Some websites promise to do background checks and refer licensed contractors so you don’t have to spend hours doing the research on your own.
From HomeAdvisor to big-box retailers, you don’t have to look far to find a contractor for just about any job.
Earlier this year, News 5 Investigates exposed flaws in HomeAdvisor’s screening process that allowed unlicensed contractors to slip through the cracks.
Tonight at 10: News 5 shows you why referral service agencies aren’t always responsible if the contractor you hire walks off the job or does sub-par work.
We’ll also reveal the key questions all homeowners should ask contractors before writing them a check.