Mount Vernon, WA

BuildZoom / Licensed Contractors / Mount Vernon

Contractor licensing in Mount Vernon is regulated by the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries. There are 935 licensed contractors based in Mount Vernon and many more licensed contractors in the metropolitan area who are available to work in Mount Vernon. On average, a contractor in Mount Vernon has received a 5.0 out of 5 rating from clients. We’ve analyzed and ranked each for your convenience - you can browse the top-rated using the links below.

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

When do you need to hire a licensed contractor in Washington?

Any work that impacts the value of real estate in Washington, requires a licensed contractor.

How important is contractor licensing in Washington?

The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries requires licensees to maintain a bond and liability insurance for the protection of consumers.

Your liability risk when hiring a licensed contractor in Washington

Licensed contractors in Washington are required to maintain general liability coverage that includes a $50,000 property damage policy and $200,000 public liability policy; or $250,000 combined single limit policy.

Financial recourse when hiring a contractor in Washington

Licensed general contractors in Washington are required to maintain a $12,000 bond and specialty contractors are required to maintain a $6,000 bond. This provides consumers with financial recourse in case they perform defective work or violate license regulations.

How is the BuildZoom score calculated?

The BuildZoom score is based on a number of factors including the contractor's license status, insurance status, verified work history, standing with local consumer interest groups, verified reviews from other BuildZoom users and self-reported feedback from the contractor.

Why you should hire through BuildZoom

When it comes to major construction work or even minor alterations to your home, hiring the wrong contractor could result in incomplete or defective work. You may even find yourself dealing with huge liability claims. BuildZoom does the homework for you and helps you hire the right contractor.

You should get several bids before hiring a contractor

The standard board recommendation is to get at least three written bids before hiring a contractor. Do not automatically accept the lowest bid - an abnormally low bid may indicate the contractor made a mistake and is not including the same work quoted by their competitors. We've made the bid collection process extremely simple (and free). Just click here to get started.