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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.


Victoria Day Safety – Fireworks & Your Insurance Policy

Victoria Day Safety – Fireworks & Your Insurance Policy

Posted May 7th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Fireworks are an essential part of Victoria Day celebrations for many of us. If you are planning on doing your own backyard firework display, we’ve outlined how that could impact your home insurance policy.

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Here’s Why You Need Condo Insurance

Here’s Why You Need Condo Insurance

Posted Apr 30th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

If you live in a condo, we recommend you have insurance to protect your investment. To further convince you, we’ve outlined why you need it and explain your coverage options.

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Things That Make You Love And Hate Wedding Insurance

Things That Make You Love And Hate Wedding Insurance

Posted Apr 23rd, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Are you planning your wedding? Everyone dreams of their perfect wedding day, however, most don’t think about wedding insurance. Having this coverage is essential for your special day!

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Why Underinsuring Your Home Is Dangerous

Why Underinsuring Your Home Is Dangerous

Posted Apr 16th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

When it comes to home insurance and its value, how do you know if your home is underinsured and what can happen if it is?

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How to Prevent Water Damage from the Spring Melt

How to Prevent Water Damage from the Spring Melt

Posted Apr 9th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Winter is in the rearview, and hopefully, the cold weather and snow are too. Heavy snowfalls can increase the possibility of water-related damage from the spring melts or spring showers.

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All You Need To Know About Home Spring Maintenance

All You Need To Know About Home Spring Maintenance

Posted Apr 2nd, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

It’s important to schedule annual spring maintenance for your home, but you might be thinking “what should that include?” We’ve outlined everything you need to know about spring maintenance.

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Quick Tips to Prevent Spring Thaw Flooding

Quick Tips to Prevent Spring Thaw Flooding

Posted Mar 26th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Since spring is here, it’s important we prepare for the potential flooding that comes with spring flaw. The last thing you need to deal with is water damage in your home.

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5 Things You Should Tell Your Broker About Your Home

5 Things You Should Tell Your Broker About Your Home

Posted Mar 19th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

People are forever making changes to their home such as updating the electrical or adding a pool, however, most don’t think to tell their insurance broker, which could be an issue.

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Easy Ways to Protect your Home from Thieves

Easy Ways to Protect your Home from Thieves

Posted Mar 5th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

There are many things that make your home attractive to thieves, so make sure you read these suggestions to protect your property!

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8 Quick Tips Regarding Home Protection While You're on Vacation

8 Quick Tips Regarding Home Protection While You're on Vacation

Posted Jan 17th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

If you are planning a winter vacation, it is important that you are aware of how to protect your home while you’re away.

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3 Questions to Ask Your Insurance Broker Before Heading South

3 Questions to Ask Your Insurance Broker Before Heading South

Posted Jan 10th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Traveling south during Canadian winters makes complete sense, especially considering the frigid temperatures as of late, however, before you go, make sure you speak with your Insurance Broker!

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3 Important Ways to Prevent Frozen Pipes this Winter

3 Important Ways to Prevent Frozen Pipes this Winter

Posted Jan 3rd, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Being prepared for winter is half the battle, and considering the frigid temperatures we experienced last winter in Ontario, it would be valuable for you to understand the ways you can prevent frozen pipes in your home.

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4 Home Winterizing Tips You Need To Do

4 Home Winterizing Tips You Need To Do

Posted Nov 2nd, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

We hate to say it aloud, but winter is around the corner. That’s why you need to take advantage of our tips to help winterize your home.

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Three Things to Do If Your Home is Burglarized

Three Things to Do If Your Home is Burglarized

Posted Oct 4th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Finding out that your home has been burglarized is a frightening experience. Nobody wants to find themselves in this situation, but if you do, here are three things you need to do - starting with contacting police to report any damage.

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3 Scenarios That Will Make You Wish You Had Tenant Insurance

3 Scenarios That Will Make You Wish You Had Tenant Insurance

Posted Sep 27th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Even though it is not required by all landlords, tenant insurance provides you, and your possessions, protection in a number of coverage scenarios, including damage. We’ve listed 3 scenarios that will make you wish you had it!

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Three Things to know about Break-Ins & Your Home Insurance

Three Things to know about Break-Ins & Your Home Insurance

Posted Sep 6th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

When it comes to home break-ins it’s vital you’re aware of what your home insurance coverage involves.

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Four Common Questions Surrounding Sewer Back-up Coverage

Four Common Questions Surrounding Sewer Back-up Coverage

Posted Aug 29th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Sewer Back-up coverage is an optional coverage that for most, can be added to your property insurance policy. Due to the frequency of extreme weather events throughout Ontario, this additional coverage is something you should seriously consider.

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What do you mean, “Flood”?

What do you mean, “Flood”?

Posted Aug 28th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

It is important to understand the terms of your policy, and the extent of it, especially when it comes to losses regarding floods and water damage. 

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Identifying The Source Of Water Damage

Identifying The Source Of Water Damage

Posted Aug 23rd, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Damage from water-related events are not uncommon - however, insurance policies vary on the type of water damage that is covered on your property coverage.

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Three Facts About Water Damage In Canada

Three Facts About Water Damage In Canada

Posted Aug 16th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Did you know that water damage is the leading cause of personal property claims? Considering the severe weather and floods we have experienced lately, it's essential you get informed!

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