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New Roof for Local Woman Scammed by Construction Company

Yates Roofing and Construction has stepped in to help a local grandmother who was scammed by a Tecumseh construction company. Ms. Thompson, who shares the home with her ten grandchildren, hired and paid a considerable deposit to the construction company to replace her roof and remove a shed and two trees from her backyard. Unfortunately, after taking her money and starting the work, they left the job unfinished leaving the grandmother and her ten grandchildren in a lurch with her insurance company threatening to drop her coverage.

We heard of Ms. Thompson's predicament and decided we had to help. Hiring a roofing contractor or construction company can be a daunting task. It is best to take your time, get estimates from a few different companies, and check multiple sources for reviews on each company. Get a written estimate and make sure that any verbal agreements are added. Go with a local company and not some fly-by-night company that won't be around if you have problems. Be wary of any company that asks for a high deposit up-front. A deposit of one-third of the total cost is a standard in most cases. The Better Business Bureau has these tips for choosing a roofing company.

We have been very fortunate and have received a lot of support from our customers and the community, and we do our best to help others in return.

News9.com - Oklahoma City, OK News, Weather, Video and Sports. The original report from News9 can be found ​​​​here.

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