Do your homework before starting home renovation
- By Louise Continelli, Buffalo News
Home remodeling can be so traumatic that one Buffalo-area homeowner shifted his whole family into a rented condo until the job was done.
Not all of us can afford to go to a hotel, but home renovation may become more attractive now that getting a whole new house may be less of an option with tight credit.
You want to protect yourself from guys like the Kenmore home-improvement contractor who was arrested not long ago, accused of repeatedly pressuring an 88-year-old widow into paying more than $80,000 for home improvements that were never done, or done shabbily. Here’s how: