Check contractors' licenses before hiring
Last updated 7/5/2007 at Noon
I normally do not write letters of an alarmist nature, but a recent experience with a residential irrigation contractor in Fallbrook motivates me to write this.
Having hired a locally advertised contractor on behalf of my mother, a 54-year resident of Fallbrook, we found out the hard way the shoddy and unprofessional work an unlicensed contractor provides. This creates the necessity of doing the legwork to check credentials.
Had we taken the simple step of checking with the California Contractors Licensing State Board we would have learned that the company involved doesn’t even have an...