Category Archives: Home Insurance

Jewellery Insurance: How to Insure Your Jewellery

  
Jewellery Insurance: Personal Articles Endorsement

Your home or condo insurance policy will most likely cover some of your jewellery, but a lot of people are unaware that there are special limits that will limit the amount paid by the insurance company if you had a claim. Depending on the insurance company, sometimes those limits are as low as $3,000 for all your jewellery combined. Some… Read more »

Sump Pumps and Home Insurance

  
Sump Pumps and Home Insurance

In the insurance world you will hear the phrase “water is the new fire” a lot. The reason for this is that while the leading cause of property insurance claims used to be for fire, now that distinction is going towards water damage claims. Water damage is very costly to clean up as it must be done correctly to avoid… Read more »

Empty or Vacant House and Home Insurance

  
Vacancy Permit - House Insurance

If you currently own a property that is vacant, you should be aware that your insurance policy might not cover that vacant property after a certain number of days. Every insurance company has different rules and coverages, but the majority of the insurance companies have rules that will void your coverage if the property is left vacant. It is important… Read more »

What is a Mutual Insurance Company?

  
Mutual Insurance Company

Every year that you renew your insurance policy or when you quote out your insurance, you have an option that you may not have realized that you had. You can place your insurance with a Mutual Insurance company or a Stock Insurance company. The majority of Ontario citizens might not know the difference between the two types of insurance companies,… Read more »

Wood Stoves or Fireplaces & Home Insurance

  
Fireplace & Home Insurance

Heating our homes today has never been easier. We have various amounts of ways to heat our homes such as Natural Gas, Geothermal, Propane, Wood Burning Units, Radiant Heating, or even Baseboard Electric Heating to name just a few. With all of these options getting safer and safer as the years go by, it can be understandable to forget to… Read more »

Is it Worth Putting in a Claim?

  
House Fire - Insurance Claim

This is a very common question when it comes to insurance. Most people realize there will be some sort of resulting impact for putting in a claim on their insurance policy. Whether it be a loss of a claims free discount or a rate change, there is usually some sort of cause and effect with putting in an insurance claim…. Read more »

Water Lines, Sewer Lines, and Service Line Warranties Canada…

  
Service Line Coverage

It’s time to talk about Water and Sewer Lines. This is one area of our home that we take for granted. Updates to heating, your roof, gardens and the interior of your home are always on our minds. However, the water and sewer lines underground are often forgotten. Yet, when these lines aren’t working properly, it can cause major headaches. With all… Read more »

Should I Switch Insurance Companies?

  
Should I Switch Insurance Companies

No one likes over paying for insurance, so when you see a deal that you think could be better, it’s pretty tempting to make that switch. The real question is, should you make that switch? Today we will try to break down the reasons why you should switch companies and also the reasons why you should stay with your current… Read more »

Oil Tanks and Home Insurance

  
Insure your home with oil heating

You’ve been searching for your dream home for months if not years and you have finally found that beautiful home in the country that you have always wanted. There is only one problem, it has an oil tank and your current provider won’t write the insurance for the home. These type of scenarios happen to people all of the time…. Read more »

We Can Do That Too! The Broker Advantage.

  
The Broker Advantage

Every day through some form of advertisement you most likely hear an advert for an insurance company bragging that they can either save you money or they give you the impression that only that insurance company can offer a certain coverage or discount. The truth is, not only can brokers also offer these services, but they also offer more services… Read more »