The team at C&U Upholstery Supply Company in Garden City, Alabama, experienced tragedy on Tuesday when a vehicle speeding out of control crashed into the front of their building.
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Seat airbags have complicated the work of many auto upholstery professionals, who are concerned that if they repair seat covers and the airbags underneath don’t deploy correctly they could be held liable.
Until recently, the issue was largely limited to front-seat backrests. However, in recent years, automakers have also begun installing airbags in rear-seat base cushions.
Just because your auto upholstery shop is insured doesn’t mean your covered for everything. To protect your business from potential losses and liabilities, you need to now exactly what your policy includes and take steps to ensure that it’s exactly what you need. Otherwise, you’re setting yourself up to fail.
If your auto upholstery business lacks adequate insurance coverage, you’re literally one fire or natural disaster away from total financial ruin. However, things don’t have to be that way.
By researching insurance plans, securing adequate coverage and making sure your policy never lapses, you can protect your livelihood and customers’ cars at the same time. If you’re not sure where to start, read “Choosing Shop Insurance” by Eddie Wieber, editor of The Shop (formerly Performance & Hotrod Business magazine).