The State of California is getting more serious in their battle against unlicensed contractors and other illegal home improvement operators. For quite some time, these perpetrators have been grabbing business from law-abiding contractors, builders, remodelers, and various related providers in the residential marketplace.
This information concerns the California, but those from out-of-state who are reading should pay close attention, because this is probably the situation throughout America. States are realizing that not only bad contractors are a threat to a resident and their neighborhood’s quality of life, but are also driving an “underground” economy (estimated at 60 to 140 billion dollars) that is depriving them of much needed fee and tax revenue. Read More →