Lake Charles Contractor Bond

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Who needs a contractor bond in Lake Charles, Louisiana?

The City of Lake Charles requires contractors performing residential jobs exceeding $50,000 to carry a permit and Louisiana license. All contractors must post a $7,500 Lake Charles contractors bond and furnish a certificate of public liability insurance for $100,000 (minimum). Visit the city website for more information.

If you’re not sure if this bond applies to you, give us a call at (888) 435-4191. Our agents are ready to help! You can also check out our page on contractor license bonds in Louisiana for state-specific details that may apply to you.

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Frequently Asked Questions

You can often avoid claims by working professionally and finishing jobs on time. In addition, try to address client complaints as quickly as possible and resolve them to your client’s satisfaction. Being proactive is one of the best ways to avoid costly claims.

Absolutely. We don’t even need to pull your credit for this bond. Many contractors can get their license bonds for as low as $100, regardless of credit score.

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ZipBonds offers the fastest and most secure option for getting bonded. Our all-digital platform is intuitive and straightforward. Apply online, email or call 888.435.4191 to speak with an agent directly.



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