MORE OHIO NEWS

Man charged for urinating on Modell's grave
Brothers charged in death of teen who stole bike
Ohio man dies in Montana bicycle crash
Site selling items from convicted priest's funeral
Music aside, Queen of Soul is pumped for fair food
Akron schools to pay autistic child's education
Ohio town will fix sirens after tornadoes
Grants approved for innovation in Ohio schools
Ohio base pressured to fill more hospital beds
Murder charged added against Ohio man in chase
Call center brings 900 jobs to central Ohio
Teacher facing child endangering charge resigns
Judge orders Cincy to repay tax money
2 men die in shooting at Columbus home
Cincinnati Zoo celebrates International Tiger Day
Firefighter in stadium lightning strike now stable
Sailor aboard Va.-based destroyer dies
US officials promoting job training grants in Ohio
All tickets claimed for LeBron's homecoming show
Ex-mentor at center gets 44 years for sexual abuse
Ohio lawmakers want Common Core standards repealed
US citizen accused of bribes extradited from Iraq
Expansion to add 214 auto-parts jobs in Ohio
Ohio woman sentenced in W.Va. embezzlement
Aide sentenced for raping 92-year-old Ohio woman
Drug trafficking suspect to be extradited to Ohio
Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad
Man accused in teen's beating death goes on trial
Cleveland opens school focusing on digital arts
Ohio won't investigate Cedar Point ride accident



Ohio News
News from the region's first prime-time newscast. You'll find it First On Fox!


HOME IMPROVEMENT SCAMS
Ohio attorney general warns consumers to be alert to home improvement scams as weather warms

Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Sunday, May 11, 2014 5:28 AM EDT
COLUMBUS, Ohio


Ohio's attorney general is warning consumers about spring home improvement scams.

Attorney General Mike DeWine says warmer weather brings more door-to-door home improvement sales. He says consumers should be cautious and research the reputation of a business and individual contractor before agreeing to anything.

DeWine says consumers should check with his office and the Better Business Bureau for any complaints against the company. Ohioans also can search the Internet and ask contractors for references from past customers.

DeWine says consumers have a three-day right to cancel most door-to-door sales and businesses must give written notice of that right.

The Ohio Attorney General's Consumer Protection Section has filed five home improvement lawsuits so far this year against contractors believed to be violating the state's Consumer Sales Practices Act.










PRIME PICKS

BROOKLYN NINE-NINE
Tonight at 8:30 PM

Full Boyle
Jake intervenes in Detective Boyle's relationship; Rosa and Amy contend with a citizen who is a costumed crime-fighter; Capt. Holt has a new opponent



Get 1/2 price gift certificates

Find us on Facebook

Advertisement