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



We are in our second year of coverage with Krause Edwards Insurance under the RecycleGuard program for businesses in our industry. We have developed a very good relationship with them for such a short time. They are very professional and knowledgeable in both the insurance industry and our own industry. With the RecycleGuard program and their knowledge we can sleep well at night knowing that our business is well looked after.  

Gary Dvorkin
Peel Scrap Metal Recycling Metal Ltd.