Summer has arrived here in New Hampshire and as the warm weather approaches some less than scrupulous paving and seal coating emerge from their Winter hibernation to scam un-knowing home owners.  They go door to door with their usual pitch, “We have some extra paving material in the truck and wondering if you want a special deal on getting your driveway done.”

You definitely want to watch out for these kinds of less than honorable tactics and if you get approached by one of these companies our advice is to RUN!

The Oldest Paving Scams In The Book

This approach is a familiar one and it comes out every single Summer here in New Hampshire.  Unfortunately, many home owners fall prey to these scammers.  There are some simple tips to help you watch out for these less than ideal paving companies and the folks at did a great job breaking down some important things to look out for.

5 Tips On How To Hire a Qualified Asphalt Paving Contractor

Here are some takeaways from the article Paving Scams To Watch Out For In NH:

  1.  Insurance Coverage
  2. Material Selection
  3. Type of Equipment
  4. Sufficient Number In Their Crew
  5. Written Estimate

If they don’t have all of the above then buyer beware.  They might not be the best paving company to hire for your driveway project.