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Senior Source: Cautions on home repairs and renovations

With Covid, many seniors are at home and in need of home repairs and renovations, but do your homework first.

ATLANTA — Many seniors are realizing they need home repairs and renovations. But before you hire anyone, do your homework.

Tips for you: 

  • Beware of fast talking sales pitches and glorified advertising.
  • Get more than one quote.
  • Check for qualified insurance and required licenses.
  • Contact the Better Business Bureau for complaints
  • Read and understand all written contracts.
  • Know how much you must pay up front and why.

Further Information:

https://www.houseproudatlanta.org/

https://www.hud.gov/states/georgia/homeownership/homerepairs

https://www.seniorlink.com/blog/50homemodificationtips

https://www.retirementliving.com/aging-in-place-remodeling-checklist