Use Caution When Hiring for Reroofing or Roof Repairs

 Homeowners need to make sure they hire only Florida licensed contractors for  repairs or replacements of their homes and property. Florida Statues  require that roofing contractors be licensed through the Florida  Construction Industry Licensing Board (CILB), a division of the  Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) 

Hurricane Preparedness and Recovery: Hire a State-Licensed Contractor

 Unfortunately,  some individuals pose as licensed professionals to take advantage of  consumers. 

Before hiring a contractor, ask for their license number and  verify it by calling the DBPR Customer Contact Center at 850487-1395 or  visiting 

Beware of Assignments of Benefits Abuse Following Hurricane

 The Consumer Protection Coalition this week deployed resources to the Panhandle to warn home and auto  owners of the dangers associated with signing an Assignment of Benefits  (AOB) contract to start repairs on damage caused by Hurricane Michael