10月
07

Being cheated on home remodolling.

Home improvement can be scary if you do not know what you are doing. This is why one should always read up and have some knowledge prior to engaging any contractor to do any work. I had a friend whom ended up with a bill that cost 30k more than what he had agreed at the start of work. 

Needless to say the law suit is still on going now more than a year since the work is finished and he cant move back into his home yet.

below is another news article i saw off the web:

The unknown it's what causes most homeowners to pause before embarking on a remodel. It's impossible to know what you're getting yourself into, and the lurking, unseen issues in your walls, floors or foundation couldor several years. KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE

LORAIN — Marcia Stahl said she’s made payments of $13.86 every month on her $31,712, 20-year home improvement loan from the city of Lorain since 2001, but some work was done improperly.

Stahl is only responsible for paying the $2,500 principal of the loan. If her property is leased, rented or sold, the remainder of the loan would have to be repaid.

Stahl lives in the 1000 block of West 18th Street, said some first-floor windows were improperly installed in 2001, a bathroom sink doesn’t work and the

ᔥhttp://chronicle.northcoastnow.com/2013/09/30/lorain-woman-unhappy-with-home-improvement-work-done-with-city-loan-money/