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woman carrying a basket of dried leaves and branches
September 7, 2022

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.

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woman sitting on a deck at a cottage looking out over a lake. she has her back to the camera
September 7, 2022

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.

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September 7, 2022

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?

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person riding a snowmobile with a forest in the background
September 7, 2022

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.

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September 7, 2022

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.

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September 7, 2022

Set your cottage up for a safe off-season

Cottage memories are fresh in our minds, but with the kids back at sch

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A-frame log cabin viewed from a Lake
September 7, 2022

Things to remember before you rent out your cottage this season

Renting out your cottage can be a great way to let someone else enjoy

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September 7, 2022

How to get your boat ready for summer

After sitting in storage over the winter, your boat needs to be cleane

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Men cleaning leaves out of house gutter
September 7, 2022

How to clean your gutters and downspouts

Your home's gutter system is critical in directing rainwater away from

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Man and woman packing contents of apartment into boxes and suitcase
September 7, 2022

Golden Rule to Protect your Vacant Property

Are you spending this summer at the cottage? Are you selling or rentin

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September 7, 2022

Call Before You Renovate

As house prices continue to rise, more homeowners are deciding to stay in their current homes and updating them to suit their current needs. Here are the top 10 valuable renovations.

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September 7, 2022

Home maintenance: Spring/Summer edition

The good thing about home maintenance this time of year is that you actually get to do most of it while enjoying the sun!

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September 7, 2022

Ten Essential Safety Tips for Snowmobilers

If you snowmobile, that dusting of fresh powder outside may be calling

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