The House Insurance Built
Risk Management for Builders & Contractors

Chapter 3: Tips for Finding Small Business Insurance

By now, you've got a solid grasp on the risks your construction business may face and the insurance policies that can keep you bonded, protect you from lawsuits, and safeguard your property. Not to mention, you've picked up some helpful resources and tips for when you are ready to grow your business.

And now it's time to put what you've learned into action. You're ready to buy insurance! But where do you begin?

If this is your first time purchasing insurance, don't be overwhelmed by all the options that turn up in a Google search. The Internet is overrun with options, and it can be hard to tell a legitimate offer from an exaggerated sales pitch.

So let's start from the top. Typically, there are two ways to go about purchasing insurance coverage. You can…

  • Find insurance policies on your own, which involves researching, compiling, and comparing quotes yourself.
  • Enlist the help of a trusted insurance agent and let them work their magic.

Not sure which option is right for you? Let's take a look at each process so you can make an informed decision.

Next: Part 1: Finding Small Business Insurance on Your Own

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