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Hollis Contracting

Active License
2 Years in Business

About the contractor

Hollis Contracting has been a general contracting business in Pittsburgh, PA since March 22nd, 2013 with license PA099123 and BL 006891. Licenses include 'We Do All Phases Of Contracting From Concrete, Retaining Walls, Brick, Block, Stone. All Brick And Stone Cleaning. Additions Foundations Chimney And Full House Brick Pointing. Fully Insured 35 Years Experience. Rated in the top 30% of 21,136 contractors in Pittsburgh.

All phases of contracting for Commercial and Residential Building including demolition,
rebuilding, remodeling, restorations, or build completely from scratch . . . . .

A brief description of work includes:
Concrete walkways and driveways
Part/full house and chimney pointing
Chimney and foundation parging
Brick ,block and quarry stone walls etc. new and/or old
French drains
Snow removal/maintenance
Concrete swimming pools and bunkers
interior work




Hollis Contracting operates out of Pittsburgh, PA and holds an All Phases Of Contracting For Commercial And Residential Building license according to the Pennsylvania contractors license board.

We were able to verify 3 building permits associated with Hollis Contracting. Check out their permit history below to see where they have worked and what type of work they have done in the past. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of every project they have completed; just the projects we have been able to verify with the local permit authority.

Hollis Contracting has a BuildZoom score of 109 and is rated in the top 5% of 125,106 contractors in Pennsylvania.


Contact Info

45 Glenmore Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15229
(412) 628-6511

Key Statistics


Hollis Contracting has a BuildZoom score of 109, which places them above 95% of 125,106 contractors in Pennsylvania; license (PEPA099123, BL006891) verified as active.
Pro tip: We generally recommend hiring a contractor with a score higher than 95.
(95 percentile)
2 projects
1 project


Based on permit records, we have been able to verify that Hollis Contracting has worked on 3 projects over the past 3 years.


Here is a pricing breakdown based on the permit records we were able to obtain for Hollis Contracting. The median size of their projects is approximately $5,000.
Pro tip: For more details about their pricing, check out their recent activity to see how much they have charged for different types of work.
Note: Pricing is not available for all projects.
< $5k
1 project
1 project
1 project

Building Permits Filed by Hollis Contracting

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- 5416 Butler St, Pittsburgh, PA

In kind replacement of roof and front facade brick of 2 story structure

Value: $1,000 | Business on permit: Hollis Contracting | Parcel number: 0119S00101000000 | Permit #: 14-B-03157

- 3413 Bethoven St, Pittsburgh, PA

Renovate and replace portions of existing deck on side of existing two-story single-family dwelling

Value: $5,000 | Business on permit: Hollis Contracting | Parcel number: 0026E00125000000 | Permit #: 14-B-02169

- 4900 Hatfield St, Pittsburgh, PA

20ft x 12ft second floor deck for the existing three story structure

Value: $12,000 | Business on permit: Hollis Contracting | Parcel number: 0080G00057000000 | Permit #: 13-B-01700

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Key License Information

  • HIC #: PEPA099123, BL006891
  • Status: Active
  • State: Pennsylvania
  • Type: All phases of contracting for Commercial and Residential Building
  • Date Issued: 2013-03-22

  • Click here to compare Hollis Contracting to the highest rated general contractors in Pittsburgh.

    Click here to look up the license status of Hollis Contracting at the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General.

  • Insurer: Selective Insurance Company
  • Insured up to: Damage to premise $100,000 , Personal Injury 100,000
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Employees of Hollis Contracting

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Michael Hollis
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Emily Ross
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Edward Ross

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Here are some of the rules, regulations, and laws governing contractors in Pennsylvania

Does Hollis Contracting carry a valid contracting license?

Pennsylvania does not have any licensure or certification requirements for most construction contractors. However, on July 1, 2009, the Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act (Senate Bill 100) took effect. This law requires most home improvement contractors to register with the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office.

Hollis Contracting currently holds license PEPA099123, BL006891 ((All phases of contracting for Commercial and Residential Building)), which was Active when we last checked.

How important is contractor licensing in Pennsylvania?

Contractors in Pennsylvania do not have to take an exam prior to registering as home improvement contractors.

Your liability risk when hiring Hollis Contracting

Registered home improvement contractors in Pennsylvania must show proof of general liability insurance, workers' compensation insurance is not required. It is a good idea to only hire contractors with current general liability and workers' compensation policies. Be sure to request copies of insurance certificates for each before any work begins.

Hollis Contracting holds a $Dam,age, to, pr,emi,se ,100,000, P,ers,ona,l I,nju,ry ,100,000 insurance policy with Selective Insurance Company.

What else should I know before hiring Hollis Contracting

Pennsylvania has some of the lightest regulations on home improvement contractors in the US and there is no financial or criminal background check performed on contractors by the State. The Pennsylvania State Police maintain a publicly accessible database so consumers can run their own background check before making a hire if they are so inclined.

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