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Our home and property insurance blogs offer a variety of helpful tips, suggestions and information that Ontario homeowners need to know.


Four Surprisingly Dangerous Household Appliances

Four Surprisingly Dangerous Household Appliances

Posted Jun 16th, 2021

Potentially all household appliances can be dangerous and cause fires that could damage your home (even the appliances we least expect). Protect your family and home by learning more about them below.

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Shocking Summer Insurance Claims and How to Avoid Them

Shocking Summer Insurance Claims and How to Avoid Them

Posted Jun 14th, 2021

Summer in Ontario is an exciting time to enjoy new adventures, however, there are certain risks that can occur during this sunny season. Read below to find out the top summer insurance claims and how to avoid them.

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Prevent Garage Fires with Leading Safety Tips

Prevent Garage Fires with Leading Safety Tips

Posted May 26th, 2021

Garage fires can largely be prevented by following a few safety measures. To help ensure you and your family stay safe, we’ve compiled helpful garage fire safety tips.

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Five Home Insurance Myths That Nobody Will Tell You

Five Home Insurance Myths That Nobody Will Tell You

Posted May 7th, 2021

Even though home insurance isn’t always mandatory in Ontario, it is extremely valuable when it comes to protecting you and your property. We’re uncovering five common home insurance myths that nobody else will tell you!

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Melanoma Awareness Month: Insightful Sun Safety Tips

Melanoma Awareness Month: Insightful Sun Safety Tips

Posted May 3rd, 2021

Melanoma Awareness Month takes place every year in May to support the research of Melanoma and other skin cancers, as well as to spread helpful preventative sun safety tips to protect your skin every day.

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The Ultimate Revelation Of The Best Smart Home Technology

The Ultimate Revelation Of The Best Smart Home Technology

Posted Apr 28th, 2021

Technology is constantly advancing and every year, new devices become available. Smart home technology is no exception and we’ve compiled a list of our favourite devices.

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The Advantages of Home Security and Savings

The Advantages of Home Security and Savings

Posted Apr 14th, 2021

Installing a home security system increases your family’s safety, but did you know you may be eligible for savings on your home insurance, too? We have the answers for you below.

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Why Lying to Your Insurance Broker is a Terrible Idea

Why Lying to Your Insurance Broker is a Terrible Idea

Posted Apr 12th, 2021

Sadly, the main reason people think they should lie to their insurance broker is to save money. However, lying to your broker can have serious consequences, and ironically, usually, it ends up costing you more money!

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7 Little Tricks to Protect Your Home From Water This Spring

7 Little Tricks to Protect Your Home From Water This Spring

Posted Apr 5th, 2021

We’ve all heard the saying, “April showers bring May flowers,” however, Ontario’s spring rain can cause major water damage headaches for homeowners. We’ve shared great tips to help protect your home.

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20 Ways to Make Your Home Greener for Earth Day

20 Ways to Make Your Home Greener for Earth Day

Posted Mar 29th, 2021

Earth Day is quickly approaching and what better way to celebrate than making some green changes at home! We’ve provided simple ways to “go green” that will benefit you and our earth.

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What You Didn’t Know About Roof Wind Damage

What You Didn’t Know About Roof Wind Damage

Posted Mar 15th, 2021

Extreme weather with strong winds can do serious damage to the roof of your home. That’s why we’ve outlined everything you need to know with regards to what is covered by your home insurance policy.

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Clarifications on Mold Damage and Home Insurance

Clarifications on Mold Damage and Home Insurance

Posted Mar 8th, 2021

For homeowners, mold can be a serious problem as it can cause a great deal of damage. We have explained if mold damage is covered by your home insurance policy and other important mold facts.

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The Truth About Insurance Seller Scams

The Truth About Insurance Seller Scams

Posted Mar 1st, 2021

Insurance fraud is a real thing! Insurance broker seller scams are becoming increasingly more popular, and that is why we have shared great tips on how to avoid these scams.

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The Ins and Outs of Healthy Habits While Social Distancing

The Ins and Outs of Healthy Habits While Social Distancing

Posted Feb 22nd, 2021

Just as it is important to stay safe by social distancing, it is also vital to keep your mental and physical health in check by building good habits while at home. Read our healthy social distancing habit tips.

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Useful Tips for Business Owners Working From Home

Useful Tips for Business Owners Working From Home

Posted Feb 12th, 2021

Even though parts of Ontario are slowly starting to open amid the COVID-19 pandemic, some business owners are choosing to continue working from home. If that’s you, we have helpful tips regarding home office safety and security.

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6 Things You Didn’t Know About Home Insurance Rates

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Home Insurance Rates

Posted Feb 8th, 2021

There are many factors that influence the cost of your home or property insurance. We’ve explained the factors that impact your rate and ways to ensure you have proper coverage.

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Tips on How You Can Protect Your Pets This Winter

Tips on How You Can Protect Your Pets This Winter

Posted Jan 11th, 2021

When winter weather arrives, there’s a great deal we must prepare our precious pets for. This winter, protect your pets and keep them safe from the snow and harsh seasonal conditions with our helpful tips. 

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Why Personal Development Should be a Goal for the New Year

Why Personal Development Should be a Goal for the New Year

Posted Jan 4th, 2021

With the New Year here, most people are probably planning their list of resolutions. Have you ever considered adding personal career development goals to your list? We're shared why you may want to. 

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Important Facts You Should Know About Winter Cottage Visits

Important Facts You Should Know About Winter Cottage Visits

Posted Dec 16th, 2020

Visiting the cottage in the winter can be just as fun and relaxing. However, you have to make sure you’re prepared for snow; read our tips before heading to the cottage this winter season.

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Simple Ways to Make the Holidays More Green

Simple Ways to Make the Holidays More Green

Posted Dec 7th, 2020

The holidays usually contribute to excess waste, but don’t worry we’ve shared simple tips to be more green and eco-friendlier this holiday season. Trust us, recycling is fun!

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