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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.


Why Your Insurance Rates Are Increasing

Why Your Insurance Rates Are Increasing

Posted Jul 18th, 2018

The insurance industry is experiencing a period of increased rates, and we’ve explained everything you need to know about the current climate and how it will impact your upcoming renewal.

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2019 | Happy Holidays + Schedule

2019 | Happy Holidays + Schedule

Posted Nov 18th, 2019

As the holiday season approaches we'd like to wish you a very joyous holiday season, extend our most sincere appreciation to our valued customers and share our 2019 holiday schedule.

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Here's What No One Tells You About Purchasing An Older Home

Here's What No One Tells You About Purchasing An Older Home

Posted Nov 18th, 2019

Whether it’s due to price or charm, many people are attracted to the idea of purchasing an older home. However, it’s vital to understand the potential insurance implications of doing so.

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Protect Yourself While Shopping Online This Holiday Season

Protect Yourself While Shopping Online This Holiday Season

Posted Nov 13th, 2019

Every holiday season more people go online to complete their holiday shopping list. Although convenient and efficient, this comes with some risks you must protect yourself against.

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Debunking Myths About Tenant Insurance

Debunking Myths About Tenant Insurance

Posted Nov 6th, 2019

There are many misconceptions when it comes to what tenant insurance is and what it covers. We’ve helped by debunking each myth.

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Four Reasons Why Home Chimney Maintenance Is Essential

Four Reasons Why Home Chimney Maintenance Is Essential

Posted Oct 16th, 2019

As the fall weather season begins, it’s important you make chimney maintenance part of your home loss prevention plan.

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Protecting Your Home From Wind Is Critical

Protecting Your Home From Wind Is Critical

Posted Oct 9th, 2019

Throughout the fall, Ontarians should anticipate extreme weather events with winds potentially reaching 80-100 kilometers. Due to this, you need to protect your home from the wind!

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Halloween Safety Tips that Will Haunt You Forever

Halloween Safety Tips that Will Haunt You Forever

Posted Oct 1st, 2019

The countdown is on… Halloween is in 30 days!!! We have some spooktacular safety tips to ensure both your home and child is safe this Halloween.

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Helpful Fall Property Maintenance Tips

Helpful Fall Property Maintenance Tips

Posted Sep 25th, 2019

When it comes to fall property maintenance, there are three distinct things you need to do to ensure your property is ready for the winter ahead.

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Home Insurance & Climate Change: How Do They Relate?

Home Insurance & Climate Change: How Do They Relate?

Posted Aug 28th, 2019

We’re constantly reminded about global warming and climate change. You might not realize this but there is a correlation between climate change and your home insurance policy – find out what now.

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The Do’s & Don’t’s To Avoid A Dryer Fire

The Do’s & Don’t’s To Avoid A Dryer Fire

Posted Aug 14th, 2019

Every year there are thousands of dryer fires claimed through personal property insurance. Considering, your dryer is probably one of the most used appliances in your house, you should read our safety do’s and don’t’s.

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10 Tips To Mitigate Trampoline Liabilities

10 Tips To Mitigate Trampoline Liabilities

Posted Aug 7th, 2019

Trampolines provide hours of entertainment and fun for the whole family. However, there is a liability risk, and safety issues trampoline owners need to consider!

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Six Quick Tips Regarding Boating Safety

Six Quick Tips Regarding Boating Safety

Posted Jun 24th, 2019

Is your boat ready for summer? If so, make sure you read our quick boating safety tips and thank us later!!!

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The Reasons Why We Love Canada Day Safety

The Reasons Why We Love Canada Day Safety

Posted Jun 19th, 2019

Canada Day is July 1, and Canadians across the country will be celebrating. We hope you enjoy the long weekend with our safety tips in mind.

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Five Factors That Affect Your Cottage’s Safety This Summer

Five Factors That Affect Your Cottage’s Safety This Summer

Posted Jun 10th, 2019

With summer just around the corner, you’re probably planning your time with family at the cottage. With all that excitement, make sure you’re aware of how you can keep your cottage safe this summer.

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5 Things To Know About Preparing Your Boat for Summer

5 Things To Know About Preparing Your Boat for Summer

Posted Jun 5th, 2019

For many of us, summer means enjoying the sun in a boat on the lake. To help you get your boat ready, we’ve provided a helpful checklist to review before heading out onto the water.

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Why Taking Inventory of Your Home is Essential

Why Taking Inventory of Your Home is Essential

Posted May 24th, 2019

Most people who own a home know how important it is to have insurance, but often, homeowners forget the importance of documenting and keeping an inventory of the valuable items in their home.

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Victoria Day Safety: Insurance and Fireworks

Victoria Day Safety: Insurance and Fireworks

Posted May 13th, 2019

Victoria Day wouldn’t be complete without friends, food and of course, fireworks. If you decide to host a party and put on your own fireworks display, we’ve outlined how that could impact your home insurance policy.

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Spring Vacation: How to Keep Your Valuables Safe

Spring Vacation: How to Keep Your Valuables Safe

Posted May 8th, 2019

The weather is getting nicer and people are on the move! If you’re planning a vacation this spring, there are things you should know to keep your valuables safe.

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Spring Cleaning: How to Avoid an Insurance Disaster

Spring Cleaning: How to Avoid an Insurance Disaster

Posted May 1st, 2019

Spring cleaning is generally part of everyone’s to-do list; however, some tasks can easily slip our minds. Here we provide some essential spring cleaning tips that could prevent a home insurance disaster.

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