SOUTHFIELD, MICH (WXYZ) - Even when catastrophe strikes, you have to be careful of those that would take advantage of you.
Following the horrific storm that rolled through Michigan Thursday, the Better Business Bureau is urging you to be cautious of those who would offer to repair any damages.
You may be in hurry to get the repairs made, but don't throw caution to the wind.
Make sure the person hired to do the work is qualified and reputable.
There are a few tips that the BBB offers when you are hiring a contractor:
Always try to use good sense in situations where you may be vulnerable.
To verify a contractor's license. Check with the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs at: https://www2.dleg.state.mi.us/colaLicVerify/
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