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Who Is Protected By A Contractor License Bond?

By Duke Revard on Jun 13, 2017 8:34:00 AM in

Contractor License Bonds

If you are a construction professional, chances are you need a Contractor License Bond. A contractor license bond is a type of surety bond. Unlike insurance which protects the insured, a surety bond does not protect the bonded individual. Read on to find out more....

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Texas City Of El Paso - Blanket Building & Construction Bond

By Duke Revard on Jun 12, 2017 9:44:00 AM in

Contractor License Bonds

In the City of El Paso, the municipal code 18.02 requires that all those who are engaged in construction projects get a Blanket Building and Construction Bond for $25,000 before the municipality will give a permit for construction. If you are involved in new commercial or residential construction ...

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California Farm Labor Contractor Bond

  Whether you are helping manage the labor needs of a small or large farm in California, you have responsibilities and duties as a farm labor contractor. You need to ensure your employees are working diligently while still being safe, and you need to make sure your employees are paid their wages on ...

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How To Get a Nevada Contractor's License

By Crystal Ignatowski on Apr 27, 2017 1:46:00 PM in

Contractor License Bonds

  The Nevada State Contractors Board requires all contractors to have a license before they begin working in the state. This is to protect consumers from being victimized by unscrupulous individuals or companies. Nevada does have limited reciprocal agreements with the state of Arizona, California, ...

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Steps To Obtaining A California Contractor License

By Duke Revard on Apr 19, 2017 2:18:00 PM in

Contractor License Bonds

  The California State License Board (CSLB) licenses contractors in the state of California. You must get licensed if you construct, alter, or offer to construct or alter any of the following: • Building • Road • Highway • Railroad • Parking facility • Excavation • Other structure In California ...

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What Does A Washington Contractor Surety Bond Cost If I Have Bad Credit?

By Duke Revard on Apr 17, 2017 2:44:00 PM in

Contractor License Bonds

  Bad credit?  Past due bills? Need a bond, but don't want to pay a fortune? For contractors with bad credit, the cost of a WA Contractor Bond can soar to ridiculous levels. But it doesn’t have to be this way. You can get a WA Contractor Bond for a reasonable rate regardless of your credit history ...

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Contractor License Frequently Asked Questions

By Crystal Ignatowski on Apr 17, 2017 8:57:00 AM in

Contractor License Bonds, FAQ

    Getting your Contractor's License can be a complicated process. Here are the most common questions about getting licensed as a contractor. Don't see your question listed? Ask it in the comment section!...

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6 Types Of Contract Surety Bonds And What They Insure

By Duke Revard on Apr 11, 2017 9:34:00 AM in

Contractor License Bonds

  If you're a successful contractor, you're dedicated to completing projects correctly, on-time, and on-budget using high-quality materials and craftsmanship while adhering to the terms in your building contracts. However, potential clients may not know about your strong commitment and work ethic. ...

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How To Get Licensed: NC Landscape Contractor (3 Easy Steps)

By Duke Revard on Mar 31, 2017 9:28:00 AM in

Contractor License Bonds

  If you do any of the following jobs and your project total is greater than $30,000, you must have a North Carolina Landscape Contractor License.    For a list of NC Landscape Contractor exemptions, click here. ...

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Steps To Obtaining A Washington State Contractors License

By Duke Revard on Mar 31, 2017 8:59:00 AM in

Contractor License Bonds

  Individuals and companies that perform general contracting work in the state of Washington must first get a Washington State Contractors License from the Washington Department of Labor & Industries.   Contractor licensing in Washington is similar to other states' licensing processes, except ...

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