- Crooks: Homeowners are afraid they will hire a crook.
Almost every homeowner begins the remodeling process with baggage. If you watch television, read the newspaper, or listen to the radio, you will inevitably read or hear stories about unscrupulous building contractors. In these stories, some unsuspecting homeowner was taken advantage of and it cost them thousands of dollars. Homeowners don’t trust building contractors. They are afraid they will hire a crook, or, they fear that someone working with the contractor will get into their home and “rip them off.”