StorageShield™ Insurance for Contents in Storage

Available for storage facilities located in British Columbia from Cowan Insurance Brokers.

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Do you have contents in storage in British Columbia?

If it’s worth keeping and storing, it’s worth buying insurance for your contents in storage. Insuring your stored personal property is easy with Cowan and StorageShield. Using our secure, online store you can easily get a quote and buy your policy in minutes with a few simple clicks.

Storage contents insurance for British Columbia

StorageShield is only available for storage facilities located in British Columbia, for all other provinces and territories speak to your storage facility about options for coverage.

Coverage Highlights:

  • Coverage is limited to personal property (residential/household items owned by you, or others for which you may be liable.)
  • Protection from surface water intrusion, flood, earthquake & sewer back-up
  • Not applicable for motorized vehicles, aircraft, powered watercraft or sailboats
  • Protection up to a maximum of $100,000 per policy with a $1,000 deductible. For multiple units, the limit is a combined total for all units.
  • 24/7 Support – Claims services available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Insured for all standard risks like fire and theft plus additional risks like flood and earthquake damage.
  • Exclusions include natural wear & tear. Download and read the policy (PDF) for a full list of excluded contents and perils.

How to report a loss

If you experience a loss or damage to your stored property, and have a StorageShield Policy, obtained through our online quote for contents stored in British Columbia, please call us:

1-800-ADJUST4 (1-800-235-8784)

Our dedicated claims team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist you.

Refund Policy

A StorageShield stored property insurance policy is non-refundable for the contracted term. Once you sign up, the sale is final.

  • There are no refunds available based on the partial usage of a contract term

For questions regarding a StorageShield policy please contact us at: or 1-866-912-6926 to speak to a member of the StorageShield team.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to store my property at a specific facility to be able to purchase self-storage content insurance from Cowan?

If the storage facility is not on our approved list, we will review the site to determine if we can provide coverage. If you have questions please contact the StorageShield team by email at: or by phone 1-866-912-6926 for assistance.

Does this policy provide coverage for business property?

This policy specifically applies to personal contents in storage only – for commercial inventory or business contents in storage please contact our Small Business Solutions team by email at or by phone at 1-866-912-6926 to discuss insurance options.

Can I purchase coverage for more than one year?

The maximum term available is one year. If you require insurance beyond that term, you can re-apply for another term.

What are my payment options?

Payment is made online through a Secure Payment Site. We accept Visa and Mastercard.

Can I cancel my policy after I've purchased it?

Our insurance policy is non-refundable. Please see Refund Policy for more information.

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Why partner with Cowan Insurance Brokers?

Expert Advice

Someone who specializes in personal insurance will call you directly. Our expert advice means you will speak to the right person the first time.

Custom Coverage

Custom coverage specifically built for you means that Cowan will take the time to learn about your insurance needs.

Our Promise

Cowan is Canadian owned and independent. Your satisfaction is the only outcome we accept. Our clients are at the heart of everything we do and we care about what you care about.