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I probably need to give you more details.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
A contractor gave me a roof estimate. I have a homeowner's claim in. The adjuster thinks the roof can be repaired for a much lower amount and I have asked for another adjuster to come out. In the meantime, I found another contractor I like better. I never signed a contract with the first contractor but wrote the following to him in an email:
"I do plan on having you do the job assuming it is covered or mostly covered by insurance." Is this email legally binding? I want to use a different contractor now.
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