Construction Insurance Blog

Leveraging Generative AI in Construction Marketing

Generative artificial intelligence (AI) has impacted every industry, including construction. While there are still kinks to work out and concerns to address, AI is here to stay and evolve. What Is Generative AI? Generative AI is a category of artificial intelligence that enables machines to learn patterns from vast data sets to create new content, […]

National Safety Stand-Down: Preventing Falls, Reducing Workers’ Comp Claims

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), falls from height remain the top cause of death for construction workers, accounting for 395 of the 1,069 fatalities documented in 2022. Falls from heights can occur due to lack or inappropriate use of safety equipment. Harnesses, guardrails, and safety nets are all necessary for adequate fall […]

A Primer: Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Regulations

ADUs are small, self-contained residential units on the same lot as a single-family home. They have all the basic facilities needed for day-to-day living, such as a kitchen, sleeping area, and a bathroom, and may be attached to or detached from the primary residence. Over the last several years, ADUs have exploded in popularity as […]

Four Tips on How to Get More Renovation Business

As a contractor, it can feel like half of your time is spent simply finding leads. Home renovation jobs can be a lucrative source of income for your business, but how do you find these customers? From marketing strategies to industry relationships, here are four tips to help you get more renovation business. Showcase Your […]

Benefits of Adding Payroll Services for Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ Compensation insurance covers workers injured on the job. Mandated in nearly every state, Workers’ Comp pays for your injured employee’s medical bills, rehabilitation costs, a portion of lost wages, and/or even partial or permanent physical impairment. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), common injuries in construction include slips, trips, and falls. […]

Resilient Construction Vital in Mitigating Property Damage Losses

We are experiencing increased frequency and severity of storm losses in the U.S., causing billions of dollars in property damage and devastating communities. In March alone, a strong upper-level disturbance spawned dozens of severe convective storms across the central U.S. According to CoreLogic, hail greater than one inch in diameter affected approximately 660,000 single- and […]

Roofing Trends to Look Out for in 2024

When it comes to roofing, there’s so much more to consider than style. The roofing marketplace is constantly evolving, and contractors must stay current on trends to best serve their clients and deliver exceptional projects. From eco-friendly innovations to implementing durable materials, here’s an overview of 2024’s emerging roofing trends. Using Eco-Friendly Materials in Roofing […]

Why Using QR Codes Can Benefit Your Construction Business

New technologies are continually emerging in the construction industry to make business more efficient. Contractors need to stay on top of developments in equipment, building materials, and inspection codes to ensure projects meet modern expectations. But there’s one simple technological advancement that’s often overlooked by construction professionals: QR codes. This simple digital metric can drastically […]

Why Carry Builders Risk Insurance

Builders Risk insurance provides coverage for buildings and structures while under construction, renovation, or remodeling. The policy, written for a specific time frame (3, 6, 9, or 12 months), protects against various risks that can occur during the construction process. It typically covers the following: Property Damage to Insured Structure & Materials: This includes damage […]