Monthly Archives: June 2008

California Contractors Business Licenses

As a contractor, do you know what you must file with the city or county where your business is licensed? With an increasing urgency to verify people working in the U.S. are here legally, how do contractors actually know when … Continue reading

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Contractor licensing in CA RME and RMO

The balance between a contractor’s worksite and the surrounding community can sometimes become strained. Often it’s because of noise created by the work. Can a contractor be fined by the CSLB when the decibels rise and tempers flare? Why should … Continue reading

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Advertising guidelines for California contractors

For contractors a customer referral is the best form of ‘advertising’. It costs nothing and is based on work you have accomplished successfully. When a contractor pays for advertising are you aware of the rules that must be followed? Can … Continue reading

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California Contractors Corporate Licensing Qualifiers

Can a specialty contractor work outside his licensed trade to complete a specific project? You might be surprised by my answer. Did you know that in some cases, a contractor must replace himself on the same California license? That is … Continue reading

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Public Works Project Protests, RMO Qualifier Replacement

No matter how carefully the Legislature crafts the law that governs contractor licensing, someone can always get ‘buried’ in the bid process. Our first contractor has ‘dug up’ a problem in a recent public bid. As you might expect a … Continue reading

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