Monthly Archives: April 2010

Handyman & CSLB Publications

When consumers need minor repairs or think about remodeling, they often mistakenly look first for someone who is ‘handy’ at the job. However, as current California law is written there is no specific ‘handyman’ license, despite what you may read … Continue reading

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Multiple DBA’s & Business Names

Long time readers have already learned that getting the best or latest interpretation of license law always comes from the main office. When contractors grow, by ‘doing-business-as’ (DBA) a second or third license entity, how you structure those companies does … Continue reading

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General Licenses, Ad Rules for Contractors

Just as the Giant’s and A’s renew their cross-Bay rivalry to open the baseball season, a contractor also makes a great ‘catch’ here. Another contractor will discover he’s been pitched a real ‘curveball’ from his past. I’ll take a ‘swing’ … Continue reading

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General CA Contractor License

There are always sad stories coming from economic crisis, but letting frustration with those conditions determine your behavior is also sad. We begin with a contractor who let things go too far in seeking ‘justice’ for money owed. You can … Continue reading

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Green Tech Licensing, CA General rules

‘Green’ technology is helping revitalize building. Who can properly install that solar energy system may unexpectedly create new profits for some contractors. As in most economic downturns businesses look for new ways to work, and contractors are ‘generally’ on the … Continue reading

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