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Minnesota Builders License Renewal

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What do I need to renew my Minnesota builders or remodelers license? Minnesota builder and remodeler license holders must complete 14-hours of continuing education with 1-hour of energy code within their two-year licensing cycle.  Licensees can break their continuing education into two 7-hour segments over their two-year cycle or take all 14-hours in the same…

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14 Hour Complete Renewal Package for Minnesota Contractors and Remodelers

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Updated for the 2016-2017 Renewal! This 14-hour narrated/video online course package combines two courses: Successful Site and Building Design This seven-hour online course combines two topics: Site Design and Building Design. In this course, you will learn, from the foundation to the roof, from the appearance to the operation, from construction to maintenance, tried and…

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EPA Lead Renovators Certification Course to be Held in Traverse City

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EPA Lead Renovators Certification Initial 8 Hour Course Northern Michigan Builders Don’t Miss This Course! This may be the last class until Fall 2017 Any renovation work (including painting) done for compensation, which disturbs painted surfaces in residential dwellings or child-occupied facilities built before 1978 must be performed by an EPA-certified company, using persons trained in lead-safe…

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Oregon Contractors, Plan Your Test Accordingly

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If you plan to take your Contractor License Exam in February, be sure to plan accordingly. PSI will not be offering the Oregon contractors licensing exam between February 21st and February 28th because of an update to their testing system. This update will allow test takers to toggle between the English and Spanish version of…

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Labor Shortage Continues as Demand for Home Remodeling Increases

Good News The latest update to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA), published by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies, predicts a continued increase in home remodeling spending for 2017. More good news comes from the US Census Bureau’s American Housing Survey indicates that spending on home and improvement and repair increased 11.3%…

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Minnesota Residential Builder and Remodeler License Renewal Simplified

Minnesota Builders Contractor Remodeler license requirements

Residential building contractor and remodeler licenses are issued for two years at a time, and the renewal deadline is always March 31st.  Half of the licensees renew one year and half the next.  You need 14 hours of continuing education that has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) in order…

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Changes to the Alabama Home Builders License Exam

The Alabama Home Builders License Exam now consists of two parts: Home Builder Business and Law Exam Home Builder Skills Exam To obtain a State of Alabama Home Builders License, you must pass both exams. You can take them together or individually, but the cost for each part is $80.  Exam preparation courses are available…

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Don’t Miss Your Michigan Continuing Competency Requirements Deadline!

Residential Builders in the state of Michigan are required to complete a required amount of continued education before their May 31st deadline every three years. If contractors have been licensed for less than 6 years, they are required to complete 21 hours of approved continuing education for each of the first two 3-year licensing cycles.…

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