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General Contractor Insurance in Texas

You can save up to 25% in discounts on business insurance.*

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Texas general contractor insurance that's customized just for you

Texas general contractor insurance that's customized just for you

NEXT makes it easy for you to save on all the insurance you need to protect your general contractor business in Texas. Business insurance packages for general contractor businesses in Texas often include:

  • General liability
  • Professional liability
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Tools & equipment
  • Commercial property

You can save up to 25% on general contractor insurance in Texas

You can pay for your insurance monthly or annually and you can cancel instantly at any time.

Basic
Lowest Price
General Liability
Per occurrence
$300,000
Tools & Equipment
Per occurrence
$3,000
Workers’ Comp
Per accident
$100,000
Commercial Property
Per occurrence
$25,000
PRO
Most Popular
General Liability
Per occurrence
$1 million
Tools & Equipment
Per occurrence
$5,000
Workers’ Comp
Per accident
$500,000
Commercial Property
Per occurrence
$25,000
PRO PLUS
Best Coverage
General Liability
Per occurrence
$1 million
Tools & Equipment
Per occurrence
$10,000
Workers’ Comp
Per accident
$1 million
Commercial Property
Per occurrence
$25,000
We specialize in providing the right type of general contractor insurance for small businesses in Texas
NEXT is made for entrepreneurs, hustlers and general contractor business owners in Texas who like to stay covered and save money.
General Liability

General Liability

Bought by 95% of business owners like you
General liability insurance helps to protect you from unexpected expenses related to many types of accidents that can affect your general contractor business. And clients could require that you have general liability coverage as part of contract requirements so they know that you can pay for any accidental injuries or damage related to your work.

general liability can help you pay for:

Medical payments
Property damage
Legal fees and judgments
Professional Liability (E&O)

Professional Liability (E&O)

Bought by 80% of business owners like you
Professional liability insurance protects your general contractor business against civil lawsuits and negligence claims related to professional mistakes, whether you actually made them or a client just thinks you did. It can help to cover the cost of defending yourself or reimbursing a client.

professional liability can help you pay for:

Legal defense costs
Legal judgments
Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

For business owners who hire employees
Workers’ compensation insurance protects employees and general contractor business owners from financial losses after a workplace injury or illness. It can help with reimbursing medical bills, rehabilitation costs, lost wages and other expenses.

workers compensation can help you pay for:

Medical expenses
Lost wages
Employer liability
Tools & Equipment

Tools & Equipment

Protection for your gear and equipment
Tools and equipment coverage makes sure your gear is protected wherever you keep it — in your vehicle, in a trailer or at a job site. If your tools are lost, damaged or stolen, this coverage will help pay for replacements or repairs.nTools and equipment insurance is available as an add-on to our general liability insurance.

inland marine can help you pay for:

Protection for your gear and equipment
Commercial Property

Commercial Property

For business owners who own or rent physical spaces
Commercial property insurance is one of the most common types of small business insurance general contractor owners buy because of the different types of coverage it offers. It helps with replacement or repair costs if property is stolen or damaged due to a covered event, such as a burst water pipe, fire or vandalism.

commercial property can help you pay for:

Damaged equipment and inventory
Lost income
Operating expenses
Cost of general contractor insurance in Texas

Cost of general contractor insurance in Texas

NEXT makes sure that a general contractor in Texas gets the right coverage for the most competitive rates. Policies are customized for you based on:

  • Your work experience
  • Your claims history
  • How many vehicles you use for work
  • How many employees you have

A general contractor business in Texas can pay as little as $13 each month for business insurance.

Your general contractor business risks can change from time to time and that can impact your insurance needs. We’re here to make sure you always have the right coverage.

Business insurance for general contractor in Texas has never been easier

Business insurance for general contractor in Texas has never been easier

A general contractor business in Texas is a busy small business with little time to sweat the details of insurance. NEXT takes the hassle out of insurance by getting rid of jargon and endless phone calls. With NEXT, you can get:

  • Covered in less than 10 minutes
  • Access to your documents online whenever you need them
  • Insurance advisor support via phone, email and direct chat if you have questions

We know that there’s never enough time in a day for the self-employed. That’s why we work hard to make running your business that much easier.

Frequently asked questions about general contractor business insurance

Here are some of the most common questions we get about general contractor business insurance. If you don’t find the answers you need here, our licensed, U.S.-based insurance advisors are standing by to help via online chat or phone.

Does NEXT Insurance offer general contractor business insurance in Texas?

Yes, NEXT Insurance offers tailored general contractor business insurance in Texas.

Does NEXT Insurance offer Commercial Property coverage for general contractor business in Texas?

Yes, NEXT Insurance offers General Liability, Professional Liability, Workers' Compensation, Tools & Equipment, Commercial Property coverage for general contractor business in Texas.

How does business insurance protect general contractors?

Our contractor insurance packages are designed to protect your business from a variety of risks and help you save money to grow your business. You’ll be protected from financial losses related to:

Damage to someone’s property

Your ladder slips and crashes through a living room window. The general liability coverage in your insurance package would help pay for a replacement.

Accidents that hurt someone

A distracted homeowner trips over your extension cord, breaks their ankle and sues you. Your general liability coverage would also come into play here by helping to pay for medical costs and legal fees.

Workplace injuries

Your employee has to get medical care and cancel some jobs after they slip and cut their finger with a drill. Workers’ compensation coverage with business owner’s coverage can help cover medical bills and lost wages. Workers’ comp is usually required by law if you have employees.

Injuries and damage involving your business vehicles

You get into a fender bender with your work truck that was ruled your fault. Commercial auto coverage will help pay for the repairs and some of the rental costs, depending on the policy limits. This coverage is also usually required by law for business-owned vehicles.

Theft or damage to your tools

Motor failure puts your compressor out of commission. The tools and equipment insurance that is optional with your general liability coverage can help pay for replacement and repair costs.

Damage to your own property

A water pipe bursts in your office and floods the entire space. Property insurance can help with replacement or repair costs if your owned or leased property is damaged due to a covered event, such as fire, tornado or vandalism.

How can I get a certificate of insurance?

You’ll have instant access to your certificate of insurance 24/7 from your computer or mobile device when you purchase coverage with Next. There’s no waiting for anyone, no need to print anything and definitely no fax machines. If you’re a new or current Next Insurance customer, all you need to do is log in to your account and your Live Certificate delivers you the proof of insurance you need instantly, for free. You can easily share your COI with anyone via email, text message or a social media post. We provide unlimited certificates and you can also add an additional insured for free. If you decide to change your coverage, your certificate will be automatically updated. Find out more details about your certificate of insurance

What do I need to get an insurance quote online?

We keep it simple and straightforward so you can find the coverage that’s right for you within a few minutes. When you start a quote for insurance, we’ll ask you a few basic questions about your business, including: the kind of services you provide, the location of your office or where you plan to work, how many people you employ and how much you pay them and the number and type of vehicles you use for work.

How does the claims process work with NEXT Insurance?

  • If you’re a policyholder, you can file a claim any time by logging in to your account at www.nextinsurance.com and clicking the “File a claim” under the "About us" tab. You can expect a call from us shortly after you submit a claim to go over the details.
  • If you do not have a policy with us and are filing against one of our policyholders, you can head over to our website at www.nextinsurance.com, select “Help Center” under our “Support” tab, and under “Quick Actions for Customers” click where it says ”Not a policyholder and want to file a claim?”
  • If you cannot access your online account and require help from our support team, please visit our online help center.

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