Building Supply Pro

Recognized as the leading insurance program available for the hardware, building material and rental industries, our Insurance and Risk Management program covers a wide range of exposures. We insure companies associ- ated with the hardware, building material, lumber, rental, truss and secondary wood manufacturing entities.

Eligible Operations Include

  • Hardware stores
  • Building Material Dealers – with and without installation and construction exposures
  • Lumber wholesalers and retailers
  • Rental equipment dealers – contractors and home owners
  • Truss Manufacturers – floor and roof
  • Ancillary operations associated with a core class listed above
  • Secondary Wood Products Manufacturers including but not limited to:
    • Furniture Manufacturers
    • Moulding and Millwork Manufacturers
    • Cabinet Manufacturers
    • Closet Manufacturers
    • Hardwood Flooring Manufacturers

Krause Edwards is a general insurance brokerage with specialties in commercial insurance. We have significant experience in providing comprehensive and customized insurance programs for our clients. We can also provide group home and auto solutions for employers, group ben- efits and personal lines solutions.


  • A+ Rated Carrier by AM Best (Everest Insurance Co. of Canada)
  • Canadian operations as well as owned locations in the United States
  • Exceptional property capacity including Flood and Earthquake
  • Replacement Cost and Actual Cash Value options
  • Wide range of deductible options
  • Mobile coverage for rental and non-rental items
  • High Liability and Umbrella Liability Limits available
  • Standard Non-Owned Automobile Coverage
  • Professional Liability available
  • Employee Benefits Liability
  • Forest Fire Fighting Expenses
  • Pollution Liability available
  • Broad CRIM Coverage
  • Business Interruption included

Property Extensions

  • All Risks of Physical Loss or Damage including Earthquake, Flood and Sewer Back Up
  • Territory – Canada and Continental U.S. (excluding Alaska)
  • Stock – Selling Price included
  • By-laws coverage applicable to Buildings and Equipment



Krause Edwards took the time to understand our industry and business model. They continue to bring forward strategies to address our concerns regarding exposure to risk. Brian and his team demonstrate the true meaning of customer service and have the qualities I look for in a business relationship, trust, integrity and a timely response to insurance queries.  

Karen Dmyterko, Controller
JEBCO Industries Inc.