Categories

Licensing in Georgia

Question Icon
Posted by: from Atlanta
6/12/2012 at 11:38:40 AM

Are all of the contractors that are listed on this site licensed?

REPLIES (2)
User Icon
Date/Time6/12/2012 at 3:56:21 PM

I don't believe I was asked for my license # upon sign-up, and I just found a post that said:

"Hi Karen,

All contractors on our site are not pre-screened as we feel this only provides consumers with a false sense of security. Any credentials we pre-screen could become invalid weeks or months down the road.

It's our opinion that it's in your best interest to do your own due diligence prior to hiring a contractor regardless of the resources used to locate them.

We have a detailed guide that will assist you in the hiring and screening process located here:

http://www.handyamerican.com/hiring_tips.asp

Please let us know if you have any other questions. "

However, given that none of the contractors are paid for responses, I would guess that most are just responding to help consumers with questions and wouldn't really worry about false answers.

User Icon
Date/Time6/26/2012 at 4:35:42 PM

I don't know what the regulations are in georgia But here to Be a handyman you don't need a license.

I have been in Business 15 years and maybe was asked twice and these people asked one of the stupid question "Are you Licensed and I said YES I am and they said Great I need a Light Bulb changed and my Deck stained. My reply was Do you want the licensed Price or the person that can do the same thing with out a license requirement Price ? So I don't have to tell you what they did.

Lots of people don't even know what a contractor has to go through to get the License and if there is a store that I can buy one e-mail me because I would get three

Search the TrustedPros directory and discover the best contractors in your area.

Find your home service pro
Great renovations start with a great contractor.

Since 2004, TrustedPros has been helping homeowners find the right contractor for their home improvements and repairs.

Post Your Project

Within hours you'll be comparing offers from top-rated professionals. It's free to post and you're under no obligation to hire.

 
Trustedpros Inc. does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, safety, legality or usefulness of any Content, or Whether Content is Current and up-to-date, and TrustedPros Inc. Shall have no liability whatsoever with respect to your use or reliance upon any content or for content being removed or otherwise ceasing to be available. Please refer to the terms and conditions of use of this websites for more details.
Categories

Get Free Estimates

Post your project and compare offers from top-rated pros.


x