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Forum: Contractor Licensing 02-24-2019, 07:56 PM
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Posted By License Guru
LLC is way expensive, and a new business probably...

LLC is way expensive, and a new business probably wouldn't qualify for the LLC worker/surety bond. If you did, it would be $5000+ per year.

What if you obtained a corporate number and applied for...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 02-18-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By License Guru
Griz is correct... if your installers are not...

Griz is correct... if your installers are not licensed on their own, they should be under your workers comp.

Doing work over 500 will not affect your license application. The cslb will still...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 01-07-2019, 08:55 PM
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Posted By License Guru
They would want to see more than a little or some...

They would want to see more than a little or some or occasional framing as it a key component of the B classification.

They've turned down many a handyman because that industry does very little...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 01-07-2019, 11:23 AM
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Posted By License Guru
Good morning, You should have a simple...

Good morning,

You should have a simple contract for each job you do that outlines the scope of work.

The cslb will want to see framing in your experience. As a handyman that might be difficult.
Forum: Contractor Licensing 11-29-2018, 04:22 PM
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Views: 486,734
Posted By License Guru
I used to prepare all of their applications for...

I used to prepare all of their applications for their clients... but... how do I say this in a public forum... Uhhhh

I would neither recommend or not recommend them. How's that for being PC.
Forum: Contractor Licensing 09-26-2018, 07:13 PM
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Posted By License Guru
The B requirements include framing and at least...

The B requirements include framing and at least two unrelated trades, such as electrical, drywall, painting, hvac, etc. The roofing related trades would probably not count as "at least two...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 08-29-2018, 07:34 PM
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Views: 486,734
Posted By License Guru
App submittal to app processing: 3 weeks App...

App submittal to app processing: 3 weeks
App processed to sitting for the exams: 3 weeks
Having your prints done when you're here for the exams: an additional 1-4 weeks for the reporting agencies...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 08-29-2018, 06:15 PM
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Views: 486,734
Posted By License Guru
So true Griz! LOL California... the...

So true Griz! LOL California... the Anti-Business State.

Hey Rock... as Griz said, you'd submit an app for the license. The state fees are $530, purchase a license bond ($85 and up for one...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 08-20-2018, 10:54 AM
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Views: 486,734
Posted By License Guru
Yes, that's an option. But if he's still listed...

Yes, that's an option. But if he's still listed as an HIS on your license, proving the experience could still be an issue. Although it would be easier to prove his B experience if he was listed on...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 08-20-2018, 10:36 AM
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Views: 486,734
Posted By License Guru
Good morning, No, he would not qualify for a...

Good morning,

No, he would not qualify for a waiver of the exams unless he was 1) listed as an officer on your license, or 2) is employed in a supervisory role working in the field.

Also, the 5...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 08-08-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,241
Posted By License Guru
Conviction within the last 7 years and still on...

Conviction within the last 7 years and still on probation... I'd say your chances of getting a license are slim to none. Sorry
Forum: Contractor Licensing 08-08-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,241
Posted By License Guru
They are fairly strict on the 7 year rule (from...

They are fairly strict on the 7 year rule (from conviction and/or release from parole). You can call the criminal background unit for more info. 916-255-1007
Forum: Contractor Licensing 08-06-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 486,734
Posted By License Guru
EC = Electrical Contractor? Does the current...

EC = Electrical Contractor?

Does the current employer have the B classification on the license?

As with the question posted before yours, an employee of a license that doesn't hold the B,...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 06-01-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 486,734
Posted By License Guru
Griz's two cents is actually worth four cents....

Griz's two cents is actually worth four cents. lol

The A would be the best option. The problem is.. how to show/prove that A experience.

If the license holds only the C7 classification, it may...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 03-07-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 486,734
Posted By License Guru
If you weren't a pay rolled employee and you do...

If you weren't a pay rolled employee and you do not have pay stubs or w-2's, then you'll submit the experience as self employed.

You do not need to submit any supporting documents with the...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 03-07-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 486,734
Posted By License Guru
Hello and welcome to CT. If you were paid...

Hello and welcome to CT.

If you were paid under the table, you'll need to submit your experience as "self-employed."

If the experience was obtained out of the US, and the certifier is also out...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 02-27-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 76,594
Posted By License Guru
If the transcripts are coming from overseas, they...

If the transcripts are coming from overseas, they must go through an evaluation service or clearing house.

Your certifiers signature will be notarized on the work experience portion of the...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 02-26-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 76,594
Posted By License Guru
Hello, Yes, you can use overseas experience...

Hello,

Yes, you can use overseas experience and education. You'll need to have the college you attended send your transcripts through a clearing house/verification service.

Your experience...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 02-01-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 486,734
Posted By License Guru
They are using technicians in other licensing...

They are using technicians in other licensing units to bring that backlog under control.
Forum: Contractor Licensing 01-19-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 486,734
Posted By License Guru
Hi Alan1981, Guessing you submitted your app...

Hi Alan1981,

Guessing you submitted your app about 2 weeks ago? If so, you have another 9 weeks before they process your app. If everything is good and there are no issues they'll schedule you...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 01-14-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 486,734
Posted By License Guru
They do not need a license because they are...

They do not need a license because they are working on property/equipment that they own. Over the years I've helped many many people who work for Comcast and ATT, i.e., obtain their C7 license.
...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 01-09-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 486,734
Posted By License Guru
Thank you Mrs Plumber. WOW... it's been 10...

Thank you Mrs Plumber.

WOW... it's been 10 years already??!!

cwatbay is correct, your husband can reactivate his license as soon as his disassociation form has been completed by the cslb.
...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 12-19-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 486,734
Posted By License Guru
When the app is posted that means that you are...

When the app is posted that means that you are going to the exams. Using the PIN, you'll be able to see the test date/time/location. You have 18 months to pass the exams.

Good luck!
Forum: Contractor Licensing 12-08-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 76,594
Posted By License Guru
Just a note... some of the topics discussed in...

Just a note... some of the topics discussed in this thread have or can be answered in my main California Licensing thread. http://www.contractortalk.com/f63/california-licensing-32617/

Keeping CA...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 12-06-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 76,594
Posted By License Guru
They are back to what the law allows... minimum...

They are back to what the law allows... minimum of 3% of all apps received are given a secondary review.

Generally speaking, apps that are pulled for secondary review happen within days of the...
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