Some Breezy Point residents say they’re being ripped off by the people they hired to help them rebuild.
“We had one contractor who was knocking on doors collecting money to do Sandy recovery work. He would do a little bit of the work and then move on,” County Consumer Affairs Commissioner Madalyn Farley said.
The probe will look into how Sandy contracts were awarded and how contractors performed.
NJ TRANSIT on Wednesday approved $17 million in contracts for companies that are already involved in post-Superstorm Sandy repair work.
Navigating through the process of home construction can be a daunting task. While consumers do have rights, there are also ways for contractors to seek recourse when things go wrong.
Every spring roving repair contractors show up at doors in the tri-state area. The offer roof and chimney repairs, among other pieces of handiwork. But the “repairs” are often short-lived and over-priced, costing the consumer even more to repair again down the road.