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California Hardware Insurance Solutions

 CHWIS offers coverages designed for businesses operating in California.


California Hardware Insurance Solutions is a program designed for California businesses.  Aaron Hichman, who heads up the program, grew up in the hardware business, so he understands the challenges that come with operating an independent store in California. Aaron’s recent professional experiences are in insurance, specifically helping business owners find the coverages they need to protect their day-to-day business operations and their family’s future security.



CHWIS is working with a number of insurance companies to offer owners of independent hardware stores, lumberyards, and home centers coverages best suited for businesses operating in California. Contact us to compare coverages and pricing for property/casualty coverage, workers’ compensation, commercial auto, EPLI, BOP, cyber, and employee benefits programs when you’re at renewal.


California Retail Hardware Association

California Retail Hardware Association

The California Retail Hardware Association (CRHWA) is a community of independent hardware stores, home centers and lumber yards across California. The association offers members the opportunity to share best business practices, discover new products, and get relevant marketing information.

Why California Hardware Insurance Solutions?

Because we offer insurance programs that are designed specifically for business owners operating independent hardware stores, lumber yards, and home centers in California.

Coverages for California Businesses

Top-Rated Carriers

Industry Expertise

Sponsors the California Retail Hardware Association

Led by Hardware Industry Veteran

Custom-Tailored Programs