Hire only licensed contractors
Protect yourself. Don't let an unlicensed contractor ruin a great project.
Do your research before you hire a contractor:
Do they have a Minnesota state license?
Have they been involved in lawsuits or criminal charges?
Decide exactly what you want from your project, including materials.
Compare bids from more than one contractor.
Talk to previous customers.
Get a detailed written contract.
Hiring a contractor for storm repair.
Contractor Recovery Fund
You have financial protection only if you hire a licensed contractor.
Licensed residential building contractors are covered by the Contractor Recovery Fund. The fund reimburses consumers who suffer financial losses as a result of a licensed contractor's misconduct.