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Drain Cleaner Insurance

If your business gets into a messy situation, make sure you have the right kind of business insurance to keep your business running.

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  • Our contact centre is based in the UK and is here to help you with your insurance needs.
  • We have experience in the insurance industry since 1990.
  • Our Employees' Liability insurance comes with £10 million cover as standard.
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What is drain cleaners' insurance?

Working as a drain cleaner is a tough job at the best of times. Whether you are working solo or running a drain cleaning company, every new client you have brings a set of new risks for you to work through. There are all sorts of things that can go wrong and the varied yet specific coverage needs of the drain cleaner means drain cleaners’ insurance can be an important protection for your business.

The insurance needs of the drain cleaner are quite varied, and drain cleaners' insurance allows you to cover the elements you care about. This means you can obtain public liability cover, treatment risks cover, property worked upon cover, tools/equipment cover and even employers' liability insurance. When you take out a drain cleaners' insurance policy, you can protect your own business needs to ensure the risks that you face can be covered. At, we understand you care about protecting your business and we can help you find competitive policies to best suit you.

Who needs drain cleaners' insurance?

Whether you are a solo contractor or running a company, if you offer a service that involves cleaning drainage systems then you might be interested in drain cleaners' insurance. In the work you do, you are exposed to the risk of clients or third parties taking legal action against you with regards to your legal responsibilities. There are various things that can go wrong, and liabilities can be expensive to defend and even more costly if the ruling is that you are legally liable. If you are a drain cleaning contractor, this type of insurance policy is there to protect you against hefty losses relating to liabilities, providing you with the funds you need to pay the legal costs of defending yourself and the fees associated with being found liable.

What does drain cleaners' insurance cover?

When you take out a comprehensive drain cleaner's insurance policy with, the primary things you will be covered for are public liability and employers’ liability. This means that if your work causes damage to equipment or property, or injury to a third party, you can be covered up to a predetermined amount. Similarly, you will be covered against claims made against you or your company regarding disease, injury or death of a person under your employment whilst they were carrying out work for you.

The risks involved in drain cleaning are varied, and no matter how unlikely an outcome may seem, it is important that you are covered against it. You can even extend your cover to include the loss or damage to your own equipment like tools or vehicles - you can express all your needs during the application process. Our team at know the specific needs of a drain cleaner business, and we can walk you through the process of tailoring your policy to suit your needs. Simply fill out the online form to get started, or give us a call on 08081 68 68 68 to discuss your business needs and get the ball rolling.


  1. 30,000+ customers bought from us and trust with their insurance
  2. Flexibility to adapt your policies throughout the year
  3. UK-based contact centre trained to help you with your insurance queries
  4. Since 1990, we've been helping businesses find the cover they need to stay protected
  5. Dedicated account manager

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The normal limits are £1m, £2m or £5m. This can be extended up to £10m or more if required. 

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Before insurers quote you a premium for your policy, they will first consider a number of factors in order to determine what kind of risk you are.

Such factors will include the scope, value, location and duration of the work you will be undertaking.

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The minimum level required by law is £5m. However, through longstanding relationships with our panel of insurers all of the policies we can supply contain a minimum of £10m of cover.

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