GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - A local contractor gave a Grand Rapids woman a new roof on her house after seeing a Target 8 investigation.
Amanda Cornell said an unlicensed contractor who lived near her in Grand Rapids' Alger Heights neighborhood sweet-talked her into doing the job. He took $5,000 from her, she said, but left a leaky roof.
Contractor Ed Moore of Moore & Sons Roofing saw the July Target 8 investigation and stepped up. He got ABC Supply to donate materials and MCM Rentals to provide a dumpster to carry away the bad roof.
He and his crew donated their time and got the job done over the weekend.
"I felt bad for the single mom getting taken like that," Moore said. "So we decided to go out and put a new roof on for her."
After her bad experience, Cornell said she was grateful for Moore's help.
"After two weeks watching a horrendous roofer destroy my house, on one day they fixed it. So it's really amazing," Cornell said.
She said Moore treated her like a paying customer, but told her not to worry about the cost.
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