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Having a Backwater Valve is Important, but Maintaining It Is Equally Important

  Sewer backups are so damaging that they have cost Canada billions of dollars. In fact, according to the Insurance Bureau of Canada, the costliest natural disaster which occurred in 2013 was the torrential rainfall that flooded towns in southern Alberta. The insured damage was more than $1.72 billion. In the same year, severe thunderstorms… Read more »

What You Need to Know Before You Start to Renovate Your Home

Going through a home renovation will take you on a rollercoaster of emotions. On the one hand, you’re excited about the improvements; on the other, you worry about things not going as planned and setbacks that may throw you off budget. From project delays to disrupting the household, to overspending, renovations can be challenging. However,… Read more »

5 Cybersecurity Tips for Your Personal Online Security

Most people don’t take cybercrime seriously because they don’t believe they could ever be a target. They figure that hackers are only interested in prominent organizations such as Ashley Madison, Yahoo, the FBI, or JP Morgan – all of which fall under the list of the biggest hacks of all time. However, just because you’re… Read more »

21 Important Key Terms in Your Policy That You Should Understand

  While insurance brokers are more than happy to explain the details of your policy to you, it’s best that you also do your research. Making sense of your policy can be daunting, mainly if you can’t make sense of all the industry terms and jargon. By understanding key terms in your policy, you’re also… Read more »

What to Expect When Filing and Insurance Claim

In the unfortunate event of suffering a loss due to damages, either to your home, business, car, or even worse yet, to yourself or a loved one, you will need to file a claim with your insurance carrier. Together, you will go through the necessary steps and procedures that ensure you will receive a fair… Read more »

Frozen Pipes Burst

Southern Ontario is going through a serious cold snap. If you are heading out on vacation please make sure that you do one of the following before you leave: 1. Turn off the water to your home and drain the pipes. 2. Make sure that someone you trust and is responsible checks in on your… Read more »