Contractors Liability Insurance

Elliott Insurance Services    February 25, 2016

Have you ever wondered what Contractors Liability Insurance is?  In short, it is a specific coverage to protect contractors from the risk of financial obligations imposed by lawsuits and similar claims.  Since contractors often work on many different projects, this type of insurance follows them while working at different sites. Why is Contractors Liability Insurance so important? Accidents happen, and… Read more »

Do you actually need rental car insurance?

Elliott Insurance Services    January 25, 2016

  The process of renting a car can be quite simple.  You will find many easy to use websites, rental car kiosks in airports and train stations, and even online services which compare rental car agencies to find the best rate.  Then, after you have selected your car and you are ready to hand over your credit card, you are… Read more »

Heading South? What every homeowner needs to know before vacation.

Elliott Insurance Services    January 8, 2016

Many Canadians look forward to winter. Not only does it mean skiing, skating and snowmobiling, but it often means winter vacation. Whether you’re headed south, or to a destination ski vacation, there is one very important item which may void coverage on your homeowners, tenants or condo insurance. Even though every company offers their own specific wordings, the intent of… Read more »

How Renters Insurance Could Save You Money

Elliott Insurance Services    December 17, 2015

One aspect of insurance you don’t hear on the radio or see on the TV is the renters/tenants packages. They’re not as glorified, but just as important as homeowners insurance policies. When you rent an apartment, or a house, it is not just your contents insurance you need to think of. The often overlooked aspect of tenants insurance is the… Read more »

Winter is Coming – Make sure your business is ready

Elliott Insurance Services    November 10, 2015

At this point the majority of the leaves have fallen, and an icy frost is appearing on the grass and pavement in the morning.  For most this is a sign that winter is around the corner, but for your insurance broker this warns of the increased risk to your commercial business.  Not to worry, you can protect your commercial business… Read more »

Winter is Coming – Make sure your home is ready

Elliott Insurance Services    October 14, 2015

The air is getting colder and the leaves are changing colour.  Before we know it they will be falling from the trees, clogging eaves troughs and causing damage to your home.  Have no fear, you can still enjoy the fall weather and save your home from winter damage by completing some of these simple home maintenance tasks every year before winter…. Read more »

Winter is coming – Make sure your car is ready

Elliott Insurance Services    September 22, 2015

Fall is here and it is time to think about the colder weather.  It is a great time to check over your cars and trucks to make sure they are ready for the change in the weather.  There are a lot of small maintenance items people tend to overlook when it comes to their automobiles. In some cases, simple car… Read more »

Shopping for a new home? Dirty words when it comes to home insurance…

Elliott Insurance Services    September 8, 2015

Knob and tube, aluminium wiring, 60amp fuses, lead or galvanized plumbing, woodstove, oil heat…the list goes on.  With all these potential insurance issues, how do we know if a home is insurable? There are many items that keep insurance companies up at night.  When it comes to home insurance, companies usually focus on what I like to call “the four… Read more »

Not all Condos are Created Equal

Elliott Insurance Services    August 19, 2015

Home Insurance has been around for well over 100 years, so in the big scheme of things Condo insurance is relatively new. Even though Condo insurance has been around for decades, there remains a lot of confusion over how to insure them. Many would say that you simply pick a value based on the amount of contents, but this may… Read more »

When Muskrats Attack, Are You Covered?

Elliott Insurance Services    August 10, 2015

Since we’re half way through boating season, we thought it was time to sound an alert on boat insurance. There are many ways to insure your Sailboat, Yacht, or Cruiser. You can add them to your homeowners policy (not suggested ), or you can search out a specialty insurer which focuses on insuring boats. Insuring your Sailboat, Yacht or Cruiser… Read more »