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Importance Of Licensing, Bonding, And Insurance For Contractors and Homeowners

If you sign a contract with a contractor who is not licensed, you are not going to break a law, but you are going to take a big risk. At times, shoddy workmanship may cause a good deal of loss. Therefore, many states in the USA spend a considerable amount of resources in order to catch and punish unlicensed contractors. Read on to find out more.

There are entities offering counsel to licensed as well as unlicensed contractors that face fines and legal charges in relation to license violations. Moreover, they point out why the DBPR and CILB consider surety bonds, licensing and insurance a very important aspect of the industry of construction on the whole.

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The contractor’s licenses are under the regulation of the DBPR and CILB in order to make sure that each individual that gets certificate meets the set requirements, such as financial responsibility, experience in … Read More

Roofing Contractor License, Bonding, and Insurance

When hiring a professional roofing company or roofer it is very important that the roofing contractor be licensed. Roofing work can be dangerous so if you have a person who is unqualified to do the work they can do more harm than good. If they are injured and are not licensed you could be liable for their medical bills. In the United States, many of the states have a law that says a roofer can only work if they are licensed. The licensing procedure is different for every state so you will need to check out the requirements to obtain a license in your state.

To get a roofing contractor license you have to pass one or more tests. You also have to provide proof of having on-the-job experience for a specified amount of time or proof showing that you have formal training. Some of the material that is covered … Read More