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One thing new contractors often want to know is whether they should charge deposits on construction projects. Should you ask your customers for money up front before you start working?
The short answer is probably “yes,” especially on big or complicated jobs. That’s because a customer deposit can help you smooth out your cash flow (which is always a concern to self-employed contractors) and protect you in the event your customer can’t pay or the job gets canceled halfway through.
The bigger the construction project is, the more thought you need to put into your deposit amount. Typically, you’ll want to ask for at least a little bit of money upfront with a signed agreement. The amount you charge to begin should include amounts for: