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Arizona Contractor License Bonds: What You Need to Know

Nov 27, 2023

If you’re working as a contractor in Arizona, obtaining your contractor license bond is a crucial aspect of operating a safe and legal business. Contractor license bond requirements vary from…

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Oregon Increases Bond Capacity Requirements

Nov 9, 2023

The Oregon state legislature recently passed a bill (House Bill 2922) increasing all minimum bond amounts for contractors licensed by the Construction Contractors Board (CCB) by $5,000, effective January 1,…

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A Contractor’s Guide for Hiring Subcontractors

Jul 26, 2022

Whether you do not have enough permanent staff members for a job or need someone with a special skill, hiring subcontractors is a routine part of the contracting business. Outsourcing…

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A Contractor’s Guide for Developing Contracts in Arizona

Jul 20, 2022

You are doing a kitchen remodel and a materials shortage interrupts work, a common phenomenon in the age of the coronavirus. Though not in your control, your client pursues litigation…

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A Contractor’s Guide for Advertising in Arizona

Jul 15, 2022

Advertising for Arizona contractors – including radio, television, internet, and signage – got a lot simpler since Governor Ducey signed H.B. 2545 into law. Contractors previously needed to prominently display…

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How the Bonding Process Works: A Step-By-Step Overview from Applying to Approval

Jul 8, 2022

While all licensed contractors in the state of Arizona have a bond, few know how their licensing bond actually works. You enter a few details online or over the phone,…

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General Liability for Contractors: What it Is and What it Isn’t

Jul 6, 2022

As a contractor, you are no stranger to danger. Not only do you work with hazardous equipment and machinery every day, but you also conduct your business at third-party locations…

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Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses

Jun 27, 2022

Think of marketing as a first impression. Just as the clothes you wear implicitly express parts of your identity – sleek suits typically are associated with professionalism, canvas work jackets…

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5 Most Common Claims Against Contractors and How to Avoid Them

Apr 28, 2022

Accidents are expensive and construction contracting has the second-highest bankruptcy rate of any private business – which makes sense considering all that can go wrong in a general contractor’s day-to-day…

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