Consumer Resources

Before Hiring a Contractor
If you are interested in hiring a contractor  click here 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 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.