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How to Avoid Getting Ripped Off by a Contractor

  • 931 McCallie Avenue Chattanooga, TN, 37403 United States (map)

About the class: Would you like to know the REAL warning signs of a bad contractor? What about where to find the best ones? Or the best way to save on materials for your project? How about knowing how to use insurance, contracts and lien waivers on both your side and theirs to protect you fully? Or the real way to use their reference list?

All of this and more will be covered so come join us and make sure you don’t get Hammered!

About the instructor: Carolyn Zappa is a successful general contractor and owner of K&C Construction for the last fifteen years. Her clients include Memorial Hospital Sleep Center, State Farm,LabCorp, The Speech and Hearing Center, The DiStefano MedSpa, and HTI. But her passion is for renovating historic homes, both personally and professionally. Her projects have been featured many times by the Chattanooga Times Free Press and have been seen on HGTV’s “Old Homes Restored.” Carolyn lives in Apison with her husband and two children.

Payment and Registration: Payment required in advance. $35 until January 2nd. $40 until January 5th at 8 PM.

What you'll need: Something to take notes with

Parking info: 931 McCallie Ave. (in offices of Conflict Resolution and Mediation Services); Park behind the 2-story red-brick house with white trim accessed, through a narrow black topped alley that is onehalf block from the McCallie and Central Avenues intersection on the same side of McCallie Avenue as the new housing. 931 McCallie is the 3rd house on the left. Walk around to the front via a stone path on the right.

Earlier Event: December 13
Improving Your Home's Curb Appeal
Later Event: January 6
Home Organizing for the Unorganized