If you repair, remodel, alter, convert, modernize or build an addition to a residential property in the District then you must provide a DC home improvement contractor bond to be licensed as a home improvement contractor. The surety bond must be written in the amount of $25,000 for the duration of this business activity’s two year license period. The license bondmay be issued by an authorized insurance carrier and must be delivered to the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs.  The DC home improvement contractor bond obligation guarantees that the contractor will observe and comply with the provisions of the Acts of Congress approved July 1, 1932, 47 Stat. 550 as amended, and September 6, 1960, 74 Stat. 815, and the Home Improvement Business Regulations and any amendments thereafter made, and will pay all damages occasioned to any person by reason of any violation of the aforesaid acts and regulations in carrying on the business for which, license is granted.  DC surety leaderSurety One, Inc., leader in national surety is a preferred provider of the home improvement contractor bond in the District. We offer these to experienced and legitimate applicants regardless of credit condition. For further information visit us at SuretyOne.com, call (787) 333-0222 or (800) 373-2804, or email Underwriting@SuretyOne.com or a DC home improvement contractor bond application.