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Mark Smyden Construction

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About the contractor

Mark Smyden Construction operates out of Pittston, PA and holds Perform General Contracting, Roofs, Siding licenses according to the Pennsylvania contractors license board.

Mark Smyden Construction has a BuildZoom score of 90. A BuildZoom score of 90 means that the only information we have about this contractor is that their license is active and they can legally work in this area. In order to become licensed, a contractor must prove expertise, and in most states be bonded and insured.

Their license (PEPA008245) was verified as active when we last checked. If you are considering hiring Mark Smyden Construction, we recommend double-checking their license status with the license board and using our bidding system to get competitive quotes.

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Contact Info

134 1 2 Searle Street, Pittston, PA 18640 Edit
(570) 239-5488 Edit

Where they work

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Key License Information

  • HIC #: PEPA008245
  • Status: Active
  • State: Pennsylvania
  • Type: Perform General Contracting, Roofs, Siding
  • Date Issued: 5/7/2009

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

Does Mark Smyden Construction 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.

Mark Smyden Construction currently holds license PEPA008245 ((Perform General Contracting, Roofs, Siding)), 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 Mark Smyden Construction

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.

What else should I know before hiring Mark Smyden Construction

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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