How can I become a Registered as a Specialty Contractor?
A residential specialty contractor is an independent contractor, who is not a licensed residential builder. The specialty contractor contracts with a licensed residential builder, general contractor, or individual property owner to do construction work, repairs, improvements, or re-improvements requiring special skills and involving the use of specialized construction trades or crafts, when the undertakings exceed $200.
In addition to licensing residential builders, the Commission also registers specialty contractors in the following 9 classifications at the cost of $50 and upon credit approval:
- Vinyl and aluminum siding installers
- Insulation installers
- Floor covering installers
- Drywall installers
- Stucco installers
- Painters/Wall paper hange
To become registered as a specialty contractor in South Carolina, you are required to: