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Regardless of what Dick Van Dyke says, a sweep isn’t always as lucky as lucky can be. In fact, sometimes the job of a chimney sweep can be very dangerous, and if the right precautions aren’t taken, accidents are likely to end up happening.
Bear in mind that when you go onto a client’s property, there is an abundance of risks that immediately become apparent, and each one needs to be considered and prepared for by you and your staff so that you can go about your business and offer a great service, leaving your client with an ash-free fireplace.
There is the possibility, for instance, that a piece of unsecured equipment could fall and cause damage to the home, or it could injure a resident or one of your employees. And let’s not forget that, as well as your equipment, there is also the risk of you or a worker falling off a roof. Obviously, this can have devastating consequences but, with the correct safety measures in place, it is very unlikely that it will happen. Nevertheless, it is your duty to be braced for the worst. In fact, if you have any workers under your employment, it is your legal responsibility to have employers’ liability insurance in place to cover the cost of any claims made by injured employees.
And, of course, a tradesman is nothing without his tools. Without your cleaning supplies, you won’t get very far clearing out any chimneys. Therefore, it is a very good idea to purchase cover for if your tools get damaged or go missing, temporarily putting you out of order.
Effective cover – meaning cover that you can rely on to protect your business against each one of its specific risks – can be hard to come by. Making the right choice isn’t easy; there are so many things to consider and so many insurance products out there that you would be forgiven for becoming confused. What you really need is a team of business insurance experts who know the ins and outs of business and liability insurance as you do the inside of a fireplace, a team that is able to get you a cost-effective policy that has been made with only your requirements in mind.
Well, you’re in luck. The Tredstone team is exactly that.
You see, at Tredstone, we understand the importance of a bespoke service. It’s crucial that a business’s exact risks are identified so that it can be worked out what types of cover are necessary to ensure its smooth, uninterrupted operation. This is why we will tailor a policy that takes all of your individual circumstances into account, coming up with a quote that is for your business and your business alone. We are also confident that the quote will reflect the best price available on the market, as we compare the most suitable policies using our network of leading UK insurers to find you the best quality cover at great value.
As a chimney sweep, you may already have an idea of the types of cover you should be getting. These are likely to include some, if not all, of the following:
Tredstone is well equipped to provide you with a policy that includes all of the above. However, if you feel that your chimney sweep business requires specific help with unique and specific insurance risks , you can give our helpful team a call for a detailed discussion about all your options.
Specialising in making the insurance process quick, simple, and affordable, Tredstone will sweep away any worries you have regarding your insurance.
So, whether you’re a lone sweep or employ an ensemble of all-singing, all-dancing chimney cleaners who step in time, contact Tredstone today.
Just fill out our simple online form with the relevant information about your chimney sweep business, and you’ll have a quote in no time. Or, if you would rather talk things through with a professional before moving forward, then our team members will be more than happy to discuss your options with you. Give us a call to find out why we pride ourselves on a friendly, efficient, and effective service. For your convenience, you can also request a call back at a time that suits you.
Contact Tredstone by clicking on the “Get A Quote” button below, giving us a call on 0800 2315 162, or by requesting a call back.