Leechburg contractor charged with home improvement fraud of Unity couple

A Leechburg contractor was charged with home improvement fraud this week following an investigation by Westmoreland County detectives.

Dawayne W. Redmond, 42, was charged with failing to perform a service after receiving payment in advance, according to court documents.

A Unity couple who hired Redmond to remodel the exterior of their home in August 2022 reported him to local authorities, according to a statement on the Westmoreland County District Attorney’s Office website. Detectives said Redmond provided a quote of more than $59,000 for the project and requested a deposit of $42,200.

The couple told detectives Redmond completed some of the

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2023 Home Improvement and Outdoor Living Show, a showcase of ideas for your home |

Once Again, the Home Improvement and Outdoor Living Show, Sept. 15-17, will have pros from all over the building industry spectrum.

Industry pros like landscapers for outdoor living, awnings, new shades, or shutters (including hurricane shutters) or windows, curbing, garage doors and flooring, plumbers, builders, interior decorators, and anything that has to do with your home, you’re going to find it’s there,” said Petrina Bartel, special events coordinator for the sponsor of the show—the Horry Georgetown Home Builders Association.

“This is a time for people to come out and talk to the pros themselves and ask questions and get ideas.”

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