Construction Mistakes

In a perfect world there would never be any construction mistakes when we undertake a home improvement project. When hiring a contractor to perform work in and around your home it’s good to know, in advance, how to protect your investment. The assumption that your homeowner’s insurance or the contractor’s insurance will cover any unfortunate…

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Storage of Construction Materials

Temporary storage of construction materials, whether on-site or off-site is a little more involved than you may think. Whether you are involved in new construction, home renovation or remodel, at times it is necessary to purchase materials in advance of their scheduled installation to ensure your project continues to move forward. What are stored construction…

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professional liability claim

Depending on what type of construction project you are undertaking, whether it be new construction, home remodel or renovation you may have to consider the need for┬áProfessional Liability Insurance coverage. In the instance of new construction if your project has been designed using the services of an architect, the architect should carry this type of…

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workers compensation insurance

As it relates to new construction, remodeling or renovation, in most states, contractors are required by law, to carry workers compensation insurance (workers comp) for direct employees of their company. Doing business with a contractor who does not carry workers comp coverage, that’s current and in force, exposes you to potential liability if accidents occur…

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CGL Insurance Coverage

Whether you are hiring a general contractor or a single trade contractor, it is important for your protection and that of the contractor that they carry a current, active policy for Commercial General Liability or CGL insurance. If the contractor you consider hiring for your project does not have this insurance, you are placing yourself…

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