Most contractors work hard to maintain a good reputation and do quality work.  Others, nicknamed “storm chasers,” follow disasters like tornadoes, hurricanes and hail storms to take advantage of potential insurance claims by inflicting damage to your home, or by taking the money up front and leaving the job undone.  Always make sure you work with honest contractors by following the tips in this video.

More in our insurance fraud series:  Things Happen – Criminals Taking Advantage of Distracted Drivers.