Are you hiring a handyman for your next job or project? Make sure they have the proper licensing for the job. Often unlicensed contractors do not have required permits – in order to keep county officials from inspecting their work. You want make sure every work that is done around your home is done right and you won’t run into any problems later on.

In lee county the following are allowed without an special license:

  • Clean out garages
  • Hanging drapery rods
  • Peep hole installation
  • Changing door knobs
  • Replacing toilet flush kits
  • Pressure washing.

A Lee County Competency Card or Department of Business and Professional Regulation license is required to perform any work in the following service areas including but not limited to:

  • A/C Repair or Installation
  • Excavation Low Voltage Wiring
  • Aluminum Work
  • Fence Erection
  • Masonry
  • Cabinet Installation
  • Garage Doors
  • Millwork
  • Carpentry
  • Glass & Glazing
  • Painting (indoor/outdoor)
  • Concrete Placing or Coatings
  • Hurricane Shutters
  • Plumbing
  • Construction
  • Irrigation/Lawn Sprinklers
  • Roofing
  • Drywall & Plastering
  • Insulation (all types)
  • Tile & Marble
  • Electrical
  • Screening or re-screening of anything other than windows, doors, and lanais that are built in the structure of the roof of the home (no aluminum work)

Click here to check is they are properly licensed.