Help! My house needs repairs. What do I need to know before I hire someone?

Posted by Liz Farrell

Stay calm and think things through first.

The Hilton Head Area Home Builders Association offers seven tips you should follow now that you’ve seen your house has been damaged by Hurricane Matthew.

“It’s important for you not to make sudden decisions related to extensive repairs if you haven’t done your homework. ...,” the HBA advises. “Always be cautious when you’re vulnerable and upset.”

Here are some red-flags you should look out for to avoid being scammed.

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