Who needs a contractor bond in Madison, Wisconsin?
The following contractors working in Madison must be prequalified with the city and post a $5,000 surety bond:
- Concrete layer
- Asphalt paver
- Sewer drain cleaner
- Sewer CCTV inspector
- Snow removal equipment operator for private property
Additionally, the above contractors must:
- Provide a certificate of insurance of $1,000,000 per occurrence, $2,000,000 aggregate on a per-project basis
- Provide a permit if excavating in the right of way
Need to purchase or renew your bond ASAP? Give us a call at (888) 435-4191, and we’ll help you get bonded in a zip! You can also check out our page on Wisconsin contractor license bonds for state-specific information.
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Frequently Asked Questions
The bond amount, also called the penal sum, is the maximum dollar value a client can seek from a bonded contractor. If damages exceed this amount, clients may seek alternative means of compensation.
The initial bond term will often last for the remainder of the calendar year in which you post the bond. You must then renew your bond annually for it to remain active (for the duration of your project). The bond renewal date will be listed on your bond form.
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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 email@example.com or call (888) 435-4191 to speak with an agent directly.
Founders Ryan Swalve and Zach Mefferd formed the vision for ZipBonds.com when they realized how overly complicated it was to help clients place surety. The frustration of being unable to incorporate the technology they’d used in other insurance-focused projects left them thinking “there has to be a better way.”
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