Insurance Noodle has launched an integrated property and casualty facility for small contractors, bringing together the power of several leading carriers, via a single access point.
Contractors, such as handymen, landscapers and installers represent the largest segment of the U.S. small business community.
Creating a customized, easy to use solution for insurance agents with clients in this group represents a significant step forward in helping these companies manage their risk exposure.
"For years the insurance industry has defined a program around one market with limited scope. Yet, as agents who serve small business owners everyday know, no single insurance company offers the best solution for every account. This drove us to create our integrated contractors program, working with the best companies in the space," said Insurance Noodle CEO, Ted Devine.
The Insurance Noodle contractors facility carriers are AM Best rated and include some of the finest in the marketplace. The contractors facility leverages the Insurance Noodle proprietary technology platform to return multiple real-time quotes to the agent through a single integrated application.
The offering is designed primarily for general liability, commercial auto and workers’ compensation coverage. Available endorsements include faulty workmanship and contractors miscellaneous tools and equipment. Target classes encompass a full range of contractors including residential remodelers, flooring installers, home inspectors, heating ventilation and air conditioning installation and repair, and more.
Ralph Blust, President of Insurance Noodle, added, "The integrated platform uniquely equips agents to obtain the best solution for each client from the offerings of all the participating carriers. Agents can immediately obtain solutions for a wide range of small contractors, like never before."