Hiring A Contractor Who is Not Licensed & Insured Is Risky Business

Hiring a contractor who is not licensed or insured is definitely not a good way to cut costs on your next home improvement project.  The recent article Are Your Pros Insured, by This Old House brings up some very good points, including examining your own homeowner’s insurance policy. For more information on WA State contractor’s license, bond, and insurance requirements please refer to Contractor Hotline’s archived e-newsletter –  Licensed, Bonded & Insured – What Does That Really Mean?


Cari Barron, owner and founder of Contractor Hotline, purchased a home in need of various repairs in 2002. The process to find a quality home remodeling contractor proved to be a complex challenge. The first-hand experience was the inspiration behind founding Contractor Hotline in 2006. Connect with her on Google+

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