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Changes to the Law for the Glazing Industry Took Effect during June 2014 see >> MTC and IBG Changes

For the opportunity to offer your customers IBGs and other insurance products call us.
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The UK's Leading Deposit Protection and IBG Provider - HomePro Insurance

The HomePro Group has specialised in the home improvement industry for almost thirty years and has become the UK's leading provider of home improvement deposit protection and insurance backed guarantee products.

Just Look At The Market Place We Are In

home improvements note  Home improvement is an £18 billion market.

TrustMark survey note  A recent survey by TrustMark shows that just 26% of homeowners used recommendations as basis to employ a tradesman.

home improvements note  40% of home owners are planning or have started home improvements this year. (2012/2013)

housing completeions note  Annual housing completions in England totalled 102,570 during 2010.

renewable technology note  Approximately 45000 households in Britain have already installed a form of renewable technology (Dec 2011).

Solar Power savings note  From solar, a typical return of £1,190 a year could be achieved under the right conditions, according to Energy Saving Trust figures. Return based on a typical 2.9kWp installation.

Work funded by loans note  The majority of home improvements are funded by loans.

Additional insurance on work note  33% of loan buyers take additional insurances with their loan purchase.

Businesses can cease trading note  In some sectors of home improvement 20% of businesses have been known to cease trading each year.

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Very Important Changes To Insurance Backed Guarantees For Glazing Installers - June 2014

New legislation will require Glaziers to provide insurance against both frame & hardware defects and also protection against breaches of the applicable Buildings Regulations too.

This insurance Backed Guarantee needs to mirror the tradesman's personal guarantee for a period of 1 year, 5 years or 10 years.

Your Competent Persons Scheme provider should provide its members with a list of its Approved Insurance Providers so that its members can comply with these changes which are set to change in June 2014.

Why not contact HomePro Insurance for more information on how this might affect you?
Simply call 08707 344 344 and speak to a member of our team.

A Wealth Of Experience and Knowledge Available To You

HomePro has a wealth of expertise in the home improvement industry. Founded back in 1999 we created a sister brand called HomePro Insurance during 2001, which has fast become one of the leading providers of home improvement protection insurance products in the UK. HomePro Insurance were recognised for their efforts in insurance when they were awarded “The Insurance Times Award for Innovation” by the insurance market in December 2002 while HomePro Insurance were one of the first companies in our sector to achieve *FSA authorisation (*Replaced by the Financial Conduct Authority in April 2013) during 2005.

Our products are available to home owners through a network of around 3500 tradesman located from the Scottish Highlands down to Cornwall. Businesses are able to offer our Deposit and Warranty Insurance when doing work within the Home Improvement Industry. There are two ways for this to be done. The first is by way of an offer leaflet which the tradesman provides to his customer who is then free to contact HomePro Insurance directly to purchase their cover, and the second is 'by way of business'. By way of business is where our members include Deposit and Warranty Insurance to the customer as part of the overall cost. Policies are activated when the customer submits our return slip confirming that the works have been completed to a satisfactory level.

A HomePro insurance backed guarantee, or IBG for short, covers deposits (where level of cover is Value Plus or TrustMark Value Plus), workmanship and materials. Deposit Protection Cover lasts for 90 days from date of payment to the contractor and the Warranty Insurance Policy is valid for a period of up to 10 years. The period of cover is determined by the category of work and mirrors the contractor’s written guarantee, subject to the terms of the insurance policy. The cover is usually provided for the following types of home improvement jobs.

 Awnings and Car Ports

 Double Glazing Doors, Windows and Fascia's

 Kitchens, Bathrooms and Bedrooms

 Roofing Works, Solar Roofing Panels and Loft Conversions

 Driveways, Building Conversions / Extensions and Conservatories and more.

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HomePro is the trading name of HomePro Ltd. Registered in England Company Number 3833783
HomePro Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, FCA Number 304449
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