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Handyman Insurance

Insurance you only pay for when you’re on the job.

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Get an hourly, daily, or monthly
insurance policy in 60 seconds

Starting at just $5

On-demand Coverage

Coverage only for the hours and days you work—never overpay.

Instant Certificates

Get a Certificate of Insurance in your inbox—and your client’s—in seconds.
  • New Crew Member
  • Policy Extended
  • Additional Insured

Change It Anytime

Easily add crew and Additional Insureds, and adjust your policy in real time.
What's Covered

The coverage arranged by Thimble is flexible, so you can build a policy that suits your schedule and your budget.

Policies start at just $5/hr
"With an annual policy, you have to pay upfront, which can be difficult for a small business like mine. What distinguished Thimble was the hourly rate." Reis T., Charity’s Roof and Gutter Cleaning

Handyman Insurance — Simplified.

Why do I need a handyman insurance policy?

As an handyman, you know that there are risks inherent to your job. You need an insurance policy that’s built to protect—and flexible enough to accommodate your schedule.

The General Liability insurance arranged by Thimble is designed to respond to incidents involving bodily injury and property damage. For example:

Bodily Injury
You are working at a client’s property and you leave your toolbelt on the floor while taking your lunch break. During this time, the client walks through your work area and trips over the toolbelt, sustaining an injury.

Property Damage
While doing some work in a client’s foyer, you move your ladder across the room to adjust a wall-mounted light fixture. In the process, you knock into and shatter an expensive chandelier hanging from the ceiling.


How much does small business insurance for handymen cost?

General Liability insurance policies for handymen start at $5/hour with $1 million in coverage and $0 deductible.

Add as many Additional Insureds as you’d like for free.

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Our affordable liability insurance policies for handymen are possible because they are based on the length of your coverage, whether for an hour, a day, a month, or longer. This flexibility allows you to purchase coverage exactly when and for how long you need it, making it one of the most affordable options on the market for on-demand handyman insurance.


How quickly will I get a Certificate of Insurance?

Instantly. We’ve digitized the entire experience so that you’ll receive a certificate of insurance in your inbox immediately after purchasing a policy with Thimble.

You can also add and modify your Additional Insureds as many times as you’d like directly from the Thimble App.

 

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Handymen + Contractor insurance protects your business from lawsuits, if you or your property accidentally hurts a third party or damages their property.

  • Bodily Injury
  • Property Damage
  • Legal Defense
  • Medical Payments

Covered Activities

  • AV Installation
  • Alarm Systems Installation & Repair
  • Carpentry
  • Carpentry - Interior
  • Carpet Cleaners
  • Closet Installation
  • Contractors
  • Debris Removal
  • Deck Building
  • Electrical
  • Fence Building
  • Finish Carpentry
  • Finishing Contractors
  • Flooring
  • Furniture Assembly (No Cribs or Bunk Beds)
  • Furniture Installation - Office
  • Furniture Refinishing
  • Glaziers
  • Gutter Cleaning
  • Handypersons
  • Interior Painting
  • Invisible Fence Installation
  • Locksmiths
  • Masonry
  • Millwork
  • Office Machine Installation and Repair
  • Painting & Siding
  • Piano Tuning
  • Seal Coating
  • Siding
  • Small Contractors including Finishing Contractors
  • Smart Home Installation
  • Surveillance System Installation & Maintenance
  • Surveyors
  • Swimming Pool Servicing (no construction)
  • Tiling
  • Upholstering
  • Wallpapering
  • Walls
  • Window Cleaning
  • Window Decorating

Optional Add-Ons

  • Appliance Installation
  • Chimney Cleaning
  • Concrete Construction
  • Exterior Painting
  • Floor Waxing
  • HVAC
  • Plastering
  • Plumbing (other than a leaky faucet or toilet)
  • Snow / Ice Removal
  • Sign Installation

Excluded Activities

  • Alarm System Monitoring
  • Assembly of Cribs or Bunk Beds
  • Fire or Water Mitigation or Restoration
  • Foundation Work or Repair
  • Grading or Excavating
  • Installation Servicing or Repair
  • Machinery or Equipment Repair (Other Than Office Machines and Household Appliances)
  • Performing Work over Three Stories in Height (30 feet)
  • Performing work for the oil and gas industry
  • Pool Construction
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Roofing Work or Repair
  • Street, Road and Highway Work
  • Those Specializing in Garage Door Installation, Servicing or Repair
  • Traffic Control
  • Welding
  • Work on 10 or More New Homes or New Residential Units in Any One Project or Development

What's Not Covered by Your Policy

  • Activities Involving Firearms
  • Performing Work over Three Stories in Height (30 feet)
  • Work on 10 or More New Homes or New Residential Units in Any One Project or Development
  • See full policy for details