Understanding Performance Bonds

Written By Charlotte Insurance on March 7, 2024. It has 0 comments.

a contractor and homeowner discussing the need for performance bonds

General contractors, regardless of their specialty, need to understand how performance bonds work. Many states require these bonds, which provide an additional layer of protection for the people who hire the contractor to get their ordered work done. Without one, you have no recourse should the contractor disappear before the job is complete. These specialty […]

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The Importance of Surety Bonds

Written By Charlotte Insurance on February 15, 2024. It has 0 comments.

a contractor working on a home after securing a surety bond

Before taking on a new job, contractors should always consider having a surety bond in place. These bonds protect both the contractor and the client who hired them, helping ensure that the project gets done. Yes, you may be able to operate without a surety bond, but that largely depends on the state in which […]

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Does Your Small Business Need to Be Bonded?

Written By Charlotte Insurance on March 12, 2019. It has 0 comments.

a charlotte contractor in need of a bond.

You’ve heard of companies that are licensed, insured, and bonded. Have you wondered if your own small business should be too? It helps to understand what a bond is and how it can help your business. What is a Bond? A bond is a guarantee between three parties: you, a customer or client that you’ve […]

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Fidelity Bonds vs Surety Bonds – What’s the Difference?

Written By Charlotte Insurance on January 5, 2015. It has 0 comments.

Surety bonds come in all different shapes and sizes, depending on your business needs, but they are designed to do one thing – protect everyone involved in a contract.

Most surety bonds protect the customer who hired you to complete a job. Others, like fidelity bonds, protect both the customer and your business. Charlotte Insurance understands the different types of surety bonds and can help you make a more informed decision for how best to protect your business and your customers.

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Understanding Fidelity Bonds

Written By Charlotte Insurance on January 2, 2015. It has 0 comments.

You’ve worked hard to build relationships with your clients and customers. You’ve got amazing employees who care about taking care of customers and seeing the business grow. But it only takes one bad apple to destroy everything you’ve built.

As careful as you may be when you hire new employees, there could easily come a time when you hire someone who is dishonest.

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Landscaper Surety Bonds

Written By Charlotte Insurance on November 20, 2014. It has 0 comments.

With the passage of the new laws governing licensed landscapers in North Carolina, there’s a lot to take in and understand so that you’re in compliance. As of August 1, landscapers are no longer simply registered within the state but are now licensed and must show proof of purchase for surety bonds. What does this mean for you as a professional landscaper?

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