When you hire a contractor, make sure you do your homework. The Contractor State License Board just ran another sting in the Central Valley of California. This time they found contractors who tricked homeowners into pulling permits that relieves the contractor of any liability in their work. The important part:
“This sting targeted those who are deceitful and don’t let homeowners know that they will be responsible for workers’ compensation, liability insurances and other things,” Melanie Bedwell, a CSLB spokesperson said.
Make sure you hire a contractor and they follow the rules, which conveniently can be found at www.cslb.ca.gov