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Gripes against contractors building up http://www.straitstimes.com/premium/...lding-20130117 Gripes against contractors building up Case's data shows complaints rose to 1,532 last year from 1,488 in 2011 Published on Jan 17, 2013 By Jessica Lim STOCKBROKER John Lim had to pay a renovation contractor $2,000 to complete the work abandoned by another contractor whom he had hired for $15,000. When the matter was brought up with the Small Claims Tribunals, he said he was awarded $6,000 but has yet to be paid. He is not the only home owner with such grievances. The number of complaints against errant home-renovation contractors climbed to 1,532 last year, according to newly released figures from the Consumers Association of Singapore (Case). There were 1,488 complaints in 2011. The grouses ranged from shoddy workmanship and misleading claims to massive delays and even contractor...

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