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As a contractor, you need business insurance tailored to your needs.

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Markel brings you the insurance coverage you need for your business.

Not only are you a contractor, you’re a business owner. You’ve probably spent more than one sleepless night thinking about what could go wrong, but may have become frustrated by the lack of offerings, the prices, inadequate customer service or just the simple fact that these policies didn’t seem to take your needs into account. 

A Markel insurance policy is designed specifically for residential and commercial building services contractors. Our policy is uniquely suited to your business needs. We can even cover the tools you need to get the job done.

Why do artisan contractors need insurance? 

Your small business is not too small to have someone file a claim against you or to have an injured employee file for workers compensation. And from accounts receivables to water damage, you can get the coverage that your business needs. If you’re involved in the building trades, an artisan contractor or deal in residential or commercial building services, you can customize your contractors’ insurance coverage to match your business needs. 

What we offer

Insurance coverages are available for a wide range of contractors including: 

  • Appliance service and repair
  • Carpet and rug cleaners 
  • Electrician
  • Fence contractors 
  • Finish and trim carpenters 
  • Home furnishing installation
  • HVAC services
  • Interior decorator
  • Interior painters
  • Landscape gardening and lawn sprinkler installers 

Our coverages can include:

Commercial property insurance for your construction or contracting business provides insurance coverage to help protect you when fire, theft or vandalism damages or destroys your covered building or equipment. Property insurance may also cover accounts receivable, business income and interruption of computer operations. 

General liability insurance, or business liability, is an essential coverage that can protect you from unexpected but not uncommon claims arising from your daily business operations such as bodily injury, property damage, and personal injury.

Workers compensation
A workers compensation policy can cover expenses resulting from on-the-job injuries, including lost wages and benefits, medical care and rehabilitation services, and legal representation and compliance services.

Employment Practices Liability (EPL) coverage
Add our optional Employment Practices Liability (EPL) endorsement to further help protect your business from an employee claim against you such as sexual harassment or wrongful termination.

Specialty insurance for specialty contractors.

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