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Plumbing insurance designed to protect your business

NEXT Insurance is a one-stop shop to help you get the plumber insurance you need to protect your business from accidents, injuries, legal fees and damaged vehicles. Our insurance packages typically include:

  • General liability
  • Contractors’ E&O
  • Commercial auto
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Tools and equipment
  • Commercial property

You can save up to 25% in discounts on plumber insurance

You can pay for your insurance monthly or annually and you can cancel instantly at any time.

Basic
Lowest Price
Commercial Auto
Combined single limit
$85,000
General Liability
Per occurrence
$300,000
Tools & Equipment
Per occurrence
$3,000
Workers’ Comp
Per accident
$100,000
Commercial Property
Per occurrence
$25,000
PRO
Most Popular
Commercial Auto
Combined single limit
$100,000
General Liability
Per occurrence
$1 million
Tools & Equipment
Per occurrence
$5,000
Workers’ Comp
Per accident
$500,000
Commercial Property
Per occurrence
$25,000
PRO PLUS
Best Coverage
Commercial Auto
Combined single limit
$1 million
General Liability
Per occurrence
$1 million
Tools & Equipment
Per occurrence
$10,000
Workers’ Comp
Per accident
$1 million
Commercial Property
Per occurrence
$25,000
We’ll help you get the business insurance coverage you need
It’s all about managing your risk. See the different policies available for affordable plumber insurance and save up to 10% when you bundle two or more of our policies.
General Liability

General Liability

Bought by 95% of business owners like you
General liability insurance covers a wide range of accidents and basic risks. With plumber liability insurance, you’ll have financial protection if someone other than an employee gets hurt or you are held responsible for damaging property that doesn’t belong to you. General liability might be required for a plumbing license in your state, and it’s common for clients to ask for proof of coverage. General liability includes contractors’ E&O, or professional liability coverage, which can help cover costs in a business disagreement.

general liability can help you pay for:

Medical payments
Property damage
Legal fees and judgments
Contractors’ E&O

Contractors’ E&O

Bought by 80% of business owners like you
Errors and omissions insurance (also known as professional liability) helps you defend yourself if you’re accused of making a mistake that causes someone to lose money. For example, if you are accused of installing the wrong sink at a client’s property, your policy could help cover expenses to fix the problem.

professional liability can help you pay for:

Professional negligence (actual or alleged)
Legal defense costs
Legal judgments
Commercial Auto

Commercial Auto

For business owners who own or drive vehicles
Most states require commercial auto insurance for business-owned vehicles to help pay for medical expenses and property damage. Personal auto insurance usually won’t provide coverage for plumbing business activities, such as taking pipes and fixtures to a job site.

commercial auto can help you pay for:

Medical expenses
Collision repairs
Rental reimbursement
Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

For business owners who hire employees
Workers’ compensation insurance can help you and your employees after a workplace accident. Most states require it as soon as you hire your first employee, and you might need coverage before you can get your plumber license. It can help pay for medical bills and lost wages after an accident.

workers compensation can help you pay for:

Medical expenses
Lost wages
Employer liability
Tools & Equipment

Tools & Equipment

Protection for your gear and equipment
Tools and equipment coverage makes sure your gear is protected wherever you keep it — in your vehicle, in a trailer or at a job site. If you don’t own or lease property and regularly take expensive plumbing gear to a job site, tools & equipment insurance offers protection against damage or theft. This coverage is available as an add-on to our general liability insurance.

inland marine can help you pay for:

Equipment owned by you
Employee tools and clothing
Borrowed equipment
Commercial Property

Commercial Property

For business owners who own or rent physical spaces
Commercial property insurance can help protect your plumbing equipment, inventory and your building if you own it. If you own real estate where you store equipment, commercial property insurance provides coverage for your equipment while it’s on the premises, as well as for the building itself.

commercial property can help you pay for:

Damaged equipment and inventory
Lost income
Operating expenses
How much does plumber insurance cost

How much does plumber insurance cost?

Plumber insurance costs vary based on the risks that your business faces, such as:

  • The types of projects you work on
  • Where your projects are located
  • The types of vehicles you use at work

Learn more about plumber insurance costs and coverage.

Plumber insurance requirements

Plumber insurance requirements

Plumbers are often required to have insurance due to the risk of injury and property damage while working on residential and commercial projects. You might need insurance to:

  • Get a plumber license in your state.
  • Start work on a project. Clients might ask you to have active insurance — usually general liability or workers’ compensation — before you can work at their property.
  • Drive for business purposes. Business-owned vehicles typically need commercial auto insurance and personal auto policies might not cover business driving.
  • Hire employees or subcontractors. Most states require workers’ compensation.
  • Repair or replace property you own or rent. Protect your inventory, equipment and even the building that you lease or own.

Frequently asked questions about business insurance

We get asked a lot of questions about plumber insurance. If you don’t find the answers you need here, our licensed, U.S.-based insurance advisors are standing by to help via online chat or phone.

How does business insurance protect plumbers?

Our plumbing business insurance packages are designed to protect your business from a variety of risks and help you save money to grow your business. You’ll be protected from financial losses related to:

Damage to someone’s property

You accidentally drop a heavy sink and crack your client’s custom tile floor. The general liability coverage in your insurance package would help pay to repair the damage.

Accidents that hurt someone

While repairing a groundwater pipe, your client trips over the hole you dug and breaks their wrist. Your general liability coverage would also come into play here by helping to pay for medical costs and legal fees if you go to court.

Professional mistakes 

A homeowner accuses you of installing the wrong bathtub which means they need to stay at a hotel longer than planned. Contractors' E&O coverage helps you defend yourself if you’re accused of making a mistake that causes someone to lose money. 

Workplace injuries 

You throw your back out lugging a toilet into a house and can’t stand up straight. Workers’ compensation coverage can help cover medical bills and lost wages — not to mention it’s usually required by law if you have employees. 

Injuries and damage involving your business vehicles

To avoid hitting a dog, you sideswiped a parked car with your work truck. Commercial auto coverage will help pay for the repairs. This coverage is also usually required by law for business-owned vehicles. 

Theft or damage to your tools

You had to leave your van parked at a site overnight and someone stole your tools. You can choose to add tools and equipment insurance to your general liability coverage to help pay for replacement costs. 

Damage to your own property

A tree falls on the roof of your office during a severe storm. Commercial property insurance can help with replacement or repair costs if your owned or leased property is damaged due to a covered event, such as a burst water pipe, fire, tornado or vandalism.

What do I need to get an insurance quote online?

We keep it simple and straightforward so you can find the coverage that’s right for you within a few minutes. When you start a quote for insurance, we’ll ask you a few basic questions about your business, including: the kind of services you provide, the location of your office or where you plan to work, how many people you employ and how much you pay them and the number and type of vehicles you use for work.

How can I get a certificate of insurance?

You’ll have instant access to your certificate of insurance 24/7 from your computer or mobile device when you purchase coverage with Next. There’s no waiting for anyone, no need to print anything and definitely no fax machines. If you’re a new or current Next Insurance customer, all you need to do is log in to your account and your Live Certificate delivers you the proof of insurance you need instantly, for free. You can easily share your COI with anyone via email, text message or a social media post. We provide unlimited certificates and you can also add an additional insured for free. If you decide to change your coverage, your certificate will be automatically updated. Find out more details about your certificate of insurance

How does the claims process work with NEXT Insurance?

  • If you’re a policyholder, you can file a claim any time by logging in to your account at www.nextinsurance.com and clicking the “File a claim” under the "About us" tab. You can expect a call from us shortly after you submit a claim to go over the details.
  • If you do not have a policy with us and are filing against one of our policyholders, you can head over to our website at www.nextinsurance.com, select “Help Center” under our “Support” tab, and under “Quick Actions for Customers” click where it says ”Not a policyholder and want to file a claim?”
  • If you cannot access your online account and require help from our support team, please visit our online help center.

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