Tri-State.

Just recently Kentucky counties faced the aftermath of heavy rain just a few weeks ago, with Governor Beshear issuing a Disaster Declaration for Flood Damage in dozens of counties in the Commonwealth.

We asked Onna Schneider with the Tri-State Better Business Bureau to joined 44News This Morning to discuss what homeowners need to be on the lookout for when searching for reputable businesses.

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Despite the passage of this morning's cold front, the Tri State will experience another delightful day. Winds will pick up from the west and could gust as high as 25-30 MPH. Clouds roll back in through the evening as temperature remain in the upper-50s.
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