Self-storage insurance for business goods
Store Insure offers a storage insurance policy which is designed to protect your business goods whilst they are being kept in a professionally managed storage facility. Whether your business uses self-storage all the time, or just occasionally to cope with busy periods, it is important to ensure that your goods are properly protected against loss or damage whilst they are in storage.
Self storage insurance for business good from Store-Insure provides cover against the specific risks associated with storage, as well as providing cover whilst your goods are in transit.
Our self storage insurance cover for businesses is available from just 1 month and up to 18 months. We can provide cover for a wide variety of storage types including external metal containers. With over 2000 storage locations currently approved, and new sites regularly added, Store Insure are of the longest established providers of self storage insurance in the UK.
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Whether your business uses self storage to cope with a lack of storage space, or as it’s primary location, our storage insurance is designed to provide peace of mind.
- Fire, Lightning, Explosion or Earthquake
- Theft or Attempted Theft
- Riot, civil commotion, labour disputes or political disturbance
- Storm or Flood
- Vandalism or Malicious Acts
- Water or Oil escaping accidentally
- Sprinkler Damage
- Moth, Insect or Vermin from a source outside of the Storage Unit, , subject to acceptance criteria
- Collapse or Partial Collapse of the Premises
Are computers and electronic office equipment covered?
Yes – our storage insurance policy provides cover for business equipment including computers and other electronic equipment – it does not cover Smart phones, mobile telephones and - PDA’s (personal digital assistants).
Can I store archived paperwork?
Yes, many businesses use self storage to keep archived paperwork, business documents and old accounting records safe. Whilst not necessarily valuable in their own right, the potential cost to businesses if important documents are los of misused can be very high. See our blog post for our tips on storing business documents.
Can I insure my business stock?
Yes, our standard policy protects your Business Goods - Business stock and materials in trade, including work in progress, finished goods and customers goods in and at The Premises or held in trust by You at The Premises for which You are responsible.
How much cover do I need?
You should always make sure you have enough cover in place to cover the full replacement cost of your stored items.
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