When choosing a contractor a few questions answered could eliminate potential problems. A business tax licenses and/or a business occupational license does not guarantee a business to be a Legitimate Licensed Contractor. And simply because a business is a member of the Better Business Bureau or advertises with a reputable service does not guarantee it to be a Certified, Licensed Contractor. By clicking the links below you can learn the qualifications of K C Screen and those of our competitors. We believe informed customers are the best customers.
To verify our qualifications select:
- State Certified License
- Florida Workers Compensation Compliance (type in: K C Screen exactly as shown)
- Corporation License
To verify the qualifications of any other business select:
In the event a homeowner hires an unlicensed, uninsured contractor, they should be aware that the homeowner is responsible for all liabilities up to and including property damages and injuries incurred by workers.
- Contractor Verification: Certified contractors are Insured and State Licensed.
- Building Departments: Call your City or County Building Department. Does the company you are choosing pull permits on a regular basis?
- References: Ask for references from known contractors in your area.
- DBPR:All reputable contractors are State Licensed and regulated by the Department of Business and Professional Regulations.
You can call State of Florida (850)487-1395; or visit their website MyFlorida.com Construction Industry Licensing Board.
Business Reporting Agencies: Any complaints or concerns listed?
WARNING! Signs of Unlicensed Contracting :
(H C P L A N) – Homeowner &Contractor PLAN
These are All Signs of Unlicensed Contracting
Hiring a unlicensed contractor:
According to the Florida Statute 455.288, if you hire an unlicensed contractor the Department of Professional Regulations may issue a cease and desist order and may also take you to Circuit court, which has the authority to impose a civil penalty of up to $5000.00 for aiding and assisting unlicensed activity. You may also me liable for court cost.
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