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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Hiring a Contractor for Storm Repair

Wind and hail storms are common in Minnesota, and when a storm hits, contractors looking to repair damage are not far behind.

Minnesota has laws and rules that govern how these contractors operate and the Department of Labor and Industry encourages you to familiarize yourself with important issues: Hiring a Contractor for Storm Repair

For example, if you sign it, it’s a contract

  • Many contractors’ representatives will ask you to sign a document early in their dealings with you. They may say it’s to authorize them to go onto your roof or to allow them to talk to your insurance company.
  • No written authority is required for either of these tasks.
  • In most cases, what you’re being asked to sign is a contract – a “price agreeable contract.”

MN Laws and Rules for Hiring Contractors
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