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Qualifications For Working in the Construction Field as a Contractor From All Around the Home Contractor Directory


Baltimore, MD, March 6, 2007--All Around the Home, a national home improvement contractor directory, has added an overview of qualifications, licenses, and certifications required of home improvement contractors in the United States to their website.

At minimum, contractors in the United States need to be at least 18 years of age, be a U.S. citizen or legal resident, and have liability insurance and workers’ compensation coverage. Requirements for general contractors are much more extensive.

Additional home improvement contractor requirements vary by state and may include licensing and certifications but always consist of knowledge and experience. See what the basic requirements are for various levels of electricians, plumbers, and hvac mechanics. Find out what is involved in contracting work.

Anyone considering hiring a home improvement contractor or considering work as a general contractor or in any of the construction fields is encouraged to look at these requirements and then check with the state where work will be done for specific local license and certification information.

All Around the Home ( is a national home improvement contractor directory, where homeowners can find established, quality contractors, including general contractors for all types of repair and home improvement projects.


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