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Compare plumbers insurance and plumbers liability insurance

Any plumber will know the smallest mistake can have major consequences, particularly when it comes to water escaping into a building. Without the right liability insurance cover, you could be personally liable and financially responsible to rectify any mistakes made. We all know accidents happen when you least expect, so we can arrange your plumbers' insurance for you, to give you peace of mind.

Finding the right cover doesn’t need to be time-consuming. We’ve made it easy to compare contractor quotes online from a range of UK insurers, so you can get the cover you need in just a few minutes if you know what you need and don't require advice.

However, if your plumber insurance needs are a little more complex and you need some advice, simply call to speak to our advisors and they’ll arrange your policy for you, as well as giving you all the support you need.

Why choose us?

  • Compare insurance quotes
    Right cover, right price
  • Protect your business online
    It's simple and hassle free
  • Expert advice in just one call
    Insurance tailored to your needs
  • Monthly payment options available
    Your business, your budget
  • Excellent customer service rating 
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Insurance for Plumbers

Being a plumber can take you here, there and everywhere, on a variety of different jobs. Whether it’s a small task or a larger project, ensuring you have plumbers insurance in place to protect you is crucial.

As careful as you may be, accidents do happen, and that’s why insurance for plumbers is an essential part of your business. Without plumbers insurance, you may be exposed to large financial losses that could impact the future of your business.

Covers for plumbing businesses

Public liability cover for plumbers

Public liability cover as part of your plumbers' insurance can safeguard your livelihood against unforeseen eventualities. For example, if you accidentally knocked over a vase at a customer’s home, this would also be covered under your public liability insurance.

Plumbers Employers' Liability cover

If you employ people to help, whether on a full-time, part-time or labour-only basis, you will also need to take out employers' liability insurance to protect your staff against injuries at work. 

Additional covers for plumbers

There are many other covers that you may wish to add to your plumbers' insurance, so you can tailor the cover to your individual business requirements. As well as protecting others involved in your business, you may wish to consider personal accident cover to protect yourself against accidents at work. This would tide you over with a weekly benefit if you injured yourself at work meaning you were unable to trade.

Should you need it your tools and equipment can be included within your insurance policy to a level that meets your needs. Hand-held tools and power tools can be covered against loss or damage. Buildings cover can also be incorporated to protect an office or unit that you use in relation to your business, alongside business interruption cover to protect your income should you suffer damage at the premises meaning you are unable to trade.

Commercial legal expenses provide cover for taxation proceedings, jury service allowance, employment awards and compensation and much more.

Hassle-free plumbers insurance quotes with Premierline 

We have many years’ experience arranging insurance for plumbers and have really got to know the industry and the covers that are most important to you. We can arrange the right plumbers' insurance for you at the right price.

You can protect your plumbing business in just a few minutes online, or speak to our advisors who are on hand to provide advice and support you for the duration of your policy. 


As a customer you'll get exclusive access to our Business Toolkit with resources from the experts and our Retail Rewards with discounts on big name brands.

Covers to consider:

  • Public liability
  • Employers' liability
  • Contract works, tools, plant and equipment
  • Personal accident
  • Contents and stock
  • Business interruption
  • Buildings cover for your office or unit
  • Commercial legal expenses

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