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CSLB License Renewal

Submit Your Renewals On-Time

Keeping your license in an active status does take some work on your part, so you must do what you can to submit your renewals on-time. Not just your license renewal, but your LLC General Liability policy, your Workers Comp policy, and/or your bonds. Don’t assume that the cslb is going to send you a …

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cslb B-2 press release

B-2 Classification Release Date

CSLB Makes New B-2 License Available Press Release from the CSLB 4/29/2021 SACRAMENTO – On June 1, the Contractors State License Board (CSLB) will begin accepting applications for the new B-2 Residential Remodeling Classification. This classification is available to licensees and applicants whose principal contracting business involves working on existing homes with residential wood frame structures which require at …

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Contractors License Guru Reviews

Awesome Review!

Just thought I’d share with you an awesome review I received today. Mr. Guru I want to tell you a big thank you to all the knowledge and help you have provided me throughout the journey of getting my c-36. I did tons and tons of research and have friends who went to different “contractors …

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License Guru Exam Prep eBook

License Guru Exam Prep Course in eBook Form

The License Guru is now offering the industries leading contractors license exam prep course in eBook form! The eBook includes everything in our complete kit. You can select just your trade or law & business, or both! The kit will include:12 months of 24/7 access to: eBook version of the written Trade and/or Law & …

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B-2 Update

B-2 Update

Hot off the presses! The new, highly anticipated, B-2 classification is still on track to be released on August 1st!! Who’s excited? Raise your hand!

CSLB Exam What to Expect

CSLB Exam What to Expect

Do you have a CSLB exam coming up? Here’s what can you expect when you arrive on your test day. Do you need exam prep materials that are proven to help you pass? Click here to find the right prep course for you.

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License Guru Insurance Services

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Contractors License Guru Bonding

Contractors License Bonds

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CSLB Update!

CSLB Update!

Breaking news…… CSLB’s Test centers and public counters will reopen this coming Monday, February 1, 2021. Priority scheduling will be based on date a candidates exam was canceled.  Staff will begin contacting candidates tomorrow.  Many locations will also be running evening sessions on select nights based on staff availability to address the backlog.

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CSLB Testing Centers

CSLB testing centers will remain closed through the end of January. I’ll keep you posted as I receive more information.

CSLB Testing Center Closures

CSLB Testing Center Closures

The CSLB testing centers will remain closed through the end of next week, 1/15. And will most likely remain closed to the end of January.


New CSLB Laws

SB 1189 is what we’ve been waiting for. 🙂 Brush-Up on New Contracting Laws that Come into PlayJanuary 1, 2021 SACRAMENTO – As we make our way into the new year, CSLB would like to highlight some construction-related laws that will go into effect January 1. Pay close attention to these changes, including an extension for …

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cslb closing due to covid

CSLB Closing Due to Covid

Deja vu all over again. Thanks to our glorious Governor, the CSLB is closing due to covid. This shutdown is for three weeks, probably longer knowing how Newsom operates, which means that all CSLB facilities including testing centers will be closed for the foreseeable future. The front counter at the CSLB HQ will also be …

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C46 Solar California Contractors License Exam Study Materials

CSLB Home Improvement Contract Requirements

Contractors State License Board Reminds Licensees about the Importance of Following Home Improvement Contract Requirements for Solar Jobs   SACRAMENTO – The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) is reminding licensed contractors that it is critically important to follow California law when it comes to contract requirements for solar projects. The installation of a residential solar system …

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New Improved Health Safety Tests

New and Improved

We are happy to announce a new edition of the Health & Safety Chapter, Health & Safety Tests, and Health & Safety video and audio lectures. The new chapter includes:    • New Video and Audio Lectures featuring Rudy Schroeder, an instructor at Western Safety Institute who teaches contractors how      to fully comply with OSHA safety requirements and address OSHA enforcement.     • A …

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CSLB Backlog

CSLB Backlog

It appears that covid-19 has had a major impact on the CSLB backlog of applications to be processed, or has it? Prior to covid, apps were being processed in about three weeks, which was quite an achievement given that when I started processing applications at the cslb the backlog was six months. An application for …

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Contractors License School Money Down The Drain

Contractors License Schools

If you’re thinking about getting your contractors license and you’re surfing the net, or you get a call from a “contractors license school”, beware… There are two larger contractors licensing “schools” in California. One of them goes by a four letter acronym, I obviously won’t name there here, but you need to be cautious. I …

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