If you have scheduled a major home improvement project, you can save yourself money and possible grief by hiring a trustworthy contractor. The California Contractors State License Board (CSLB) warns homeowners to be on the lookout for scams where contractors promise reduced prices in exchange for fast cash.
To avoid being a victim, follow CSLB’s recommendations when hiring a contractor:
The Contractors State License Board operates under the umbrella of the California Department of Consumer Affairs. The Contractors State License Board licenses and regulates California’s 278,000 contractors, and investigates 25,000 complaints against contractors annually