General Subcontracting, Adding a Family Member & Work Experience for CA Applications

‘Handing down’ an opportunity to work is one of the ‘general’ reasons to have a “B” contractor’s license. A father hopes to ‘hand-over’ his license to a son, but finds he’ll need an expert solution to make it happen while our last Q/A offers a ‘hand’ in documenting work experience… Q:  We have a client … Continue reading General Subcontracting, Adding a Family Member & Work Experience for CA Applications

Work Experience, Signatures Required and Discussion of “C-1” Licensing

An aspiring contractor needs a ‘sign’ his experience will count and keep his license application secret, while another learns an unfortunate lesson on scheduling when you have more than one Qualifier. A Board proposal ‘building’ momentum may be of great interest to Generals and others… Q:  I’ve worked for a construction company for over five … Continue reading Work Experience, Signatures Required and Discussion of “C-1” Licensing

Buying A Contracting Business, “C-13” General Building and Waivers

‘Caveat emptor’, or buyer beware often requires expert advice when weighing the ‘pro’ or ‘con’ for making a major investment. In other words, looking before you leap is always recommended, so we help an aspiring contractor ‘buy in’ to the business.  That same experience in how rules have been interpreted over the decades we’ve assisted … Continue reading Buying A Contracting Business, “C-13” General Building and Waivers

$500 Requirements, High/ Low Voltage Licensing and General’s Scope of Work

Cutredtape.com brought us a follow-up inquiry for a contractor that hopes to make ‘his slice’ the whole pie! Another electrical contractor hopes his specialty is ‘wired in’ to reciprocity as a CA licensee… Q: In a newsletter I located on-line you indicated that: ”It has been determined by the CSLB that all “C-7” work is … Continue reading $500 Requirements, High/ Low Voltage Licensing and General’s Scope of Work