Home Insurance Blog

Our home and property insurance blogs offer a variety of helpful tips, suggestions and information that Ontario homeowners need to know.


How to Reduce your Risk of Water Damage

How to Reduce your Risk of Water Damage

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Water damage is one of the leading causes for personal property insurance claims in Ontario. Learning how to deal with preventable water damage is essential for everyone who lives in Ontario.

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6 Home Insurance Myths: What is the truth?

6 Home Insurance Myths: What is the truth?

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In an effort to expose home insurance myths, we have uncovered the truth for six important home insurance myths.

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How to Protect Your Home While on Vacation

How to Protect Your Home While on Vacation

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If you are planning a getaway this winter it is important that you are aware of how to protect your home while on vacation.

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2016 | Happy Holidays from Youngs Insurance

2016 | Happy Holidays from Youngs Insurance

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

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Avoiding Water Damage this Holiday Season

Avoiding Water Damage this Holiday Season

in General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did you know?, BPNEWS

As the holiday season is quickly approaching, many of us will be visiting friends and family to celebrate. However, if you are leaving your home for longer than 24 hours, you need to be aware of how to protect your home from potential water damage.

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Halloween Safety Tips for Parents & Homeowners

Halloween Safety Tips for Parents & Homeowners

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If you are a parent or homeowner, we have tips for you to ensure your property and children are safe this Halloween.

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Establishing a Fire Evacuation Plan

Establishing a Fire Evacuation Plan

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If a fire were to occur does your family have a fire evacuation plan in place? Being prepared can save a life, make sure you establish your family fire evacuation plan today!

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Insurance Discounts for Back to School

Insurance Discounts for Back to School

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Since it is that time of year, when everyone heads back to school, we thought it would be helpful if we shared insurance options and discounts that are available to you!

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Summer Renovations & Your Home Insurance

Summer Renovations & Your Home Insurance

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Summer is here and with that comes home renovations; in particular, outdoor updates that help you enjoy the weather. However, many are not aware of the impact such renovations can have on your home insurance.

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Lightning Damage - How it can Impact your Insurance

Lightning Damage - How it can Impact your Insurance

in General, Home Insurance, Did you know?, BPNEWS

With the array of weather-related damage, we experience in Ontario, lightning doesn’t necessarily come to mind as a major culprit. It is true the frequency is low; however, the cost for such damage is not. There can be an impact on your insurance.

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Why Insuring your Jewelry is Essential

Why Insuring your Jewelry is Essential

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Many assume their jewelry is covered on their homeowner’s / tenants insurance policy, but in most cases there is a combined limit that may not cover your jewelry value.

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Why Including Overland Water is Essential

Why Including Overland Water is Essential

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Spring brings showers, which makes it the perfect time to inform you of overland water protection and why it is so important to include it in your homeowner’s insurance coverage.

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Tips to Prevent Hail & Windstorm Damage

Tips to Prevent Hail & Windstorm Damage

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With the current unpredictable weather we are experiencing, we thought it would be helpful to provide you with tips to prevent hail and windstorm damage to your personal property (vehicle & home).

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Home Spring Maintenance & Cleaning Check List

Home Spring Maintenance & Cleaning Check List

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The weather is getting warming, which reminds us of the importance of proper home maintenance and spring cleaning.

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The Potential Risks Involved in Purchasing an Older Home

The Potential Risks Involved in Purchasing an Older Home

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Many home buyers are interested in the charm of older homes, however they may not be aware that if you purchase a home that is more than 30 years old there are risks that could impact home insurance rates.

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The 10 Home Improvement Tips that will Reduce Costs

The 10 Home Improvement Tips that will Reduce Costs

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During the winter months, many of us look for projects to do inside our homes. We have created a list of home improvement tips that will help reduce costs – the perfect winter project!

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The Evolution of the Home

The Evolution of the Home

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Understandably the evolution of the home has changed significantly over the past century. These changes have played a significant role in home insurance.

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Protecting your Home from Water Damage

Protecting your Home from Water Damage

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It is important that you do everything you can to protect your home from water damage; we have provided you with tips that you can utilize throughout the year.

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Snowbird Home Insurance Tips

Snowbird Home Insurance Tips

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Each winter thousands of Ontarians head south to avoid the harsh Ontario winter months. These snowbirds leave there homes for months at a time, which is why it is essential your home is protected.

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Are you jeopardizing your Home’s Safety?

Are you jeopardizing your Home’s Safety?

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It is safe to say that most of us want to ensure our homes are safe and secure. However, many of us do things that put our home’s security in jeopardy, while not even realizing it

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Giving Back | Alf Rampado Legacy Award | Team Kelsey

The Alf Rampado Legacy Award was introduced in 2016 in memory of our dear friend and colleague.  We are proud to announce that this year’s recipient of the Alf Rampado Legacy Award is Team Kelsey.