St Paul Home Improvement Contractor from HandyPro Offers Safety Tips to Homeowners
Seniors and single female homeowners sometimes feel vulnerable to being treated unfairly by home improvement contractors
When handyman scams are reported in the news single homeowners and senior citizens feel uncomfortable about choosing and hiring a home improvement contractor. Calling a company based on a trusted recommendation is one solution, but be aware that the contractor sent may not the same one generated the referral. Many home improvement companies can be found on the internet, but don’t be fooled with impressive websites that boast honesty, reliability and professional workmanship, because anyone can type these words.
The Twin Cities handyman (http://www.handypro.com/minneapolis.html) suggests several great ways for consumers to protect themselves from unscrupulous home service providers. They can start by doing a little research on the company using credible websites like the Better Business Bureau, Angie’s List or Service Magic. If the home improvement contractor they are considering is not listed on any of these sites, chances are he cannot be trusted. All home service providers should at least be a member of the BBB to show they are reputable.
Consumers can also ask for a physical description of the home improvement contractor that will be sent. Does he drive a company vehicle with lettering and a logo? Will he be in uniform? If not, then it is important to at least know what he will be driving and how he can be identified.
Though the handyman may be licensed and bonded, it is not a good idea to leave them alone in the home. Take care to put valuables like jewelry and cash away. If possible, invite a friend or neighbor over for coffee to help keep an eye on things.
Collin Dickey, owner of HandyPro Handyman Service (http://www.handypro.com/minneapolis.html) does not want residents to be afraid when they need home improvement or general repairs done, but he knows first-hand the emotional effect of a bad experience with a contractor. Most everyone has heard a story about a home service gone wrong. Consumers deserve quality service, professional workmanship and fair prices, and only the honest and reliable companies deserve their business.
HandyPro Handyman Service has earned a reputation for honesty and professional quality work. All service technicians are licensed and insured. They must pass a background check and drug testing to be part of the HandyPro team. The handyman will show up on time, in uniform with a fully-stocked, lettered service van so there is no doubt about who is at the door. Collin Dickey serves the Twin Cities area, Minneapolis, St Paul and surrounding neighborhoods. Visit http://www.minneapolishandymanservice.com/ to learn more.
About HandyPro Handyman Services:
What’s on your to-do list? HandyPro Handyman Services offers affordable solutions to a wide variety of home repairs including home modification for seniors, home improvement and home remodeling, seasonal home maintenance and more. HandyPro specializes in helping the homeowner, business or property manager have building repairs completed professionally, in a timely manner, and guarantees 100% customer satisfaction. HandyPro Handyman Service has been in business since 1996, serving over 20,000 clients with zero complaints from the Better Business Bureau. HandyPro Handyman Services has been featured on Rachel Ray and Fox News.
Collin Dickey, President
HandyPro Handyman Service
4805 Colfax Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419
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