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Get Licensed to Build Workshop

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

CSLB Consumer Tips


CSLB Guide to Renewing Your Single Qualifier License (4:57)

This video takes you step by step through the process of renewing an active qualifier license through CSLB's online system. Learn more at cslb.ca.gov.


Consejos rápidos de CSLB – Jardinero vs. Paisajista (1:56)

¿Necesita contratar a un contratista para sus proyectos de primavera? Este video destaca las diferencias entre paisajistas y jardineros y proporciona consejos sobre a quién debe contratar en función de las necesidades de su proyecto.


Proyectos de Hogar de Primavera (0:58)

¿Está planeando algunos proyectos de paisajismo esta primavera? Este video incluye consejos sobre qué proyectos requieren una licencia estatal y consejos de pago y seguridad.


Consejos rápidos de CSLB: Encuentre a mi contratista con licencia (1:21)

Obtenga una lista de contratistas con licencia en cualquier área de California ingresando una ciudad o código postal y eligiendo la clasificación de licencia que desea.


Reconstrucción después de un desastre (6:47)

Reconstruir después de que un desastre haya dañado o destruido su hogar puede ser muy desafiante. Aquí hay algunos consejos de CSLB para ayudarlo a través del proceso.


10 Consejos Para Asegurar Que Su Contratista Sea Calificada (1:51)

Para descargar nuestro folleto de 10 consejos para contratar a un contratista, vaya TenTips.pdf


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

Rebuilding After a Disaster (4:07)
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


CSLB Consejos Rápidos: ChecktheLicenseFirst.com (1:22)

En checkthelicense.com puede averiguar si un contratista tiene licencia, obtener información sobre fianzas y seguros y averiguar si se han presentado quejas públicas contra ellos. Siempre debe verificar la licencia cuando considere contratar a un contratista para su proyecto.


Contracting in Disaster Areas (2:04)

Many Californians are needing to hire contractors for debris removal and rebuilding due to wildfires and other disasters. This video emphasizes the importance of being licensed to perform work of $500 or more in disaster areas.


Tips for Becoming a Registered Home Improvement Salesperson (HIS) (4:33)

Interested in becoming a registered home improvement salesperson with CSLB? This video has some information and tips to help you through the process.


Home Improvement Contracts (3:44)

In California, a written contract is required for all home improvement projects over $500. Learn what information should be included in your home improvement contract and how to avoid getting scammed.


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 Enforcement Committee Meeting Part 1 of 2 (58:02)

Addresses Items A through D the committee agenda.


CSLB Enforcement Committee Meeting Part 2 of 2 (29:34)

Addresses Items D through E of the committee agenda.


CSLB Board Meeting June 16, 2022 Part 1 of 4 (57:03)

Addresses Items A through E3 of the board agenda.


CSLB Board Meeting June 16, 2022 Part 2 of 4 (53:12)

Addresses Items E3 through H1 of the board agenda.


CSLB Board Meeting June 16, 2022 Part 3 of 4 (47:58)

Addresses Items H1 through H2 of the board agenda.


CSLB Board Meeting June 16, 2022 Part 4 of 4 (55:04)

Addresses Items H2 through I of the board agenda.


CSLB Board Meeting March 30, 2022 Part 1 of 4 (58:02)

Addresses Items A through D of the board agenda.


CSLB Board Meeting March 30, 2022 Part 2 of 4 (1:01:03)

Addresses Items D through G of the board agenda.


CSLB Board Meeting March 30, 2022 Part 3 of 4 (1:01:22)

Addresses Items G through H of the board agenda.


CSLB Board Meeting March 30, 2022 Part 4 of 4 (15:35)

Addresses Items H through I of the board agenda.

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 #31 Part 1 of 2 (55:19)

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


Get Licensed to Build Workshop #31 Part 2 of 2 (1:02:30)

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


Get Licensed to Build Workshop #29 Part 1 of 2 (55:19)

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


Get Licensed to Build Workshop #29 Part 2 of 2 (48:39)

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


Get Licensed to Build Workshop #28 Part 1 of 2 (55:19)

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


Get Licensed to Build Workshop #28 Part 2 of 2 (58:57)

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


Get Licensed to Build Workshop #27 Part 1 of 2 (55:19)

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


Get Licensed to Build Workshop #27 Part 2 of 2 (48:39)

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


TALLER PARA QUE OBTENGA LICENCIA DE CONSTRUIR PARTE 1 DE 2 (58:28)

Description: Producido por la Junta de Licencias Estatales de Contratistas de California (CSLB), este webcast informativo para aquellos que desean obtener su licencia de contratista de California.


TALLER PARA QUE OBTENGA LICENCIA DE CONSTRUIR PARTE 2 DE 2 (23:19)

Description: Producido por la Junta de Licencias Estatales de Contratistas de California (CSLB), este webcast informativo para aquellos que desean obtener su licencia de contratista de California.

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.