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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.


Vacation In Peace with These Home Preparation Tips

Vacation In Peace with These Home Preparation Tips

Posted Sep 15th, 2021

With the Thanksgiving long weekend approaching, you might be heading out of town for a few days to spend time with family. Consider these tips that will help prepare your home before you leave for vacation.

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Is Your Child’s Laptop Insured While Away at School?

Is Your Child’s Laptop Insured While Away at School?

Posted Aug 27th, 2021

In September, back-to-school is an exciting time, especially if your child is going to university. If you were wondering if their laptop was protected on your home insurance policy if it was lost or stolen while away at school, you should read this.

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Expect The Unexpected: Why You Need A Fire Evacuation Safety Plan

Expect The Unexpected: Why You Need A Fire Evacuation Safety Plan

Posted Aug 18th, 2021

Your family is your most important asset, so protecting them is vital. One of the best ways to ensure your family remains safe is to establish a home fire evacuation safety plan, and we’ve shared how.

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Cost Saving Home Improvement Tips to Ease Your Pain

Cost Saving Home Improvement Tips to Ease Your Pain

Posted Aug 11th, 2021

Home improvements typically add value to your property and can also reduce costs. We’ve shared insightful cost-saving tips for home renovations that won’t break the bank.

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Answers to Questions About Summer Grilling Safety

Answers to Questions About Summer Grilling Safety

Posted Jul 21st, 2021

Summer’s here and that means barbecue grills are fired up. We have some beneficial grilling safety tips that will keep you and your family safe all season.

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Reasons Why Location Impacts Home Insurance Rates

Reasons Why Location Impacts Home Insurance Rates

Posted Jul 5th, 2021

The location of your home is unique and comes with individual risks, which is why your home insurance rates can be impacted by where you live. We’ve shared the answers to the reasons why.

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How to Master Summer Fire Safety with Our Tips

How to Master Summer Fire Safety with Our Tips

Posted Jun 30th, 2021

Summer in Ontario is wonderful because there is so much to do in our gorgeous province! Sadly, some fun summer activities can potentially cause a fire risk so we’ve provided helpful fire safety tips.

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The Best Tips and Advice About Dog Park Etiquette

The Best Tips and Advice About Dog Park Etiquette

Posted Jun 25th, 2021

If you’re a dog owner, you’ve probably visited a dog park or will likely visit one this summer. We have some great tips on dog park etiquette and how to ensure your pet stays safe while visiting.

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Pool Safety Lessons You Need to Know This Summer

Pool Safety Lessons You Need to Know This Summer

Posted Jun 23rd, 2021

It’s officially summer in Ontario, and if you’re a pool owner, it’s important to know about the safety risks and insurance coverage that is essential for pool owners.

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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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Five Quick (but Important) Tips to Prevent a Home Break-In

Five Quick (but Important) Tips to Prevent a Home Break-In

Posted Jun 9th, 2021

Whether you experience a break-in or not, it’s important to take preventative measures, even if you have home insurance. We’ve shared tips on how to prevent and be prepared in case you ever run into this unfortunate situation.

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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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