Insurance for Builders

Quick, comprehensive insurance cover for builders

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There’s a certain amount of risk in every careers. But when it comes to being a builder, the risk can be much greater than normal. And when you throw in heavy materials and the many health and safety considerations around them, the consequences can more severe than you might ever have imagined. Unfortunately, given the nature of your business and the increased chance of injury, builders may be more susceptible to risk than most. However, public and/or employers’ liability insurance for builders, can mitigate these risks for you and your business.



Simply tell us what you cover you want and receive your quote within 5 minutes in most cases.


We use our knowledge, experience and relationships to get the best quotes with no hidden costs.


No two businesses are the same so no two policies are either. We tailors yours to your needs.

Protecting members of the public

Public Liability Insurance gives businesses cover if a customer or member of the public becomes injured, ill or even dies as a result of an incident connected to that business. In the case of builders like you, this could be someone tripping over a ladder, cutting themselves on equipment or even being hit by falling debris.

Protecting their property

Public Liability Insurance also covers you should a customer or member of the public look for costs relating to damage to their property following an incident connected to your business. Have you ever accidentally broken a window, scratched a car or burst a pipe? Then this cover could be the perfect protection for you.

Protecting your employees

Employers’ Liability Insurance gives you cover if an employee becomes injured, ill or even dies while they are employed by you and your company. As you know, no matter how hard you try to reduce risks, accidents often happen on busy sites. It also covers you should an employee look for expenses or damages following an incident connected to your business.


Why choose Sound Insurance?

It’s simple, we’re Sound. Sound people. Sound prices. Sound advice. We know insurance can be a pain to deal with and you have more important things to do. So, if you just tell us what you do and provide a few details, we’ll take care of the rest.

Are Sound Insurance tied to one company?

No, we work with nearly all the main insurers in the Irish and UK markets. That gives us access to over 50 leading insurers.

Can I pay by Direct Debit?

Yes you can. We work with some insurers that have their own direct debit facility. That allows you to pay them directly. And for those that don’t, we work with numerous insurance finance providers, which allows you to spread the cost of your insurance over the policy period.

I don’t see my occupation on your website, can you give me a quote?

There are so many occupations and variations of occupations it’s hard to capture everything. But the simple answer is yes, we should be able to help you. Obviously, this is dependent on your specific requirements and claims history. But in general we get quotes for most businesses.

I need cover straight away, how long does it take?

At Sound Insurance we know that time is precious. So, we won’t take too much of it from you. We do everything over the phone and in most cases, cover can be arranged in minutes, with your certificate being emailed to you straight away.

Why we’re trusted by builders like you

Small businesses like yours are the backbone of Ireland’s economy and deserve the best attention and care from their insurance provider. As a ‘direct broker’, we combine the speed and efficiency of an insurance company, with the insider expertise and customer service of a broker.

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You simply tell us what cover you want. We’ll then contact you to quickly confirm what you need. We’ll then go get your quote and usually get it to you within 5 minutes.

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