Property Insurance Cause of Loss Form

| Business Insurance, Commercial Property Insurance, Insurance Claims, Insurance education, Landlord Insurance, Uncategorized.

Attached to every commercial property insurance policy is a cause of loss form that determines which perils are covered and which are not. There are 3 forms in common use: basic form (CP1010), broad form (CP1020), and special form (CP1030). It is critical that a policyholder understands the property insurance cause of loss form attached to their policy… Read more »

We understand pest control insurance!

| Business Insurance, Pest Control Insurance.

If you own a pest control company, you know that exterminators require specialized business insurance. At Safeguard Insurance, we understand pest control insurance. For nearly 20 years we have worked with PCO’s large and small to provide coverage that meets all state and local regulations and protects your business from damage or injury claims. When… Read more »

Types of Construction Insurance

| Business Insurance, Contractor insurance.

The construction industry is full of opportunities and risk. Managing the risk is critical to running a successful and profitable construction firm. An effective safety program is the first step in managing risk. A comprehensive insurance plan is the next step and is just as important. There are many types of construction insurance available to… Read more »

Pet Groomer Professional Liability

| Business Insurance, Insurance education, Professional Liability.

In 2016, pet owners in the US spent $5.4B on grooming and boarding services. Truly, we love our pets and care for them like any other member of the family. Pet groomers are entrusted with the care of those pets and expected to provide services in a safe manner. However, sometimes mistakes occur and animals… Read more »

Manufacturing Insurance

| Business Income, Business Insurance, Commercial Auto Insurance, Commercial Property Insurance, Products Liability, Workers Compensation Insurance.

Any business that makes products intended for use by others needs manufacturing insurance. This is not one policy, but rather a tailored portfolio of coverage that addresses the insurance needs of manufacturing. The team at Safeguard Insurance has been providing manufacturing insurance coverage for nearly 20 years.  We have the markets and experience to provide… Read more »

Affordable Commercial Auto Insurance

| Business Insurance, Commercial Auto Insurance, Risk Management.

Business use vehicles can be expensive to own and operate. Between the cost of fuel, routine upkeep, and the occasional major repair, the cost to a business can be substantial.  Here are some tips to finding affordable commercial auto insurance that will help reduce the cost to your business: Prescreen drivers. Before you even consider… Read more »

5 Contractor Insurance Tips

| Business Insurance, Commercial Umbrella, Contractor insurance, General Liability Insurance, Insurance education.

Like many industries, contractors have very specialized business insurance needs. When choosing an insurance provider, contractors would be well served to work with an agent that understand their industry. Here are 5 contractor insurance tips to make sure you have the right coverage for your business. Understand additional insured endorsements. There are dozens of additional… Read more »

Builders Risk Insurance Protects Construction Projects

| Business Insurance, Contractor insurance.

Whether you are involved in residential projects, commercial work, or general remodeling, builders risk insurance protects construction projects. At Safeguard Insurance, we have provided affordable builders risk insurance to contractors and owner-builders for nearly 20 years. No matter what size construction project, we can find you the right builders risk insurance at a price you can… Read more »

Business Insurance Tips

| Business Income, Business Insurance, Commercial Auto Insurance, Commercial Property Insurance, Workers Compensation Insurance.

Many business owners want to buy an insurance policy and never think about again. We understand you have better things to focus your time on, so here are some business insurance tips to make sure you have the right coverage to protect your operation. Buy adequate property insurance coverage. Many property insurance policies contain a co-insurance… Read more »

Understand Convenience Store Insurance

| Business Insurance, Garage Insurance, General Liability Insurance.

Convenience stores are a growth industry.   In 2014 the number of c-stores increased to nearly 153,000 across the US, about 1% more than 2013.   Even better, convenience stores continue to be a “mom and pop” small business with 63% owned by single-store operators.   To run a successful c-store or gas station, you… Read more »

Products Liability versus General Liability

| Agency Customers, Blog, Business Insurance, General Liability Insurance.

Most businesses involved in manufacturing know they need to purchase products liability coverage. When providing products liability insurance quotes, we are often asked about the difference between products liability versus general liability. Products Liability versus General Liability In reality, products liability (or product liability) is a component of general liability insurance. Unless otherwise excluded, a… Read more »

Small Business Insurance Tips

| Agency Customers, Business Income, Business Insurance, Commercial Property Insurance, Commercial Umbrella, General Liability Insurance, Insurance education.

At Safeguard Insurance, we love small business. After all, we are family-owned small business ourselves. Our owners have lived in Las Vegas since 1975 and been involved in several small businesses over the decades. We understand the needs of small business owners and, most of all, we know small business insurance. Our goal is to… Read more »