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NJ sub contracting

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by gutter21, Nov 14, 2008.

  1. gutter21

    gutter21 Member
    Messages: 68

    How much are guys getting for sub contracting in NJ:drinkup:
  2. TubedYota

    TubedYota Member
    Messages: 45

    Do you want to be a sub contractor or are looking for some?
  3. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,521

    75 to 85 .....
  4. dannyslawn

    dannyslawn Senior Member
    Messages: 106

    I pay my sub 70.00 per hour.
  5. gutter21

    gutter21 Member
    Messages: 68

    Thanks for the prices.....im looking to do some sub contracting......what type of insurance should i need or will i be covered under thiers
  6. dannyslawn

    dannyslawn Senior Member
    Messages: 106

    Our subs are required to have their own insurance.
  7. RamPainting LLC

    RamPainting LLC Senior Member
    Messages: 194

    General liability for snow, vehicle insurance and Workman's comp for your guy's.

    It's pretty easy to fall and hurt yourself in the snow and Ice, The bigger problem is damaging property under the snow, concrete curbs, plastic sidewalk drains etc. It all cost $$$ and someone has to pay the bill.
  8. forestfireguy

    forestfireguy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,276

    One thing on insurance........anyone you sub for can cover you, actually they have to if you can't prove you have your own coverage. We let our subs choose, if they have thier own coverage, thats great. But for guys who don't have a regular business of their own sometimes it makes better sense for them to add themselves to our ins. To be added to their insurance expect about a 20% premium, ours is 12%workers comp and 7.5%liability. I used to work for a guy who charged more than he paid, which to me is wrong since he's already making money on you working for him.........but anyway, good luck!!
  9. gutter21

    gutter21 Member
    Messages: 68

    thanks for all the info.........i had a talk with him and i'm covered under his policy....i just need my regular insurance :drinkup: