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Why Home Renovation Contractors need Builders Risk Coverage

You probably know you must have general liability insurance coverage. But, you may not be as aware of the benefits of also signing up for builders risk insurance. This coverage can prevent home renovation contractors from paying out-of-pocket for unexpected incidents, like the theft of costly copper plumbing pipes. Read more

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How to Prepare your Contracting Business for Healthy Growth

If work is piling up faster than you can complete it, your contracting business may be ready for an expansion. But, are you really ready to hire new employees or move to a bigger location? If you don’t have a plan in place, the answer is no. In order to grow sustainably, you may want to follow these four business strategy steps. Read more

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How to Become a General Contractor in New York City

If you have questions about how to become a general contractor in New York City, you should know you must obtain a license before you can put a shovel in the ground. The New York City Department of Buildings issues licenses to eligible business owners who file an application and pass a background investigation. The straightforward certification process allows you to operate a general contracting business legally in the five boroughs. Read more

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Business Strategy Tips for Busy Contractors

It’s easy to get caught up in the nuts-and-bolts of running a business. You might be one of many contractors who toil day-after-day on projects, like painting or plumbing, without a chance to think about the big picture. If this lack of business strategy has stunted your company’s growth, these tips can be used to help you refocus. Read more