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5 Ways Contractors Can Grow Their Business

Now that we’re on the cusp of the busy summer season, contractors across the country are preparing for their next big project or contract. Are you taking steps to grow or maintain your business? Use these five tips to help maximize your business’s growth this summer. Collect great customer testimonials. Everyone wants their work done… Read More »

What is Contractor’s General Liability Insurance?

If you’re an independent contractor, you probably already know that you need to have contractor liability insurance in Arizona, Nevada, and most other states in the country to legally operate. However, you might not be sure what exactly contractor liability insurance protects against—or why you even need it in the first place.

Why Do I Need Commercial Auto Insurance?

Most contractors already know that they need special insurance compared to the general public. For example, a contractor may know that if he or she doesn’t have a certain level of contractor license bonds in California, his or her business can be shut down. However, if you own a small business, you might not believe… Read More »

How to Obtain Your License in WA

If you work as a contractor in Washington state, you need to carry a contractor’s license. If you’re caught doing any sort of construction tasks (even flipping personal properties) without a license, you can be fined upwards of $1,000 for your first offence. Use these steps to get your contractor’s license—and keep your jobsite open… Read More »

What is the California Contractor Business Examination Like? What You Need to Know

If you’re a contractor in California, you probably already know that you must take a trade exam before you receive your contracting license. But did you know that the California contractor’s exam also includes a section on business law and practices? Before you go into your exam, make sure you’re prepared to tackle the business… Read More »