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Consumer Protection Storm Chaser Warnings

The Wisconsin Department of Consumer Protection is joining local insurance agents in warning area residents of being cautious of contractors you do not know following last weeks hail storm damage.

Michelle Reinen is the director at Wisconsin Department of Consumer Protection and says that if you are looking to get work done on your property following last weeks hail storm you can check out a company before you enter into a contract to find out more about the company you are choosing.

No contractor should make you feel pressured to make an immediate decision. Insurance claims from a storm of this significance will be accepted over a wide time frame. Be wary of storm chasers following last weeks storm. Again, you can get more information about a contractor you are thinking of entering into a contract with through the Wisconsin Department of Consumer Protection by calling 1-800-422-7128 or on the website at datcp.wi.gov.