C4 License Self Perform Painting and Decorating – Case Study

The Nevada State Contractors C-4 License #NV-81770 that we hold gives Builders United great latitude in a wide range of specialty trades that we self perform.

PAINTING
1. Apply any type of paint, varnish, shellac, stain, protective coatings and wax;
2. The application of all paints, varnishes, protective coatings, shellacs, stains and other pigment by brush, spray or roller, including the installation and application of polyurethane or similar products.
WALLCOVERING
3. The preparation of surfaces and the application to those surfaces of papers, fabrics, plastic foils and such other materials as are generally accepted by contractors as wallcovering materials.
TAPING AND FINISHING
4.The taping and finishing of the surfaces of wallboard and sheathing to create a permanent surface.
SANDBLASTING 5. The sandblasting of surfaces by use of equipment which is designed to clean, grind, cut or decorate surfaces with a blast of sand or other abrasive propelled by steam or compressed air.
DRYWALL
6. The installation and coating of gypsum wallboard and sheathing, including the installation of a system of suspended ceilings made of gypsum wallboard.
SHEET METAL STUDS
The erection and installation of studs made of sheet metal for the framing of ceilings and for nonstructural partitioning, but not the installation of wood or structural steel for framing.
ACOUSTICAL TILE
The installation of wood, mineral, fiber and other types of acoustical tile by the use of adhesives or other acceptable materials and the preparation of the surface for the installation.

NAC 624.220  Classification C-4: Painting and decorating; subclassifications. (NRS 624.100, 624.220) 1.  The Board will grant to qualified applicants a license in the specialty of painting and decorating. The Board designates such a license as a “classification C-4” license. A person who holds a classification C-4 license may: (a) Apply any type of paint, varnish, shellac, stain, protective coatings and wax; (b) Attach papers, fabrics and plastics to the surfaces of buildings and their appurtenances; (c) Examine and prepare surfaces for painting and wallcovering; and (d) Install drywall, metal studs and acoustical tile. 2.  The subclassifications of the classification C-4 license and the work authorized for persons licensed in the respective subclassifications are: (a) PAINTING (subclassification C-4a): The application of all paints, varnishes, protective coatings, shellacs, stains and other pigment by brush, spray or roller, including the installation and application of polyurethane or similar products. (b) WALLCOVERING (subclassification C-4b): The preparation of surfaces and the application to those surfaces of papers, fabrics, plastic foils and such other materials as are generally accepted by contractors as wallcovering materials. (c) TAPING AND FINISHING (subclassification C-4c): The taping and finishing of the surfaces of wallboard and sheathing to create a permanent surface. (d) SANDBLASTING (subclassification C-4d): The sandblasting of surfaces by use of equipment which is designed to clean, grind, cut or decorate surfaces with a blast of sand or other abrasive propelled by steam or compressed air. (e) DRYWALL (subclassification C-4e): The installation and coating of gypsum wallboard and sheathing, including the installation of a system of suspended ceilings made of gypsum wallboard. (f) SHEET METAL STUDS (subclassification C-4f): The erection and installation of studs made of sheet metal for the framing of ceilings and for nonstructural partitioning, but not the installation of wood or structural steel for framing. (g) ACOUSTICAL TILE (subclassification C-4g): The installation of wood, mineral, fiber and other types of acoustical tile by the use of adhesives or other acceptable materials and the preparation of the surface for the installation. (Added to NAC by Contractors’ Bd., eff. 8-26-83; A by R095-12, 6-23-2014) REVISER’S NOTE. The regulation of the State Contractors’ Board filed with the Secretary of State on June 23, 2014 (LCB File No. R095-12), which amended this section, contains the following provision not included in NAC: “Sec. 11.  On June 23, 2014: 1.  A person who holds a subclassification C-4h license issued pursuant to the provisions of former paragraph (h) of subsection 2 of NAC 624.220, as amended by section 3 of this regulation, shall be deemed to hold a subclassification C-4a license issued pursuant to the provisions of paragraph (a) of subsection 2 of NAC 624.220, as amended by section 3 of this regulation. * * *”