Bond Cost, RME Replacement, Business License and Trade Exam Waiver Experience

Yet another reason to keep that credit score up! An Oregon contractor has a ‘5 year’ plan to build on in CA, while another out-of-state contractor has an ‘issue’ with taking the ‘first step’ in applying for his license. Q:  I need to obtain a Contractor’s License and I know that I am required to … Continue reading Bond Cost, RME Replacement, Business License and Trade Exam Waiver Experience

Using Solar in a Name, Out of State Qualifiers and Family Waiver Limits

What’s in a name? We hold ‘class’ for this ‘general’ answer on contractor regulation.  Another Lone Star contractor hopes to ‘address’ a question on long-distance ‘supervision’. We find it unfortunate to inform a daughter that despite the loss her worthy ambition is not experience in applying for a license number… Q:  Our business name has … Continue reading Using Solar in a Name, Out of State Qualifiers and Family Waiver Limits

Multiple Applications, Qualifier Limit, Add An Officer, RMO and Son-in Law Family Waiver

An ‘unlimited’ answer in assisting our first contractor has one limitation! The second answer takes a different ‘form’ as a Qualifier replaces himself. While we take ‘time’ for one more RMO, we are also always happy to help a contractor’s family work through the regulations… Q:  We have a corporation that is licensed with an … Continue reading Multiple Applications, Qualifier Limit, Add An Officer, RMO and Son-in Law Family Waiver

Worker’s Comp Exemption Verification, Bid Requirement, Pools Maintenance & License Scam Calls

While it’s not written in stone a contractor’s business is ‘history’ as we discover! I will put on my ‘thinking cap’ to just say ‘no’ to a question, and we also offer   sympathy and assistance to a contractor’s family in their time of loss… Q:  I had a homeowner contact me wanting me to repair … Continue reading Worker’s Comp Exemption Verification, Bid Requirement, Pools Maintenance & License Scam Calls

Solar Complaints, Predatory Repair Practices & License Number Display Law

Speaking ‘fluent’ regulations is one part of it and keeping an ear to the ground is another when you are providing expert ‘guidance’ to contractors. Listening closely to what is said is always important… I hear that CSLB would like to make contractor’s aware of several things. First, with the solar industry booming, the number … Continue reading Solar Complaints, Predatory Repair Practices & License Number Display Law