The Federation of Master Builders

Northern Ireland Domestic and Commercial Insurance

Product Overview

FMB Insurance’s Domestic and Commercial Warranties are a wide selection of flexible, insurance-backed guarantees that are specifically designed to give you complete peace of mind before, during and after construction to your existing development.

Our Domestic and Commercial Warranties offer cover for a wide range of projects, including; porches, internal alterations, loft conversions, extensions and much more.

Our Northern Ireland policy is designed specifically for any work undertaken on behalf of the NI Housing Executive.

All of FMB Insurance’s Domestic and Commercial Warranties offer cover during the construction phase, as well as cover for the deposit paid. The policy protects against liquidation, faulty workmanship and structural damage.

Reasons to buy

  1. Suitable for loft conversions, porches, internal alterations and many other types of work to your existing development
  2. Our Domestic and Commercial warranty offers cover during the construction phase
  3. Designed specifically to provide you with complete peace of mind, no matter what kind of project you’re working on
  4. Underwritten by market-leading insurers

Frequently asked questions

Is this warranty accepted by the Northern Ireland Housing Executive?

Yes it is. 

What builders are able to access this warranty?

A list of Northern Ireland FMB members can be found here

Who has to take out this insurance? Is it the client or the builder?

Both the client and builder can take out a Domestic and Commercial warranty without it affecting the warranty in any way; however, both builder and homeowner must sign the documents before we will put a warranty in place.

Are there any restrictions if I’m not a member of the FMB, or if I use a builder who isn’t a member?

Only members of the Federation of Master Builders can access this warranty. 

How much is the excess?

The excess for our Domestic and Commercial Warranties is £350.

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