National Consumer Protection Week tip: How to find a trustworthy contractor

As cold weather passes, you may start to evaluate home improvements or repairs before the summer heat sets in. Your Better Business Bureau is here to give some tips for finding a trustworthy contractor as part of National Consumer protection week. BBB receives hundreds of complaints every year concerning subpar work performed by contractors, and…

Texas Attorney General charges Austin-based contractor Castro Property Restoration with deceiving Texas homeowners

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott recently charged an Austin-based construction contractor with deceiving Texas homeowners and falsely representing available funding sources for home repairs and restoration. The state’s enforcement action names Castro Property Restoration, its owner Victor James Castro and his business associate Allen Lloyd Kinman (aka Jonathan Allen and Ziggy Allen) as defendants. According to…

BBB Rewind 7-2-12

In case you missed our topics from last week on AC repairs and burglar alarms, check out our latest video blog!

Know what to do in an AC emergency this summer

With temperatures already in the triple digits, now could be the worst time for your air conditioner to fail. If this happens to you, Better Business Bureau advises to carefully research local air conditioning contractors before scheduling repairs. If you find yourself in need of AC repair, BBB recommends to: – Compare several company’s prices…