Construction & contracting

Construction & contracting
How a builder’s risk insurance policy can protect your business

Builder’s risk insurance protects construction companies, contractors, and subcontractors from losses caused by damages to buildings in progress. See if this short-term property insurance policy can...

Construction & contracting
How do construction and contractor licenses and permits work?
The types of licenses that construction companies and contractors need vary by location, but most projects will at least require a building permit.
Construction & contracting
The top construction risk management threats

Employee injuries, stolen equipment, and structural flaws can disrupt a construction company’s business, but you can mitigate risks by following industry best practices and choosing the right...

Managing risks
Contractor vs. subcontractor: What’s the difference?
Learn about the difference between contractors and subcontractors and the types of liabilities that they face.
General contractors
6 tips to prevent injuries from struck-by-object hazards

Struck-by-objects injuries are one of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s "fatal four" hazards, but there are measures you can take to minimize the risks. Below we identify and...

Small business stories
Slade Land Use: Construction services from the ground up

L'Tryce Slade holds a unique position – she's one of the only women in the industry who owns a construction material testing laboratory. Learn what inspired her to start her own business and what...

Small business stories
Peak Clean Energy: Helping communities go green
The two coworkers-turned-business-partners who founded Peak Clean Energy talk about the surprises of business ownership, protecting their business from risk, and more.
Construction & contracting
Subcontractors: What to do when your general contractor sues

Whether it's due to a missed deadline or another reason, there may come a time when a subcontractor faces a lawsuit filed by a general contractor. Continue reading to learn how to handle the...

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