Homeowners should always check to see if a Pennsylvania home renovation contractor is registered by visiting www.attorneygeneral.gov or by calling 1-888-520-6680.
Check the following informations before hiring contractor:
Contact and insurance information;
Information about previous home improvement projects
Any contracting licenses
Bankruptcy, prosecution and convictions for home renovation fraud
Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act requires most home improvement or Windows contractors to register with the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office. In addition, these contractors must maintain minimum insurance coverage and use contracts that meet a range of consumer protection requirements outlined in this law. The Attorney General's Office for Consumer Protection is responsible for meeting these requirements.