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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.


2020 | Happy Holidays + Schedule

2020 | Happy Holidays + Schedule

Posted Nov 20th, 2020

As the holiday season approaches we'd like to wish you a very joyous time of year, and extend our most sincere appreciation to our valued clients. In addition, we've shared our 2020 holiday office schedule. 

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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Hosting a Virtual Holiday Party

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Hosting a Virtual Holiday Party

Posted Nov 30th, 2020

Don’t let COVID-19 ruin your holiday season! Gatherings are a no-go, but we have some great ideas to help you host your own virtual holiday party.

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Must Know Holiday Safety Tips for Your Pets

Must Know Holiday Safety Tips for Your Pets

Posted Nov 27th, 2020

Our pets make every day better! Be sure to protect them during the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, with these straightforward safety tips.

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Office Closure Notice | January 27, 2021

Office Closure Notice | January 27, 2021

Posted Nov 23rd, 2020

In an effort to improve as an organization and provide our valued clients with superior service, we're closing some office locations for a company-wide meeting on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. See what offices and more detail here. 

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Bizarre Holiday Mishaps That Are Covered by Home Insurance

Bizarre Holiday Mishaps That Are Covered by Home Insurance

Posted Nov 18th, 2020

Make sure you stay safe and protected this holiday season by reading about some bizarre but common mishaps. Luckily, if you experience any of these you will most likely be covered by your home insurance policy.

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Giving Back During the Holidays While Keeping COVID-19 in Mind

Giving Back During the Holidays While Keeping COVID-19 in Mind

Posted Nov 13th, 2020

Giving back to those in need during the holidays is so important. It may seem harder this year to help others due to COVID-19, but don’t let that stop you from spreading kindness at a distance.

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Master The Skill Of Holiday Shopping on a Budget

Master The Skill Of Holiday Shopping on a Budget

Posted Nov 11th, 2020

We know how difficult it can be to stick to a holiday shopping budget. Don’t let the holiday season get you down, we’ve shared simple ways to stay within budget.

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The Best Fall Home Maintenance Tips

The Best Fall Home Maintenance Tips

Posted Oct 16th, 2020

If you want to be prepared for the inevitable upcoming winter, we suggest you consider doing these fall maintenance tips. Your home (and your bank account) will thank you later!

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Spooktacular Halloween Safety Tips for Children

Spooktacular Halloween Safety Tips for Children

Posted Sep 30th, 2020

Just because Halloween is fast approaching, it doesn’t mean we should forget about COVID-19 safety precautions. We’ve shared ways you can still have fun while staying safe.

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Closing Your Cottage Properly to Avoid a Spring Surprise

Closing Your Cottage Properly to Avoid a Spring Surprise

Posted Sep 23rd, 2020

As much as we’re in denial, summer is over, and winter is right around the corner. If your cottage isn’t winterized, it’s the season to start thinking about closing it. A proper closing will help avoid any surprises come spring.

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Protecting Children Going Back to School & Coping with COVID-19

Protecting Children Going Back to School & Coping with COVID-19

Posted Aug 19th, 2020

Back to school is around the corner. Undoubtedly, this year will be considerably different for children returning due to COVID-19.  We’ve shared how you can protect your child and help them cope with all the changes.

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Critical Items to Include in Your Home First Aid Kit

Critical Items to Include in Your Home First Aid Kit

Posted Aug 17th, 2020

Being prepared for the worst is essential, that’s why having a first aid kit in your home is vital. If you’re wondering what items should be in it, you’ve come to the right place.

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Life Lessons First-Time Home Buyers Need To Know

Life Lessons First-Time Home Buyers Need To Know

Posted Aug 7th, 2020

Purchasing your first home is a huge life milestone! There are many factors to take into consideration, including insurance and many areas to be cautious of. That’s why we’ve shared MUST KNOW tips for first-time home buyers.

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5 Great Cyber Security Tips While Working from Home

5 Great Cyber Security Tips While Working from Home

Posted Jul 20th, 2020

Working from home is quickly becoming the norm. Whether you’re a business owner or employee, it’s important to consider cyber security and if you’re protected.

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Unbelievable Facts About How Dogs Impact Home Insurance

Unbelievable Facts About How Dogs Impact Home Insurance

Posted Jul 6th, 2020

Did you know that your dog can affect your home insurance? It’s true, and we’ve outlined the exact reasons why.

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Clarifications On Babysitting and Home Insurance – What’s Covered?

Clarifications On Babysitting and Home Insurance – What’s Covered?

Posted Jun 24th, 2020

Babysitting is a great option, especially now if you’re job has been impacted by COVID-19. But before you start handing out flyers, make sure you read how babysitting could potentially impact your home insurance.

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Everything You Need To Know Before Hosting a Backyard Wedding

Everything You Need To Know Before Hosting a Backyard Wedding

Posted Jun 17th, 2020

With everything going on, hosting an intimate backyard wedding may be the best decision! If you’re interested in hosting an event at your home, we’ve explained the insurance implications you need to be aware of.

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Five Must Know Tips To Save On Summer Energy Costs

Five Must Know Tips To Save On Summer Energy Costs

Posted Jun 10th, 2020

If you’re like most, your energy costs surge in the summer. That’s because we’re trying to keep things comfortable and cool. Here are tips to help you save.

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3 Simple Ways to Improve Working from Home

3 Simple Ways to Improve Working from Home

Posted Jun 3rd, 2020

Considering everything going on, for many, working from home isn’t an option. Since most of us are working remotely, we have a few suggestions to help make it a pleasant experience.

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Understanding Home Renovations & Insurance Before You Regret It

Understanding Home Renovations & Insurance Before You Regret It

Posted May 27th, 2020

As soon as the weather gets nicer, many people dive into home renovation projects. But before you do, there are some important insurance-related matters you should know about.

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