Out-of-town plumbers need help to keep helping Houston families in need after winter storm
HOUSTON – Two brothers from West Virginia and their plumbing crew have been in Houston for almost a week, helping dozens of families in need of repairs after the recent winter storm. They’ve already used the almost $30,000 they raised to help people for free. “Right now, we’re pretty large in the hole and I mean pretty large,” said David Dellinger of American Professional Plumbing Services. We’ve seen the people that were suffering and there’s just not enough of us tradesmen.”Beth Stanaland lives on the southside of Houston. “If I have running water and hot water and not have water pouring down, that will be a huge relief.
How to avoid being ripped off by so-called contractors, plumbers after historic winter storm
“It was like a waterfall coming from the ceiling.”“We still have no water in the house,” Cruz added. She is afraid of being taken by a fly-by-night contractor or plumber. Ad“Whenever there is any kind of disaster, unfortunately, we always see the scammers come out of the woodwork,” Napoliello said. Napoliello’s job is to help consumers avoid being ripped off by shady contractors, plumbers and others, who are out to grab your money, and she has several rules you should follow to avoid them. “First of all, you should never hire someone on the spot, if they come to your front door”, Napoliello said.