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Flooring contractors insurance

We're here to help with insurance for flooring contractors

You wouldn't think of starting a job without the right equipment. Arranging insurance for your business is no different. It pays to speak to professionals, and that's why we're here to help you. 

Your specialist tools and equipment can be hazardous not only to yourself but to your staff, sub-contractors and the general public. There's also a risk of causing property damage whilst you're working.

We understand the day-to-day risks and challenges you face, and can help you find a flooring installer insurance package that forms an essential part of your toolkit.

  • Your property and tools, covered flooring contractor insurance can provide cover for: tools and equipment against accidental damage or loss; and property damage.
  • Bespoke protection – from sole traders to managers of teams of flooring installers, our flooring contractors’ insurance is designed around you and your business.
  • Professional support – our expert team are on hand to answer any questions you have, resolve issues you encounter, and with any claims that arise.

How our team of flooring contractor insurance experts can help you

At Marsh Commercial, we're part of a global group with a local community focus. Our team of experts have years of experience supporting tradesmen and flooring contractors like you.

We take time to understand your needs to arrange the flooring installers insurance that's right for you. So you can focus on your business.

Get in touch with a contractor insurance expert

What cover can flooring contractors insurance offer?*

We can arrange the following areas of cover, depending on your business needs:

  • public liability
  • employers liability
  • subcontractor liability
  • contract works
  • plant
  • vehicles, including directors' cars
  • stored materials
  • tools in transit
  • environmental clean-up.

*As with all insurance policies, terms and conditions apply. Contact us for full details.

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Frequently asked questions

Accidents happen. Every day, your business is exposed to risks that may cause injury to the public, your customers or contractors. There's also the risk of your work causing property damage. You need to protect yourself against third-party claims arising from these situations. Public liability insurance will cover legal defence costs and compensation costs should you face a claim against yourself. Mistakes happen; no matter how much attention you pay to detail, sometimes projects don't go to plan. As a flooring contractor, you are liable to pay any legal defence costs and any compensation relating to claims of errors in the design or the installation of your project. Professional indemnity for flooring installers will protect against these costs if a claim is made against you. As a professional flooring contractor, you need to have public liability insurance in place to protect against risks that may cause injury to the public or your customers. If you employ staff, you're legally required to have employers liability insurance. Professional indemnity insurance will cover any legal costs and damages that you could be liable for should you or your business make a mistake. You may also consider other types of protection, including your tools and your equipment.