Does anyone know if you have to have any special license to have a drain cleanin

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  1. caycoltken profile image60
    caycoltkenposted 7 years ago

    Does anyone know if you have to have any special license to have a drain cleaning business?

  2. caycoltken profile image60
    caycoltkenposted 7 years ago

    In iowa I meant
    To say.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. brightidea7 profile image60
    brightidea7posted 7 years ago

    All references I have read about "drain cleaning" seems to point back to plumbing. You will need to check with local city or county clerk to see it this requires a plumber's license.

    Additionally, you will need a business license, general liability insurance at the least. Also, the start up costs I have seen quoted are between $15,000 and $50,000.

  4. nightwork4 profile image59
    nightwork4posted 7 years ago

    though you should know plumbing, here in ontario canada there is know special license needed. i'm not sure about other places though, just check with your city registration.

  5. sarasca profile image70
    sarascaposted 7 years ago

    Depends on the state you're in and what kind of requirements they might have for self-employed persons and small businesses.  Also, some states might require that you be bonded or have business insurance, since you would be performing work in private residences or businesses where you'd be responsible for extraneous damages that you might cause.
    The best way to find out the answer to your question is to Google "small business" in your state.

  6. framistan profile image56
    framistanposted 7 years ago

    Here in Missouri. no license required to my knowledge.  However if you try INSTALLING plumbing pipes that is not allowed unless you have a license.

 
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