Clients Can Also Claim Money Back From the Contractor When…
The contractor isn't able to attain the required quality standards and specifications and the contractor has negotiated a lower rate with the client for accepting the reduced specifications.
How do you deal with a lying contractor?
- Fire the Contractor. Firing your contractor may seem obvious, but it's not an easy step when things go seriously wrong.
- Request a Hearing.
- Hire an Attorney.
- Take Your Case to Small Claims Court.
- File Complaints and Bad Reviews.
What to do if a contractor ghosted you?
- Attempt Communication. Open communication and transparency are critical throughout a home improvement project where you've hired a contractor.
- Review Your Contract.
- Compile a Paper Trail.
- Send a Formal Notice.
- Legal Options.
- Look for a New Contractor.
- Leave Reviews.
- Contact Agencies to Assist.
Can I destroy my work if customer doesn't pay?
What should you not say to a contractor?
- 'I'm not in a hurry'
- 'I know a great roofer/electrician/cabinet installer!
- 'We had no idea this would be so expensive'
- 'Why can't you work during the thunderstorm/snow/heat wave?
- 'I'll buy my own materials'
- 'I can't pay you today.
- 'I'll pay upfront'
- 'I'm old school.
What to do when you're unhappy with a contractor's work?
Always inform your contractor in writing that they are at risk of breach of contract. File a complaint with your local state licensing board. When a contractor receives enough complaints, the board can choose to publish this info. You can attempt to resolve any issues by opting for arbitration or mediation.