Consumer Resources

Before Hiring a Contractor
If you are interested in hiring a contractor click the Eight Tips for Hiring a Contractor flyer. 

This flyer will:
  1. Explaining how the Washington State contractor registration program works.
  2. Describing how the contractor registration law protects you, the consumer.
  3. Outlining the requirements for contractors.

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.


Better Business Bureau
It is a good idea to check with the Better Business Bureau to see if there are any unresolved issues regarding a contractor.

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.