Problem With a Contractor?

Unregistered contractors are a threat to both consumers and legitimate contractors. Unregistered contractors carry no bond or insurance to protect consumers. Consumers can face serious issues if anything goes wrong on a job.

Because unregistered contractors skip the expense of protecting the consumer, they have an unfair advantage over legal contractors in competition for jobs.

Check if a contractor is registered
Call the contractor information line: 1-800-647-0982

Report a fraudulent or unregistered contractor
Call the Report-a-Fraud line: 1-888-811-5974

If you run into serious issues with your contractor, remodeler or handyman, these L&I resources can help you to decide what to do. Choose the scenario that best fits your circumstance or what you would like to know about.

Acrobat PDF Document Dispute Resolution Options (29 KB PDF)

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