How to Hire a Contractor: Best Practices

Spring is ramping up, and so are the construction jobs and renovations! But do your clients know the ins and outs of hiring contractors? Are their contractors OSHA certified or have they received recent complaint? Are their contracts all up to snuff, and how about the contractors’ insurance coverage? As residential and commercial property owners embark on routine maintenance projects or much-needed repairs, it’s important to review best hiring practices with them to avoid a costly claim—and the headaches that come with it. Please share our handy, downloadable checklist for insureds.

It’s got invaluable references for choosing a contractor and making those renovations go as smoothly as possible, including:

  • How to check licenses and properly vet a contractor
  • How to protect property owners from being held liable if an on-the-job accident occurs
  • Recommended insurance limits, and more!