Business Insurance for Janitorial Services

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Janitorial insurance can help cover expenses if you lose a client’s keys, if one of your employees is injured, or if client property is damaged during a cleaning.

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What types of insurance do janitors need?

These policies provide coverage for common risks faced by janitorial businesses and commercial cleaning companies.

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General liability insurance

This policy protects janitorial businesses against basic risks, such as client injuries or property damage during cleaning. Add lost key coverage for more complete protection.

  • Slip-and-fall injuries
  • Accidental property damage
  • Libel and slander lawsuits
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Workers’ compensation insurance

Workers’ compensation insurance is required in almost every state for janitorial businesses that have employees. It can cover medical bills for work injuries and illnesses.

  • Employee medical costs
  • Partial lost wages
  • Lawsuits over employee injuries
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Commercial auto insurance

This policy covers injuries and property damage in accidents involving a janitorial company's vehicle. It also covers vehicle theft, vandalism, and weather damage.

  • Physical damage and collision coverage
  • Injuries caused to another person
  • Theft and repairs due to vandalism or weather
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Business owner's policy

A business owner's policy (BOP) is a cost-effective way for a small janitorial company to purchase general liability insurance and commercial property insurance together.

  • Slip-and-fall injuries
  • Damaged client property
  • Damaged cleaning equipment
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Commercial umbrella insurance

Commercial umbrella insurance boosts the policy limits on a janitorial business's general liability, commercial auto, and employer's liability insurance.

  • Customer injury lawsuits
  • Legal bills from auto accidents
  • Lawsuits over employee injuries
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Janitorial bonds

Janitorial bonds are a type of surety bond that protect your clients from financial loss. They can provide reimbursement if a janitor steals money or property from a client.

  • Client accusations of theft
  • Theft of money
  • Stolen property
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Why do janitors need insurance?

Janitorial businesses face multiple risks. An employee could suffer a back injury while loading a van, a client could slip on a freshly mopped floor, or an employee could steal money from a client’s office. Janitorial insurance can cover these and other liability issues.

How much does insurance cost for janitorial services?

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Several factors will have an impact on insurance costs, including:

  • Value of your cleaning equipment and property
  • Number of vehicles
  • Revenue
  • Location
  • Number of employees
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