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This repeal does not impact the licensing requirement for Home Improvement Contractors. Review requirements and gather all materials before clicking the button below. The online service is available using a laptop or desktop computer only. Required if someone other than the license applicant will prepare and submit this application. A sole proprietor, general partner, corporate officer, principal, director, member, or shareholder owning 10% or more of company stock must schedule an appointment with Exam Builder to take the Home Improvement Exam. To apply for a Certificate of Authority in order to collect sales tax, visit businessexpress.ny.gov.

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  • Scan the QR code or search “Walmart app” in your app store to download.
  • Recent years have seen an increase in the recycling or upcycling of household goods and fixtures.
  • LIXIL and the American Standard Brands have been a loyal member of the Home Improvement Research Institute for years.

Fortunately, caulk is cheap, and applying it isn’t difficult. All you need is an hour, a few common tools, and materials easily found at any hardware store. But as easy as it is, you still have to do it right, or you’ll be caulking again next year, says This Old House general contractor Tom Silva.

Currently operating a home repair and DIY consulting service, he empowers his clients to be self-sufficient in their home repair and remodeling endeavors. Home improvement loan amounts from $3,000 to $100,000 with no origination fee. Projects can include home repairs, kitchen remodeling, HVAC replacement, and home renovations.

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If you plan to haul or transport waste resulting from your business operations, you must obtain a Class One Self Hauler Registration from the New York City Business Integrity Commission. For an application and more information, contact 311 or visit nyc.gov/bic. Many home improvements require a permit from the New York City Department of Buildings . Work to raise, lift, elevate, or move a house or building requires a special inspection by DOB.

Contractors are required to be registered with us before advertising or beginning home improvement work. View specific information about the application process to register. Some home improvement related projects require additional training and a specific license. Part of the trick in plumbing is to avoid scratching fragile chrome or brushed nickel finishes on faucets or exposed drain parts.

By Chiki