Carpenter #2: ‘How much tools insurance do you need?’

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Rob’s been a carpenter for fifteen years and in that time has accumulated thousands of dollars’ worth of tools. He’s a cautious bloke who has always had trade insurance but recently he decided to do a stock-take and couldn’t believe how much more he had than he first thought.  read more

Carpenter #1: ‘A whole lot of peace of mind’.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Tim, a carpenter from Woodridge recently had his tools ripped off out of his locked ute while he was at work. Bummer and very frustrating! Yes, but as least he had trades insurance. ‘I’ve always had insurance through Tradesure and now I know why. If I had to fork out the money to replace them all it would have cost me at least $5 000. read more

Electrician: ‘Too risky not to have insurance’

Thursday, December 27, 2012

There are some frightening stats out there and the bottom line is; tradies are involved in lots of accidents at work. When you think about it tradesmen work in fairly high-risk environments and no more so than Electricians.  read more

Carpenter Leads the way with Insurance Advice

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

John from Bendigo has been a self-employed carpenter for years and loves his job. He’s well established business gets so busy at times he engages sub-contractors and the one thing he often has to remind them is that they must have their own carpenters trade insurance because they are not covered by his Trades insurance. This surprises a lot of young tradesmen because they naturally think the boss will have it covered. But the fact remains that if you’re in trade working as a sub-contractor; you are not covered by the head contractor’s insurance. In John’s case he always recommends Tradesure. read more

Insurance for Hard-working Plumbers

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Rob, a plumber from Kirra on the Gold Coast decided to look into Trade Insurance as soon as he went out on his own as a sub-contractor. His mates told him trade public liability insurance was expensive but he decided to look into it anyway and called Tradesure.  read more

The Risky Business of Electricians

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

ALL electricians, whether trade business owners or sub-contractors need to have Trade insurance. Why? Because higher risk means more chance of claims and in turn, a greater need to be insured. Tradesman insurance is important because it offers tradies protection against financial claims in the event of damage to property or injury to people caused by the tradesman. read more

Don’t be caught without Business Insurance for Plasterers.

Monday, October 08, 2012

About five years ago, Dan, a plaster from Taigum contacted Tradesure about plasterer insurance. He got his insurance quote online and his policy was up and running in no time. He was soon reminded what a good idea it was to have tradies insurance when a good mate, who is also a plasterer, almost went belly-up when a claim was made against him when he accidentally caused significant damage to a client’s home. read more

Why Tradesure is different

Monday, October 01, 2012

Peter and his wife Jenny own a concreting business. Peter goes out and does all the physical work and has a couple of sub-contractors concreters who work for him while Jenny books in the jobs and does all the accounts from home.  read more

Insurance for the humble Handyman

Monday, September 24, 2012

Even the humble handyman needs insurance. When you think about it, the handyman goes everywhere and does just about anything, often on their own and in environments where there are no formal workplace safety procedures.  read more

Affordable insurance for Tradies

Monday, September 17, 2012

Ever wondered what happens to those tradies you read about in the newspaper who have accidents at work? Well unless they have tradesman insurance they stand to lose a lot. How do they pay their bills while their not working and there’s no money coming in? It’s a tough one. < read more