Month: March 2018

Arizona Certified Home Inspector Requirements

Arizona Certified Home Inspector Requirements Some basic requirements to becoming an Arizona certified home inspector are you must be eighteen years or older, pass the national exam to become certified, and complete inspections. In addition to passing an exam and completing inspections, you must pay fees for the licenses and the fingerprint processing. Classroom Training In order to qualify to take the exam, you must first complete eighty four hours of classroom training at a certified school. This can be completed either online or offline, and it may or may not lead to an associate’s degree. Certification Exam The...

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Finding a Good Arizona Licensed HVAC Contractor

Finding a Good Arizona Licensed HVAC Contractor Sometimes after the inspection, 1st Insight will recommend using a licensed HVAC contractor.  Many states that license an HVAC contractor require the applicant to have a minimum amount of experience, around two to five years, working with HVAC systems. That experience is imperative because HVAC contractors will have to have a good understanding of how things such as refrigerant, electrical wiring, airflow through heating ducts, and combustion systems work. Not only is your comfort important, but safety is a critical factor when choosing a good Arizona licensed HVAC contractor. Check the License...

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Advantages of Licensed Arizona Electrical Contractors

Advantages of a Using a Arizona Licensed Electrician Why would anyone use a Arizona licensed electrician when they are almost always more expensive than an unlicensed individual? Because unlicensed, inexpensive contractors come at a much higher price than their initial bid if they do something wrong, or if someone gets hurt. It’s much better to go with a licensed contractor than to go with the cheapest bidder. Check out the seven reasons why you should hire an Arizona licensed electrician. Plus the financial protection advantage. Certified Licensed contractors are properly trained and certified. They have the experience, knowledge, and...

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AZ Registrar of Contractors Offers Financial Protection

AZ REGISTRAR OF CONTRACTORS RECOVERY FUND Everyone Loves to Save Money, But… Lets face it everyone wants to save money. But do not be a penny wise and a dollar foolish – in other words saving a little can wind up costing you a lot in the long run. Some projects are fine to do by yourself, or by hiring a good handyman, but sometimes you really should use a Arizona licensed contractor.   Financial Protection *The State of Arizona requires all licensed residential contractors to provide financial protection to their customers. The protections apply whether you buy a...

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Licensed Arizona Contractor Requirements

Licensed Arizona Contractor Requirements Any individual who contracts or offers to contract to alter, build, repair, remove from, add to, move, improve, demolish, or wreck any structure, road, highway, railroad, excavation, or building, or do any part of the work has to be a licensed contractor in the state of Arizona. Included in work requiring a license is the creation of connections to utility service lines, sewer lines, or metering devices, scaffolding, mechanical or structural service to a structure or improvement, and any other work in connection with said project must be licensed. The term contractor also includes subcontractors,...

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