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December Contractor of the Month: Peter Gonzalez

Congratulations to our December Contractor of the Month, Peter E. Gonzalez! Peter is the sole owner of his business, Pete Gonzalez Electric # 638319, located in Napa, California. He has been a licensed electrical contractor for 26 years.

Peter became a contractor so he could have more independence in his work life. One of the biggest challenges he faced was during his time working Continue Reading...

Yeti Cooler Giveaway Winner & November Contractor of the Month: Brandon Smith

Yeti Cooler Giveaway Winner & November Contractor of the Month: Brandon Smith

Congratulations to our November Contractor of the Month, and winner of the Yeti cooler giveaway, Brandon Smith! Brandon has sole ownership over his business, Smith’s Old Town Plumbing # 1013233, located in Squaw Valley, California. He has been a licensed contractor, specializing in plumbing, for two years but has over a decade of experience in construction.

Becoming a contractor was always a dream of Brandon’s. He found himself afraid to attempt his goal, but upon losing Continue Reading...

New Solar Disclosure Changes the Solar Sales Market Rules

New Solar Disclosure Changes the Solar Sales Market Rules

The collaborated efforts between the Contractor State License Board and the Public Utilities Commission will lead to new purchasing protections for residential solar consumers in 2019. Whether it’s the contentious CSLB public hearing held in April, regarding licensing for install/maintenance of Energy Storage Systems, or the upcoming 2020 requirement that a majority of new homes in Continue Reading...

August Contractor of the Month: Stelian Raileanu

August Contractor of the Month: Stelian Raileanu

Congratulations to our August Contractor of the Month, Stelian Raileanu! Stelian has sole ownership over his business, Alpha Custom Tile license # 814182, located in Citrus Heights, California. He has been a licensed contractor for 16 years.

Stelian holds a C-54 license specializing in tile work. Alpha Custom Tile focuses specifically on tile flooring, back splashes, custom tile Continue Reading...

Future Contractor Scholarship Winner | Carlee Guthaus

Future Contractor Scholarship Winner | Carlee Guthaus

California Contractors Insurance Services launched its inaugural Future Contractors Scholarship starting in the 2018 fall semester. Our office requested a small essay about what the benefits of attending college were for the future of the California contracting industry. After sifting through hundreds of astute submissions our scholarship panel selected a deserving winner of the $750 scholarship. Congratulations to Carlee Guthaus, attending California State Polytechnic Continue Reading...