CA LLC Registration & Licensing and Asbestos Abatement Rules

Misconception, rumor, misunderstanding or what we don’t know we don’t know can detour your route to obtaining a contractor’s license fast. The relatively new rules for LLC licensing are still a learning curve for many, so a mistaken assumption isn’t a surprise. We also ‘double down’ on questions relating to asbestos… Q:  We are going … Continue reading CA LLC Registration & Licensing and Asbestos Abatement Rules

NV Financials, AZ Well Drilling, Solar Licenses Required and Who Can Sign Off Experience

To paraphrase, ‘ours is not to wonder why’ and you too can ‘profit’ from knowing the rest of that wise old saying! Another contractor is looking to ‘wet’ his whistle in AZ, but helps us discover why it’s hard to catch water in ‘hoops’ when you’re jumping through them. The last contractor requires a ‘top … Continue reading NV Financials, AZ Well Drilling, Solar Licenses Required and Who Can Sign Off Experience

Joint Ventures and Corporate License Transfers to LLC and Temporary Contractor Licensing

Assisting contractors is what we do. While many questions have a simple and direct answer to provide a solution that’s not always the case. It’s one of the reasons this column is a resource and a place to start unraveling the complex rules and regulations contractors work in daily. When multiple entities want to work … Continue reading Joint Ventures and Corporate License Transfers to LLC and Temporary Contractor Licensing

Qualifying Individual, RMO or RME, General Experience Requirements and Family Waiver

What you know and what is written in contractor rules sometimes aren’t the same thing, but not always! However, it might take an expert to know the difference. While work experience counts, rolling it over from your ‘minor’ years might be a major issue when applying for a license. The chances for a contractor’s wife … Continue reading Qualifying Individual, RMO or RME, General Experience Requirements and Family Waiver

Stone Restoration Licensing, Well Drilling and Inactivating for Unsatisfied Judgements

While all contractors may find the work a ‘grind’ at times, yes, there is a license for that too! How long does it take to obtain a license to ‘sink’ wells in two states at once?  The ‘suspense’ is nail-biting, but the rules of licensing law won’t allow justice to be overcome by poor ‘judgment’… … Continue reading Stone Restoration Licensing, Well Drilling and Inactivating for Unsatisfied Judgements

Multiple Signers, Fire Sprinkler Installation and Bona-Fide Officer/Employee Qualifiers

A corporate entity learns that ‘one for all, all for one’ may not be good license policy! We present a quality answer for a ‘qualifier’ question.  Unfortunately, even ‘sprinkles’ won’t sweeten the answer we have to serve for a General’s question… Q:  We have a corporate license in California and the only person listed on … Continue reading Multiple Signers, Fire Sprinkler Installation and Bona-Fide Officer/Employee Qualifiers

Fencing Licenses & Limits, Electrical in NV, HIS Renewal and Inactive Fees

I will ‘fence’ with a General in battling our way to answers for our contractor readers. We ‘short shunt’ an electrical question about working in Nevada, but still can help make the ‘connection’. As we often advise here, an example of why keeping your address current with CSLB is important! … Q:  In California, is … Continue reading Fencing Licenses & Limits, Electrical in NV, HIS Renewal and Inactive Fees

Stock & Asset Sales, Hydro-Excavation and Registered Agents Out of State

What we ‘know’ and what’s actually ‘correct’ don’t always jibe and for contractors that can be a problem. It’s why we answer questions here and have assisted contractors in Sacramento for more than 30 years in negotiating these complex rules. Have we not all ‘assumed’ something that turned out different then we believed it would? … Continue reading Stock & Asset Sales, Hydro-Excavation and Registered Agents Out of State

Graffiti, AZ General, Fingerprint Rule, Removing Artificial Turf and Reactivating A License

  What type of contractor takes down ‘art’? I will remove some ‘artificial’ notions on ‘cutting’ turf, share some ‘ink’ on a fingerprint question. I also have the unfortunate duty to let a ‘former’ contractor know that too much time has passed to just ‘revive’ his license but his ‘number’ may not be gone… Q:  … Continue reading Graffiti, AZ General, Fingerprint Rule, Removing Artificial Turf and Reactivating A License