5 Things You Need To Know About Home-Based Business Insurance

Insurance might not be top of mind when planning a home-based business. Here are the top five things you need to know to protect yourself and your home.

Insurance Tips For Newlyweds

Whether you've lived with your new spouse for years or you've just moved into your first home together, make sure you've checked these to-dos off your list.

What Happens If Your Property Is Underinsured?

To avoid being underinsured is to be certain that you are appropriately covered for your home and your contents.

7 Water Safety Tips For The Summer

Whether you're headed up to the cottage or planning a pool party, knowing some basic water safety tips can help keep you and your fellow swimmers out of trouble.

How To Prevent Fires On Your Property

There's no place like home — so it makes sense to protect yours as best you can. Safeguarding your home against fire is a good place to start, but it's important to do the same for the rest of your property, including your yard.

Tree Maintenance and Care

The trees in your yard can enhance your property, provide shade and offer abundant environmental benefits. However, trees can also pose a safety hazard to your family and your home if they are not properly inspected and maintained.

5 little-known facts about seasonal property insurance

When it comes to seasonal property insurance, it's about more than their physical differences. Take note of these five little-known facts about seasonal property insurance coverage and talk to your broker about what is (and what isn't) covered in your policy.

7 Questions You Should Ask Before Renting An Apartment

Apartment hunting? Beyond basic questions like rental cost and amenities, asking a few important questions will help you choose the right apartment for your situation and lifestyle.

Save the Stress: Hot Water Tanks 101

Hot water tank disasters can sneak up on you if they’re not monitored for signs of wear and tear. It’s important to keep an eye on yours so you can fix any issues before they become too serious.

What’s the difference between replacement cost and actual cash value?

“Replacement cost” and “actual cash value” are two of the most common calculations insurers use to determine the amount a customer will receive if they make a home insurance claim or a car insurance claim. What’s the difference between them, and which applies when you make a claim?

Should I buy a condo, home, or tenant insurance policy for my condominium?

If you’re moving into a condominium, there are some scenarios where you may need to purchase a home or tenant insurance policy for your condo instead of a condo policy. Here’s how to quickly determine which type of insurance policy to buy when you’re moving into a condo.

6 Times You Should Call Your Insurance Broker

When you first sign a new home insurance policy, it will reflect the specific needs you have at that time in your life. When that renewal package arrives, it’s a good check point to reflect on the things in your life that may have changed in the past year that could affect your insurance needs.

How are home insurance premiums calculated?

Whether you just bought a new home and you’re shopping for home insurance, or you just received your renewal notice in the mail, you may be wondering how home insurance companies determine the amount you’ll have to pay for coverage. Let us break it down for you.

Watch out for snow accumulation on your roof

As magical as it looks, a thick layer of snow on your roof can have heavy consequences. Here are some tips to help you get through winter without worrying that the sky will fall.

7 Common Sense Snowmobile Safety Tips

No matter what you intend to use them for, snowmobile safety is vital. They are powerful machines, and if you do not take care you could cause serious injury to you or others.

Money saving tips for winter freeze

A few ideas to keep your home warm and comfortable this winter.

How to keep ice off your sidewalks all winter long

It's winter in Ontario and that means icy sidewalks and driveways! Keep them clear to avoid slips and potential liability claims using some of these methods.

7 tips to prevent electrical fires at home

Electrical fires can do some serious damage to your home and put your family’s safety at risk. The good news is electrical fires, like other household fires, are often preventable.

Q&A: Can my credit score affect my insurance rates?

In Canada, different organizations and individuals have the right to view your credit score. Here’s what you need to know about your credit score, including how it’s calculated, how it can affect your insurance premiums.

Set your cottage up for a safe off-season

Cottage memories are fresh in our minds, but with the kids back at school and the days getting shorter, winter weather will soon be on its way.

Home improvements that could lower the cost of your insurance

If you’re thinking about making some home improvements this year, why not choose projects that could help you save on home insurance?