Provides a credential or reference that can't be verified.
Offers a special price only if you sign today, or use other high-pressure
Only accepts cash, require large deposits or the entire costs up front,
or asks you to make the payment in their name.
Does not provide a written contract or complete bid.
Asks you to get the building permit. In most instances, if you have hired a contractor, the contractor
is required to take out the permits. Permits are your protection and help
ensure that work will meet local building codes.
Offers exceptionally long warrantees.
Wants to do most or all the work on weekends and after hours.
Gives you an offer that sounds "too good to be true."