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How To Get A Texas General Contractor License I want to work as a contractor in people’s homes, how do I get a Texas general contractor license?

If you want to work as a contractor then you have to study and take the licensing exams for a Texas general contractor license.

What does the licensing exam for a Texas general contractor license involve?

Before you can study for the Texas general contractor license itself you will need to be a master journeyman in construction or have an engineering degree and you may need to take some of the continuing education courses offered for general contractors, such as building, electrics and plumbing short courses. You need to be able to show that you are proficient in a number of areas in order to bad able to enter for the Texas general contractor...
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Texas General Contractor License Is A Thing Of The Past There is no longer a Texas general contractor license although some permits must be obtained to do certain work. At the present time, it is unclear what authority will be in charge of monitoring construction in commercial or residential work.

As of September 1, 2010, the Texas Residential Construction Commission closes its doors. This was the watchdog of the state that attempted to keep contractors honest and assure that codes were followed throughout the state. Because there is no longer a Texas general contractor license, some concern is warranted as to how building codes will be enforced in the future.

Here are some of the concerns and relevant answers.

Q. If there is no Texas general contractor license, does that mean that anyone...
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Inequality and Opportunity

Proposals by President Obama to expand early-childhood education and vocational training could have promise, but need to go beyond partisan talking points, an economist writes.


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