Burnsville, MN – July 10, 2019 – Better Business Bureau® of Minnesota and North Dakota is warning consumers of a seasonal scam that tends to pop up in warmer months – asphalt paving schemes.
These suspect asphalt companies often place ads or go door-to-door claiming to have extra asphalt from a nearby project, allowing them to give you a discounted rate. Unfortunately, these jobs usually end in sub-par work that costs much more than originally quoted.
A woman from Grand Rapids, Minn., lost $50,000 to one of these sub-par asphalt companies. The company first advertised in a local newspaper, calling themselves Convenient Paving, but the following year, a company with the same phone number advertised as Convenience Driveways. The woman contacted the company for a quote and was told they had extra materials and could do the job right away.
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