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No matter the type of roof, we’ve got you covered

Whether you specialize in residential or commercial roofing and install asphalt, clay, metal, slate, wood, built-up, spray-on, EPDM, PVC or another kind of roofing solution, we have coverage for liability along with your tools, shop, commercial vehicles and more. We’ll take care of the details, so you can focus on your business.

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Get a free quote for roofer insurance

Let our team of commercial insurance brokers get you the perfect policy that meets the specific needs of your roofing company. As a trusted brokerage partnered with over 70 of Canada’s top insurers, we have access to some of the best coverages and prices in Ontario for your roofing business’ insurance needs.

What does roofer insurance cover?

We have insurance packages that can be customized to meet the unique needs of your company, but it all starts with this basic coverage.

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Commercial general liability

This protects your business if your work causes property damage or leads to an injury. It covers legal bills, court awarded costs and more. If something unfortunate happens, we’ll be there to help.

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Commercial auto

Coverage if your work vehicles are in an accident or stolen. It can also be extended to personal trucks used by you or your employees to transport tools and supplies to work sites.

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Tools and equipment

Coverage for your nail guns, staplers, compressors, saws, extension ladders and other tools you use every day. It can also include tool rentals after a claim to keep your business running.

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Commercial property

Protection for your office or shop for damage from fire, storms, burst pipes, vandalism and theft. It can also cover your inventory and business supplies. We have coverage for home-based businesses too.

Frequently asked questions about roofing insurance

The cost depends on the type of roofing you’re doing, the size of your business, whether you need coverage for a workshop or office and company vehicles, and more.

Asphalt residential roofers can get coverage for their business and tools often for under $2,000 a year. But your exact price will depend on your business and its unique needs.

Regardless of what kind of roofing you’re doing, we’ll find you great insurance at a competitive price. Doing commercial roofing that involves hot work with a kettle? We have a specialized insurance program just for you. Ask us for details.

Roofers need insurance more than just about any other type of contractor. Claims can arise from water damage if roofs are improperly installed, or fire if your crew works with hot tar or torch on membrane. Even if damage isn’t your fault, you could be on the hook for legal fees to defend your business against a false claim.

If you or your employees use your own personal vehicles to transport roofing tools and materials to job sites, we’ll make sure you’re properly covered. Personal auto insurance doesn’t usually cover your vehicle for business use, so issues may arise if you ever have to make a claim and don’t have the right protection. Business (commercial) auto insurance can cover you and your team for business and personal use on the same vehicle, and it’s more affordable than you might think.

As a roofer, you likely install tens of thousands of dollars worth of shingles or other roofing materials in a given week. If you have a shop then those materials might be covered under a commercial property policy while they are there. But not while they are being installed or awaiting installation at a job site. An installation floater fills this gap in coverage.

Many roofing contractors don’t have a physical office or shop. That doesn’t mean you don’t need insurance. If you run your business from home, the good news is that you don’t need property insurance for a building, so insurance will likely be much more affordable. But what about the shingles, tools and other roofing supplies that you keep at your home? Most home insurance policies only cover a very small amount for business contents. Talk to one of our contractors insurance specialists about coverage tailored to your home-based roofing business.

Your business is unique, so are your insurance options.

Being a brokerage for over 70 of Canada’s top insurance companies means our commercial brokers have access to a wide range of coverage options as unique as your business – at some of the best rates in Ontario. We sweat the details so you can focus on your business. Want to learn more about the coverage options available to you? Here’s a few of them: