New article on home repair rip-offs

With desperate economic times, con artists are getting even more clever. Some chase storms, arriving in hurricane-battered neighborhoods and offering cheap roof repairs, while other will solicit you on the phone and disappear with your money. Then there are the genuine tradesmen who rip you off on materials, overcharge you for services or scare you into unnecessarily increasing the size of a job. To find out more about these schemes and how to handle them, take a look at our new article on home repair rip-offs.