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Are you sure you're getting what you paid for? If you're not inspecting the materials used in your project, you might be missing out. Scam artists have been known to line their pockets by using subpar materials, for instance 3/8-inch plywood when the contract calls for 5/8-inch, or a two-inch layer of gravel instead of a four-inch layer. Beware of “discounted” products—typically, these are substandard replacements—and always be sure to spell out the materials in the contract.
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