IWA, the home improvement seal of approval

IWA, the home improvement seal of approval

Deposit protection and Insurance Backed Guarantees

Independent Warranty Association provides the most trusted home improvement Deposit and Guarantee Insurance services in the industry.

We protect our customers' investments and properties by accrediting only carefully selected professional trades people with a proven history of delivering excellent customer satisfaction.

Safeguarding customers' interests since 1985, we've built up an outstanding reputation for trust, honesty and support, whilst raising the bar for standards within our industry.

Become an IWA Approved Supplier!

Insurance backed guarantees

Your assurance that you're covered for up to 10 years with the right level of quality no-quibble guarantee cover.

Deposit protection

In the unlikely event a trader goes bust we will safeguard deposits up to 25% of the value of the contracted work.

Interior work - covered for up to 10 years

  • windows
  • doors
  • conservatories
  • kitchens
  • bathrooms
  • heating pumps
  • bedrooms
  • loft conversions
  • extensions
  • central heating management
  • sun blinds
  • biomass boilers
  • thermodynamic water heating
  • water purification systems

Exterior work - covered for up to 10 years

  • roofing
  • fascias
  • soffits
  • car ports
  • cladding
  • solar panel installations
  • garage doors
  • wooden outbuildings
  • awnings
  • driveways
  • garden rooms

Fuss-free cover with no catches

With IWA there's no hidden small print. We cover with policies that are user-friendly and easy to understand. From continuous cover, without renewal, for up to 10 years, to no excesses on insurance, you can be sure to know exactly what’s what.

IWA Trade members are known as pros not rogues

Home owners are rightfully concerned that a tradesmen builder they hire may talk the talk but end up being a cowboy in disguise. No more worries. We have a nationwide database of over 750 approved tradesmen that are trusted thousands of customers. IWA approved tradesmen are trusted because before being approved each one is carefully vetted on their skills, quality of workmanship, legal and financial status, and customer care. Plus thanks to customer satisfaction surveys, they’re always being monitored.

We can honestly say we're experts

Not all home improvement cover on the market is the same. That's why it pays to pick a specialist who knows the industry inside out. With almost 25 years' expertise of providing insurance backed guarantee cover and deposit protection for the home improvement industry we take customer care very seriously.

Sign up today and start reaping the rewards!

Become an IWA Approved Supplier!

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Green Deal cover available
for up to 25 years

IWA has an arrangement with BM TRADA which enables its members to register installations with BM TRADA’s Competent Persons Scheme.

IWA cover is approved by BM TRADA

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IWA cover is approved for the following organisations


IWA cover is approved by CERTASS


IWA cover is approved by FENSA


IWA cover is approved by Trust Mark