Hiring a Contractor
Interview each contractor you’re considering. Here are some questions to ask.
- How long have you been in business? Look for a well-established company and check it out with consumer protection officials. They can tell you if there are unresolved consumer complaints on file. One caveat: No record of complaints against a particular contractor doesn’t necessarily mean no… Continue reading
Everyday should be Earth Day
Our guest blogger today is Erin Pierce, who works for the Communications office at Department of Energy.
One thing I’ve learned since my start at the Department of Energy (DOE) is how important it is for individuals to get involved in protecting the environment. Innovative technologies are being developed—from alternative fuel sources that cut greenhouse… Continue reading
Busted! Eight Green-Building Myths
Green building is no longer viewed as a passing fad or some strange notion adopted by militant environmentalists on the fringe of society. In fact, the editors of Harvard Business Review dedicated a large amount of space in their June 2006 issue to explain how green building is now an established mainstream building practice. By Rob Fanjoy
We’ve got a great lineup of seminars coming up these last few days of September! We will be hosting our NASCLA exam seminars in Durham NC and Columbia South Carolina this month, on Thursday and Friday. There are still a few seats in the North Carolina General Contractor seminar being held in Durham on Wednesday, September 27th. This class will… Continue reading
An in depth look at Contractor Licensing in South Carolina.
The SC Limited Building Contractor License
Last time we reviewed one of the 3 main types of SC General Contractor Licenses available, the Residential Contractor License. Today, we are going to look at the intermediate of these, the SC Limited Building Contractor License. Remember, each of the 3 license… Continue reading
An In Depth look at Contractor Licensing in South Carolina
The SC Residential Builder License
There are basically three different main types of General Contractor License available in South Carolina and each has a different method of application, requirements and exam. We are going to look at the most basic of these first, the SC Residential Contractor License.
The… Continue reading
Feedback from attendees
When surveyed for their opinions on the seminar, content and instruction this is what many had to say…
…Just what I was looking for!
…good plan and method.
…don’t see how it could be any better.
…very informative and methodical.
…very informal, not your regular boring class.
…great instruction, humor and strategy.
…straight forward… Continue reading
Considering taking a live Contractor Seminar?
What to expect when you attend a contractor exam prep class.
We receive many calls asking a variety of questions related to the various contractor exams; Questions about our on site contractor seminars, contractor exam books, and general contractor license questions; But one frequently asked question clients want to know is what… Continue reading
Our Clients have an average 95% pass rate. We guarantee if you do not pass the exam, you may re-take our seminar as many times as you would like for one year.
“Hello! I took your Building seminar last Saturday, 24 April. I just wanted to let you know that it was absolutely excellent, and I passed the test the… Continue reading
2014 NC Home Inspector Exam Schedule Released
The NC DOI has release their 2014 Home Inspector Exam Calendar. The first available exam in 2014 will be on February 6th. Please note that the application deadline for the February exam is December 20, 2013. If your application is approved you will have until January 10th to register for the February exam.… Continue reading