Questions and answers relating to our SelfBuild insurance, including what it covers, levels of cover available, where insurance applies. This information is provided as a guide only, and if you’ve got any doubts or questions, give our expert team a ring on 0800 230 0225.
At SelfBuild Insurance, we understand the needs of those building their own homes, and we have the experience and knowledge to back it up. For more than twenty years we’ve been providing self-build insurance policies, and in that time we’ve constantly honed and improved our offerings.
We know you don’t want to waste time sorting out your insurance, so we’ve made it quick and painless. Get a quote right away by entering a few details, and buy within minutes.
We offer two main insurance products – SelfBuild Liability Insurance (to cover your self-build site before work starts) and SelfBuild Insurance (if you’re planning on living in the house once it’s built). Each of our products has been designed with your cover needs in mind.
What is self-build insurance?
Who is SelfBuild insurance designed to cover?
Our SelfBuild insurance is designed for self-builders, who are building their own home ‘from the ground up’, and plan on living in the property once it is complete.
I don’t know when building will start. Can I still buy SelfBuild insurance?
If you have a self-build plot but work hasn’t started, Site Liability insurance is designed to cover your site before work has started, and can be converted into a SelfBuild policy before the build phase begins.
I’ve started my build. Can I get self-build insurance from you?
Can I extend my policy?
What does SelfBuild insurance cover?
How many sites can I insure?
How long does a SelfBuild insurance policy last?
When might self-build insurance be needed?
Am I required to have self-build insurance?
With a self-build project, the only insurance you legally need to have is employers’ liability insurance, which is required if you directly employ people.
What’s the difference between ‘land’ and a ‘self-build plot’?
Who underwrites SelfBuild policies?