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Minnesota Building Official

Minnesota Building Official License Renewal FAQ’s

Published on June 4, 2020 by Alicia Eckert

Minnesota code officials must renew their licenses every two years by the anniversary of initial licensure. Here is everything you need to know to renew your license on time!

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Florida Certified Contractors

Florida Certified Contractor License Renewal FAQ’s

Published on May 28, 2020 by Alicia Eckert

Florida Certified contractors renew their licenses August 31st of even numbered years—that time is almost here! Here are some frequently asked questions to help you navigate the license renewal process.

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How to Renew Your Michigan Builders License

How to Renew Your Michigan Builder License

Published on May 26, 2020 by Sara Chauvette

As of 2020 all Michigan builder and maintenance and alteration license renewals must be completed online through Accela. The steps below take you through each step of creating an Accela Account, linking your Accela account to your license, and renewing your license. If you already have an Accela account connected to your license, skip to Step 3. The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) suggests that renewals are completed on a desktop or laptop computer, rather than a phone or tablet. They also recommend you use Microsoft Edge, Chrome, or Internet Explorer.

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Construction Site Collapse in Michigan

Published on May 20, 2020 by Megan Ward

At 9:00 am on Tuesday, May 19th, every construction manager’s nightmare occurred. As a local resident walked to work that morning, she saw a wall in a construction site leaning dangerously. She shouted to warn the construction workers about it and by the time she returned the wall collapsed completely. Although four men had been present, only two were now visible. The worst had happened.

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Keep Pests Out of Warehouse

How to Pest-Proof Your Warehouse

Published on May 7, 2020 by Sara Chauvette

Keeping pests away from your warehouse is always a good idea. Whether we are aware of it or not, rodents and other kinds of pests can cause us a lot of trouble. They can damage our items, spread diseases, and attract even more unwanted guests in our warehouses. That is why you need to think about ways to pest-proof your warehouse in advance, before anything bad happens. You know what they say – it is always better to be safe than sorry. Preparing your unit, and preventing pests from infecting it will take some of your time and energy; however, the end result will be worth your while. So, let’s learn more about the ways to pest-proof your warehouse.

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Moving Forward: Better Than Ever

Published on April 29, 2020 by Alicia Eckert

The country is beginning to emerge from quarantine, and construction is one of the industries that is going back online before others. As construction business owners the future may look uncertain, but there are certainly things you can be focusing on to not only provide safety for your business, but make sure you continue to thrive.

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Massachusetts CSL Continuing Education

Temporary Massachusetts BBRS Rule Change

Published on April 29, 2020 by Alicia Eckert

On April 14, 2020, the Massachusetts Board of Building Regulation and Standards approved suspending the minimum 6 hour in-person continuing education requirement.

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Georgia Contractor Licensing Renewal FAQ’s

Published on April 21, 2020 by Alicia Eckert

An applicant for renewal of his or her residential license must have completed 3 hours of acceptable continuing education each year for a Georgia Residential Basic license and 6 hours of continuing education each year for a Georgia Residential Light Commercial license, with a year being July 1st through June 30th.

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Michigan Builder Continuing Education

Michigan Builders–Last Chance to Complete Your Continuing Education

Published on April 21, 2020 by Alicia Eckert

Failure to renew online and/or failure to meet all renewal requirements by the expiration date of your license means you cannot legally practice as a Michigan licensed builder or contractor and may be subject to disciplinary action if you continue to practice.

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Wisconsin Dwelling Contractor Blog

Wisconsin Dwelling Contractor Continuing Education FAQs

Published on March 30, 2020 by Sara Chauvette

Wisconsin dwelling contractors must complete 12-hours of continuing education every two years by the anniversary of initial licensing.

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