To professionally cut hair in the state of Texas, you have to have a license. If you want to paint nails for a living, you too need a license. But if you install or repairs roofs, Texas requires nothing.
Damage estimates by one trade group put last month’s raging Dallas hailstorm among the worst ever recorded here — early $2 billion. The wreckage has some local homeowners facing an additional as they try to replace damaged roofs.
It’s estimated that tens of thousands of Dallas homes and some 60,000 vehicles in the area were damaged during the June 13 hailstorm. Now some of the hardest hit residents are getting help with the paperwork needed to start home repairs.
Sheriffs in Kaufman County arrested a man they scammed money for roofing and contractor repairs.