Consumer Resources

Before Hiring a Contractor

If you are interested in hiring a contractor click Tips for Hiring A Contractor Flyer for eight tips you should read before you get started.

 

Washington State Department of Labor & Industries

It is important to make sure a contractor is registered, actively licensed, and has a bond and insurance.

Click here to look up your potential contractor.

 

Suspect Fraud

The Washington Department of Revenue’s Suspect Fraud site allows you to find out if a business is registered, report unlicensed businesses, report other types of fraud and more.

Click here to report suspected fraud.

 

Find a Contractor

OMB has an online searchable list of building industry professionals. Click here to get started searching for your next contractor or home related product.

 

Home Recalls

Visit consumersafety.org for a comprehensive, easily-searchable database for all recalls from the FDA, CPSC, NHTSA, and USDA databases, safety alerts, and breaking news that consumers should know about.