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Construction

Small business employee pressure washing a building.
Cleaning services
The outlook for pressure washing businesses is strong. With the right approach, you could launch your own successful pressure washing business, either as a side hustle or a full-time career.
Plumber fixing pipes in kitchen
Construction

The licensing, insurance, and bonding requirements for plumbers vary by state. Having the right insurance and bonding can help keep you financially protected, and may be required for some jobs within...

Construction contractors measuring the surface area of a work site.
Construction
Launching a successful construction business means drafting the right business plan, defining your marketing strategy, and searching for new contract opportunities.
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Small business insurance
While seasonal business insurance is an option for some, most business owners would benefit from investing in continuous coverage for their small business.
General contractors discussing on job site
Construction

The licensing, insurance, and bonding requirements for general contractors vary by state. Having the right insurance and bonding helps keep you financially protected, and it's required for some jobs...

A woman rubbing her neck in pain at work.
Workers' compensation insurance
Knowing the most common workplace injuries and how to prevent them can decrease the number of workplace accidents at your business and increase your employees' safety.
Electrician fixing light bulb wiring
Construction

The licensing, insurance, and bonding requirements for electricians vary by state. Having the right insurance and bonding can help keep you financially protected and may be required for some jobs...

Two people in helmets working on a roof.
Construction
The construction industry is full of risks. However, there are several types of construction insurance that can keep your small business protected from the most common hazards.
General contractor measuring a structure for a project.
Construction

Becoming a general contractor requires a combination of education and hands-on work experience. You might start off in a particular building trade and work your way up to general contracting, or...

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Insureon videos
In this video, we provide a side-by-side comparison of commercial auto and personal auto insurance. No matter how you use a vehicle for your business, know that there’s coverage available.
A small business owner meeting with a prospective new client.
Growing a business
A business expansion can gain new customers, and potentially more profits, for a small business owner. Of course, you’ll need the right strategy to avoid growing pains and remain profitable.
Two small business professionals reviewing paperwork for a specific project
Construction

Knowing the differences between project insurance and traditional business insurance can help business owners make informed decisions, protect their businesses legally and financially, as well as...

Contractor woodworking while on the job
Construction

Subcontractors and independent contractors are sometimes required to carry insurance to comply with state laws and licensing requirements. They may also need their own insurance to qualify for...

Construction worker using a grinder
Construction

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...

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Workers' compensation insurance
Where health insurance coverage ends and workers' comp coverage begins can be confusing for employers and employees alike. Learn about how the two insurance policies differ from one another.
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