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Verify their business license.

This is very important. Many contractors refer to themselves as licensed but are not. As of July 1, 2008 Georgia state law requires anyone who does over $2500.00 of work including labor and materials to obtain a state contractor’s license. There are some specialty exceptions to this rule. Before July 1, 2008 the state or county required only an occupational license, the same type of license you would use to run an ice cream stand. Really. Now, Georgia has strict requirements regarding a contractor’s number of years and type of experience, plus a state mandated test consisting of business practices and management, and building codes and practices. All licensed contractors are given a contractor’s license number by the Georgia State Licensing Board for Residential and General Contractors. A typical contractor’s license number looks like this: RLCO002272 (This is the license number for Shay Bliss Renovations, LLC).

We have tried to take some of the pain out of spending hours online trying to verify a licensed contractor for you. To verify a contractor’s license, just click on the Georgia State Seal under the “About Us” page. This is a direct link to the Georgia Secretary of State's web site. Be sure you know who is coming in to work on your home. Ask to see and verify their license.

(The above information is not to be considered or implied to be legal information and or advice).


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