Summer Vacation #ThinkSafe

Vacations are for reducing stress, not adding to it. Unfortunately, things can happen to make any vacation a stressful experience, no matter how beautiful the locale or destination. Some things you are not able to control, such as the weather or flight delays. Other things, such as missing documents or stolen credit cards, have the potential… Continue reading Summer Vacation #ThinkSafe

Do I Need A Backwater Valve?

Have you ever asked yourself, What is a backwater valve? and Do I need one? A mainline backwater valve is placed directly into the sewer lateral at the foot of your basement wall. The device allows sewage to flow in only one direction- out of your house. When sewage begins to move towards your basement,… Continue reading Do I Need A Backwater Valve?

Using Fire Safety To Protect You And Your Personal Property

You’ve worked hard to purchase your personal property and want to make sure your family stays safe within your home. Below is a quick summary with tips and considerations for two fire prevention and protection devices to help you protect what’s most important to you. Smoke Detectors Here are some tips to remind you of… Continue reading Using Fire Safety To Protect You And Your Personal Property

Spring Home Maintenance Tips

The milder days of spring are a perfect time to do a thorough spring cleaning and perform home maintenance. After a long winter, it is a good idea to spend time on preventive measures to help maintain your home and property throughout the year. Tasks such as cleaning out your gutters, checking for dead trees… Continue reading Spring Home Maintenance Tips

Winter Travelling Insurance Tips From Your Insurance House

Wintery weather is upon us and many of you have planned vacations to sunny destinations. Many Canadians seek warmer climates in our colder months to escape Old Man Winter’s touch for a little while. Or perhaps the first snowfall makes you yearn for a vacation in a colder climate. Skiing, snow shoeing, ice fishing and… Continue reading Winter Travelling Insurance Tips From Your Insurance House

Have A Safe And Happy Thanksgiving

Its Fall, Y’all… As we welcome October, we will also welcome cooler weather, changing leaves, Thanksgiving feasts and pumpkin spice lattes….mmmm. Fall also brings with it shorter days, falling leaves, cold rain and the sad inevitable slide into winter weather. Here at the Insurance House, we would like to share some tips to get ourselves… Continue reading Have A Safe And Happy Thanksgiving

Be Aware Of Tow Truck Scams!

Most tow truck operators provide a fair and valuable service to those in need, however, some operators have made side deals with repair shops or storage facilities that pay them a commission for bringing in your vehicle. Not only is this practice unethical, it can result in poor quality repairs or hefty storage, administrative and… Continue reading Be Aware Of Tow Truck Scams!

Customize Your Insurance

Due to recent changes to auto insurance in Ontario, it’s the right time to reassess the policy you haven’t thought about in years. Your insurance company will be sending you an update in the mail, and we’re here to follow up with a conversation about your needs. Consumers should consider more than what’s offered in a… Continue reading Customize Your Insurance

How Safe Are You?

GPS Technology Could Help Criminals Rob Your Home A thief can steal your car in as little as two minutes. A smash and grab robbery can happen in seconds. If your car has a GPS device with your home address programmed into it, a thief can rob your home too! One recent story involved a… Continue reading How Safe Are You?

Why Brokers Ask For Updates

Does it seem like you broker is always asking you question? One of a broker’s duties is to keep your insurance file updated. Insurance companies need the most up-to-date information about you to give you the correct rating and correct coverage on your insurance policy. Sometimes, change happens and people forget to tell their insurance broker.… Continue reading Why Brokers Ask For Updates