The Contractors State
License Board and local law enforcement are warning of unlicensed contractor
scams in Napa County as repairs begin following the 6.0 magnitude earthquake on
August 24, 2014. Napa County residents
and businesses that experienced damage are encouraged to ONLY hire California-licensed contractors.
How do I know if a
contractor is licensed?
can check for licensure by contacting the Contractors State License Board at www.cslb.ca.gov
or by calling 1-800-321-CSLB (2752). Property owners can find the licensing
background of their contractor and have access to publications and videos that
explain consumer rights and best practices when hiring a contractor.
How do I report an
and undercover enforcement operations are being planned in the
earthquake-affected areas in Napa County. Unlicensed contractors can be
reported by calling (916) 255-2924 or
What should I know
before hiring a contractor?
Contractors State License Board recommends the following guidelines before
hiring a contractor:
For more information