MYTHS & FACTS

FACT EACH OF THESE TRADES VARY, HOWEVER ALL REQUIRE DOCUMENTED PROOF OF EXPERIENCE, EXAMINATIONS, INSURANCES AND CONTINUING EDUCATION.
FACT A BUSINESS LICENSE IS A REGISTRATION FROM A CITY OR COUNTY MOST LIKELY TO ENSURE TAXES ARE BEING PAID. VERY SELDOM ARE QUALIFICATIONS OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR THIS LICENSE.
FACT ANY INDIVIDUAL CAN PURCHASE A LIABILITY INSURANCE POLICY, HOWEVER MOST POLICIES HAVE CONDITIONS THAT ONLY HONOR CLAIMS PROVIDED THE POLICY HOLDER IS WITHIN THE LAW, NOT HAVING A LICENSE WOULD BE OUTSIDE THE LAW AND COULD VOID ANY CLAIM ON DAMAGE TO YOUR PROPERTY.
IF A NON-LICENSED PERSON WAS INJURED WHILE WORKING ON YOUR PROPERTY YOU COULD BE LIABLE? IF DAMAGE IS CAUSED TO YOUR PROPERTY OR A NEIGHBOR’S PROPERTY BY A NON-LICENSED CONTRACTOR YOU EMPLOYED, THAT YOU COULD BE FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE? THAT WARRANTIES CAN BE VOIDED IF THE INSTALLATION IS DONE BY A NON-LICENSED OR UNQUALIFIED CONTRACTOR?