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No more Contractor CSL License Cards from MA BBRS

Posted by Mark Paskell on Tue, Jan 17, 2023 @ 10:19 PM

The Massachusetts BBRS announced they will stop issuing CSL (Construction Supervisor License) licenses in their current format. This was reported on January 10th at the BBRS board meeting. The announced date is 2/1/2023.

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Tags: Construction Supervisor CEU Training, Construction Supervisor License, CSL CEU Training, business coaching for contractors, Contractor Licensing

Revised Mass Lead Safe Renovation Contractor and Waiver Form

Posted by Mark Paskell on Mon, Oct 18, 2010 @ 03:43 PM

The Mass Department of Safety has revised their applications for Mass Lead-Safe Renovation Contractor and for Mass Lead-Safe Renovation Contractor Licensing Waiver.

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Tags: mass dos, RRP Compliance, Contractor Licensing

Which underground contractor is the biggest threat to legal firms?

Posted by Mark Paskell on Sat, Jul 24, 2010 @ 09:11 PM

In a recent RRP training in Southampton, New York a contractor yelled out "how am I going to survive when I have to compete against illegal immigrants and the local fireman contractor working illegally". In another training in Mass a painting contractor told us that he is getting killed in his town going up against local teachers and college kids with under the radar side businesses. In another training in Mass, a contractor says he competes against the whole town fire department on half of his window and siding jobs. 

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Tags: Enforcement, Contractor Licensing, EPA RRP Lead Rule

Contractor licensing; Angie's list gets tough on contractors

Posted by Mark Paskell on Sat, Sep 05, 2009 @ 09:07 PM

Over the past 3 months I have been reading the Angie's list monthly magazine and was amazed at all the contractor advertisements that were in violation of the Mass Home Improvement Law. The Mass Home Improvement Law explicitly states that contractors must publish their registration number in all advertising. One would expect that Angie's list would not allow contractors who violate the law to advertise in their publication. I was thinking that it was time to expose this matter due to the dangers posed to homeowners who hire what they think is a good company based on the Angie's List.

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Tags: coaching for contractors, homeowners, Contractor Licensing