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Floor Laying Contractors: What Type of Insurance?

Floor layers and those contractors involved with other floor jobs need insurance coverage designed to protect the work they do.

Professional floor installers have intrinsic exposure to being the brunt of a bodily injury lawsuit in the event a slip and fall incident arises during or after floor covering has been put in.

In addition to the hazards of slips and falls, the work may be subject to environmental hazards in relation to floor adhesives or finishing containing dangerous chemicals. Moreover, jobs that entail removal of asbestos-backed linoleum or tile flooring present perilous risks.

A lawsuit is costly. The right type of insurance can pay for legal fees and medical bills, lost wages and other costs associated with liability for injury.

Important forms of Insurance Coverage


Among other business related insurance, the following forms of coverage are essential for the floor laying contractor:

  • Installation floater insurance coverage

  • General liability insurance coverage

  • Workers compensation insurance coverage

Prime Insurance Agency’s Commercial Lines Department is eager to assist the floor-laying or floor-removal contractor with any questions about associated coverage. Schedule your no-obligation insurance consultation today.

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Summary: Floor laying and associated work is hard labor that requires quality workmanship and hands-on experience. Contractors face countless liability exposure that could lead to being the defendant of a costly lawsuit in the courts. Related insurance coverage protects from the all the risks.


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