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AEGIS Joins The InterWest Insurance Services Family

AEGIS Joins The InterWest Insurance Services Family

AEGIS Insurance Markets is joining InterWest Insurance Services, LLC. This strategic alliance will allow AEGIS to better serve our clients and offer a wider range of products to our clients. Learn more. AEGIS Insurance Markets Allies with InterWest Insurance Services, LLC. InterWest Insurance Services, LLC. is a Northern California-based insurance brokerage firm founded in 1992, with a footprint that extends to Central California and the Bay Area. Although the brokerage operates in California, they are licensed ...
The Biggest Construction Industry Problems of 2021 Solved

The Biggest Construction Industry Problems of 2021 Solved

Running a construction business comes with its own set of challenges, even in “normal” times. But the events of 2020 and 2021 have presented even more roadblocks, headaches, and obstacles for artisan contractors than ever before. Here are the biggest construction problems contractors are facing in 2021 and creative ways to overcome them. New OSHA Regulations OSHA protects workers by setting and enforcing standards, as well as providing training, education, and outreach across many industries. Since the ...
What You Need to Know About Opening A Business in 2021

What You Need to Know About Opening A Business in 2021

Are you looking to start a new business? COVID was hard on small companies, but don't think that you have to give up on your dreams of opening your own business this year. The pandemic has changed a great deal, but with the right strategy and forethought, you can still achieve your goals for your new business. Discover six things entrepreneurs need to consider before starting a business in 2021. 6 Things Entrepreneurs Need to Do ...
Faces of Aegis: Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship

Faces of Aegis: Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship

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. The great outdoors shapes the Truckee area's culture and economy. Visitors flock to the region year-round to enjoy snow sports in the winter and unparalleled hiking and biking during the summer. The Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship, an Aegis client and ...
Faces of Aegis: The Tahoe Backcountry Alliance

Faces of Aegis: The Tahoe Backcountry Alliance

All images are courtesy of Ming Poon Photography. 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. The Tahoe area is home to breathtaking public land offering miles and miles of hiking, biking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and more. However, once winter weather rolls in, these lands aren’t always ...
Faces of Aegis: The Lure

Faces of Aegis: The Lure

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. A local getaway can become the perfect refreshing adventure. Tucked in among hundreds of miles of National Forest, The Lure Resort in Downieville, CA offers the tranquility of a riverfront stay. Spend the afternoon fishing, go for a hike, ...
5 Steps to Protect Against Lost or Stolen Tools

5 Steps to Protect Against Lost or Stolen Tools

Investing in tools and equipment is a necessary part of being a business owner. What's not necessary is paying for those same tools a second time if they get lost or stolen. According to National Crime Information Bureau (NCIB), as much as $1 billion a year is lost nationwide due to theft of construction equipment and tools -- and the recovery rate is less than 20 percent. Discover 5 steps to protect your tools from being ...
Are Subcontractors Covered Under Your Contractors Insurance?

Are Subcontractors Covered Under Your Contractors Insurance?

Working with subcontractors can be a necessary part of any construction project, but hiring subs also creates additional risk on your job site. Because of the added hazard, it's crucial to make sure your subcontractors are adequately insured. Do you need to see proof that they carry their own contractors insurance policies, or will your existing insurance be sufficient? Protect your business by learning how to ensure your subcontractors are covered on the job site. Does ...
3 DIY Ways to Prevent Water Damage

3 DIY Ways to Prevent Water Damage

When it comes to internal water damage -- one of the most common causes of property damage -- the majority of homeowners remain unprepared. Many insurance companies' researchers have found that less than 20% of homeowners take steps to prevent flooding, such as checking appliance hoses, performing water heater maintenance or installing pipe installation. Learn how taking these simple steps can prevent costly property damage. DIY Ways to Protect Your Home from Water Damage Check Appliance Hoses Appliances ...
Construction Industry Trends to Watch for in 2021

Construction Industry Trends to Watch for in 2021

2020 was a hard year, and the construction industry was no exception. After a tumultuous year, many businesses will be looking forward to the next to prepare for the year ahead. Discover the construction industry trends to be aware of as you look forward to 2021 and how your business can navigate the coming months. The Construction Industry's Outlook for 2021 Slow Industry Growth in the New Year Look for a slow recovery from 2020's economic issues ...

 

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