Equipment breakdown insurance provides coverage to repair or replace damaged or broken equipment due to mechanical or electrical failure. It includes coverage for unexpected events such as a short circuit, power surge or loss of air pressure or vacuum.
Equipment breakdown coverage can be added to a business insurance policy, commercial property insurance, or home insurance policy.
Coverage typically does not cover equipment damage due to issues such as age, wear or tear, defects, pest damage, or mold.
A variety of equipment can be included in equipment breakdown insurance, including: