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Home Improvement

Building a deck? Installing an alarm system? Repaving the driveway? You can save time, money, and frustration by knowing the signs of a home improvement scam, and the consumer protections in the Cooling Off Rule.

Remodeling Your Home

How To Avoid a Home Improvement Scam

What to consider when shopping for a competent and reliable contractor for your project.

Rebuilding Your Home or Office After a Weather Emergency

Tips for safely returning to your weather-damaged home and hiring a home repair contractor.

Warranties for New Homes

Learn the difference between a builder warranty and service contract, how to make a claim, and how to resolve disputes.

Pests and Security

Debris Clean-Up and Removal Scams After a Weather Emergency

Be skeptical of people promising immediate clean-up and debris removal after a weather emergency. Tips to protect yourself, your property, and your money.

How To Shop for a Home Security System and Avoid Scams

Offers steps for finding a reputable company, avoiding high-pressure sales and scams, and how to cancel a deal.