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What is a Certificate of Insurance for Contractors?

What is a Certificate of Insurance for Contractors?

A certificate of insurance proves you have business insurance coverage. A certificate of insurance (COI) is also known as a certificate of liability insurance or proof of insurance. Whatever you prefer to call it, your insurer will provide you with this 1-page summary of your business insurance coverage. Why Would You Need a Certificate of Insurance? There are two reasons you may need a certificate of insurance: To show potential clients who want to hire you ...
What Types of Insurance Does A Ski & Snowboard Shop Need?

What Types of Insurance Does A Ski & Snowboard Shop Need?

Aegis's ski and bike shop insurance bundles the coverage you need to help keep your business safe. Accidents happen, unfortunately, and you will want to ensure your ski shop is protected if someone is injured on a pair of skis you sold. Learn which types of insurance coverage may be able to help you prepare for the unique risks of your industry. 7 Types of Insurance Coverage for Your Ski & Snowboard Shop Property Insurance Your shop ...
Faces of Aegis: Tahoe Mountain Fitness

Faces of Aegis: Tahoe Mountain Fitness

This post is part of our Faces of Aegis series. We're spotlighting our clients, the people and businesses who are making an impact in our Tahoe-Truckee community and beyond! Read more of our client spotlights here. In Truckee just off of Donner Pass Road, a community has formed around one tenacious gym. Tahoe-Truckee locals and newcomers alike have found their way to Tahoe Mountain Fitness, rising with the sun for 5 AM classes or immersing ...
Faces of Aegis: Peak Ski Company

Faces of Aegis: Peak Ski Company

This post is part of our Faces of Aegis series. We're spotlighting our clients, the people and businesses who are making an impact in our Tahoe-Truckee community and beyond! Read more of our client spotlights here. Peak Ski Company makes its home in the scenic Rocky Mountain slopes of Bozeman, Montana, a fellow ski community. Cofounded by Bode Miller, an Olympian and world-renowned Alpine skier known for his tenacious drive to get up and try ...
What Does Course of Construction Insurance Cover?

What Does Course of Construction Insurance Cover?

Course of construction insurance is a specialized policy used by contractors, project owners, developers, and subcontractors to cover a structure under construction. Course of construction insurance—also known as builders risk insurance—is a short-term commercial property policy that covers the property until your work is complete. What Does Course of Construction Insurance Cover? Course of construction insurance is designed to protect your financial interest in a construction project in the event of a covered event, such as: ...
What Kind of Insurance Protects Artisan Contractors in CA?

What Kind of Insurance Protects Artisan Contractors in CA?

If you want to protect your artisan contractor business against financial losses, then contractor insurance and bonds are a must. Not only does the right coverage help you keep your hard-earned cash, but in some cases, it may even be required by law in California. What Contractor Bonds are Required by Law in California? To get a contractor’s license from the Contractors State License Board (CSLB), you must have a surety bond or cashier’s check on ...
The Ultimate Guide to Insurance for Your Truckee-Tahoe Business

The Ultimate Guide to Insurance for Your Truckee-Tahoe Business

Do you have the right insurance protection in place for your Truckee-Tahoe area business? Commercial insurance is the best safety net against unintended accidents and unexpected events that could drain your cash flow or jeopardize your business. But determining what kind of insurance you need for your business might feel a little daunting. How do you hit the sweet spot of "just the right coverage at just the right price" so you're not overspending or leaving ...
How to Start an Outfitter Business

How to Start an Outfitter Business

Want to make a living outfitting? If you love the great outdoors, don’t mind hard work, and have no problem getting up at 4 a.m. to work an 18-hour day, you may have what it takes to start an outfitting business. But love for the wild and a lifetime of hunting or fishing experience isn't the only thing you need to get going. A Practical Guide to Starting an Outfitting Business Here's what you’ll need to consider if ...
Reasons to Protect Your Outdoor Business with Ski and Bike Shop Insurance

Reasons to Protect Your Outdoor Business with Ski and Bike Shop Insurance

What insurance policies protect your outdoor business? When you own an outdoor business like a ski and bike shop, guide and outfitter, or other adventure-based biz, you face a unique set of risks. It’s not like the coffee shop next door has to worry about their customers falling off a mountain if their coffee cup malfunctions. But you just might. The right commercial insurance coverage is crucial to help outdoor business owners protect their assets. Discover how Ski and ...
Aegis Insurance Markets Voted Best Insurance Agency in North Lake Tahoe & Truckee

Aegis Insurance Markets Voted Best Insurance Agency in North Lake Tahoe & Truckee

We're delighted to announce that Aegis Insurance Markets has been voted Best Insurance Agency in North Lake Tahoe and Truckee by Sierra Sun readers! About Aegis Insurance Markets Aegis Insurance Markets has been serving businesses and families in the Tahoe-Truckee region since its inception in 1999. We are an independent insurance agency with access to the top-rated insurance providers in the country. That means we shop through the various programs and policies offered by these top-tier ...

 

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