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Electrical Handyman

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Summary: No one is born an electrician, like any other trades person you train to rise to various levels of proficiency. Through studying and practice you may gain enough experience and confidence to earn a great income as a handyman who can perform electrical work. Lets look at how one can be legal and successful.

What to Consider when Thinking about a Handyman Business



State Contractors License Board has guidelines concerning the boundaries an unlicensed Handy person can legally provide service within.

You may not receive more that the Dollar Amount limitation for each job.

You may not enter into a binding contract with your client over an amount specified by your local jurisdiction..

You will not be able to obtain Contractors Liability Insurance.




What a Handy Person Can Do:
Stay under the Dollar Amount Limit per job.
Have the homeowner pull the necessary permit.
The homeowner hires you to perform their work.
The homeowner must understand and assume all Liability. You will not be protected my laws concerning collecting payment under the mechanic lien law.
* These stipulations will vary depending upon your location. Please contact your State Contractors License Board and Local Agencies for complete information.

As a Handy person you should:
Document your jobs to record a history of experience.
You should be able to open an account with most wholesale electrical parts suppliers and receive a discount depending upon their policy.
* These rules and guidelines will vary depending upon your location. Please contact your State Contractors License Board and Local Agencies for complete information and how it applies to your electrical handyman business.
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