At Interstate Roofing we have always warned our clients to be on the lookout for storm-chasing contractors. The truth is that in this business not everyone is looking out for your best interest. When a company can pop up overnight, take your money, and then disappear, something needs to be done.
We have been roofing Cheyenne and the surrounding areas for a long time and we are glad this new legislation is going out to protect the homeowners.
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead made his the 28th state to enact legislation designed to protect homeowners who have suffered damage as a result of a hailstorm from being victimized a second time by storm-chasing contractors.
The move was applauded by the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America.
“Senate File 127 implements important protections for homeowners that sustain hail damage to their home and then are targets of fraud by out-of-town contractors who follow storms,” said Kelly Campbell, vice president, state government relations for PCI. “Frequently unscrupulous contractors quickly move into a town after a storm, force homeowners into fast contracts before insurers even approve the claim, then move on to the next storm, leaving shoddy repairs and no recourse for the homeowner.” Read more…