How to Make Sure the Person You Hire is a Florida State Certified Electrical Contractor

Florida_Department_of_Business_and_Professional_Regulation_logoYou’re ready to start a new electrical project or need repairs in your home.  How do you know if the person you hire is in fact a Florida State Certified Electrical Contractor?

It’s quick and simple.  Visit the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations at and do a quick search.  Every State Certified Electrical Contractor will be able to provide you with a state contractor’s license number, which will begin with EC followed by 8 digits.  Just enter the license number or the person’s name to search.  If the person you are hiring is not able to provide you with a number to begin with, that is definitely a red flag.

Look for our article “Why I Should Hire a State Certified Contractor” to explore the benefits of doing so.