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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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Why Your Personal Insurance Liability Coverage Needs to be $2 Million

Why Your Personal Insurance Liability Coverage Needs to be $2 Million

Posted Jun 26th, 2018

In the blink of an eye, an accident can occur, resulting in potential long-lasting financial distress. This is especially relevant if you don’t have adequate insurance in place. That is why it’s imperative you have $2 million liability coverage (or more) moving forward.

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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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Unbelievable Facts About Smart Home Technology

Unbelievable Facts About Smart Home Technology

Posted Apr 15th, 2019

It seems like everyone is interested in the latest smart home technology and automation. Considering the smart device advancements who wouldn’t want to control everything in their home with one click?

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Five Simple Ways To Detect Water Damage in Your Home

Five Simple Ways To Detect Water Damage in Your Home

Posted Apr 3rd, 2019

Being able to find water damage in your home is essential, especially as we approach the rainy season. We’ve outlined great ways for you to detect water damage in your home.

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Easy Ways To Reduce Your Risk of Water Damage

Easy Ways To Reduce Your Risk of Water Damage

Posted Mar 20th, 2019

Water damage is one of the leading causes for home and property insurance claims in Ontario. We’ve outlined what you need to know about how to prevent water damage in your home.

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Fun Ways to Help You Survive March Break

Fun Ways to Help You Survive March Break

Posted Feb 22nd, 2019

March Break is quickly approaching, and if you’re planning a staycation we have everything you need to keep your family entertained with family fun!

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Ten Fun Indoor Activities To Try This Winter

Ten Fun Indoor Activities To Try This Winter

Posted Feb 6th, 2019

For Ontarians, winters can be long and cold. If you’re trying to stay warm inside, we have a bunch of super fun activities you should try.

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10 Things Snowbirds Need To Understand About Protecting Their Home

10 Things Snowbirds Need To Understand About Protecting Their Home

Posted Jan 21st, 2019

Each winter thousands of snowbirds head south to avoid the harsh winter months, leaving for extended periods of time. If this pertains to you, you’re going to want to ensure your home is protected.

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6 Awesome Ways You Can Save Money on Heating Your Home

6 Awesome Ways You Can Save Money on Heating Your Home

Posted Jan 14th, 2019

The frigid winter weather is headed our way and, as a homeowner, you know how expensive it can be to heat your home. We have tips to help you save money on heating this winter.

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Office Closure Notice | January 9, 2019

Office Closure Notice | January 9, 2019

Posted Nov 29th, 2018

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 9, 2019. 

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2018 | Happy Holidays + Schedule

2018 | Happy Holidays + Schedule

Posted Nov 15th, 2018

As we plan for the holiday season we'd like to take this opportunity to extend our most sincere appreciation to you, our valued customers and share our holiday schedule.

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Four Home Improvement Tasks to Do This Fall

Four Home Improvement Tasks to Do This Fall

Posted Oct 3rd, 2018

Fall is upon us and with that, there are a few home improvement tasks that you should do.

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Fall in Love With These Outdoor Maintenance Tips

Fall in Love With These Outdoor Maintenance Tips

Posted Sep 17th, 2018

With fall approaching it's time to start thinking about that outdoor maintenance that needs to get done. We’ve provided you with an efficient checklist for reference!

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Brilliant Ways To Avoid Insurance Scams

Brilliant Ways To Avoid Insurance Scams

Posted Aug 15th, 2018

We’ve got the 411 on possible insurance scams and how your broker can help you avoid them.

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3 Simple Tips for Moving Your Child into University

3 Simple Tips for Moving Your Child into University

Posted Aug 13th, 2018

Soon it’ll be back to school time and you’ll be moving your child into university. To help with the dreaded move-in day, we’ve outlined simple tips to make it stress-free, including insurance savings!

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12 Great Lessons From Our Summer Boat Maintenance Checklist

12 Great Lessons From Our Summer Boat Maintenance Checklist

Posted Aug 8th, 2018

This summer has been perfect for enjoying your boat on the lake. To ensure your boat is in pristine condition, here is a helpful maintenance checklist to reference.

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3 Common Summer Insurance Claims and How to Avoid Them

3 Common Summer Insurance Claims and How to Avoid Them

Posted Aug 1st, 2018

When it comes to summer, there are some common seasonal related insurance claims that we want to help you avoid!

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Why Price Matters When it Comes to Insurance

Why Price Matters When it Comes to Insurance

Posted Jul 23rd, 2018

When it comes to purchasing personal insurance, basing your choice on the lowest premium is a fundamental mistake. And we’ve explained exactly why cost shouldn’t matter.

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Umbrellas Aren’t Just For Rainy Days

Umbrellas Aren’t Just For Rainy Days

Posted Jul 20th, 2018

It’s true, personal umbrella insurance provides you with more liability protection should you ever need it. On those raining days, you’ll be grateful for the additional coverage it offers.

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