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Oregon

Oregon Contractor Licenses

If you’re paid for any construction activity, you need to register with the Oregon Construction Contractors Board. Contractor License Lookup in Oregon Where do you go when you want to lookup the license of a contractor in Oregon? To find out if a contractor is licensed, click https://ccbed.ccb.state.or.us/ccb_frames/consumer_info/ccb_index.htm or call (503) 378-4621. To find out if an… Read More

Minnesota

Minnesota Contractor Licenses

The Minnesota Department of Commerce licenses residential builders and remodelers. Contractor License Lookup in Minnesota Where do you go when you want to lookup the license of a contractor in Minnesota? To find out if a company or individual is licensed in Minnesota, call (651) 296-6319 or (800) 657-3978 or click https://secure.doli.state.mn.us/licensing/licensing.aspx. To find out if… Read More

Online & Offline Construction Bookstores & Builder's Bookshop

Online & Offline Construction Bookstores & Builder’s Bookshop

Looking for building and construction bookstores? Find the location nearest you: Online Bookstores Craftsman Book Company How-to manuals for professional builders, contractors and tradesman; cost guides for construction estimators and property loss adjusters. Also, trial downloads of construction cost estimating databases. www.craftsman-book.com American Contractor’s Exam Services 5000 Linbar Dr., Suite 250 Nashville, TN 37211 (615)… Read More

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Contractor Licenses

Anyone who supervises construction work or demolition (even a crew of one) needs a license. Contractor License Lookup in Massachusetts Where do you go when you want to lookup the license of a contractor in Massachusetts? To find out if a home improvement contractor is licensed, click http://www.state.ma.us/bbrs/Hicsearch.htm To find out if an electrician, plumber, or gas… Read More

Colorado

Connecticut Contractor Licenses

Home improvement and new home construction contractors must be certified. Anyone working on major projects must be registered. Contractor License Lookup in Connecticut Where do you go when you want to lookup the license of a contractor in Connecticut? To find out if someone is registered as a contractor click https://www.elicense.ct.gov/, or call (860) 713-6135 and… Read More

Florida

Florida Contractor Licenses

You need to be registered or certified to do construction work in Florida. You can get a “registered” contractor’s license at the local level, unless a certified license is required by the county you want to perform the work in. Contractors with a “certified” license are allowed to work anywhere in the state. Contractor License… Read More

Alaska

Alaska Contractor Licenses

Alaska law requires that contractors be registered with the Department of Community and Economic Development. Contractor License Lookup in Alaska Where do you go when you want to lookup the license of a contractor in Alaska? To find out if a mechanical, specialty or general contractor has been licensed by the Alaska Division of Occupation… Read More

Arkansas

Arkansas Contractor Licenses

To bid and work on construction projects in Arkansas that cost $20,000 or more, you must get a contractor’s license. Contractor License Lookup in Arkansas Where do you go when you want to lookup the license of a contractor in Arkansas? To find out if a contractor is licensed, click http://www.state.ar.us/clb/search.html or call (501) 372-4661. To find… Read More

California

California Contractor Licenses

With a few exceptions, all businesses or individuals who work on any building, highway, road, parking facility, railroad, excavation, or other structure in California must be licensed by the California Contractors State License Board (CSLB) if the total cost of one or more contracts on the project is $500 or more. Contractor License Lookup in… Read More

How to get a contractor’s license?

This article will take you through how to get a contractor’s license. Click on the abbreviation for any state here to see information about getting licensed in that state. Holding a license in one state usually doesn’t grant the right to do construction work in another state. Exceptions are noted in the list of license requirements… Read More