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protecting your home with insurance in Edmonton
25 Apr

Steps to Protect Your Home in Alberta While on Vacation

It’s exciting to leave for a vacation, but you also want your home to be protected while you are gone. If you are going to be away for an extended period of time, consider arranging for a house sitter to visit your property regular. If instead you opt to leave your home vacant, there are some precautions you can take to protect your property as best as possible from damage or theft.

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road rage and increased Edmonton car insurance premiums
14 Apr

How Road Rage Can Affect Your Edmonton Car Insurance Policy

You have a busy life with a long to-do list and the day hasn’t even started. Enough sleep is a luxury you can hardly afford. The commute to work is a daily struggle as you navigate a high volume of traffic, sometimes even running late. At times you may encounter an aggressive driver who is similarly frustrated or you may become one yourself.

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reporting auto insurance fraud in Edmonton
21 Mar

Responding to Insurance Fraud in Alberta

It is important for residents of Alberta to understand and be aware of insurance fraud, as it costs policy owners millions of dollars each year in higher premiums. Anyone can be a target of insurance crime, whether you are just learning to drive or are highly experienced at driving. Knowing about insurance crime is the first step to preventing it. Reporting insurance crime is the next part of helping to stop abuse of the insurance system.

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co-insurance for commercial businesses in Alberta
19 Feb

What is Co-Insurance and How Does it Work in Alberta?

When you take out a commercial insurance policy for your business in Edmonton, you can anticipate a co-insurance clause (or clauses) to be included in the policy wording on property such as buildings, contents, stock or equipment, mobile equipment, tools and business interruption. If you file a claim and it is determined that you are underinsured, a co-insurance penalty can be applied which will reduce the amount of payment you receive in addition to your deductible. Your deductible and co-insurance penalty reduce the total insurance payment to you.

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small business insurance in Edmonton
11 Feb

The Ins and Outs of Small vs. Large Business Insurance

Whether you are a budding entrepreneur, or a seasoned corporate executive, you do not want to expose your company to liabilities that threaten your brand and viability. As a business in Edmonton, it is important to acquire insurance which is designed to protect your company from these risks.

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snowmobiling trails in Edmonton, Alberta
20 Jan

Snowmobiling for Beginners and Seasoned Riders in Alberta

With over 5,000 km of trails in Alberta featuring a wide variety of scenic terrain, snowmobiling has become a popular activity in the winter months. With more than 140,000 snowmobiles registered in the area, many people consider it to be one of the most adrenaline-pumping, action-packed winter activities available.

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 winterize your cottage with insurance in Edmonton
13 Jan

Winterizing Your Home or Seasonal Cottage in Alberta

Winters in Alberta can be unpredictable, so it’s important that your home and cottage is ready for any weather. Extreme cold, heavy snow, and high winds can lead to physical property damage. Low temperatures can freeze water filled pipes, including process and sprinkler systems. Heavy snow or ice accumulation on roofs, outdoor equipment, or power lines have the potential to collapse under pressure.

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snow on a road and winter driving in edmonton
22 Dec

Winter Driving Safety & the Importance of Auto Insurance

Whether it is whiteout conditions from falling snow, mechanical problems due to extreme low temperatures or black ice slicking the city streets, there are a lot of dangers that are associated with winter driving. Even if we are able to drive well in snowy conditions, we often have little control over the actions of other drivers and the elements.

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protect your home from fire with insurance in alberta
08 Dec

Home Fire Safety Tips

As a homeowner, it is important to take the necessary steps to protect your loved ones and your property from the risk of a fire in the home. In Edmonton, part of this process would be to obtain homeowner’s insurance, condo insurance or tenants insurance. These types of insurance will cover damage to your home or personal property should a fire break out. You may believe that you are cautious enough never to let a fire start in your home, but it’s important to remember that not all fires can be anticipated or prevented. Quick responses from watchful neighbours and firefighters can help to reduce damage, but a string of fires can easily affect several properties at once.

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