Maryland Home Improvement Contractor Exam Prep Services & Materials
We offer everything you need to prepare for the Maryland Home Improvement Contractor Exam.
To prepare for the Maryland Home Improvement Contractor Exam, you will need the required reference manual and tabs as well as our exam prep course. We also give the option to purchase a pre-tabbed and highlighted reference manual, saving you valuable hours of highlighting the information within the book yourself.
In Maryland, Home Improvement work includes alteration, remodeling, repair or replacement of a building or part of a building used as a residence. Home improvement also includes work done on individual condominium units. Home improvement does not include work done on commonly owned areas of condominiums or buildings that contain four or more single-family units.
The Maryland Home Improvement Commission licenses and regulates home improvement contractors and salespersons.
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We know obtaining a contractor's license is a complicated process. We're here to simplify the process as much as possible - and with our proven-effective study techniques and proprietary study materials, we can help set you up for success in the exams.
What You'll Need to Prepare for the Exam
Exam Prep Course
Our Maryland Home Improvement Contractor Exam Prep Course is an online, pre-recorded exam prep class you can complete at your own time and pace. Courses are delivered digitally and you have access immediately upon purchase. Pre-Recorded content includes highlighting instructions and practice exam questions for each book.See More
The Maryland Home Improvement Contractor Exam is an open-book exam. You may bring the NASCLA Contractor's Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Maryland Home Improvement Commission edition into the exam with you. We also offer pre-tabbed and highlighted books as well to save you the time of tabbing and highlighting the book yourself.See More
Our Maryland Home Improvement Contractor Exam prep tabs help mark the commonly referenced sections of the books used in the exam. Don't waste time flipping through your books in the timed exam - our tabs help you to be able to quickly reference important material in your books and move on to the next question without wasting valuable time.See More
What is on the Exam?
|# of Questions||Minimum Passing Score||Time Allowed|
|55||39 (70%)||150 minutes|
|Subject Area||# of questions|
|Home Improvement Law||41|
|Door-to-Door Sales Act||4|
You can also refer to the PSI Candidate Information Bulletin here for more information on testing policies.
Other Licensing Requirements
All Maryland HIC license applicants are still required to meet other state licensing regulations in order to obtain a license. Applicants who pass the exam shall apply for licensure within two years or the score expires and the exam must be re-taken.
Once you pass the exam you can apply. You can find a link to the applications here. Applications can only be received by mail to:
Maryland Home Improvement Commission
P.O. Box 17409
Baltimore, MD 21297-1409