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Old 12-13-2018, 11:46 AM   #1
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Just a question... can a person with a general open and sell flooring, labor and materials, from his own store with only his general license and a business license. I thought for generals to bid jobs they had to be doing 2 trades in the bid. Im sure im gonna get some attitude but im just curious. Thanks
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Old 12-13-2018, 04:27 PM   #2
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read this:

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That’s interesting, I didn’t read it all but I spent a couple minutes on it.

Our state is pretty lax on getting licensed, and inspections are only done in towns and counties that enforce building codes.


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You could consider wood flooring carpentry. Easily.


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You could consider wood flooring carpentry. Easily.


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nope, it's a c-license, c-15...

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I understand there's a C license for flooring but there's a C license for framing as well and a B licence can do all the framing it wants.


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I understand there's a C license for flooring but there's a license for framing as well and a B licence can do all the framing it wants.


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absolutely correct & any carpentry....

flooring is a c license...

read the cslb thing i posted earlier....
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C-5 is framing and rough carpentry. But a B can do framing anytime he wants. Because it's carpentry.


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absolutely correct & any carpentry....



flooring is a c license...



read the cslb thing i posted earlier....


Framing is a C license, does that mean a B can't frame? I don't think so.


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Wood flooring only by a B license. But any other has to be included with two other trades.


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a b can frame....

read the b section

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a b can frame....



rhttp://www.cslb.ca.gov/About_US/FAQS/Building_Official_Information_Guide.aspxead the b section....

B can frame
Because it's carpentry.

the same with wood flooring, because it's carpentry. That's how interpret it.

How ever if I'm doing two other trades in the project I can do anything I want.


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a b can frame....

read the b section

rhttp://www.cslb.ca.gov/About_US/FAQS/Building_Official_Information_Guide.aspx


From your link.

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framing or carpentry projects may be performed without limitation.

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B can frame
Because it's carpentry.

the same with wood flooring, because it's carpentry. That's how interpret it.

How ever if I'm doing two other trades in the project I can do anything I want.


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but it is specified as a c lic

framing called out in b lic at cslb...

no argument on two unrelated trades...

it's a slippery slope at best....

maybe guru can answer better....
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but it is specified as a c lic

framing called out in b lic at cslb...

no argument on two unrelated trades...

it's a slippery slope at best....

maybe guru can answer better....


Framing is specified as a C license as well. It's a C-5


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i will digress & may have been too focused on law...


a GC can bid sub work in house where there are multiple trades involved....

on certain jobs it can/may be an issue....
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I spun around 3 times and was a builder
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