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 10 Growth Strategies to Take Your Contractor Business Next Level

10 Growth Strategies to Take Your Contractor Business Next Level

Ready, set, grow! Take your contractor business to the next level this year with ten growth strategies designed to help you expand and bring in more profits.  Ready to level up? Here’s how: Update Your Contractor Website You don’t have to look far to find potential new clients. They’re online.  A website is your new business card. You can demonstrate professionalism and make a good first impression in a millisecond if your contractor website is modern, polished, and ...
5 Must Have Contractor Insurance Policies for 2020

5 Must Have Contractor Insurance Policies for 2020

Construction professionals tackle some of the riskiest jobs. Like any other business owner, the right insurance policies will help protect you from financial losses if anything goes wrong. But, unlike other business owners, contractors face specialized risks that need specialized coverage. After all, your employees are climbing on rooftops clutching pneumatic roofing nail guns… not making froth art for cappuccinos. Is your contractor insurance built to protect you? Here are five must-have contractor insurance policies to have ...
What is Course of Construction Insurance?

What is Course of Construction Insurance?

Designed to protect construction projects that are in progress along with tools and equipment on the job site, course of construction coverage helps protect you from financial losses caused by natural disasters, vandalism, theft, or fire. Also called builders risk insurance, the short explanation of what this policy does for your construction business is simple: It protects your business' investment in an active construction project. Course of Construction Has You Covered Taking out a course of construction policy ...
How to Save Money on Tools and Equipment Insurance Coverage

How to Save Money on Tools and Equipment Insurance Coverage

You know that insurance coverage is important for your business. But paying for insurance can feel like, well, a real pain. You want to protect the tools and equipment that you need to do your job, but who wants to overpay for tools and equipment insurance? You don’t want to break the bank having to replace your equipment when it is damaged or goes missing while on the job site, but you also don’t want ...
5 Things to Know About Stolen Tools Insurance

5 Things to Know About Stolen Tools Insurance

Is there anything worse than stolen tools? When you’re a contractor relying on your tools and equipment to get the job done, the answer is a definitive no. Luckily, you can protect your tools and equipment against theft with a special type of contractor insurance. 1. Stolen Tools Insurance is Called Tools and Equipment Coverage Business owners want to protect their assets, no matter the industry. But insuring a contractor’s tools and equipment isn’t as straightforward as ...
Top 10 Construction Resources

Top 10 Construction Resources

Operating any business takes a lot of skill, organization, sound advice, and maybe even a pinch of good luck. This is particularly true when you’re building and expanding a construction business. We rounded up some of the best construction resources available to help you – publications, blogs, podcasts, and websites that can give you the most assistance as you grow. 1. SBA Website The SBA website is the cornerstone of business advice, no matter what your speciality ...
5 Common Contractor Insurance Claims

5 Common Contractor Insurance Claims

The construction business is a risky one. From on the job accidents to extreme weather, traffic collisions to vandalism, there is no shortage of possible ways for contractors to incur losses. But with the right coverage in place, your construction business doesn’t have to lose money if the unexpected occurs. Here are some of the most common ways contractors lose money when something goes bad - and the insurance policies that can help you keep yours. 5 Common ...
What Does Contractor General Liability Insurance Cover?

What Does Contractor General Liability Insurance Cover?

Accidents happen. This is true in every line of work but even more so in the high-risk industry of construction. And with this higher risk of accidents comes the very unpleasant possibility of getting sued. It is not uncommon for contractor businesses to be on the receiving end of a lawsuit. Whether perceived or real, clients will not hesitate to take you to court if they feel your business is at fault for damages or injuries they ...
How Contractor Insurance And Bonds Help Build Your Business

How Contractor Insurance And Bonds Help Build Your Business

How are you building your construction business? Whether you prefer the time-honored practice of word-of-mouth referrals or are up to speed on the latest digital marketing techniques, don't overlook one of the most essential tools you've got available to you: contractor insurance and bonds. Not sure how an insurance policy or bonds can help put more cash in your account? Keep reading to find out. Contractor Insurance vs Contractor Bonds: What’s the Difference? Both contractor insurance and bonds ...
What Kind Of Contractor Insurance Do You Need?

What Kind Of Contractor Insurance Do You Need?

Choosing insurance for your contractor business can feel complicated and confusing. There is no one-size-fits-all policy that will neatly cover contractors across the industry just as no two contractor businesses are exactly alike. The kinds of policies and coverages available to contractors is almost as vast and varied as the jobs they perform and the types of business they run. But choosing the right insurance to protect your construction business doesn’t have to feel dizzying. Here ...

 

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