Make Sure the Contractor is Registered
In Massachusetts, all home improvement contractors are required to register with the Board of Building Regulations and Standards (BBRS). It is very important to check if your state has a registration requirement. If so, you must check to see if your contractor is registered. If not, do not hire him or her! It has been shown tht there are far more incidents of problems with unregistered contractors. In fact, contractors may incur criminal penalties for failing to register. This is an easy tip to follow, and homeowners can save themselves a great amount of trouble if they do.