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CSLB Consumer Tips


What to Expect on Test Day (4:29)

This short video helps provide information to California contractor license applicants about what happens on test day.


10 Tips for Hiring a Contractor (1:30)
To download our 10 Tips for Hiring a Contractor brochure, go to https://cslb.ca.gov/10tips.html

CSLB Shows You Why You Should Always Get 3 Contractor Bids (1:00)
Contractors State License Board has a perfect example of why you should always ask for bids from at least three different contractors.

Rebuilding After a Disaster (4:06)
Rebuilding after a disaster has damaged or destroyed your home can be very challenging. Here are some tips from CSLB to help you through the process.

Building Permit Requirements During COVID-19 (1:42)
Since COVID-19 pandemic has caused many state offices to close down, this video explains what you should do if you cannot pull a permit because your local building department is closed due to COVID-19.

CSLB Quick Tips


New B-2 Residential Remodeling License (2:15)

CSLB has a new license called the B-2 Residential Remodeling Contractor. Learn how this new classification is expanding opportunities for residential remodeling contractors without structural experience to get licensed.


CSLB Quick Tips: Exam Study Guides (0:53)

CSLB offers study guides to help you prepare for your upcoming contractor license exam. These study guides include sample questions, resources to help you study and more. For more information about getting your contractor license, visit cslb.ca.gov/getlicensed


CSLB Quick Tips: Gardeners vs. Landscapers (1:46)

Need to hire a contractor for your spring projects? This video highlights the differences between landscapers and gardeners and provides tips on who you should hire based on your project needs.


How to Report Unlicensed Contracting (1:55)

Unlicensed contractors do not meet minimum work experience requirements, undergo a criminal background check or carry insurance, bonds or workers' compensation. This video shows you how to report unlicensed activity to CSLB's Statewide Investigative Fraud Team, which helps protect California consumers.


ChecktheLicense.com (1:09)

At checkthelicense.com you can find out if a contractor is licensed, get bond and insurance information and find out if any public complaints have been made against them. You should always check the license when considering hiring a contractor for your project.


Consumer Warning About Unlicensed Contracting in Disaster Areas(1:34)

Unlicensed contractors often prey upon survivors of disasters. Watch these tips to help prevent yourself from getting scammed by someone who will take you money without doing the work or who will do poor quality work.


Find My Licensed Contractor (1:06)

Get a list of licensed contractors in any area of California by entering either a city or zip code and picking the license classification you want.

Meetings


CSLB Quarterly Board Meeting June 3, 2021 Part 1 of 3 (48:55)

Addresses Items A through D of the board agenda.


CSLB Quarterly Board Meeting June 3, 2021 Part 2 of 3 (57:35)

Addresses Items D through G of the board agenda.


CSLB Quarterly Board Meeting June 3, 2021 Part 3 of 3 (40:50)

Addresses Items H and I of the board agenda.


CSLB Board Meeting March 25, 2021 Part 1 of 3 (54:53)

Addresses items A through E2 of the board agenda.


CSLB Board Meeting March 25, 2021 Part 2 of 3 (58:07)

Addresses items E3 through H2 of the board agenda.


CSLB Board Meeting March 25, 2021 Part 3 of 3 (59:07)

Addresses items H3 through I of the board agenda.


CSLB Enforcement Committee Meeting 2/4/2021 (26:13)

Addresses Items A through E of the board agenda.


CSLB Enforcement Committee Meeting 2/4/2021 (56:45)

Addresses Items A through D of the Enforcement Committee agenda.


CSLB Legislative Committee Meeting 2-4-2021(18:09)

Addresses Items A through F of the Legislative Committee agenda.


CSLB Quarterly Board Meeting December 10th, 2020 Part 1 of 3(45:59)

Addresses items A through D5 of the board agenda.


CSLB Quarterly Board Meeting December 10th, 2020 Part 2 of 3(47:41)

Addresses items D5 through E2 of the board agenda.


CSLB Quarterly Board Meeting December 10th, 2020 Part 3 of 3(46:10)

Addresses items F1 through I of the board agenda.


CSLB Committee Meeting November 4, 2020 Part 1 of 4: Executive

CSLB’s Teleconferenced Executive Committee Meeting addressing items A through G of the Executive committee agenda.


CSLB Committee Meeting November 4, 2020 Part 2 of 4: Executive, Enforcement, Public Affairs

CSLB’s Teleconferenced Executive, Enforcement and Public Affairs Committee Meetings addressing items H through J of the Executive agenda, A through E of the Enforcement agenda and A through C of the Public Affairs agenda.


CSLB Committee Meeting November 4, 2020 Part 3 of 4: Public Affairs, Licensing

CSLB’s Teleconferenced Public Affairs and Licensing Committee Meetings addressing items C through F of the Public Affairs agenda and A through F of the Licensing agenda.


CSLB Committee Meeting November 4, 2020 Part 4 of 4: Legislative

CSLB’s Teleconferenced Legislative Committee Meeting addressing items A through H of the Legislative committee agenda.


CSLB Board Meeting: September 9, 2020 Part 1 of 3

Addresses items A through D4 of the board agenda.


Board Meeting: September 9, 2020 Part 2 of 3

Addresses items D4 through F5 of the board agenda.


Board Meeting: September 9, 2020 Part 3 of 3

Addresses items F5 through I of the board agenda.


CSLB Quarterly Board Meeting July 24, 2020

Teleconferenced board meeting addressing items A through E of the board agenda.


CSLB Board Meeting: June 5, 2020 (Part 1-4) (55:35)

Addresses Items A through D4 of the board agenda.


CSLB Board Meeting: June 5, 2020 (Part 2-4) (54:05)

Addresses Items D4 through E of the board agenda.


CSLB Board Meeting: June 5, 2020 (Part 3-4) (56:35)

Addresses Items E through H2 of the board agenda.


CSLB Board Meeting: June 5, 2020 (Part 4-4) (56:56)

Addresses Items H2 through K of the board agenda.


Town of Paradise Community Meeting 1-7-2020 (47:02)

Special thanks to the Town of Paradise for this video.

Press Conferences


Press Conference Highlights - Parlier, CA (20:19)

A press conference about solar installation scams in Parlier, CA.


Paradise Undercover Sting Press Conference 1-31-20 (4:46)

Following a two-day CSLB undercover sting in the town of Paradise, this press conference was held at Paradise's new Building Resiliency Center.

Trainings


Get Licensed to Build Workshop Episode #14 Part 1 of 2 (55:53)

Produced by the California Contractors State License Board (CSLB), this informational webcast for those who want to get their California contractor’s license.


Get Licensed to Build Workshop Episode #14 Part 2 of 2 (15:59)

Produced by the California Contractors State License Board (CSLB), this informational webcast for those who want to get their California contractor’s license.


Get Licensed to Build Workshop Episode #13 Part 1 of 2 (56:18)

Produced by the California Contractors State License Board (CSLB), this informational webcast for those who want to get their California contractor’s license.


Get Licensed to Build Workshop Episode #13 Part 2 of 2 (15:40)

Produced by the California Contractors State License Board (CSLB), this informational webcast for those who want to get their California contractor’s license.


Get Licensed to Build Workshop Episode #12 Part 1 of 2 (47:00)

Produced by the California Contractors State License Board (CSLB), this informational webcast for those who want to get their California contractor’s license.


Get Licensed to Build Workshop Episode #12 Part 2 of 2 (47:37)

Produced by the California Contractors State License Board (CSLB), this informational webcast for those who want to get their California contractor’s license.


Get Licensed to Build Workshop Episode #11 Part 1 of 2 (59:48)

Produced by the California Contractors State License Board (CSLB), this informational webcast for those who want to get their California contractor’s license.


Get Licensed to Build Workshop Episode #11 Part 2 of 2 (52:49)

Produced by the California Contractors State License Board (CSLB), this informational webcast for those who want to get their California contractor’s license.


Get Licensed to Build Workshop #10 2-5-2021 Part 1 of 2 (59:36)

Produced by the California Contractors State License Board (CSLB), this informational webcast for those who want to get their California contractor’s license.


Get Licensed to Build Workshop #10 2-5-2021 Part 2 of 2 (59:04)

Produced by the California Contractors State License Board (CSLB), this informational webcast for those who want to get their California contractor’s license.


Get Licensed to Build Workshop #9 Part 1 of 3(44:40)

Produced by the California Contractors State License Board (CSLB), this informational webcast for those who want to get their California contractor’s license.


Get Licensed to Build Workshop #9 Part 2 of 3(49:45)

Produced by the California Contractors State License Board (CSLB), this informational webcast for those who want to get their California contractor’s license.


Get Licensed to Build Workshop #9 Part 3 of 3(25:49)

Produced by the California Contractors State License Board (CSLB), this informational webcast for those who want to get their California contractor’s license.


Get Licensed to Build Workshop #8 Part 1 of 2(59:13)

Produced by the California Contractors State License Board (CSLB), this informational webcast for those who want to get their California contractor’s license.


Get Licensed to Build Workshop #8 Part 2 of 2(59:44)

Produced by the California Contractors State License Board (CSLB), this informational webcast for those who want to get their California contractor’s license.

Undercover Stings


January 2020 Paradise Sting Recap & Media Coverage (11:41)

Footage from January 2020 Paradise sting,press conference and news coverage.


Santa Rosa Sting April 6, 2016 (1:43)

Video highlights from CSLB's undercover sting operation in Santa Rosa during the Spring Blitz


CSLB Spring Blitz March 2015 (7:52)

Video of CSLB undercover stings conducted in Madera, California on March 10-11, 2015.