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Cash is No Longer King: CSLB Moving Away From Cash Bonds

Cash is No Longer King: CSLB Moving Away From Cash Bonds

The Contractors State License Board (“CSLB”) was initially formed in 1929 by the Department of Consumer Affairs to serve as the primary protector of consumers who found themselves in need of construction work. As such, the CSLB has the authority to put forth changes that may be made in order to better achieve their mission of public protection. In August of 2018, legislation was passed that would assist the consumer in receiving Continue Reading...

October Contractor of the Month: David Dennis

October Contractor of the Month: David Dennis

Congratulations to our October Contractor of the Month, David Dennis! David is the sole owner of Mainline Paving and Excavating, license # 1052035, located in Manteca, California. He is a newly licensed contractor this year, but has many years of experience in the industry.

David decided to become a contractor for the flexibility of hours and to be in control of his income. However, it was not a walk in the park to become licensed. It takes a lot of discipline to go through the Continue Reading...

Future Contractors Scholarship Winner | Tanner Duron

Future Contractors Scholarship Winner | Tanner Duron

The Future Contractors Scholarship launched last year, which encourages students to consider a degree and career in construction. CCIS selected the eight scholarship finalists, but this was the first time a poll was used to select the winner. The public got to choose whose essay was their favorite.

The voting was open for two weeks, with Tanner Duron being selected as the winner of the $750 award. A junior at Brigham Young University, Duron wrote an enticing essay regarding the Continue Reading...

Marketing Your Business – Contractor Edition

Marketing Your Business – Contractor Edition

Are you a contractor looking for more work? Without some form of marketing, it is hard to obtain clients. With many different ways to market your services, it is difficult to decide what is the best advertising option. 

California Contractors Insurance Services (“CCIS”) has experience marketing to contractors and for over 50 years has worked with contractors to start and maintain their businesses. We asked our friends, Todd Bird and Mike Murray of Continue Reading...