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As a handyman, there’s nothing you can’t fix. From remodeling kitchen cabinets to fixing leaky bathroom pipes, you spend a lot of your time helping customers with projects around the house. Since you work in other people’s homes, you need handyman insurance to keep your business protected.
At Simply Business, we make sure you have the kind of coverage that’s customized for your handyman business. We’ll take the time to understand your business’s risks, so you can enjoy the peace of mind that comes from knowing you’re fully covered.
Handymen face highly unique risks based on the kind of services they specialize in, the location they serve, and the type of projects they take on. That’s why Simply Business makes it easy to tailor your coverage, so you can get exactly what you need.
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Professional liability insurance - which can also be called errors & omissions (E&O) insurance - is a type of policy that provides coverage in the event a customer claims you were negligent with your handyman services. If your customer decides to sue your business, your professional liability insurance policy may cover damages and legal costs that you might be ordered to pay due to that negligence.
Professional liability insurance usually covers:
Professional liability insurance usually does not cover:
General liability insurance - also known as commercial general liability (CGL) insurance - is a type of policy that covers you and your business in case of third-party damages, accidents, and/or lawsuits.
General liability insurance can provide you coverage if:
General liability insurance usually doesn’t cover your work vehicles, tool theft and/or damage, professional mistakes, and legal disputes with employees. Learn more about commercial general liability insurance.
Workers compensation insurance for handyman professionals covers you in case an employee gets sick or injured on the job. Depending on your state, workers compensation insurance is legally required as soon as you hire your first employee, so you’ll need this policy to keep your handyman business compliant with the law.
Workers compensation insurance can cover some lost wages, as well as medical and legal costs associated with the injury or sickness. For example, if an employee falls off a ladder and hurts his back, your policy may cover his resulting medical costs and lost wages while he recovers. If your employee decides to sue you because of the accident, your workers compensation insurance may cover the cost of the claim as well as attorney fees.
Learn more about workers compensation insurance.
If you’re wondering how much handyman business insurance costs, the answer usually depends on several factors, like:
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