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What can a residential builder do in SC?
Residential specialty contractors must register with the Residential Builders Commission. Specialty contractors work on any of the following: vinyl/aluminum siding, floor covering, carpentry, insulation installing, masonry, stucco installation, roofing, drywall installation, painting, and solar panel installation.
How much work can you do without a contractor license in South Carolina?
General and mechanical contractors who want to work on commercial and industrial projects valued at over $5,000 need to carry a license (the license also allows them to work on residential jobs). These licenses fall under the control of the South Carolina Contractor's Licensing Board.
What is the bond for residential builders license in SC?
Builders required to have $15,000 bond on file at all times.
Does a handyman need a license in SC?
While you don't need a license to be a handyman in South Carolina, a general contractor license can increase your earning potential because you can take on bigger jobs valued over $5K. Starting out as a handyman in South Carolina, you can expect to earn $40K per year.
What is the easiest contractors license to get?
The easiest kind of contractor's license is a Class “B” Contractor's License. This license allows you to do general contracting work. There are also licenses for specialty contracting work called a Class “C” Contractor's License. These are for jobs like plumbing or electrical.