Frederick County, Maryland Contractor License Bonds

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Who needs a contractor license bond in Frederick County, Maryland?

Frederick County requires various contractors to post a surety bond to work in the area. These contractor types and their bond amounts are listed below:

  • Electrical contractor: $10,000 bond
  • Public improvements contractor: $1,000-$100,000 bond (depending on proposed work)
  • Septic system installers: $100-$250,000 bond (depending on proposed work)

Unsure which bond applies to you? Give us a call at (888) 435-4191 and we’ll be happy to help you through the application process. You can also check out our page on contractor license bonds in Maryland for state-specific information.

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How does a contractor license bond work?

A contractor license bond protects clients from damages due to deficient contractor work. The bond ensures that contractors will meet all applicable regulations and codes of the obligee (Frederick County). If the contractor fails to follow the bond agreement, clients can file a claim requesting compensation.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can avoid claims by operating your business professionally and communicating well with clients. You should answer any client complaints efficiently and to the client’s satisfaction to prevent claims against your bond.

Absolutely – we don’t need to run your credit for this bond. We frequently issue contractor bonds for as low as $100.

Apply for Your Contractor Bond in Frederick County, MD

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