California Contractors News, Notes & Legislation

Los Angeles City Grading Permit Bond

When Is A Los Angeles City Grading Permit Bond Required? A Los Angeles City Grading Permit Bond (or cash bond) may be required when applying for a permit where the amount of earth being excavated during construction exceeds an amount set by the city of […]

By |September 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Los Angeles City Grading Permit Bond

City of Los Angeles – Sewer / Storm Drain Connection Bond

Are you a Los Angeles based contractor that works on sewer or storm drains connecting to city infrastructure?  If so, be sure to complete the Los Angeles Bonded Sewer Contractor program prior to performing any work to avoid violating city law.  While some contractors may […]

By |May 9th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on City of Los Angeles – Sewer / Storm Drain Connection Bond

Why Get A California Business Services Bond?

Many consumers dread the thought of having strangers in their home or business to perform a specific task such as cleaning or painting because you never know who you can or can’t trust.  What if something gets stolen?  Because of this, many savvy consumers will […]

By |August 25th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Why Get A California Business Services Bond?

Contractors License Application & Exam Preparation Guide

Prospective California contractors looking to become licensed for the first time, or existing contractors looking to add a new classification are often overwhelmed by a complicated process that can include lengthy applications and processing times, state administered examinations and background checks just to name a […]

By |August 24th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Contractors License Application & Exam Preparation Guide

Contractor’s Bonding vs. Liability Insurance

California contractors often confuse contractors bonding with liability insurance as they are both highly common in the California construction industry with more than 95% of contractors utilizing bonding according to some estimates, while liability insurance is perhaps the most common form of insurance purchased.  Many […]

By |January 14th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Contractor’s Bonding vs. Liability Insurance

California Construction Bid Opportunities List

The following free construction bid opportunities resource has been put together by Schaedler Insurance Agency, Inc. to help California contractors find and bid on construction projects in their local area/region.  As a note, while many of the links below are managed by state agencies, these resources have […]

By |October 15th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on California Construction Bid Opportunities List