Martin Simmons is a reputable home improvement contractor and knows all the pitfalls and pratfalls of the home improvement business. He’s written a book to help you avoid them. While a tightly written contract isn’t a guarantee that you won’t get taken, it can help filter out the most unscrupulous operators. Also, see if your contractor will meet you at a happy customer’s location.That says a lot. While there’s no sure fire way to avoid getting scammed, Martin has his top 10 list that goes a long way to protect you.
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