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Comprehensive Insurance: What Every Contractor Needs to Know

Whether it’s lost property or a fallen worker, contractors know all too well that accidents are unfortunately part of the job. But, that doesn’t mean that a slip and fall has to bankrupt your business. You can easily minimize the financial impact of accidents with comprehensive insurance coverage. Read more

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Builders Risk vs. General Liability Insurance?

If you are in the construction business, there are some insurance policies you must carry to protect yourself. Workers’ Compensation Insurance and Commercial Auto and Truck Insurance are two examples. But there’s another lesser-known type of coverage that can be a lifesaver if a building you’re working on and/or your construction materials are damaged during construction: Builders Risk Insurance. You can purchase these policies for varying time frames, and coverage ends when the project is complete. Read more

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Tips for Saving on General Contractors Insurance

If you are a construction business owner, odds are high that you spend too much money on your general contractors insurance. While it is true that construction carries a diverse range of risks such as worker injury and theft, there are several ways for business owners to save on their general contractors insurance. Read more

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Must Have Disaster Preparedness Checklist for Contractors

If you’re in the construction industry, you’re used to following a specific set of rules. Whether you’re the roofer who knows how to install shingles or the company owner who delegates responsibilities, things are best when a set plan is followed. Unfortunately, a disaster can wreak havoc on your plans, and you might not even see it coming.

For construction owners and workers, disasters from heavy hail and tornadoes to structure fires and earthquakes can seriously interfere with company operations. Fortunately, this disaster preparedness checklist can help ensure your company’s survival. Read more

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The Risks of Hiring an Unlicensed Contractor

For property owners, project owners, general contractors and anyone else facing a project with high costs, hiring an unlicensed contractor can seem like a tempting money-saving prospect. Rest assured, any potential penny-pinching you could gain from unlicensed contractors is back loaded with future costs and huge liability risks. Read more