We're here to help with window cleaning insurance

From working at height or relying on specialist extending pole equipment, we know your work is varied and can be hazardous. It presents different risks to you, your staff or subcontractors, and the general public. So, you need insurance cover that gives adequate protection against these risks and reassurance for your clients. 
Because we understand your business and the challenges you face, we developed window cleaning insurance that offers:

  • Protection for:
    tools and equipment that you own, as well as those you hire in or loan out
    vehicles or plant used for your work
    claims from members of the public who have suffered injury, damage or loss of personal items as a result of your work
    property and materials that are lost or damaged whilst on-site.
  • Bespoke cover – whether you're a sole trader or manage a team of window cleaners, our window cleaners insurance is designed around you. You'll only pay for the cover you need.
  • Professional advice and support – throughout the life of your policy, we'll be on hand to help you with any queries, problems or issues you may have. We'll also support you if you need to make a claim.
  • Saving you time – leave the hard work to us; we'll search our selection of the UK's leading and specialist insurers to find the provider that suits you best.

How our team of window cleaning insurance experts can help you

At Marsh Commercial, we have over 28,000 contractors who have chosen us to manage their insurance needs. That's almost £130m in gross written premium (GWP); you're in good company.

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 contractors like you.

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

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

What cover can window cleaners insurance offer?*

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

  • public liability
  • product liability
  • employers liability
  • tools
  • portable equipment
  • own plant
  • increased costs of working
  • directors and officers insurance
  • professional indemnity
  • fleet
  • personal accident
  • stock
  • hired-in plant.

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

Cleaners insurance

Whether you provide domestic, commercial or light industrial cleaning services, we know the nature of your work can be dangerous, leaving you, your employees and other individuals open to risks. You need flexible cleaning insurance to protect yourself – and your business.

Handyman insurance

From fixing the guttering on a five-storey roof to tending to a light fitting in a domestic property, we know your work is varied and presents different risks to you, your staff or subcontractors, and the general public. You need handyman insurance cover that protects against these risks.

Tradesman insurance

We know the nature of your work can present many risks to you, your staff or subcontractors and the general public. You need cover that gives adequate protection against these risks and reassurance for your clients.

Frequently asked questions

What insurance does a window cleaner need?
Because your work is so varied, you face many different daily risks and challenges. It's important to protect yourself against these risks by having the right insurance in place. If your tools or equipment are damaged or stolen, you would have to pay to repair or replace them without insurance. This could potentially be a significant cost to your business. Your tools could also pose a hazard to members of the public. As a window cleaner, you should have window cleaners 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.
Do window cleaners need public liability insurance?
Accidents happen. Every day, your business is exposed to risks that may cause injury to the public or your customers, as well as property damage. You need to protect yourself against third-party claims arising from these situations. Window cleaners public liability insurance will cover legal defence costs and compensation costs should you face a claim against yourself.