Most property owners will require contractors to have Builder’s Risk insurance coverage. The coverage protects against several risks to buildings that are being built or renovated. No two policies are alike since every construction project has unique risks. Nonetheless, most Builder’s Risk policies cover property damage or loss due to fire, theft, lightning, vandalism, hail or explosions.
It’s important to read your policy and familiarize yourself with its precise limitations and exclusions. For instance, wind, earthquake, and flood are typically not covered in coastal areas. Other standard exclusions include: