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Winterize Your Home for Added Comfort and Savings

As winter fast approaches, it’s time to prepare your home for the cold weather. By accomplishing these 10 simple tasks, you can increase your home’s energy efficiency and protect it against damage caused by rain, snow and freezing temperatures. 1. Arrange for a home energy audit. This […]

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Avoid Expensive Water Damage from Frozen Pipes

When the temperature falls to 0º C or below, you can prevent water damage from freezing pipes by taking a few simple steps. To prevent freezing pipes: 1. Keep the thermostat at 18ºC or above, day and night. Make sure all inside doors are open, so warm […]

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Keep the Home Fires Burning with a Well Maintained Fireplace

Two-thirds of all residential fires are caused by improperly-maintained fireplaces, chimneys, and wood stoves, according to the National Fire Protection Association. This means that most of these types of fires are preventable. So, before you cozy up to a fire this winter, make sure you follow a […]

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Flood Risks for Canadian Homeowners

Homeowners in Canada lack awareness of flood risk and the protection options available to them to reduce that risk, suggests a new study from researchers at the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change and Partners for Action research network at Ontario’s University of Waterloo (UoW).   For the […]

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Flood Proofing Your Home

Title” why you need to have a conversation on flood coverage for homeowners   As water levels continue to rise in the national capital region, a climate scientist is warning flooding and extreme weather events are here to stay, and says homeowners should prepare. Swollen rivers and […]

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Hack Prevention Tips Handbook (Apr 2017)

Hack Prevention Tips Handbook (Apr 2017)

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How does Your Insurance Value Your Car After a Total Loss?

You’ve been in an accident. Your vehicle has been towed to the body shop and your repairman tells you he thinks it will be a write off. If you have New Car Replacement, Better Car Replacement, or Limited Depreciation Insurance, this isn’t exactly bad news. If you […]

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Travel Insurance Provides Affordable Protection

It is very important to but Travel Medical Insurance when visiting a foreign country. Anything could go wrong when visiting a country and even something minor could cost a person a lot of money. Recently a 40 year old man from British Columbia travelled to Thailand to […]

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Update on Cyberattacks on Company Websites

Cyber Attack 77 per cent of firms unprepared for cyber attack. Most organizations are unprepared to cope with a cyber attack despite rising risk. The Global Threat Intelligence Report from NTT Com Security shows that just 23 per cent of respondents have the capability to respond effectively […]

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SOME HIDDEN RISKS of POLLUTION LIABILITY

CONTRACTORS POLLUTION LIABILITY Recently, several contractors paid nearly $10 million to settle allegations of bodily injury and property damage from mold contamination in a client’s residence. When a contractor’s work disturbs an existing pollution condition, the contractor is held liable for resulting damages. Mold is just one […]

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