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Beware of Roofer scams - non licensed roofer & contractor (Salem)

This guy James Guthrie had an ad in Craigslist about roofing. Claimed he had a CCB #, then claimed it belonged to his boss. Turned out he never had one, has done this in the past and then screwed the roofing job so badly it will cost $10k to redo the roof. His great job also caused massive leaks causing another $9k in damage inside the house. The state came out after I found out he was scamming me and I am certain he is trying to pull this again.

It cost me thousands to have the roof repaired that he screwed up. He used nails that were way too long and we had to use a dremel to cut and sand hundreds of them.

# 187331 is the number assigned to him by the CCB (contractors board). He DOES NOT have a contractors license or bond. The number assigned to him is a case number, just like you get in a court room.

Just type it in the search box, his name comes up and then you can go from there. Both I and my insurance company are going after this guy. Just beware of him. I will also add he put the wrong roof tiles on, cutting corners and the color was not what we wanted. The guy has all sorts of excuses. According to my insurance company there is over $15,000 in damage to my home because of this guy and his "crew".

JAMES DALE GUTHRIE JR Never Been Licensed - CCB ID Only

Investigation Number:

Type of Violation:

Working without a CCB license - complaint filed
Final Order Date:

Penalty Amount:


Outstanding Amount:


A second guy came over after Guthrie was sent packing who also claimed to be a contractor with a CCB. He gave me three estimates and I checked the CCB with the state. It did not belong to him but to someone else who did not know he was using it. So once again, beware and check credentials and references.

  • do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 7051047565



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