Contractor Licensing

How To understand Home Building Codes before you begin a project

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    Depending on your location and the project that you want to complete there are a variety of different building codes that you must comply with or your project may require hours of fixes or possibly even a complete tare out and do over.

    For the most part these regulations help you the home owner or contractor complete a project that follows minimal requirements and standards for safety but when you get into regulations targeted at historic …

    State Licensing – Directory Information

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      The following directory is provided as a starting point.

      When making contact with your States Department of Business / Labor
      make sure to explain Your Trade and Location.

      All contractors are treated differently within every State.
      You can expect Plumbing, Electrical and any Health related contractor such as asbestos abatement or pesticides to go under strict guidelines both in the application and on going business process.

      If you are an out of State Contractor there will be special requirements.

      Alabama
      http://www.genconbd.state.al.us/

      Alaska
      http://www.alaska.net/~achp/

      Arizona
      http://www.rc.state.az.us/

      Arkansas
      http://www.state.ar.us/clb/

      California
      http://www.cslb.ca.gov/

      Colorado
      http://www.dora.state.co.us/
      General Contractors …

      Contractor Licensing Overview

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        Contractor Licensing Overview

        Many States and even Local – County, City and Townships place Licensing and Insurance requirements on contractors. Each location that you work in will have a different set of rules and this can lead to some misunderstandings between the contractor the property owner and the regulators.

        For some trades registration can be as simple as applying for a $75 business license and carrying Insurance but as more localities decide they want a cut …

        Contractor Licensing

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          Contractor Licensing
          Whether you are a Contractor or a Consumer the Licensing of Building Professionals is a process that benefits everyone.  Here we will provide information on how to apply for a contract or check to see if the contractor you hire is licensed.
          Licensing assures that professionals have undergone a process of verification. For some Trades this may be something as simple making the correct application at the time of formation of the business for others such …