A ‘salute’ for veterans starts our question and answer parade. Next a contractor changes his mind, and will likely get his wish and we wrap by helping another contractor ‘capitalize’ on his business name… Q: I am a disabled veteran who has worked under a licensed contractor for 15 years of my life. I am … Continue reading Bonds & Business Names, Posted Applications and Disabled CA Veteran Contractor Licensing
Yes, on this page or in the office, we always hope to ‘answer’ inquiries quickly and correctly! What’s ‘past’ is prologue in a contractor license change but we start with another transition for a ‘supervisor’… Q: We want to change the license holder over to the CEO of the company who is not currently the … Continue reading Swimming Pools, Worker’s Compensation Requirements and Supervisory Waivers
Bonds, license bonds that is, employee ownership and help for a ‘foreigner’ are introduced in this edition. I start with some important differences as an applicant gets his business organized along some ‘easy’ lines… Q: I am going to be buying an HVAC company and obtaining a new Contractor’s License. I am trying to decide … Continue reading ‘S’ Corporate Entity Change, Listing Officers and Cash Bonds
There are a ‘number’ of things that just can’t be borrowed in life or contractor licensing. An out-of-state contractor gets help in getting a license in Nevada ‘step by step’. Wrap up with a ‘salute’ to those Officers who are ‘responsible’ as license qualifiers… Q: We are looking for guidance as we recently obtained a … Continue reading RMO Officers, NV Licensing Process & ‘Borrowing’ Licenses
While estimates, design and plans need to add up in building, the rules of addition don’t always apply to contractor licensing. Limits, exceptions and interpretation in contractor regulations can change results. We take a trip to Oregon, take a ‘dip’ on swimming pools and help another contractor ‘hang around’ the garage… Q: We have an … Continue reading RME Qualifier, Down Payments, “C-53”, Garage Storage and Reciprocal License States
Yes, no and sometimes a maybe. Answering questions about the complex law and interpretations of it in the real world is why it’s often hard for contractors to know what’s what; yes, no or maybe! Getting it wrong can be costly, and why we always welcome your questions… Q: We are replacing our Qualifying Individual … Continue reading CSLB Fees, “C-10”, Trail-building License and NV Qualifiers
A ‘caveat emptor’ warning for contractors and consumers! However, we begin with ‘distinction’ in our first answer, and give another contractor some extra ‘time’… Q: I have a “C-9” (Drywall) license and I’m selling my business (Corporation) to a person who doesn’t have a Contractor’s License and cannot document the four years of experience to … Continue reading Unlicensed Scams in Diaster Zones, Officer Replacement and Stock or Asset Sale?
While CA occasionally ‘shakes, rattles and roll’ as Earth adjusts itself, contractors can now play a role in preventing injury or worse in the event of an earthquake! First, we go forward with some quick answers to complex questions on license transfers, Qualifiers and ‘diving into’ swimming pools… Q: My Dad and I have a … Continue reading License Transfer, “C-53” and Earthquake Brace & Bolt Program