It was just a matter of time before Home Depot is tring to squeeze in the residential service market. Today in the electrical section every other shelf had signs advertising using their electricians.http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs...-1&storeId=10051&catalogId=10053
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After looking at the HD Home Services website I found the License numbers are misleading or a lie.
Example under electrical contractor license # the 1st one is:
Evey one I looked at was the same contractor license # except plumbing. So it's not a trade license #. Maybe a GC license? In my state of IL their is no GC or landscaping license but they have the same number listed for everything from paver installer to generator service.
I been told from customers that they paid HD to provide an electrical install of a generator but the contractor could not pull the permit because they were not licensed. If it was not for the customer requiring the permit they would not have been caught.http://renocheck.com/hire-a-contractor/category/contractor-licensing/
Home Depot caught without a home improvement contractor license - againhttp://www.sptimes.com/2006/09/24/Tampabay/Who_s_on_the_roof.shtml
the home improvement giant, it turns out, has repeatedly found itself under fire and saddled with fines from local and state construction regulators for permit and inspection problems and use of unlicensed subcontractors.
Atlanta-based Home Depot is the world's largest home improvement retailer. The company says it performs 11,000 At-Home Services jobs each day http://consumerist.com/consumer/con...finish-single-womans-cabinets-262335.php
Not only that, it turned out that the man wasn't even a licensed contractor