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
To do or not to do a free estimate. It’s a debate that has as many supporters as opponents. While some say it is an effective way to attract leads, others argue it wastes billable hours. Read more
For the self-employed, calculating taxes is complicated. From wages to side jobs to tips, filing independent contractor taxes requires a thorough understanding of the IRS’ rules and regulations. Read more
Contractors of all types and sizes manage their business in the face of significant risk. On a daily basis, there is the potential for the unexpected. Although few contractors forget to follow on-the job safety procedures, some make a bigger mistake of allowing a lapse in insurance coverage, which could lead to large out-of-pocket payouts or even bankruptcy. Read more
It’s a problem every contractor can relate to. They can’t seem to find the tool they need when they need it. Without a system, contractors who don’t know how to organize tools exert extra effort and lose precious time.
If your workspace is a disaster zone, these tips will help you clean up your act. Read more