After getting scores of calls from Roswell area residents who have been victimized by shady contractors, The National Center for the Prevention of Home Improvement Fraud (NCPHIF), a local nonprofit, is partnering with the Roswell Police Department to educate homeowners on how to protect themselves from contractor scams.
NCPHIF is holding a free workshop – “Protecting Yourself from Home Repair Contractor Fraud and Scams” – June 4. The free workshop will educate homeowners on how to avoid being scammed, regardless of where they are in the rebuild/repair/improvement process.
“The best way to control your project is to learn how to control the money” says Phae Howard, Executive Director of NCPHIF. “It’s so frustrating to get calls from area homeowners who have already been scammed. It breaks my heart because by then, often it’s too late. What we talk about in our workshops