Thomas Jepsen is a Danish economist with a MSc in Accounting, Strategy and Control from Copenhagen Business School. He is the founder and CEO of Contractor Quotes, a growing platform that helps connect homeowners with contractors as well as providing them with all the home improvement related information relevant for their project.
Since 2011, Thomas has been involved in the home improvement industry through different functions including consulting them on their business strategy, and he reviews a lot of the articles featured on the platform to ensure accuracy.
Having been involved in home improvement for so long, his main goal is to inspire better transparency in the home improvement space by making a range of different things more accessible to the homeowner to better ensure that they get the home that they want, while staying within budget and improving the amount of money homeowners can hope to recoup as a consequence of their efforts.
2019 Colorado Contractor Licenses: General, Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC
Here is all the information you will need regarding Colorado contractors licenses, including information on the different local city requirements, how to access their specific information and how to verify a contractors’ license in the state of Colorado. General contractors in Colorado are licensed on a local level rather than a state level, although certain... Read More
2019 Delaware Contractor Licenses: Requirements, Search/Lookup
Did you know that the construction industry in Delaware is one of its fastest-rising sectors? In fact, there are around 3,500 job openings expected until 2024. With such a booming home improvement industry, it’s important for both homeowners and contractors to familiarize themselves with the relevant license requirements. Getting competing quotes from contractors in Delaware... Read More
2019 Kansas Contractors License: Requirements, Search/Lookup
In Kansas, licensing for all contractor trades – whether electrical, plumbing, or roofing – are regulated at the city and county levels. It can be quite confusing at times, but that’s exactly what this guide is for! Before proceeding with your home improvement project, make sure that you’re actually getting the best deal. This is... Read More
2019 Maine Contractor Licenses: Requirements, Lookup & More
Heads up, general contractors! You don’t need to obtain a state license to perform work in Maine. However, you may need to contact the local government of the city where you’ll be plying your services to determine if a city license or a permit will be required. If you’re a home owner looking to move... Read More
How to find out if a contractor is licensed and insured? Checking them correctly is important!
How do I find out if my contractor is licensed and insured? The different states will have different requirements for contractors and tradesmen, but if they require a license for the specific kind of work, they will keep a list of all license holders at either state, municipality or city-level. Are you not sure you... Read More
2019 Iowa Contractor Licenses: Requirements, Search/Lookup
What every contractor should know is that each state has its own take on licensing companies. The state of Iowa, for one, is among the many states that implement strict codes and regulations when it comes to contractors’ licenses. In hopes of helping you get a better understanding of how licensing works in the state,... Read More
2019 Idaho Contractor Licenses: Search/Lookup, General Contractors
If you’re confused by the contractor license rules in Idaho, then you’re not alone, which is why we have put together this extensive article to give you a better understanding of the different requirements. General contractors aren’t regulated on a state-level, whereas other trades such as plumbers and electricians are. Are you ready to move... Read More
2019 Illinois Contractor Licenses: Roofing, Plumbing Search/Lookup
In the state of Illinois, most construction contractors are licensed on a local level, rather than a state level, although roofing contractors and plumbers are the exceptions to those rules. The plumbing permits are handled by the Illinois Department of Public Health and the roofing permits are handled by the Department of Financial and Professional... Read More
2019 Indiana Contractor Licenses: Requirements, Lookup & More
Indiana is rife with opportunities for skilled contractors who want to take advantage of the state’s bustling gig economy. And if you want to take advantage of those opportunities, it’s in your best interests to do everything necessary to acquire a contractor’s license. Don’t start your home improvement project before you’ve made sure that you... Read More
2019 Kentucky Contractor Licenses: Search/Lookup, Electrical
The state of Kentucky is now experiencing a boom in the construction industry. This is thanks in part to the increase of industrial and manufacturing projects in the southeast. Especially given the fact that there’s a boom in the industry, you will want to make sure you’re getting the best quote from your contractor. Fill... Read More
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