Losing a Qualifier, Breaking Concrete & Business Name Requirements

We begin with a ‘suspense’ story offered by a contractor who is becoming ‘unqualified’. You need a license to work, but can you participate in bids without one?  We ‘demolish’ a misconception for a contractor who learns that ‘breaking up’ is hard to do…  Q: I’m an out-of-state contractor and we currently have a license in … Continue reading Losing a Qualifier, Breaking Concrete & Business Name Requirements

Down Payment Limits, “C-16”, “C-34” & General Engineering “A”

When a contractor finds a situation that defies understanding, who are you going to call?  Over the years our readers have found answers here and learned plenty from the misfortune of others. We go in depth for our first contractor’s inquiry, and discover if your materials supplier can demand a large down payment?..   Q:  … Continue reading Down Payment Limits, “C-16”, “C-34” & General Engineering “A”

AZ, NV & CA Contractor Licensing, Business Names & Asbestos Requirement

When a client says they will ‘take our word for it’ there is no greater compliment. With more than 30 years assisting contractors at Capitol Services we know the greatest measure of success is satisfied customers. It’s just one of the reasons contractors often come back with another question knowing they will find an answer… … Continue reading AZ, NV & CA Contractor Licensing, Business Names & Asbestos Requirement