Ever been a victim of a home improvement scam? Find out how you can prevent this from happening at a workshop in Topeka on Monday, February 25 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. The National Center for the Prevention of Home Improvement Fraud has gathered experts to help you learn how to deal with home repair contractors and learn what the typical scams are. Also, learn how to hire contractors, how to check them out, what should actually be in your contract, the building permit process, how to set up payment schedules, insurance issues you may not know about, how to deal with problems that may arise, change order, lien releases and a whole lot more. Learn how to protect yourself now and in the future. Speakers scheduled to provide information include:
Mike Slater, State Farm Topeka
Jim Garrison, State Farm Topeka
Ted Clark, Director of Anti-Fraud Division for the KS Insurance Depart
Adrian Serene, Assistant Attorney General
Mike Heptig, Attorney at Sloan, Eisenbarth, Glassman,
McEntire & Jarboe L.L.C.
Fran Hug, Special Projects Manager - Development Services, City of Topeka
Sergeant Colleen Stuart from City of Topeka Police Department
If you are interested in attending, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 855-266-3728 to reserve your space.