Real Estate

Licensed, bonded and insured: What does that all mean to the homeowner?

By From page C7 | February 15, 2013

Some customers often wonder how easy or difficult it is for a contractor to get their license. Actually, California is one of the most difficult places in the United States because of strict requirements. Any contractor applying for a license must put in the required experience of four years as a journeyman in the trade before taking their test. The test that all contractors need to pass covers both law and the trade. Once contractors pass they have to be fingerprinted and that information is run through the California Depart of Justice and FBI.

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